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5 Simple Steps to Getting Mold Off Leather
Cleaning mold on leather-Caring for leather-Removing Mold from Leather
1960s Fashion Designers Worth Thrifting
When browsing the racks at your favorite vintage shop, keep your eyes peeled for garments from these iconic 1960s fashion designers.
20 Fashion Icons from the 1990s
A photo gallery of the biggest fashion and style icons of the 1990s, including supermodels, actresses and singers, including Kate Moss and Madonna.
Real or Fake? How to Authenticate a Chanel...
Real or fake? Tell if your Chanel handbag is authentic or counterfeit with these authenticating tips from Elizabeth Bernstein from Portero.com.
A Guide to Cleaning and Conditioning Vintage...
How to Clean and Condition Leather - Cleaning Vintage Leather
The Right Way to Take Care of Vintage Leather
Guide to caring for vintage leather goods, removing scuffs and scraches from leather, how to store leather
Real or Fake? How to Authenticate an Hermes...
Real or fake? Tell if your Hermes Birkin handbag is authentic or counterfeit with these authenticating tips from Elizabeth Bernstein from Portero.com.
Jackie Kennedy's Iconic 1960s Style
Learn how to dress like Jackie Kennedy with these eight fashion pieces that shaped Jacqueline's early 1960s style as First Lady in the White House.
Jacqueline Kennedy's Pink Chanel Suit: Then...
Details about Jackie Kennedy's pink Chanel suit worn in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963, when President John F. Kennedy (JFK) was assassinated.
Real or Fake? How to Authenticate a Louis...
Real or fake? Tell if your Louis Vuitton handbag is authentic or counterfeit with these authenticating tips from Elizabeth Bernstein from Portero.com.
What is Vintage?
Vintage Clothing Definition - What Does Vintage Mean?
How to Condition Vintage Leather
How to Clean and Condition Leather - Conditioning Vintage Leather Page 2.
Removing Odors From Vintage Leather
Vintage Leather Stains and Odors - How to Remove Odors From Vintage Leather. Page 2.
1970s Designers
Learn about the important fashion designers from the 1970s to help score some great finds during your vintage shopping trips!
Real or Fake? How to Tell if Your Handbag is...
Is your Chanel, Louis Vuitton or Hermes handbag real or fake? Find out with these savvy tips from Portero.com authenticator Elizabeth Bernstein.
8 Glam Trends from the 1920s
Glam up your wardrobe with these eight 1920s fashion trends.
8 Great 80's Dresses
This is a post about the 8 dresses that represent quintessential 1980's style and fashion trends. Page 7.
1980s Pant Styles
The 1980s had many pant shapes and styles, some of them pretty strange. Here a some memorable ones:
7 Timeless ’70s Trends
Add some 1970s vintage flair to your wardrobe with these seven timeless Me Decade trends.
Style Icons of the 1950s
Gallery of 1950s fashion icons, some of the most iconic people of the 20th century
1950s Designers
Influential 1950s Designers to Look For
Circle Skirts: How to Wear Them, What to Buy
Learn how to wear circle skirts and shop for eight vintage-inspired styles.
Maternity Style: Princess Diana & Kate...
See the royal maternity styles of Diana, Princess of Wales, in the 1980s and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton) when they were pregnant.
Dress Like An Icon: Grace Kelly
Learn about Grace Kelly's iconic 1950s style and check out 10 of the actress' signature vintage looks.
How to Store Leather
Guide on how to store both vintage and new leather items to keep them in their best condition.
Where to Buy Vintage Clothing Online
Some of the best vintage clothing can be found online. See our picks for the best vintage stores on the web.
Retro
Definition of the term Retro - Difference between retro and vintage
1930s Designers
1930s Designers
10 Ways to Dress Like Audrey Hepburn
10 Ways to Dress Like Audrey Hepburn: Audrey's Timeless Style in 10 Fashion Pieces
Dress Like An Icon: Audrey Hepburn in 'Roman...
Every time I watch " Roman Holiday ," I'm in awe of Audrey Hepburn 's teeny-tiny waist and perfect gamine
Men's Fads and Fashions of the 60s
Trends, fads, and fashions for men from the 1960s
Christian Dior and the 1947 "New Look"
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Vintage Sunglasses and Eyewear
Vintage Eyeware Online Retailers - Where to Buy Vintage Sunglasses
Q&A with Tim Gunn: Vintage, 1960s & More
Jennifer Nicole Sullivan interviews Tim Gunn, Project Runway mentor, about vintage fashion, the 1960s and his biggest fashion faux pas.
