Best Vintage Scores

These are some of the best vintage scores we've found on our hunt. Articles feature the story behind every score and what makes each one unique.

Vintage Egg Cups From A Great Aunt Make A Healthy Breakfast

Healthy Breakfast - Hard boiled egg fun!

  I walked in the kitchen the other morning and a roommate unveiled several rare antiques gifted to her from her great aunt. Some were rare plates, there were some cups, and then there were these two characters. These were some of the best breakfast antiques I’d ever seen, because they made me smile. Talk about a […]

Vintage Fashion: The Halston Vintage Designer Dress

Halston Heritage Collection Vintage Scores

Halston fashion is synonymous with the 1970s and Studio 54, and eyeballing the look of the Halston Heritage collection today is both a nod to the art and taste of the era but also of great design from a time that has since passed. Related posts: Gianni Versace Fashion Designer Vintage Fashion: A Vintage Emilio […]

Danish Teak Chairs Found On A Farm

Danish Teak Chairs Found On The Farm

  Just last weekend we found five danish teak chairs sitting perfectly lined along a farmhouse driveway. Road trips are the best way to discover vintage scores because you never know what you might find along the road. It was a savoury sight for a Teak lover, and with eyes wide we swerved the car over […]

Vintage Fashion: Vintage Pucci Dress For Summer

Vintage Pucci Dress From Etsy

As the summer heat is upon us and hot steamy days move in, there is nothing more stylish and comfortable for a woman to wear than a vintage summer dress by Emilio Pucci. The challenge? Finding the perfect vintage Pucci print that is right for you. Related posts: Vintage Fashion: A Vintage Emilio Pucci Caftan Heaven Does […]

Vintage Shopping: Best Rome Vintage Boutique

Vintage Hermes Scarf at Blue Goose in Rome

  Blue Goose is one of the newer additions to Romes vintage boutiques along Via Del Boschetto in Monti. And from the moment you enter the boutique the knowledgeable friendly staff greet you as if you have just entered a hidden pocket of vintage designer gems that nobody else knows about. Right off the start […]

Vintage Shopping: Top 5 Tips For Rome Vintage Hunting

Rome Vintage Hunting

The city of gods rests in the history books as the quintessential shopping destination. Which is great for Rome vintage shoppers because there is excess of designer clothes that get recycled by Romanians. It is also home to some of the worlds top designers and is the fashion capital of Italy second to Milan. Related […]

Vintage Jewelry: Womens 1960s Jaeger-LeCoultre Wristwatch

1960s Vintage Jaeger-LeCoultre Watch

A womans diamond wristwatch by Jaeger-LeCoultre has the power and precision to stop your heart. Gold hinged basket-weave cuff, fixed with a circular cocktail watch, framed with a border of stunning-cut diamonds signed Jaeger-LeCoultre and numbered with assay marks in french. You won’t find one of these laying around, maybe at Sotheby’s under lock and key. Related posts: Vintage […]

Vintage Home: Hunting for Vintage Picture Frames

Vintage Picture Frames - The Art Of The Wall

Home is where the heart is, and when hunting for vintage picture frames it is a fun and easy way to decorate a yours and discover old art. Thrift stores and garage sales are a perfect place to start your hunt where you can expect to pay $2 – $10, depending on the size of the picture. […]

Vintage Jewelry: The Space Proof Omega Moon Watch 1957

Omega Speedmaster Moon Watch Gemini - Vintage Watches

  What signifies the ultimate vintage wristwatch? It would need to be indestructible, waterproof, have high-grade steel, exceptional movement and sound. In 1957 however the Omega Speedmaster Moon Watch was required by NASA to be “Space Proof. Flight Qualified by NASA for all Manned Space Missions” the Omega Speedmaster Moon Watch was sourced by NASA as a […]

How To Clean Silverware Sets

how to clean silverware sets

Cleaning silverware sets can be a nostalgic journey into the past and with so many beautiful pieces to discover hiding under a layer of dirt and oxidization, it’s good to know how to clean silverware sets and bring them back to life. Plus antique silverware adds elegance to a room and can completely change an environment, so where […]

