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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.
How to Find the Ugliest Christmas Sweaters
Learn how and where to find ugly Christmas sweaters and the ugliest adornments and embellishments to look for.
5 Simple Steps to Getting Mold Off Leather
Cleaning mold on leather-Caring for leather-Removing Mold from Leather
12 Most Famous Wedding Dresses Ever
The 12 most famous wedding dresses and gowns of all time worn by British royalty and celebrities, including Princess Diana and Kate Middleton.
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.
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.
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.
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
A Guide to Cleaning and Conditioning Vintage...
How to Clean and Condition Leather - Cleaning Vintage Leather
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.
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.
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.
Removing Odors From Vintage Leather
Vintage Leather Stains and Odors - How to Remove Odors From Vintage Leather. Page 2.
1980s Pant Styles
The 1980s had many pant shapes and styles, some of them pretty strange. Here a some memorable ones:
12 Things You Don't Know About Counterfeit...
A look inside The Museum at FIT's exhibit ‘Faking It: Originals, Copies, and Counterfeits’ about fashion fakes and knockoffs on exhibit in NYC.
1970s Designers
Learn about the important fashion designers from the 1970s to help score some great finds during your vintage shopping trips!
What is Vintage?
Vintage Clothing Definition - What Does Vintage Mean?
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.
How to Condition Vintage Leather
How to Clean and Condition Leather - Conditioning Vintage Leather. Page 2.
A Radio City Rockette Shares Behind-the-Scenes...
Interview with a Radio City Rockette about the vintage costumes, dancing and the history of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York City.
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
7 Timeless ’70s Trends
Add some 1970s vintage flair to your wardrobe with these seven timeless Me Decade trends.
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.
9 Ways to Update Vintage Clothing
Learn nine easy ways to update and modernize your vintage clothing with buttons, tailoring and styling techniques.
Retro
Definition of the term Retro - Difference between retro and vintage
Circle Skirts: How to Wear Them, What to Buy
Learn how to wear circle skirts and shop for eight vintage-inspired styles.
8 Glam Trends from the 1920s
Glam up your wardrobe with these eight 1920s fashion trends.
1950s Designers
Influential 1950s Designers to Look For
8 Classic Coats That Will Last You a Lifetime
The most stylish vintage winter coats in timeless silhouettes, like cape, cocoon, swing, fur and trench, that will stay fashionable for years to come.
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.
Men's Fads and Fashions of the 60s
Trends, fads, and fashions for men from the 1960s
Style Icons of the 1950s
Gallery of 1950s fashion icons, some of the most iconic people of the 20th century
The Best Vintage Style Blogs
Best Vintage Style Blogs - Vintage Fashion and Style Blogs
7 Vintage Accessories You Need This Winter
Stay warm and stylish this winter with these must-have vintage accessories, including trendy outerwear and shoes.
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
How to Store Leather
Guide on how to store both vintage and new leather items to keep them in their best condition.
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.
10 Must-Have Vintage Evening Bags for the...
Add instant glamour to your holiday outfit with these must-have vintage evening bags and clutches from the 1920s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1990s.
Women's Fashions of the 1950's
Women's Fashion of the 1950s - 1950s Vintage Clothing for Women
1930s Designers
1930s Designers
Removing Stains From Vintage Leather
Vintage Leather Stains and Odors - How to Remove Stains and Odors From Vintage Leather
Christian Dior and the 1947 "New Look"
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The 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.
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.
How to Dress Like a 1980s Aerobics Junkie
How to Dress Like a 1980s Aerobics Junkie: Jane Fonda
Women's Fashion of the 1930s
Women's Fashion of the 1930s - 1930s Vintage Clothing for Women
What is "Dead Stock"?
Definition of term Dead Stock - What Dead Stock means
Wedding Dresses Through the Years: 1844 to Today
Photo gallery of vintage wedding dresses & bridal gowns in “American Brides: Inspiration & Ingenuity” in Denton, TX on exhibit June 28 - Oct 24, 2014.
A Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing
Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing -How to Clean Vintage Clothing
6 Vintage Clothing Mistakes You Should Avoid
Love vintage clothing? Avoid these six common mistakes when it comes to storing, wearing and buying vintage garments and learn what you should do.
Why Should You Shop Vintage?
Why Shop Vintage - Reasons to Buy and Wear Vintage Clothing
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
Unique Detail: Diagonal Ruffles
1980s Velvet Sweetheart Bodice Party Dress with Diagonal Ruffles. Page 5.
The Right Vintage for Your Body Type
The Right Vintage for Your Shape
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.
Leather Care Don'ts
Leather Care Don'ts - What to avoid when caring for leather
10 Vintage Looks for Spring 2014 from NYFW
Check out the 10 hottest vintage-inspired looks from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014.
Vintage Sunglasses and Eyewear
Vintage Eyeware Online Retailers - Where to Buy Vintage Sunglasses
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.
Unique Detail: Unexpected Lace
1950s Black Cocktail Dress with Lace Bust. Page 6.
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.
