Vintage Style

How to Tell the Difference Between Quality Vintage Jewelry and Junk

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Vintage jewelry can be really beautiful and unique, but when you are shopping for vintage looks, you need to be sure that you are shopping wisely so that you don’t end up just buying junk that looks like vintage but really isn’t. To ensure that you always purchase authentic, high quality vintage jewelry that you […]

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What to Look for in a Vintage Engagement Ring

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

If you’re considering proposing to your girlfriend and are struggling to decide which type of ring to buy, a vintage engagement ring can be an ideal choice.  Not only do vintage rings often have a long history attached to them, but they are also an ecologically sound choice that won’t cost the earth.  However, if […]

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The History of Vintage Preppy Style

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

In the 50s of the last century, graduates of prestigious colleges of New England, preparing future students of the Ivy League, brought their school wardrobe to just honed perfection so that their school uniform became not only the stylish symbol  but also the symbol of the lives of several generations, and easily stepped out of […]

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4 Easy Vintage Decor Touches For Your Dining Table

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Many people believe that a vintage aesthetic is difficult to achieve, especially when it comes to decorating their home. But the truth is, with the right eye for decor and a few tasteful items, you can add an obviously vintage flair to your dining area. No need for large renovations, major furniture purchases and shopping […]

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Bohemian ’70s Style – A Brief History and Photo Essay

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

What I love most about ’70s style is how feminine and free it can be. Like most decades, there were a variety of trends born in a decade where Vietnam war ended and disco dancing, feminism and outsourcing of clothing and goods began. There was the overflow of mod styles from the rebellious ’60s, there was […]

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1980s Vintage Polka Dot Romper (Plus Brief Polka Dot History)

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Shocker alert!! The polka dot wasn’t always called the “polka dot,” and the style was actually favored by more racy women than conservative. The polka dot became popular in modern day thanks to figures like Marilyn Monroe wearing a polka bikini, Christian Dior designing his “New Look” of the ’50s with the simple dot, and housewives of the ’60s following with polka dotted outfits worn as the most stylish-of-stylish stay-at-home moms. Today it remains a fashion favorite – and this vintage romper proves why!

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A 1970s Style Woman and Her Goldendoodle

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Vintage style from the 1970s is tricky. One can either look like a hippie straight out of the Vietnam War riots, or a flower princess with nothing better to do than twirl her hair and stare. However – there is a middle ground in ’70s fashion that combines both the rebellious and the flower power elements of the decade to transcend “fashion trends” and become an iconic representation of what it means to own your vintage worth. Read more to learn more I took a 1970s crochet dress and transformed it into a memorable and photo-shootable outfit.

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Vintage for the Modern Girl: ’60s Striped Skirt

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Every so often I’ll have a sixth sense about a vintage piece. On the hanger it looks like nothing – perhaps just a piece of fabric draped or clamped to some wood and metal. I may show the piece to someone else for their opinion and they just smile and stare … not wanting to […]

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