The Art Of Collecting Vintage Tea Cups

Antique Teacup Collecting Is So Rich With History

  A lot of people started collecting vintage tea cups because they had them given to them as gifts from a family member. Eventually they create their own antique tea sets matching the designs, colors and history. And because they are all so different once you learn how to examine tea cups you just can’t […]

Vintage Furniture: Obsessed With Danish Teak Furniture

Danish Teak Furniture - Design Born Of The Bauhaus Era

To be obsessed with Danish Teak Furniture means you are a voyeur of good design, aware of the details, aware of the simplicity and of the ageless craftsmanship that goes into every cut. Danish perfection gave birth to mid-century modern style, from the early choice of rich dark teak wood to the sharp corners and […]

Vintage Shopping: Second Thoughts About A Vintage Radio

Vintage Normende Caruso Dual 1007 - German made from 1960

  The Nordmende Caruso und Dual 1007 is a vintage radio and vinyl record player from 1960, that almost got away. You’ve been there before, you see something that catches your eye then hesitate and get distracted. This sort of thing usually happens at the end of a good vintage hunt when you’re tired or miss lunch. And […]

Vintage Fashion: Vintage Hermes Kelly Bag 1956

The Hermes Kelly Bag, Vintage Luxury

The vintage Hermes Kelly Bag is what celebrity status looked like in 1956. It was an ageless luxury and one of the most iconic bags of the twentieth century. Originally designed by Robert Dumas-Hermès in 1930 as an accessory for the automobile, it was something both exquisite and practical.  Related posts: Vintage Fashion: A Womens Vintage […]

Vintage Hunting: The Unlucky Days

Vintage Radio - The Score That Got Away

Today I set out on a mission today vintage hunting to see what I could dig up at thrift stores, nothing particular in mind like vintage jewelry, just browsing really to so see what fate will throw in my lap. The expectation was low so the possibilities were endless. This is usually when serendipity strikes because […]

Vintage Fashion: My Betsey Johnson Vintage Score

Betsey Johnson Vintage Fashion - 1990s

Vintage Betsey Johnson in the 1990s was a fresh period for fashion. Her choices in color and bold styling in the 1980s through the 1990s was rebellious and youthful, prints with details that are classy and bold  contrasted with accents of color. It’s like she found a way to mix flirtiness with ‘sex-bomb’. And they’re highly collectable. […]

Vintage Fashion: The Navy Deck Jacket

Paul Newman Wearing a Vintage Navy Deck Jacket

  It’s the perfect January morning to pull a watch cap over my head and put on my vintage Navy Deck Jacket. I call them boat coats but the real term is a Navy Deck Jacket and if it’s rainy or cold outside there’s nothing better to wear, they’re warm and made for heavy weather. […]

Vintage Fashion: Grandpa’s Vintage Sunglasses

Grandpa's Vintage Sunglasses - Vintage Ray Ban Style

When grandfather passed away i got a tiny cardboard box from my uncle with random scraps of paper, a little Italian tape measure and this neat pair of vintage sunglasses which were made in China. The detail on the bridge and the style remind me of knock-off Ray Bans from the 1950s.  Related posts: Vintage […]

Vintage Vinyl: How To Check Cheap Vinyl Records

Vintage Vinyl Gordon Lightfoots first Album.

The thing with hunting for vintage vinyl records is that, even if the record is in pristine looking condition without a scratch on it, there is still a chance it will skip. Unless you spend time examining records under a microscope, trust me I’ve seen it done, you take your chances when looking for old […]

The Nostalgia of Vintage

Photo by dlundbech

When you shop for vintage does it mean you’re nostalgic? Is vintage shopping a longing for your past? Do antiques and collectables have the power to reconnect you with an idealistic era, you or your family were connected to? Nostalgia has to do with all of it. To be brought back in a time when […]