Date11/24/14

Oscar de la Renta: A farewell to a fashion legend

Date11/24/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Some of the most beautiful red carpet gowns are from none other than Oscar de la Renta (Amy Adams at the 2013 Academy Awards? STUN.NING.). Oscar de la Renta died on October 20th 2014 after losing an eight-year–long battle with cancer. He was […]

Date11/20/14

The Power of Pucci: The History of Emilio Pucci

Date11/20/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

The days are getting shorter, the sun harder to find, and the temperature is definitely, definitely dropping—as much as I hate to acknowledge it, winter might just be on its way (which is a pretty serious event here in Maine). I’m not […]

Date11/17/14

Levi Strauss: The History of Denim

Date11/17/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Denim is a wonderful, wonderful thing.  What makes you feel better than a great pair of jeans? Do you know the role Levi Strass played in the history of denim? First, we have Strass to thank for the beginnings of the current […]

Date11/13/14

History of the Famous Louis Vuitton Monogram

Date11/13/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

  Whether we like to admit it or not, we all have an encyclopedic-like knowledge of brand logos—it’s got to be massive validation for all those marketing geniuses out there. It seems like companies are always looking to brand themselves in a […]

Date11/10/14

Tips on How to Buy a Vintage Chanel Bag

Date11/10/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

I wanted to share an interview I did recently for the fabulous blog See Shop Eat Do by Whitney Campeau.   In the interview I share my tips on how to successfully buy an Authentic Vintage Chanel Bag. I hope you enjoy it! “There’s […]

Date11/03/14

History of Emporium: San Francisco’s Premier High End Department Store

Date11/03/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

  The history Emporium of San Francisco is fascinating, As one of those great old high-end department stores, Emporium has since been lost amongst the Macy’s, Saks, and Bloomingdale’s of today (quite literally, since it was eventually bought by Federated Department Stores, […]

Date10/27/14

Wedding Accessories: Vintage Designer Jewelry

Date10/27/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

If you’re like me, you’ve spent a considerable amount of time attending weddings recently—best friends, co-workers, siblings, everyone loves a summer wedding. I think we can all agree that most women who attend such functions pay almost as much attention (if not […]

Date10/24/14

Goyard Luggage: The Mystery Behind The Brand

Date10/24/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Ever seen a Goyard luggage trunk? They’re absolutely magical inside. Call me old-fashioned, but there’s just something so interesting and reminiscent about a trunk. Every time I find one at a yard sale, stumble across one at an antique shop, or see […]

Date10/19/14

Brief Biography of the Chloe Fashion House and Gaby Aghion

Date10/19/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

On September 27 of this year, Gaby Aghion passed away at age 93. To many, the name is unfamiliar; but to those in the fashion world, she was an important player. In 1952, you see, she founded a little company with Jacques […]

Date10/17/14

The Vintage Chanel Jacket: What sets it apart

Date10/17/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

  A Vintage Chanel jacket is perhaps one of the most classic (and long-lasting!) pieces in fashion history. First designed in 1954 by the infamous Coco Chanel, a true cardigan-style Chanel jacket had (and largely still does) some defining characteristics. * Pockets […]