80s fashion posts

Wearing a 1980s Jumpsuit Because “I Can Ask: Is This Eternal, or Is This Transient?”

Monday, August 26th, 2013
Wearing a 1980s Jumpsuit Because “I Can Ask: Is This Eternal, or Is This Transient?”

In this video I discuss why in moments of fear, frustration, anxiety and angst, we can ask ourselves, “Is this eternal (permanent), or is this transient (temporary)?” This question helps align us back to a place of joy and peace because in asking ourselves, we recognize that the “problem” is most times only temporary and […]

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Styling Vintage with Modern (American Apparel)

Thursday, June 16th, 2011
Styling Vintage with Modern (American Apparel)

Watch the video to see how I styled 5 vintage looks at The Family Vintage Jewels using one dress from American Apparel! Keep reading after the jump to see pictures of the final looks and to vote for your favorite representing either the ’40s, ’50s, ’60s, ’70s or ’80s!

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Vintage Fashion Outfit Inspiration: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s Hollywood Classics

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
Vintage Fashion Outfit Inspiration: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s Hollywood Classics

I’ve had a vintage fashion awakening — and it’s arrived thanks to the beauty of online databases like IMDB and Google image search! OK, so maybe I shouldn’t praise the Internet TOO much for my latest inspiration … but you can’t beat the images below showcasing some of the sweetest cinema style that not only […]

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Beautiful Girls, All Over the Katwalk … SDV Fashion Show Recap!

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010
Beautiful Girls, All Over the Katwalk … SDV Fashion Show Recap!

It’s not everyday that a girl gets to throw a fashion show. Sure, there’s been those times I’ve paraded around my apartment in my latest favorite SDV find, or in a hot little number before hitting the town for a night out. And then there are all of those times that I post my latest […]

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Vintage Closet Hunting 101: My 7 Hours Spent on St. James, Long Island

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010
Vintage Closet Hunting 101: My 7 Hours Spent on St. James, Long Island

I’m a firm believer in positive energy — and that when you throw your own positivity to the wind, it comes whipping back to you like a boomerang on happy pills. That’s how I felt yesterday while vintage hunting in the closet of a woman who lived on Long Island, New York. Why the boomerang […]

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How to Wear a Terrycloth Jumpsuit [Without Looking Like a Housewife from New Jersey]

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010
How to Wear a Terrycloth Jumpsuit [Without Looking Like a Housewife from New Jersey]

Sometimes I have a piece in my collection that I subliminally buy for myself. This terrycloth jumpsuit — straight up 80s-style from the cross neck straps to the elastic waist band and “Metropolitan” brand — is an example of such. Full disclosure: I nabbed this piece for myself from the SDV collection. I hope you […]

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7 Vintage Finds from Bargain Thrift in Germantown, PA: SDV TV Episode 11

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
7 Vintage Finds from Bargain Thrift in Germantown, PA: SDV TV Episode 11

Sammy D TV // Episode 11 // SDV Finds Vintage for You from Sammy Davis on Vimeo. I gots lots of love for my fans. I dedicate this episode of SDV TV to all of my fans who trust that I can find them quality vintage/second-hand/unique consignment finds to add into their wardrobe for one-of-a-kind […]

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New! New! New! // All That’s New [but Actually Old] in the Sammy Davis Vintage Store!

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
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Woo! I’ve been furiously editing photos, breaking out the measuring tape, and meticulously posting the best of SDV to my online store on Market Publique. I’m happy to share that a few new items are up, live, and ready to buy! As always, you can take a peek at my online shop right here on […]

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