Posts tagged "vintage clothes"

Go “Thrifting” In Your Mom’s Closet

I loooove getting a bargain! I also loooove to take myself on mini-shopping sprees. But this year has been a bit of a financial doozy, and I forced myself to examine my shopping practices. Gone are the days when I’d drop hundreds of dollars at Gilt Groupe a few times a week. Instead, my equally-shopping-addicted

By: Annika Harris / August 28, 2011

Fashion Flashback: This Dog Has Excellent Taste In Shoes

This photo from a 1944 issue of McCall’s magazine has me torn: do I yearn more for the vintage patent leather pumps and ornate t-straps, or the adorable terrier who seems to share my taste in shoes?

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 7, 2011

Fashion Flashback: Swinging London

These teens hanging out in London in 1969 so perfectly illustrate the big trends of the time: bright stripes, slim suits, impossibly over-sized sunglasses, berets, and Paul McCartney haircuts. And check out the girl in the background rocking a striped men’s tie and plaid miniskirt. Be still, my vintage-loving heart!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 10, 2010

What Would Dolly Wear?

Vintage video of ’70s Dolly Parton taking you on a tour of her wigs and wardrobe. The cup fairy of country music strikes a pose as she models all her hottest looks. Oh the irresistible eleganza! Some days you have to say, “Screw it, bossman. I have four minutes on a Monday morning to…

By: Simcha / August 30, 2010

Which Decade Would You Want To Represent?

Lily Allen has announced that she’s abandoning her music career, a least for a bit, to launch a vintage clothing fashion venture. “Lucy in Disguise,” as it will be called, will launch this August at Vintage at Goodwood, a new music and fashion festival in England. Here, she and some friends show off styles spanning…

By: Annika Harris / February 26, 2010

Could You Be Sitting On A Fashion Gold Mine?

The one upside to being a clothes hoarder is that you might keep stuff around for so long that it’s come in and out of fashion and is subsequently worth bank in value. So if you happen to have a pair of Nikes from your childhood, listen up: Vintage Air Jordans from the ’80s are…

By: Leonora Epstein / December 28, 2009

Topshop And Other Stores That Sell Recycled Clothes We’d Actually Wear

Topshop is known for selling clothes that hit all the current trends, but the retailer will take a trip to the past at its flagship store in London this summer by selling vintage clothes and fabrics. Designed by young up-and-comers, the first reworked vintage collection is Sport Nouveau and includes ’70s sports shirts that have…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 24, 2009