Posts tagged "vintage"

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 Band and Monopoly, and Walmart even dressed up Mr. Potato Head as characters from the band KISS. Michael Jackson’s tribute, “This Is It,” is now…

By: Bianca Posterli / October 28, 2009

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 before he started making belts out of his apartment in a single shade of burgundy leather because, as a young designer, he decided it would…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 17, 2009

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 is a timeless poolside classic! And this here lady even beat Princess Leia too it.

By: Simcha / September 4, 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

Boutique of the Week: Marionmercer.com

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 closer to her family. New York’s loss is our gain because she’s now launched MarionMercer.com, a fabulous online boutique selling the best in luxury vintage…

By: Zandile Blay / July 22, 2009

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 find a gorgeous vintage dress to get married in. On the other hand, it only has to be the most knock-’em-dead dress of a lifetime,…

By: Colleen Kane / October 19, 2008

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 probably have enough jewelry to last you a lifetime. If Mom wasn’t much of a pack rat, you’re going to have to stock up o…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 4, 2008
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