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 […]

Date07/10/16

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 […]

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 […]

Date03/15/16

Vintage Chanel Handbags: Our Reasons to Love Them

Date03/15/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

If there’s one thing in fashion we here at Rice and Beans Vintage love nothing more than to wax poetic on, it is absolutely, utterly, and completely on the subject of Vintage Chanel handbags. They are eternally fashionable, always in style, and […]

Date02/08/16

Anna Wintour: The Force Behind Vogue

Date02/08/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Vogue seems to many a sort of fashion Bible that is courteous enough to schedule delivery to your door each month to keep you informed of the fashion world’s latest and greatest as you page through its ads and articles, sighing at […]

Date01/18/16

Top 3 Reasons We Love Vintage Hermes Scarves

Date01/18/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Vintage Hermes scarves are some of the most recognizable in the world.  They are bright, they are bold, and they are uniquely chic.  The orange boxes they come in merely hints at the wealth of vibrant colors and swirling shapes and figures […]

Date01/17/16

Coco Chanel: A Fashion History

Date01/17/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

If there is one quote that almost perfectly sums up the life and career of Gabrielle Coco Chanel it is one of her very own: “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.” During her long career, Coco Chanel was […]

Date01/04/16

A New Way of Style: Gucci Edition Cars

Date01/04/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

It was in the early years of the 1970s that the American Motors Corporation decided to take on a new marketing approach that involved asking clothing designers to make designer editions of various car models the company produced. For the 1972 model […]

Date12/23/15

Top 5 Reasons To Buy a Vintage Chanel Bag

Date12/23/15
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

The Chanel classic flap bag is easily one of the most recognizable bags in the world—it is as chic and sleek as it was when it was first debuted 60 years ago, and arguably more popular today than it was back then. […]

Date02/24/15

The History of the Chanel Logo

Date02/24/15
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Oh, those Chanel C’s.  There must be a history of the Chanel logo, especially as a logo 99.999999% of women recognize (and start to salivate just looking at), it’s those trademark Chanel interlocking, opposed C’s. Those C’s mean many things to many […]