Removing Stains From Vintage Leather
Vintage Leather Stains and Odors - How to Remove Stains and Odors From Vintage Leather
How to Wear Vintage on Game Day
Style your game day outfit with some vintage and retro T-shirts and accessories at your next football game, tailgate party or game-watching gathering.
Women's Fashions of the 1950's
Women's Fashion of the 1950s - 1950s Vintage Clothing for Women
20 Fun Facts About Vintage Lingerie
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Vintage v. Thrift v. Consignment
What is the difference between vintage, consignment, and thrift stores? - Types of vintage retailers.
What is "Dead Stock"?
Definition of term Dead Stock - What Dead Stock means
8 Ways to Wear Your Spring Dresses in Winter
8 ways to take your cute vintage spring and summer dresses (you know you have DOZENS!) into winter. Page 2.
A Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing
Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing -How to Clean Vintage Clothing
Leopard Print: 1920s to Today
Leopard print is a timeless, chic fashion staple that's remained in style over the past century. Take a look at vintage leopard outerwear, including coats and hats, pants and shirts from 1920s through spring 2014.
Tips for Removing Stains From Your Vintage...
Tips for removing stains from vintage garments - Stain removal from Vintage Clothing - How to get out a stain
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing.
How To Make Soap Flakes
Homemade soap flakes are very simple and great way to gently cleanse vintage clothing
The Best Vintage Style Blogs
Best Vintage Style Blogs - Vintage Fashion and Style Blogs
14 Vintage Grammy Awards Photos
1991: Vanilla Ice at the Grammy Awards
Plus Size Vintage Retailers
List of Plus Size Vintage Retailers Online
Safe to Scrub
The Mr. Clean Magic Erase: Secret weapon for removing stains on vintage clothes
Leather Care Don'ts
Leather Care Don'ts - What to avoid when caring for leather
How to Dress Like a 1980s Aerobics Junkie
How to Dress Like a 1980s Aerobics Junkie: Jane Fonda
Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 2.
Meet Audrey Hepburn's Granddaughter: Emma Ferrer
Photo gallery and mini biography of Audrey Hepburn’s granddaughter Emma Ferrer, cover model of Harper Bazaar’s September 2014 magazine.
Why Should You Shop Vintage?
Why Shop Vintage - Reasons to Buy and Wear Vintage Clothing
Know your 1970s skirts
The 70s sure squeezed in a lot of skirt styles, covering every possible hem. Learn the difference between the 3 main styles.
Women's Fashion of the 1930s
Women's Fashion of the 1930s - 1930s Vintage Clothing for Women
Designer Quick Profile: Coco Chanel
A short profile/bio of fashion designer Coco Chanel
1960s Fashion Icons Gallery
1960s icons to inspire a vintage look
10 Great Winter Maxi Dresses
So, what qualifies as a winter maxi dress, anyway? Anything with warm, soft texture (velvets, wools,
9 Ways to Update Vintage Clothing
Learn 9 easy ways to update your vintage clothing.
15 Haunting Mourning Fashions at the Met
In the 1800s and early 1900s, black mourning clothes represented an outward symbol of grief. During an
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Didier Ludot
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - Didier Ludot
Where to Shop for Vintage in Knoxville, Tennessee
Find out where to shop for vintage clothing and vintage goods in Knoxville, Tennessee, including Nostalgia, Retrospect, Pioneer House and Reruns.
Fashion Icons of the 1930s
Style and trend setters from the 1930s
1940s Men's Styles
Here are some popluar items from the 1940s that you may find at vintage stores today.
The Right Vintage for Your Body Type
The Right Vintage for Your Shape
Lace
1980s Scaasi One Shoulder Silver Lace Cocktail Dress. Page 5.
Q&A with Rachel Zoe on “Living in...
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9 Vintage-Inspired Fashion Brands You Should Know
The 9 vintage-inspired fashion brands you should know, including Haute Hippie, ModCloth, Retro Brand and Stop Staring!
Definition of Applique
Definition of Applique. Vintage Clothing.
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 3.
5 Easy Vintage Halloween Costumes for Women
Five easy and affordable vintage Halloween costumes for women, including Madonna, Rosie the Riveter, Annie Hall, Audrey Hepburn and Lucille Ball.
8 Myths About Vintage Clothing
Eight myths about vintage clothing and vintage care debunked.
Evolution of 1960s Fashion
A photo gallery of the evolution of 1960s fashion and dresses including 60s fashion designers, The Jackie Look, mini skirts, Twiggy, mod and hippies.
Debbie Harry's Hottest Fashions of All Time
Twenty vintage photos of style icon Debbie Harry of Blondie in her hottest punk-meets-glam fashions from the late 1970s to early 1980s.
