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 […]

Date02/19/15

Paris Couture Spring 2015

Date02/19/15
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

With the Paris spring 2015 Couture shows just wrapping up last week, I’d say we’ve got an exciting season ahead of us. The collections ran the gamut—romantic and ethereal to retro and space-age, but many certainly elicited a wow factor reaction. Versace’s […]

Date02/15/15

Kenneth Jay Lane: Bold Vintage Jewelry

Date02/15/15
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

I  love creative jewelry—statement necklaces, big cocktail rings, stunning, brightly-colored earrings. I am the firmest of believers that an outfit can be completely made with such an addition—or look woefully incomplete without it—and am always on the hunt for fabulous finds in vintage […]

Date02/15/15

The Longevity of Ferragamo: The History of The Brand

Date02/15/15
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

In the world of the fashion-line heavy hitters, Salvatore Ferragamo is without a doubt amongst the top. Here are the basic facts: *Salvatore Ferragamo first went into business in 1927 in Florence, focusing on the manufacture and sale of women’s footwear. *By […]

Date02/15/15

Christian Louboutin: The History of the Infamous Red Soles

Date02/15/15
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

I have a feeling if you ask any woman (and probably many men) what designer a red-soled shoe belongs to, there won’t even be enough pause to breathe before the answer—“Louboutin!”—is proclaimed. There’s just something about it, isn’t there? A little flash […]

Date02/15/15

Christian Dior Fashion Designer

Date02/15/15
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

When it comes to vintage fashion, Christian Dior is, without the slightest hint of a doubt, one of the ones—the ones you have to have, the ones who always seem relevant, the ones you default to for all things fashionable, beautiful, and […]

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 […]

Date11/13/14

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 […]