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 […]

Date01/25/16

Chanel Vintage Jewelry

Date01/25/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

I don’t know about you, but I like vintage jewelry. Not so much the diamonds and emeralds and rubies other women covet (although those are nice—and I am sort of obsessed with Van Cleef and Arpels creations with all of those wonderful […]

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. […]

Date05/26/15

Vintage Chanel Bags: A Celebrity Favorite

Date05/26/15
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Vintage Chanel Bags were instant classics the moment they first became available for the public back in 1929. Over the decades there has been the development of the classic looks (the chain straps, the quilting, those famous interlocking C’s gracing each bag) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Date04/11/14

Beth Behrs in Rice and Beans Vintage for CBS Watch Magazine

Date04/11/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

We are beyond excited that the talented Beth Behrs from CBS’s 2 Broke Girls is the cover girl of the April 2014 CBS Watch Magazine.  Not only was it shot in Paris by the legendary Patrick Demarchelier, but Beth is wearing Vintage […]

Date03/05/14

Chanel Goes Shopping! Fall 2014 RTW

Date03/05/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

  I woke up Tuesday morning to find the buzz on Instagram was all about Chanel.  The Fall 2014 Ready to Wear Collection had just finished in Paris and the fashion world was going Coco crazy for Karl.  By know it is […]