Vintage Style

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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The 7 Simple Secrets to Dating Clothing as Vintage

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Knowing how to date vintage clothing can be like finding a needle a haystack. So to have a grasp of a garment’s age – and whether or not it’s vintage in the first place because trust me, these modern clothes can fool ya! – is a valuable skill I want to pass on to you in an easy-to-read list so you can share it with your friends, family and followers.

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Vintage Stores NYC: David Owens Vintage, Lower East Side Vintage Shopping

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

This vintage store in NYC is a vintage lovers’ playground. David Owens Vintage is where you’ll feel comfortable posing for iPhone pictures in bright red ‘70s-era polyester jumpsuits (Instagram that!) or grabbing a friend for a dance to the ‘40s-era swing tunes playing confidently in the background. Whatever your intentions are for the visit to David Owens in New York City’s Lower East Side, you’ll leave thinking you are the King or Queen of Vintage Cool.

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Vintage Tips: How to Properly Care for Antique Jewelry

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Do you own priceless keepsakes such as a beautiful selection of antique clocks or vintage antique brooches? These antique pieces often hold not only monetary value, but also sentimental value as they may be passed down in families for generations. While most vintage jewelry, knick-knacks, and other items may only bring modest value at the […]

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