1940s Men's Styles
Here are some popluar items from the 1940s that you may find at vintage stores today.
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
How to Wear Vintage Clothing
Tips on how to wear vintage clothes - Wearing vintage and retro clothing- Mixing vintage clothes
How to Dress Like Brigitte Bardot
Here’s how to steal Brigitte Bardot’s French sex kitten style, including her voluminous hair, makeup, and classic fashions from the 1950s and 1960s.
Vintage v. Thrift v. Consignment
What is the difference between vintage, consignment, and thrift stores? - Types of vintage retailers.
20 Fun Facts About Vintage Lingerie
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1960s Fashion Icons Gallery
1960s icons to inspire a vintage look
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 3.
How To Make Soap Flakes
Homemade soap flakes are very simple and great way to gently cleanse vintage clothing
Unique Detail: Dramatic Sleeves
1960s Velvet Mini Dress With Pleated and Ruffled Bell Sleeves. Page 7.
1940s Women's Styles
Here are some popluar women's styles from the 1940s that you may find at vintage stores today.
7 Great Dresses from the 70's
This series of posts highlights great, affordable, vintage looks, piece-by-piece, decade-by-decade.
Unique Detail: Statement Bow
1950s Faille Party Dress With Unusual Bow Detail Page 8.
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.
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.
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing.
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.
'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 Icons of the 1930s
Style and trend setters from the 1930s
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.
Diane von Furstenburg Plaid Maxi Dress
1970s Diane von Furstenberg Plaid Maxi Dress. Page 8.
16 Big Hair Cheerleaders from the ’80s...
1989: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleader
8 Vintage Pieces You Need in Your Closet
Eight classic, timeless vintage garments every woman needs in her closet.
Brigitte Bardot
Brigitte Bardot 1960s Style Icon. Page 11.
8 Myths About Vintage Clothing
Eight myths about vintage clothing and vintage care debunked.
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.
Chiffon
1980s Tadashi Chiffon Halter Dress In Listick Red. Page 4.
Fashion in the 1930s: Hollywood, Classicism...
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Unique Detail: Long Sleeves
1960s Long Sleeve Velvet Polka Dot Dress. 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.
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!
Making "Vintage Swimwear" by the Book
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10 Great Winter Maxi Dresses
So, what qualifies as a winter maxi dress, anyway? Anything with warm, soft texture (velvets, wools,
How to Wash, Wear, and Repair Your Vintage...
This article outlines some basic tips for caring for your vintage clothing.
Modern Vintage: 5 "Vintage-Inspired" Contempora...
These 5 contemporary brands exemplify modern vintage--new clothes with a retro appeal.
Plaid Trench Coat Circa the 1970s
Circa 1970s Plaid Trench Coat. Vintage Clothing. Page 7.
Taffeta
1980s Plaid Sweatheart Taffeta Cocktail Dress by Victor Costa. Page 6.
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Didier Ludot
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - Didier Ludot
14 Fashion Designers from the 1930s
14 Fashions Designers from the 1930s: Louiseboulanger
Gift Guide 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.
Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 2.
1980s Sweetheart Shaped Strapless Plaid Dress
1980s Plaid Sweatheart Taffeta Cocktail Dress by Victor Costa. Page 4.
20 Photos of "Costumes of Downton Abbey"
Take a peek inside the fascinating "Costumes of Downton Abbey" exhibit at Winterthur Museum in Wilmington,
Unique Detail: Asymetrical
1980s Bill Blass One Shoulder Ruffled LBD. Page 9.
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
Use Vinegar to Fix Smelly Vintage Clothing...an...
Using vinegar to remove odors from vintage clothing - Fix smelly vintage clothing with vinegar
Lace
1980s Scaasi One Shoulder Silver Lace Cocktail Dress. Page 5.
15 Haunting Mourning Fashions at the Met
When Prince Albert died in 1861, Queen Victoria (1819-1901)   wore shades of mourning and her signature
Before You Buy Vintage Clothing
Damage to look for on vintage clothes - Things top look for before buying vintage - Vintage clothing checklist
1980s Plaid Taffeta High Collar Blouse
1980s Plaid Taffeta High Collar Blouse. Page 5.
Designer Quick Profile: Coco Chanel
A short profile/bio of fashion designer Coco Chanel
Inside "Costumes of Downton Abbey" at...
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Regional Vintage Events
Vintage clothing events held annually - Vintage clothing expos and shows
7 "Mad Men" Mod Trends for Summer
Learn about the hottest ‘Mad Men’ Mod Trends for summer.
"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
10 Tips for Manhattan Vintage Show Shoppers
Get 10 shopping tips for finding fabulous vintage clothing at the Manhattan Vintage Show and Sale in New York City.
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.
Unique Detail: Neckline
1960's Egyptian Collar Cocktail Dress. Page 2.
Vintage Bags for Every Occasion
The best vintage handbags for every occasion; a list especially tailored towards accessorizing Spring/Summer 2012 trends!
To Dry Clean or Not to Dry Clean
Some rules to live by when it comes to dry cleaning vintage garments
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 4.
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