Date08/23/16

Valentino: The King of the Designer Vintage

Date08/23/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Recently I was clicking through some of the Met Gala’s best looks (because that’s what people do when they’re waiting for a meeting to start…don’t they?) and came across Rachel McAdams’ name. (Yes, I am just that late to catching up on […]

Date08/08/16

Bill Cunningham’s Street Style

Date08/08/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

I’ve always thought that photography is the perfect way to capture a moment as perfectly as it can be. When I was a senior in college, I forced myself to stay up until the designated 2am window when I could begin to […]

Date07/12/16

Designer Resale: Vintage Designer Fashion as Investments

Date07/12/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

I will be the first to admit: fashion is an investment. Sure, we’ve all been sucked into buying those $2 tank tops and $5 sale tops during one clearance event or another and walked out of the store thinking “Yes!  Deal of […]

Date07/10/16

Diamonds Go With Everything: The Mastery of Van Cleef & Arpels

Date07/10/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

A handful of years ago, I was studying the History of Decorative Art and Design through a program based at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York.  The spring of my first year there the museum was preparing for a big […]

Date05/16/16

Giorgio Armani: Tailored to Perfection

Date05/16/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Let’s face it: there’s really nothing more attractive than a perfectly tailored anything—a dress, a suit, a blouse, pair of pants.  When it comes to tailoring, Giorgio Armani is perhaps the best of all, and we all know it.  After all, he’s […]

Date05/02/16

Bobbi Brown: The Secret to Beauty

Date05/02/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

I am perhaps one of the least makeup-minded people I know. I have friends who have veritable arsenals of products—little pots of this and little tubes of that and crazy contraptions meant to enhance this or curl that—and who spend a lot […]

Date04/28/16

Anne Klein Jewelry: Louis Dell’Olio Designs

Date04/28/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Founded in 1968, the Anne Klein label is most-known for its sportswear—in the early 1970s the company came out with a mix-and-match line that quickly changed how designers (and consumers) looked at sportswear. Not exactly known for taking risks in the world […]

Date04/19/16

The Rise and Fall (and Rise Again!) of Gemma Kahng

Date04/19/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Sometimes fashion is about what’s new and hot, and sometimes it’s about the underdog. Sometimes it’s about the seasoned designer, sometimes it’s about the newcomer, and sometimes—like today’s profile—it’s about the comeback kid. Gemma Kahng was born and raised in South Korea. […]

Date04/13/16

The Designs of Issey Miyake

Date04/13/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Issey Miyake is perhaps one of the designers that has best been able to join together the world of East and West. Born in 1938 in Hiroshima, Japan, Miyake studied graphic design at Tokyo’s Tama Art University, where he first started designing […]

Date04/07/16

Chanel Metiers d’Art: A Feast For The Eyes

Date04/07/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

I’m about to bite into this big, smooth macaron when— is that an eclair that catches my eye? And thimble-sized raspberry tarts beyond it! With a gelato bar, peanut roaster, truffle counter and more, this is the most extravagant French patisserie I’ve […]