Date08/23/16

Valentino: The King of the Designer Vintage

Date08/23/16
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Recently I was clicking through some of the Met Gala’s best looks (because that’s what people do when they’re waiting for a meeting to start…don’t they?) and came across Rachel McAdams’ name. (Yes, I am just that late to catching up on […]

Date06/01/15

ESCADA: Bright & Bold

Date06/01/15
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Founded in 1978, ESCADA was established as a knitwear company by Margaretha and Wolfgang Ley in Munich, Germany. Margaretha was of Swedish descent, a former model who had spent her early years working for Sweden’s royal tailor. The Ley’s, who had married in […]

Date05/15/15

Paco Rabanne: The Architecture of Clothing

Date05/15/15
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

Paco Rabanne was born Francisco “Paco” Rabaneda Cuervo in San Sebastian, Spain in February of 1934. His mother was the Chief Seamstress at Balenciaga’s Spanish salon. His father was executed during the Spanish Civil War, causing Paco and his mother to flee […]

Date04/21/15

The Leonard Look: Powerful Prints

Date04/21/15
Vintage Fashion Guide Blog

If there is one thing in life I love, it’s a classic Emilio Pucci print (especially with good weather just around the corner—those prints always remind me of a summer day!).   Equally as wonderful (and perhaps not as widely known) is […]