Date10/13/14

Chanel Revisits Dallas : Coco Chanel a Comeback Extraordinaire

Date10/13/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

  Coco Chanel reigns supreme again, reclaiming her premier position as haute couture fashion queen. And what is fascinating , is that in many ways her ultimate glorious return to her former image is attributed to America. The year was 1954. Christian […]

Date10/09/14

Fashion Icons of the 1950’s – Famous Models of the 1950’s

Date10/09/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

The 1950s was a time of incredible growth and prosperity in the United States—the war was over, rationing was over, new styles were emerging, and cultural norms were expanding and changing all the time. Fashion of the 1950s embraced the idea of […]

Date10/05/14

The History of the Hermes Scarf

Date10/05/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

The history of the Hermes scarves is a story of luxury. The name Hermes is synonymous with luxury—it really is the best of the best. The brand is known for its quality and desirability and I don’t know a single woman who […]

Date09/30/14

How to Date Your Vintage Chanel Bag

Date09/30/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Have you ever wondered the age of your Chanel bag is?  The Vintage Fashion Guide is here to help!  Learn How to date vintage Chanel bags with us. Chanel started placing serial numbers in their handbags in 1986.  These bags were also accompanied by an […]

Date09/30/14

How to Date Vintage Chanel Jewelry

Date09/30/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

If there’s one thing I believe, it’s that jewelry should always be an integral part of your outfit. Jewelry helps tie pieces together, reflects a mood and aesthetic, and can balance out an outfit more than any other accessory. If there’s one […]

Date09/29/14

Vintage Fashion of the 1960’s : Vintage Sunglasses

Date09/29/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

The 1960s gave us many things—mod fashion, a man on the moon, JFK, bell bottoms and the hippie culture, the Vietnam War, the Beatles, Martin Luther King, Jr., and on and on and on. These events and people shaped what the coming […]

Date09/25/14

The Secretary of Style: Oleg Cassini & Jackie Kennedy

Date09/25/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

    Ever wonder who the leading designer was behind the very chic, very put-together looks of Jackie Kennedy?  That would be Oleg Cassini—the Kennedy’s “Secretary of Style,” who created over 300 outfits and looks for the First Lady during the Kennedy’s […]

Date09/21/14

The Iconic Wrap Dress : Diane von Furstenberg

Date09/21/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Well, it’s official—the iconic DVF wrap dress has entered its 40th year!   It was in 1974 that Diane von Furstenberg first created her famous design, and just two years later, she had sold over a million of those signature frocks. Newsweek […]

Date09/11/14

Fashion Icons of the 1970s – Famous Models of the 1970’s

Date09/11/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

  Model agency mogul Eileen Ford of Ford Models died earlier this month at the age of 92—without a doubt, this woman (who founded her modeling agency with husband Jerry Ford in 1946) was the force behind decades of cover models, and […]

Date09/08/14

The History Behind The Vintage Chanel 2.55 Bag

Date09/08/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

We’ve discussed it before, and we’ll certainly discuss it again—we have Coco Chanel to thank for a lot of our modern ideals of fashion. The classic Chanel little black dress, the classic suit, everyday clothing made of jersey material…let’s add one more […]