Posts tagged "vintage"

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Pieces From Dronning Vintage

If you’re looking for fabulous vintage clothing, look no further than Dronning Vintage, a well-edited Etsy shop packed full of gorgeous feminine pieces like 50s party dresses and polka dot…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 7, 2012 - 9:00 am

Etsy Spotlight: 8 Pieces From Wanderlust Couture

Etsy is awesome, but the sheer quantity of stuff on the site can be really overwhelming. To give you a helpful shortcut, we like to highlight some of our favorite…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 27, 2012 - 11:00 am

Enjoy This Ridiculous Vintage Victoria’s Secret Catalog

These days, Victoria’s Secret is associated with straight up sex appeal. But back in the ’70s, the lingerie company’s catalog was more cheesy, soft lighting and elegant romance than sexy…

Julie Gerstein | April 25, 2012 - 11:00 am

Proof That People Have Been Dressing Up Cats Since Forever

In 1915, Harry Whittier Frees published a book called The Little Folks of Animal Land. In it, Frees dressed up kittens and puppies in a bunch of human scenarios and…

Julie Gerstein | April 19, 2012 - 8:00 am

Etsy Spotlight: Super Stylish Vintage Sunglasses

We’re celebrating Earth Month here at The Frisky, and one of the easiest, cheapest, and fun ways to make your closet more earth-friendly is by buying vintage and secondhand whenever…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 7, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Pieces from Dusty Rose Vintage

There’s so much stuff on Etsy that it’s hard to wade through it all — I don’t blame you if you get overwhelmed and give it up all together. That’s…

Julie Gerstein | March 27, 2012 - 11:00 am

Meet Some Very Dedicated Followers Of Platform Shoe Fashion

In this vintage video from the 1970s, a bunch of average Brits were asked for their take on the burgeoning platform shoe trend that was sweeping the streets of London.

Julie Gerstein | March 24, 2012 - 8:00 am

Etsy Spotlight: Sparkly Vintage Cocktail Rings

Looking for an easy way to add some bling to your jewelry collection? Check out the selection of vintage cocktail rings on Etsy. They’re bright, bold, and guaranteed to make…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 17, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Bold Belts

The right belt can take an outfit from ordinary to unforgettable. We scoured Etsy shops and found 10 bold belts, from sexy corset styles to sequined ’80s relics to a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 11, 2012 - 1:00 pm

We’re Totally Watching This: “Thrift Wars,” A Show About Competitive Thrifting

If you’ve ever gone thrift shopping with me and my lady friends, you know that it’s nothing less than an all out major event. We make a day of it,…

Julie Gerstein | February 18, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Etsy Spotlight: Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

Mirrors are a great way to make a room seem bigger or add visual interest to your space. Mirrors with ornate frames can hold their own next to framed art…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 12, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Courtney Love’s Surprisingly Normal Closet Tour

Not gonna lie, when Amelia sent me the link to Courtney Love’s closet tour of her West Village townhouse, my first response was “TERRIFYING.” I mean, think of all the…

Julie Gerstein | December 23, 2011 - 9:40 am

Fashion Flashback: Super Cute ’60s Style

We came across these photos of teen girls from the 1960s and fell in love. We thought you might also appreciate a glimpse into what hippie teens wore around high…

Julie Gerstein | December 11, 2011 - 11:00 am

When Skinny Was A Bad Word: 7 Retro Anti-Thin Ads

Believe it or not, the push to be hyper-thin hasn’t always been present. In the ’50s and ’60s, women were sold the idea that a curvy, bodacious bod was best,…

Julie Gerstein | December 2, 2011 - 9:00 am

Style Inspiration: Downton Abbey

My boyfriend and I are obsessed with “Downton Abbey.” Like, completely obsessed. We watched all the episodes in the span of a week and are currently rewatching them. We love…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 15, 2011 - 4:00 pm

10 Retro Ads Targeted At Women

Last night, I fell into a little bit of Flickr k-hole as I discovered and combed through a treasure trove of vintage ads targeted at women. Various household cleansers! Brillo…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 4, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Girls, It’s Up To You: A ’30s Make Up Tutorial

Thanks to this video, I’ll be referring to “eyes” as “liquid orbs” from now on.

Julie Gerstein | October 16, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: ’85 Pride

Whether you were born in ’85, graduated in ’85, or just have a penchant for the numbers 8 and 5, this cheery vintage mug is an excellent choice for coffee…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 3, 2011 - 6:20 pm

A Few Of My Favorite Things: Christina From Second Skin Style

Beautiful Christina of the blog Second Skin Style uses her fashion site as “a little collection of my thoughts and outfits,” she explains. Her style is thrift store-eclectic. “I see…

Julie Gerstein | May 22, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Hermes Vans We Wish We Could Have

I saw images of these custom-made Hermes Vans yesterday and was practically dying. I don’t really wear flats, like, ever, but I might make an exception for these gorgeously patterned…

Julie Gerstein | May 15, 2011 - 11:00 am