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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
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 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.
What is Vintage?
Vintage Clothing Definition - What Does Vintage Mean?
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.
Removing Odors From Vintage Leather
Vintage Leather Stains and Odors - How to Remove Odors From Vintage Leather. Page 2.
How to Condition Vintage Leather
How to Clean and Condition Leather - Conditioning 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!
8 Glam Trends from the 1920s
Glam up your wardrobe with these eight 1920s fashion trends.
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 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:
Circle Skirts: How to Wear Them, What to Buy
Learn how to wear circle skirts and shop for eight vintage-inspired styles.
Style Icons of the 1950s
Gallery of 1950s fashion icons, some of the most iconic people of the 20th century
7 Timeless ’70s Trends
Add some 1970s vintage flair to your wardrobe with these seven timeless Me Decade trends.
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.
1950s Designers
Influential 1950s Designers to Look For
Dress Like An Icon: Grace Kelly
Learn about Grace Kelly's iconic 1950s style and check out 10 of the actress' signature vintage looks.
10 Ways to Dress Like Audrey Hepburn
10 Ways to Dress Like Audrey Hepburn: Audrey's Timeless Style in 10 Fashion Pieces
1930s Designers
1930s Designers
Retro
Definition of the term Retro - Difference between retro and vintage
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.
How to Store Leather
Guide on how to store both vintage and new leather items to keep them in their best condition.
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.
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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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.
Removing Stains From Vintage Leather
Vintage Leather Stains and Odors - How to Remove Stains and Odors From Vintage Leather
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
Women's Fashions of the 1950's
Women's Fashion of the 1950s - 1950s Vintage Clothing for Women
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.
What is "Dead Stock"?
Definition of term Dead Stock - What Dead Stock means
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.
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.
Vintage v. Thrift v. Consignment
What is the difference between vintage, consignment, and thrift stores? - Types of vintage retailers.
Vintage Sunglasses and Eyewear
Vintage Eyeware Online Retailers - Where to Buy Vintage Sunglasses
9 Ways to Update Vintage Clothing
Learn 9 easy ways to update your vintage clothing.
The Best Vintage Style Blogs
Best Vintage Style Blogs - Vintage Fashion and Style Blogs
How To Make Soap Flakes
Homemade soap flakes are very simple and great way to gently cleanse vintage clothing
A Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing
Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing -How to Clean Vintage Clothing
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.
15 Haunting Mourning Fashions at the Met
In the 1800s and early 1900s, black mourning clothes represented an outward symbol of grief. During an
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing.
Women's Fashion of the 1930s
Women's Fashion of the 1930s - 1930s Vintage Clothing for Women
Plus Size Vintage Retailers
List of Plus Size Vintage Retailers Online
20 Fun Facts About Vintage Lingerie
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Leather Care Don'ts
Leather Care Don'ts - What to avoid when caring for leather
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 3.
14 Vintage Grammy Awards Photos
1991: Vanilla Ice at the Grammy Awards
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.
Why Should You Shop Vintage?
Why Shop Vintage - Reasons to Buy and Wear Vintage Clothing
1960s Fashion Icons Gallery
1960s icons to inspire a vintage look
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.
8 Myths About Vintage Clothing
Eight myths about vintage clothing and vintage care debunked.
Safe to Scrub
The Mr. Clean Magic Erase: Secret weapon for removing stains on vintage clothes
1940s Men's Styles
Here are some popluar items from the 1940s that you may find at vintage stores today.
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.
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.
Designer Quick Profile: Coco Chanel
A short profile/bio of fashion designer Coco Chanel
10 Great Winter Maxi Dresses
So, what qualifies as a winter maxi dress, anyway? Anything with warm, soft texture (velvets, wools,
The Right Vintage for Your Body Type
The Right Vintage for Your Shape
10 Fab Books for Vintage Fashionistas
Check out the 10 must-have fashion books for vintage fashion fans, fashionistas or fashion students.
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Didier Ludot
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - Didier Ludot
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 4.
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.
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!
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.
Fashion Icons of the 1930s
Style and trend setters from the 1930s
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.
Vintage Cufflinks: 8 Styles for Today’s Man
Learn how to shop for men's vintage cufflinks and pick the right style for you.
Definition of Applique
Definition of Applique. Vintage Clothing.
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.
1960s Rocker Girls
teddy Ladies at 1962 Teddy Boy convention in Zurich. Page 2.
Lace
1980s Scaasi One Shoulder Silver Lace Cocktail Dress. Page 5.
Alexa Chung MVP Gallery
Alexa Chung MVP Gallery
'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.
Fashion in the 1930s: Hollywood, Classicism...
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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.
Dirndle - Definition of Dirndle Skirt
Definition of Dirndle Skirt. Vintage Clothing.
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.
Chiffon
1980s Tadashi Chiffon Halter Dress In Listick Red. Page 4.