1940s Women's Styles
Here are some popluar women's styles from the 1940s that you may find at vintage stores today.
10 Fab Books for Vintage Fashionistas
Check out the 10 must-have fashion books for vintage fashion fans, fashionistas or fashion students.
Vintage Cufflinks: 8 Styles for Today’s Man
Learn how to shop for men's vintage cufflinks and pick the right style for you.
10 Vintage Looks for Spring 2014 from NYFW
Check out the 10 hottest vintage-inspired looks from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014.
Beading
1960's Beaded Cocktail Mini Dress
Use Vinegar to Fix Smelly Vintage Clothing...an...
Using vinegar to remove odors from vintage clothing - Fix smelly vintage clothing with vinegar
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 4.
Q&A with 'American Hustle' Costume Designer...
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Making "Vintage Swimwear" by the Book
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Velvet
1930's Plum Velvet Bias Cut Dress. Page 2.
How to Wear Vintage Clothing
Tips on how to wear vintage clothes - Wearing vintage and retro clothing- Mixing vintage clothes
Pharrell's Grammys Hat: A Vivienne Westwood...
Pharrell Williams wore a huge tan hat at the Grammy Awards on January 26, 2014. Find out about the hat's 1980s hip-hop origins and London designers Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren.
'90s Fashion Trends: How to Dress Like a Grunge...
Dress like a Seattle grunge goddess from the early 1990s with these alternative fashion staples, including flannel, baby doll dresses and Doc Martens.
Chiffon
1980s Tadashi Chiffon Halter Dress In Listick Red. Page 4.
Interview with a Rockette: Vintage Costumes,...
Radio City Rockette Candace Jablonski chats about the vintage costumes, tap shoes and glamour of dancing in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York City.
Alexa Chung MVP Gallery
Alexa Chung MVP Gallery
7 Great Dresses from the 70's
This series of posts highlights great, affordable, vintage looks, piece-by-piece, decade-by-decade. Page 4.
Interview with Badgley Mischka Backstage at New...
Badgley Mischka designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka discuss their vintage inspirations and spring 2015 collection at New York Fashion Week.
10 Gift Ideas for Vintage Fashion Fans
A vintage fashion gift guide, including hats, jewelry and cufflinks, that fellow vintage fans would love to receive for the holidays, birthdays or any time of the year.
Fashion in the 1930s: Hollywood, Classicism...
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1960s Rocker Girls
teddy Ladies at 1962 Teddy Boy convention in Zurich. Page 2.
Taffeta
1980s Plaid Sweatheart Taffeta Cocktail Dress by Victor Costa. Page 6.
20 Years of Best Actress Oscar Gowns, 1993 to...
20 Years of Best Actress Oscar Gowns: 2012, Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook,” Dior
How to Protect and Store Vintage Clothing
Learn tips about how to wear, protect, clean and store your vintage garments so that they'll last a lifetime and stay in great condition.
Definition of Rockabilly
Definition of Rockabilly - What is Rockabilly?
What We Wore 100 Years Ago: Fashion in 1914
What We Wore 100 Years Ago: Fashion in 1914—Dresses in a Maison Dale Fashion Ad, London
How to Wash, Wear, and Repair Your Vintage...
This article outlines some basic tips for caring for your vintage clothing.
Gallery of Rockettes' Costumes: Past and Present
A gallery of the Rockettes' costumes from the Radio City Christmas Spectacular worn through the years from 1933 to 2013 in New York City.
The Ladies of "Mad Men" in 1969
"Mad Men" kicked off its seventh and final season in April. Episode 1 begins in January 1969 and, as
Book Review: "Fashion Designers A-Z"
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Regional Vintage Events
Vintage clothing events held annually - Vintage clothing expos and shows
"Mad Men" Season 7 and Its Groovy 1969 Fashions
"Mad Men" returns for its final season on Sunday, April 13, 10/9c on AMC. This psychedelic poster oozes
Maternity Style Then & Now: Princess Diana...
See the royal maternity styles of Diana, Princess of Wales, in the 1980s and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton) when they were pregnant.
Best Designer Vintage in Dallas: Vintage Martini
Co-owner of Vintage Martini, an award-winning designer vintage and consignment shop in Dallas, chats about cleaning furs, Dryel and Barbra Streisand.
Photo Gallery: Sexy Fashions in 'American Hustle'
Set in 1978, "American Hustle" features an array of authentic 1970s vintage garments and 1970s-inspired
Brooks Celebrates 100 Years with Retro Sneakers
Brooks Running Company celebrates 100 years by debuting a Heritage Collection of reissued sneakers from 1976 and by restocking their vault with vintage Brooks sneakers purchased from eBay.
