Posts tagged "vintage"

How To Get That Old Funk Out Of Your Vintage Gear

You know that vintage funk smell—a little musty, a bit pungent cheese-smelling and sort of moldy. Well, stink be gone: Janie Bryant, the “Mad Men” costume designer who turns out…

Nina Carbone | January 6, 2010 - 9:30 pm

How To Sell Clothes To Second Hand Stores

Just this morning, I hauled three garbage bags to the Goodwill instead of trying to sell the clothes, because they’ve been taking up valuable space in my apartment and the…

Bianca Posterli | December 6, 2009 - 3:00 pm

I’m With The Band

Everyone wants to surround themselves with rock star paraphernalia right now. Guitar Hero lets you pretend to rock out, there are two Beatles devoted games in the form of Rock…

Bianca Posterli | October 28, 2009 - 8:10 pm

Etienne Aigner Re-Releases Bags From The ’60s And ’70s

Back in the days before Marc Jacobs, Botkier, and Foley + Corinna, the handbag label to carry was Etienne Aigner. The company’s namesake apprenticed for Christian Dior and Cristobal Balenciaga…

Catherine Strawn | September 17, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Bathing Suiting Up For The Beach, 1952 Style

Bathing suit season is over after the weekend, but it will live forever in our memories— especially these hot haute couture cuties from 1952. This vid proves gold lame…

Simcha | September 4, 2009 - 7:43 pm

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…

Catherine Strawn | July 24, 2009 - 11:40 am

Boutique of the Week:

She was living the quintessential New York City dream: fabulous downtown apartment, fancy magazine job, then 25 year old Sarah Buxton packed up and moved back to Louisville to be…

Zandile Blay | July 22, 2009 - 2:55 pm

Girl Talk: My Incredible Search For The Perfect Vintage Wedding Dress

I’m not proud to admit I’ve already clocked more hours on my wedding-gown search than I did choosing a college.

From afar, it seemed like a fun task to…

Colleen Kane | October 19, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Crave: Vintage Flower Blossom Earrings

If you’re fortunate enough to have a mother who saved all of her Bakelite bracelets, wooden bead necklaces, and enamel pins, then passed her entire collection down to you, you…

Catherine Strawn | September 4, 2008 - 5:00 pm

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