Regional Vintage Events
Vintage clothing events held annually - Vintage clothing expos and shows
Use Vinegar to Fix Smelly Vintage Clothing...an...
Using vinegar to remove odors from vintage clothing - Fix smelly vintage clothing with vinegar
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.
10 Vintage Looks for Spring 2014 from NYFW
Check out the 10 hottest vintage-inspired looks from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014.
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 Wear Vintage Clothing
Tips on how to wear vintage clothes - Wearing vintage and retro clothing- Mixing vintage clothes
7 Great Dresses from the 70's
This series of posts highlights great, affordable, vintage looks, piece-by-piece, decade-by-decade.
Q&A with 'American Hustle' Costume Designer...
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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
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.
Beading
1960's Beaded Cocktail Mini Dress
Q&A with Rachel Zoe on “Living in...
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Making "Vintage Swimwear" by the Book
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Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 6.
Definition of Rockabilly
Definition of Rockabilly - What is Rockabilly?
My Brooks Heritage Collection Sneakers: Retro...
My thoughts about Brooks Heritage Collection's retro Vanguard sneakers, reissued running shoes that originally debuted in 1976.
20 Years of Best Actress Oscar Gowns, 1993 to...
20 Years of Best Actress Oscar Gowns: 2012, Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook,” Dior
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.
Jean Seberg
Jean Seberg 1960s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 3.
16 Big Hair Cheerleaders from the ’80s...
1995: Seattle Seahawks Cheerleaders
Taffeta
1980s Plaid Sweatheart Taffeta Cocktail Dress by Victor Costa. Page 6.
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.
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor 1950s Style Icon. Page 5.
"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
Photo Gallery: Sexy Fashions in 'American Hustle'
Set in 1978, "American Hustle" features an array of authentic 1970s vintage garments and 1970s-inspired
How to Wash, Wear, and Repair Your Vintage...
This article outlines some basic tips for caring for your vintage clothing.
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.
Unique Detail: Unexpected Lace
1950s Black Cocktail Dress with Lace Bust. Page 6.
Inside "Costumes of Downton Abbey" at...
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Unique Detail: Dramatic Sleeves
1960s Velvet Mini Dress With Pleated and Ruffled Bell Sleeves. Page 7.
Twiggy
Vintage Clothing. Page 2.
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.
Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 7.
10 Best Actress Oscar Gowns: 1930s to 1980s
10 Best Actress Oscar Gowns: 1961, Sophia Loren, “Two Women”
Unique Detail: Statement Bow
1950s Faille Party Dress With Unusual Bow Detail Page 8.
Vintage Gift Ideas
Vintage Gift Ideas - Vintage Presents for Holidays and Birthdays
Book Review: "Fashion Designers A-Z"
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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.
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.
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.
Stylish Ads from the 1950s
Find vintage fashion inspiration in these mid-century throwback advertisements from the 1950s, including stylish cigarette and beverage ads.
Oscar Couples from Yesteryear
Oscar Couples from Yesteryear: Don Johnson & Melanie Griffith, 1989. Page 13.
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.
Old Hollywood Glamour at Naeem Khan, New York...
Old Hollywood Glamour at Naeem Khan, New York Fashion Week Fall 2014: White Crepe Trumpet Gown
Winter Must-Haves: The Vintage Edition
The winter season's must-haves in vintage.
Unique Detail: Long Sleeves
1960s Long Sleeve Velvet Polka Dot Dress. Page 4.
Unique Detail: Diagonal Ruffles
1980s Velvet Sweetheart Bodice Party Dress with Diagonal Ruffles. Page 5.
1970s Teddy Couple, London
Teddy Boy and Girl at rock and roll festival at Wembley, London 1972. Page 3.
8 Ways to Wear Prints
6 ways to wear prints this summer, with variations in cut, color, and style.
Charlote Rampling
Vintage Clothing. Page 5.
Are Harem Pants and Parachute Pants the Same...
Learn the difference between harem and parachute pants.
25 Kid's Halloween Costumes from the Thrift Store
The 25 best kid's Halloween costume ideas from the thrift store or your closet that are easy, inexpensive, fun, homemade and classic.
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.
Unique Detail: Asymetrical
1980s Bill Blass One Shoulder Ruffled LBD. Page 9.
Harem Pants
Definition of Harem Pants - What are Harem Pants?
Designer Quick Profile: Edith Head
A short profile of influential Hollywood costume designer Edith Head
1980s Pink and Blue Buffalo Plaid Bomber Jacket
1980s Pink and Blue Buffalo Plaid Bomber Jacket. Page 6.
Velvet
1930's Plum Velvet Bias Cut Dress. Page 2.
Remembering Oscar de la Renta: "Five Decades of...
Photo gallery of “Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style” at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas on exhibit July 15 to October 5, 2014.
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