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 […]

Date11/03/14

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, […]

Date10/24/14

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 […]

Date10/17/14

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 […]

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 […]