Things To Do In West Palm Beach For Vintage Hunters

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  If you are looking for things to do in West Palm Beach, this is a must. Drive along South Dixie Highway to a non descript area called Antiques Row, it’s an antique and collectable lovers paradise. To locals it’s a place where they can find great antique furniture, silverware and lamps. To visitors looking […]

How To Break In Womens Vintage Leather Boots

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How do you break in a pair of womens vintage leather boots? It’s not like buying a new pair, and you’re not exactly starting from scratch. And to be honest they might never fit exactly the way you want because they had a previous owner, however there are strategies to speed up the break in […]

Vintage Mens Fashion: The Return To Klaxon Howl Part Two

Klaxon Howl Denim Jacket

  Klaxon Howl is a welcome stop along Toronto’s Queen Street west for mens fashion. What makes it special is that Matt Robinson’s own Klaxon Howl boutique label is something of an anomaly, especially when you understand his obsession and respect for the past. It inspires every thought, every pattern and every stitch. In a previous […]

Gianni Versace Fashion Designer

Gianni Versace Fashion Designer

  When your eyes examine the Versace logo you feel as if you’ve entered a time warp; classicism, boldness, gods and goddesses, provocation, and sex. So when Gianni Versace fashion designer entered the world of fashion in 1978 with brother Santo as SEO and Donatella designer, their ideas took the industry by storm. Gianni Versace […]

How To Buy Cheap Vintage Clothing For Fall

1990s Ralph Lauren Womens Aztec Rancher

  Not everyone has the kind of money it takes to buy rare vintage clothing, especially when it comes to buying designer labels, however if you need a fall jacket and you’re looking for cheap vintage clothing that looks good, search for 1990s Ralph Lauren and you’ll find a slew of options. The 1990s are a […]

Vintage Fashion: A Vintage Emilio Pucci Caftan Heaven Does Exist

Vintage Emilio Pucci Caftan

  It’s still summer, hot days are ahead and there is nothing more comfortable and insanely fabulous than wearing a vintage designer Caftan. It’s perfect for sipping Rosé and floating around your backyard admiring the color of every flower. Speaking of flowers, we recently discovered this gorgeous 1960s vintage Emilio Pucci Caftan at Shrimpton Couture’s online […]

Vintage Jewelry: A Secret Collection Of Vintage Chanel Jewelry

Vintage Chanel Collection - Hidden From The World

  Afternoon cocktails with friends last weekend revealed a huge collection of vintage Chanel jewelry and accessories all of it hidden and never worn. Our guests joined us for the long weekend and we had just finished discussing Paul’s history in sales at Chanel when we learned just how much vintage Chanel jewelry and accessories he […]

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 Sunglasses: Original Buddy Holly Style Frames

Vintage Sunglasses, Vintage Buddy Holly Glasses

  The death of a rock star creates an enormous void especially when that famous rock star wears vintage Buddy Holly glasses. Buddy Holly asked his Optometrist for the most inconspicuous frames he could find. His optometrist on the other hand was of a different mind and quelled his inhibitions about having to wear glasses. And when away on vacation in […]

Vintage Fashion: A Womens Vintage Hermes Scarf

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  Womens scarves add extra flair and color to an outfit, this is especially true when it comes to a classic Hermes Scarf. A bold statement when entering a room, Hermes scarves add contrast and draw attention to a woman like a target.   An authentic vintage Hermes scarf is a quality piece of art. […]

Vintage Fashion: Classic Burberry Trenchcoat

Kate Moss In A Vintage Classic Burberry Trenchcoat

The ultimate trenchcoat for women is the classic Burberry trenchcoat. With it’s large stylish collar and rows of heavy stitched buttons this coat keeps you shut in from the weather. There is nothing more comforting or stylish than a Burberry trenchcoat on a chilly night. Related posts: Vintage Fashion: A Womens Vintage Hermes Scarf Vintage Fashion: […]

Vintage Fashion: How To Be A Vintage Fashionista On A Budget

How To Be A Vintage Fashionista On A Budget

  How do you become a vintage fashionista on a budget? Obsession, commitment and openness to the ever changing world of fashion. A vintage fashionista stays on top of fashion as it happens, as it existed in the past, while saving money and having fun. This is going to take some work. Fun work. Here are some tips to […]