Jean Seberg
Jean Seberg 1960s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 3.
Vintage Gift Ideas
Vintage Gift Ideas - Vintage Presents for Holidays and Birthdays
Twiggy
Vintage Clothing. Page 2.
Dress Like An Icon: Jackie Kennedy Onassis
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was inarguably one of the most stylish women in the history of the world. Her style was built around a few recurring classics. Learn how to get her look here.
Dirndle - Definition of Dirndle Skirt
Definition of Dirndle Skirt. Vintage Clothing.
Jackie Kennedy's Fashion Letters to Bergdorf...
Jackie Kennedy's letter to Marita O'Connor in Bergdorf Goodman's custom hat department in November 1960 with a newspaper clipping and fabric swatch.
1970s Teddy Couple, London
Teddy Boy and Girl at rock and roll festival at Wembley, London 1972. Page 3.
35 Best Quotes by Oscar de la Renta
A list of Oscar de la Renta’s 35 best and most popular quotes about fashion, designing, women, gardening, life and his native Dominican Republic.
Designer Quick Profile: Edith Head
A short profile of influential Hollywood costume designer Edith Head
16 Big Hair Cheerleaders from the ’80s...
1990: Los Angeles Raiders Cheerleader
Inside "Costumes of Downton Abbey" at...
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Haute Hippie Modernizes the 1920s Flapper
Fashion brand Haute Hippie modernizes the 1920s flapper in its fall 2014 collection. Founder Trish Wescoat Pound discusses her vintage inspirations.
Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 7.
Are Harem Pants and Parachute Pants the Same...
Learn the difference between harem and parachute pants.
Stylish Ads from the 1950s
Find vintage fashion inspiration in these mid-century throwback advertisements from the 1950s, including stylish cigarette and beverage ads.
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor 1950s Style Icon. Page 5.
20 Photos of Oscar de la Renta: 1960s to 2014
A photo gallery of the life of fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, including his wives, from the 1960s to just weeks before he died on October 20, 2014.
Classic Women's Fashions
Whenever you're at a loss as to what to wear, be it be vintage or contemporary, chose one of these classic pieces and you'll always be in style.
10 Best Actress Oscar Gowns: 1930s to 1980s
10 Best Actress Oscar Gowns: 1961, Sophia Loren, “Two Women”
Make a Great Costume With Vintage Clothes
How to make a Halloween costume using vintage clothes - Vintage and thrift store costume ideas
Oscar Couples from Yesteryear
Oscar Couples from Yesteryear: Raquel Welch & Joe Namath, 1972. Page 11.
5 Celebrity Swimsuits from the 1950s
From Marilyn Monroe to Elizabeth Taylor, Hollywood actresses of the 1950s looked ultra glamorous in ’50s-era swimsuits. Check out classic vintage swimwear modeled by five film icons.
Charlote Rampling
Vintage Clothing. Page 5.
Backstage with 'A Night with Janis Joplin'...
A backstage chat with 'A Night with Janis Joplin' costume designer Amy Clark about the Broadway show's vintage-inspired costumes and Janis Joplin's iconic style.
14 Fashion Designers from the 1930s
14 Fashions Designers from the 1930s: Valentina
Winter Must-Haves: The Vintage Edition
The winter season's must-haves in vintage.
Rag House
Rag house definition - Definition of the term Rad House - What a Rag House is
Shop Vintage: Back-to-School Clothes on a Budget
Learn how to buy stylish back-to-school clothes for affordable prices at vintage, consignment and thrift stores and garage and estate sales.
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Lily et Cie
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - LILY et Cie
Interview with "Dior and I" Director Frederic...
“Dior and I” documentary film director Frédéric Tcheng discusses the House of Dior’s creative director Raf Simons and fashion legend Christian Dior.
Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 6.
1980s Pink and Blue Buffalo Plaid Bomber Jacket
1980s Pink and Blue Buffalo Plaid Bomber Jacket. Page 6.
The Teddy Boy
Teddy Boy style emerged in the 1950s as a way for youth to shock their elders. Though the dress may seem
1980s Plaid Taffeta High Collar Blouse
1980s Plaid Taffeta High Collar Blouse. Page 5.
Harem Pants
Definition of Harem Pants - What are Harem Pants?
Before You Buy Vintage Clothing
Damage to look for on vintage clothes - Things top look for before buying vintage - Vintage clothing checklist
Teds and Rockers
1972 Teddy Boys and rockers. Vintage Clothing. Page 4.
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