Living Room Decor Ideas Cheap And Simple

Living Room Decor Ideas - Cheap and Simple

  I’ve noticed two trends happening lately for living room decor ideas, the first is an influx of vintage typewriters cropping up at local vintage boutiques and in people’s homes, the second is vintage tennis racquets. Odd? Not in the least. Just check out this collage I discovered at the Queen West Antique Center, a […]

Grandmas Advice For Vintage Hunting

Grandmas Advice For Vintage Hunting

  You’re out vintage hunting and you see something rare, you get butterflies but also a feeling that if you don’t purchase this rare item immediately, someone else will. Except, you haven’t done your research and you don’t know whether this thing is even worth a red cent. Then it happens. Your Grandmother enters your thoughts. […]

Vintage Home: I Want A Vintage Carhartt Overalls Pam Clock!

Carhartt Overalls Union Made - Pam Clock

  Something happens when you plan a spontaneous evening out, like a night at my favorite restaurant UNION on Ossington. Where I got a closer look at the vintage Carhartt Union Made Overalls Pam Clock, hanging on the wall above the bar. I just knew it was something special. Cahartt was a major player in workwear. […]

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 […]

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 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 Home: How To Find Persian Rugs

Antique Persian Rug - Gashgai

Sometimes the biggest scores become investments, like finding vintage Persian Rugs. The history and hand-crafted detail that go into a nice one can make it the centerpiece in any room. So how do you find Persian Rugs that are authentic? Related posts: The Art Of Collecting Vintage Tea Cups Vintage Home: Home And Office Salvage […]

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 Jewelry: Gianni Versace Medusa Bracelet 1980s

Gianni Versace Medusa Bracelet

  The Italian designer Gianni Versace had a fixation with bold statements. His choices were always creative and embodied a circus of color, classicism, and ancient roots of civilization. His 18 carat gold Versace jewelry line with bright gold Medusa heads are beautiful pieces of vintage jewelry. The Medusa bracelets from the 1980s to the early 90s are statement […]

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

1925_Joan-Crawford

  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 Antiques: Follow Your Heart

Vintage Antique Cupboard - Handmade Latch

A conversation over coffee recently lead to shopping for antique furniture and the importance of understanding the value and history of vintage antiques you find. My point of view is that sometimes (often) it doesn’t matter when the piece was made, by who, or what it’s worth. Related posts: MidCentury Modern Furniture at UB in […]

How To Hunt For Vintage Mens Oxford Shirts

Vintage Oxford Shirt

  One way for a man to save money and look good is to shop for cheap vintage online, but first you have to learn the art of thrift shopping for mens oxford shirts. How a garment is made, the quality of the cloth, the buttons and label itself should be examined closely. It is an […]

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 […]

Vintage Motorcycles: 1991 BMW K100RS 4-Valve

1991 BMW K100RS 4-Valve Sport Touring

  Feel the wind in your arm hair on this vintage 1991 BMW K100RS. Stock ‘Brick’ 987cc engine has a ton of torque and loads of direct drive power. The first ABS motorcycle. This was shaft driven german technology and performance at it’s peak. Not only are these K100s fun to ride but they’re also a thrill […]

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 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 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 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: 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 […]