Vintage Prom: How To Find The Best Prom Dress

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  The best prom dress is vintage because it’s memorable, unique, reasonably priced and it stands out. Why dress like everyone else? Make it a vintage prom. And who wants to wear the same dress as everyone else?! A vintage dress is a unique choice for a prom and is a perfect occasion for finding an extra special dress. Why vintage? It adds […]

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 Shopping: Tips For Buying Vintage On Craigslist

Vintage 80s Suede Leather Heels

With spring right around the corner spring cleaning is right behind it. It is the perfect time of year for people to purge and eliminate unwanted things and for the vintage hunter, it is peak season for finding great vintage on Craigslist. Related posts: Online Vintage Shopping Experience Has Exploded The Vintage Shopper: What Type […]

Online Vintage Shopping Experience Has Exploded

Vintage Shopping Evolved

  Finding online vintage fashion is evolving rapidly, and depending on the type of vintage hunter you are it can be an especially exciting time to find vintage fashion online. Post-recession mood is wearing off and people are paying more attention to the details again. The antiquity, style and nostalgia we all adore can be appreciated […]

Vintage Shopping: The Art Of Thrifting And Saving Money

Saving Money While Thrifting

Is the hunt all about saving money? Some people shop for vintage fashion to find the rare and unusual score, other people shop for vintage fashion because they are saving money. And the line gets blurry about where vintage hunting starts and where thrifting ends. Let’s try to break it down for you. Related posts: […]

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 Fashion: A Rally Cry For Vintage

Vintage Boutique Window

There’s a myth that vintage clothing is dirty. We have seen the most even-keeled sensical people walk into a vintage boutique, turn on their heels and walk out as if they’ve seen a ghost. The same people who then cross the street to buy new clothes from a designer label because it’s new. Related posts: […]

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 Fashion: How To Hunt For Vintage Shoes

Vintage Italian Shoes

Some of the best vintage scores go on your feet, you could choose to buy something new however where’s the fun in that. If style and originality are import to you, make your feet happy with a great pair of vintage shoes. Related posts: How To Hunt For Vintage Mens Oxford Shirts Vintage Shopping: Rome […]

Vintage Fashion: Pendleton Fashion Since 1909

Vintage Pendleton Pattern

The pacific northwest Oregon is an absolutely beautiful state when you consider the rocks, the trees and the windblown coastline.  It was inhabited by indigenous tribes before traders, explorers, and settlers arrived.  And when we think of classic all american vintage fashion we think of Pendleton Wollen Mill, which opened there in 1909. Their clothing and […]

How to Spot Art Deco Vintage Jewelry

Superb Quality 1930s German Art Deco Brooch.

  Known as one of the most formative periods in vintage jewelry design, Jewelry art was never stronger than the 1930s – 1940s Art Deco. So where do you even start looking for Art Deco jewelry? We wanted to provide you with some background and tips to get you going. And with a little history and some […]

The Nostalgia of Vintage

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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 […]

Vintage Shopping: Florida Antique Flea Markets

Vintage Shopping in Florida, Vintage Jewelry, vintage antiques, vintage coins...tons of scores.

  When you get to Florida the thing you want to do is get outside. The sun, the warmth and the atmosphere make it a great vacation spot when searching for vintage scores. And the best way to experience the Florida outdoors if you are a serious vintage hunter, is Flea Markets. You might even want to stay […]

The Vintage Shopper: What Type Of Shopper Are You?

Vintage Hunters, Vintage Shoppers, Vintage Fashion

There are many unique types of vintage hunters out there, sometimes they stand out and are wearing head to toe vintage, other times they don’t. We have listed a few, you might fit in one of these descriptions, or several descriptions depending on how hardcore you are when it comes to vintage hunting. What type […]

Vintage Shopping: Corner Store, Saint Paul Minnesota

Corner Store Vintage Leather Jackets

Sometimes curiosity can take you to some incredible cities for vintage hunting, each city has it’s own hunting spots and some are not easy to find, but if you ask locals in Minneapolis where the best vintage is, most will point you to St. Pauls. The people there are super friendly and the area is really inspiring […]

Vintage Shopping: Webster Westside Flea Market, Florida

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  For over 50 years Webster Westside Flea Market has been the the premiere flea market and vintage shopping mecca in Florida. With over 40 acres and 2000 tables for as far as the eye can see you can discover just about anything you ever imagined that’s vintage, from vintage books, vintage jewelry, vintage fashion, vintage […]