Posts tagged "vintage"

A Girl In Friend’s Clothing: A Shared Sartorial History

There are infinite ways to express your love for a friend. Sometimes it’s showing up at her door with a bottle of bourbon and a sympathetic ear when she’s down.

Raquel Laneri | July 23, 2015 - 11:00 am

Now You Can Live Out Your Fantasy Of Sniffing The Panties Of Hitler’s GF

Somehow the (probably) panties of Hitler’s mistress and then wife, Eva Braun, ended up in a tiny vintage store in northern Ohio. Also, Probably Panties is the name of my…

Katrin Higher | May 30, 2015 - 3:00 pm

These Vintage “Ideal Love Mate” Trading Cards From 1941 Are Delightfully Sexist

There’s a guy at the Brooklyn Flea Market who sells an impressive and ever-growing collection of vintage/retro kids toys and collectibles, including action figures, matchbox cars, wind-up toys, Garbage Pail…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 23, 2014 - 9:00 am

Gift Guide: For The Vintage Lover

These vintage-inspired gifts are sure to delight that friend of yours with a hardcore nostalgia streak.

Claire Hannum | December 17, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Frisky Q&A: Secrets In Lace Co-Founder Daniel Whitsett On Classic Looks, Body Positivity & Vintage Style Icons

Lingerie brand Secrets In Lace turns back the clock to a time when lingerie was beautifully made to last. The brand is the world’s largest seller of 100% nylon stockings, which…

Claire Hannum | November 21, 2014 - 2:30 pm

This Vintage Pin-Up Runway Show Is The Stuff Fashion Dreams Are Made Of

This year’s Lingerie Fashion Week in New York coincided with the 75th anniversary of the invention of nylon stockings, and the pin-up inspired lingerie line Secrets In Lace celebrated with a vintage runway show…

Claire Hannum | November 8, 2014 - 1:00 pm

I’m Kind Of Obsessed With These Vintage Street Style Photos

When photographer Joel Meyerowitz delved into his work in the ’60s and ’70s, he aimed to capture everyday life in New York City, but he also just happened to record some…

Claire Hannum | June 12, 2014 - 9:30 am

Etsy Spotlight: A ’70s Sun Hat For Instant Glamour

There are so many reasons to get in the habit of throwing on a big sun hat on bright summer days. It protects your skin from sun damage. It hides…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 31, 2014 - 11:00 am

Mindf**k: Artist Updates Vintage Ads With Modern Day Celebrities

For the past year, Paris-based art director David Redon has been contributing a few hours a week to a unique hobby: Photoshopping modern celebrities into vintage advertisements. “I like the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 5, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Vintage Shopping Guide: 15 Amazing Retro Pieces And Where We’d Wear Them

Today in Nashville adventures, we tried to leave Winona’s living room and relocate to a cute, little coffee shop to blog. But alas, there were no seats available. So, like…

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 30, 2014 - 4:00 pm

The ’70s “Survival Guide” Pamphlet For Visitors To New York City

You know what they say about New York City: DON’T FUCKING GO. Or at least, that’s what this “survival guide” from the ’70s would like you to think. To be…

Rachel Krause | September 17, 2013 - 9:20 am

Must Haves: 12 Pieces Of Victorian Mourning Jewelry

Okay, so Victorian mourning jewelry isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. But some of it is prettttty cool. The Victorians were totally obsessed with death. Take Queen Victoria. After her hubby…

Julie Gerstein | February 10, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Catch An ’80s Dance Party Fever

There’s a special place in my heart for late ’70s and early ’80s dance party shows. The more local and cable access-y, the better. So I’m especially fond of this…

Julie Gerstein | November 20, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Philly Girls (Always And Forever) Rule The World

I went to college and lived in Philadelphia for more than 10 years, and I consider myself always and forever a Philly girl. Which is why I’m totally loving these…

Julie Gerstein | August 27, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Scandalous Butt-Baring Men’s Fashions From The 1950s

What were the most cutting edge men of the 1950s wearing to the beach? Butt-baring barely-there swimwear, if this old reel is any indication. This fashion show, highlighting the creations…

Julie Gerstein | August 20, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Vintage Photos Of Stylish, Norm Challenging, Tattooed Women

Although women have achieved a certain level of freedom to decorate their bodies as they wish in modern society, the scandal of getting a tattoo or a piercing wasn’t always…

The Mary Sue | August 13, 2012 - 4:10 pm

12 Photos Of Vintage Russia

We fell in love with these vintage images of  Russi  and had to share. Taken during the 1910s, ’20s and ’30s, this collection showcases the exotic style of life behind…

Julie Gerstein | August 9, 2012 - 2:00 pm

MTV’S “House Of Style” Returns, Sort Of

Who didn’t absolutely love the awkward-as-hell Cindy Crawford on the ’90s fashion show “House of Style”? Cindy was less than comfortable actually speaking on camera, but that didn’t stop the…

Julie Gerstein | July 26, 2012 - 10:20 am

Quiz: Guess What These Strange Vintage Beauty Products Were Used For

We slather on tons of lotions and potions in order to get our skin glowing and gorgeous — and apparently women have been doing this since the beginning of time.

Julie Gerstein | July 25, 2012 - 3:00 pm

How To Undress In Front Of Your Husband, Circa 1937

Do you ever pause before putting in your mouth guard and slipping into your oversize Sugar Ray concert T-shirt and think, “Maybe I need to add some old-fashioned sultriness to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 8, 2012 - 11:00 am
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