Date07/12/16

Designer Resale: Vintage Designer Fashion as Investments

Date07/12/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

I will be the first to admit: fashion is an investment. Sure, we’ve all been sucked into buying those $2 tank tops and $5 sale tops during one clearance event or another and walked out of the store thinking “Yes!  Deal of […]

Date02/13/16

Gucci Does Vintage: Spring/Summer 2016

Date02/13/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

  If you’ve been gearing up for the approach of spring and summer (and it’s hard not to, when the stores all had their swim suits out in January this year) and have come across any of the spring/summer 2016 collection from […]

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 […]

Date09/01/14

The House of Lanvin: A History

Date09/01/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Lanvin is the oldest Parisian fashion house still in business, and a major player in the global fashion market.  The label’s founder, Jeanne Lanvin, was born in 1867, the eldest of eleven children.  She apprenticed as a milliner in her early teens, […]

Date08/21/14

How Vintage Designer Belts Can Update Any Outfit

Date08/21/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Belts are one of those accessories that can instantly change the whole look of an outfit and vintage designer belts can bring your fashion game to a whole other level .  Suddenly, what was once shapeless has definition, and what could have been […]

Date05/28/14

I. Magnin and Company:  A History

Date05/28/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

If you are from the East Coast like me, you may have never heard of the I. Magnin clothing and department stores that were popular on the West Coast from the late nineteenth century until the company’s closing in the mid-1990s.  Although the company […]

Date05/11/14

Pret-a-Porter & The 1950’s

Date05/11/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

  When I was eight or so, my mother bought me my first pair of saddle shoes—and I loved them.  I wore them all the time—usually with my favorite pair of black stirrup pants (I know—eek)— and imagined I was in a […]

Date04/18/14

The Top Reasons To Buy Vintage Bill Blass

Date04/18/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

A year or so ago, I fell in love.  It was this knee-length royal blue Bill Blass wool coat with a fantastic collar, and it was perfect. (I still kick myself because I didn’t buy it.)  I was really drawn to the […]

Date02/01/14

The Top 3 Reasons Why to Buy Designer Vintage!

Date02/01/14
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

It’s no mystery that I love to buy vintage designer clothing & accessories.  In fact I have loved vintage clothing for nearly as long as I can remember.  Dressing up and collecting little pieces of vintage history is still one of my […]