1970s fashion posts

Empowered by the Past: Sara’s Mom Had Sporty ’70s Style

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Sarara Vintage Couture founder reflects on how her mother – who was raised in a working class family in the 1950s and 1960s – took small steps toward greatness with both personal and inner style rooted in confidence and creativity. Raised without the financial means to purchase fashions new in the store, Sara’s mother handcrafted a wardrobe that spoke to the person she wanted to be and could become with perseverance, patience and hard work.

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A Vintage Ode to My Mom for Mother’s Day

Friday, April 26th, 2013

With Mother’s Day approaching on Sunday, May 12th, I teamed up with Coupons.com to offer you a chance to win a $50 gift card to Target to grab your own mamas a special treat for this ode-to-mom day.I hope you’re inspired to tell your mom “I love you!” today. The greatest #vintagelove is that of our family heritage and past which has helped to shape our perfect presents and promising futures!

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How 1970s Fashion Trends Stand Out in History

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

1970s fashion trends represent the rebellion against the old guard beginning with the ‘60s hippie movement. The 1970s was a nostalgic era that looked to the past for fashion inspiration. Trends of ’70s clothing resembled styles from the Edwardian, 1930s or 1940s eras. The hemline fell to midi and maxi lengths by 1971 and ‘70s glamour was like the red carpet styles of ’30s and ’40s starlets.

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’70s Dresses for Summer Wearable Today

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

‘70s fashion influences were all over the runway last spring. Since the ’70s is so relevant for today and because summer shopping is fast approaching, I visited Olive’s Very Vintage to model 5 of the trendiest dress styles from the ’70s to prove just how wearable this decade truly is. Keep reading after the jump to check out the styles I chose for your vintage viewing pleasure!

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’70s Styles Modernized for Spring

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

I visited a HUGE 20,000 square foot vintage warehouse in Albany, New York to help pull pieces for the photo shoot to promote the next Manhattan Vintage Show.

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1970s Celebrity Icons: Influences on 2011 Fashion Part 2

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Happy Wednesday everyone!!! I had to break up this post into two so that I wouldn’t overwhelm you with ’70s fashion facts & fun! Monday’s part 1 of ’70s celebrity fashion icons reviewed Diana Ross, Liza Minnelli, Debbie “Blondie” Harry, Jaclyn Smith, Bianca Jagger and Pam Grier. This post reviews even more ’70s sensations, including […]

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1970s Celebrity Vintage Style Icons: Influences on 2011 Fashion Part 1

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Happy Monday everyone!!! This isn’t your average Monday: It’s Monday, March 7th. And in honor of all things “7,” and my recent obsession with the ’70s decade thanks to this spring’s ’70s clothing trends, I wanted to present you with a fun, flavorful post on all things ’70s vintage fashion, as inspired by ’70s celebrity […]

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Erstwhile Style Vintage Fashion: My Favorite Pieces for Spring

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Hey folks, guess what?! It’s VINTAGE THURSDAY!!! Well, I guess the fact that I’m qualifying today with “vintage” isn’t really anything new. Still, today is a particularly special vintage day for any of you lovelies out there who are online vintage enthusiasts! A few weeks ago I was invited to model the spring collection for […]

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