Date05/14/14

A Time of Change: 1960’s Fashion

Date05/14/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

If ever there was a time of transition in the fashion world, the 1960s was it.  1961 saw John F. Kennedy sworn in as President, bringing with him to the White House his beautiful young wife.  Jackie Kennedy quickly became a 60s […]

Date05/08/14

History and Trends of 1940s Fashion

Date05/08/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

If the 1930s was all about chic glamour, the 1940s was about being girly and flirty, but also (for the first time, really—hurrah!) professional.  Who doesn’t love a classic suit, a tea dress, and the very image of Rosie the Riveter? Obviously […]

Date05/06/14

What Influenced Fashion of the 1930’s

Date05/06/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Some of the most glamorous vintage fashion of the 1930’s is only left to photographs of actresses from the era.  There’s just something about those women!   The Marlene Dietrich’s, Mae West’s, and Greta Garbo’s of the world just seem so sexy, […]

Date03/10/14

Top 4 Reasons To Shop Vintage HERMES

Date03/10/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Here are the Top 4 Reasons to Shop Vintage Hermés: Hermes is  pure luxury. Two words:  Birkin Bag.  In today’s world, we hate to wait for anything—but somehow adding one’s name to a lengthy waiting list to get your very own Birkin […]

Date01/16/14

What is Coco Chanel Known for?

Date01/16/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Is there anything more chic and feminine than a little black dress? Or a classic two-piece Chanel suit? And what about those fantastic quilted bags, monogrammed ballet flats, and long gold chain and pearl necklaces? Rice and Beans Vintage is fortunate to […]

Date01/09/14

Halston- A History

Date01/09/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Roy Halston Frowick.  If you don’t know the Halston name, consider yourself warned.  Because once you see his work—so chic!—you’ll be scheming up ways to get your hands on a piece of it.  Although Halston died in 1990, the label is still […]