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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.
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 Chanel...
Real or fake? Tell if your Chanel 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.
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.
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 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.
1970s Designers
Learn about the important fashion designers from the 1970s to help score some great finds during your vintage shopping trips!
Circle Skirts: How to Wear Them, What to Buy
Learn how to wear circle skirts and shop for eight vintage-inspired styles.
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.
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.
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 Condition Vintage Leather
How to Clean and Condition Leather - Conditioning Vintage Leather Page 2.
7 Timeless ’70s Trends
Add some 1970s vintage flair to your wardrobe with these seven timeless Me Decade trends.
1950s Designers
Influential 1950s Designers to Look For
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.
1930s Designers
1930s Designers
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
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
Retro
Definition of the term Retro - Difference between retro and vintage
1980s Pant Styles
The 1980s had many pant shapes and styles, some of them pretty strange. Here a some memorable ones:
How to Store Leather
Guide on how to store both vintage and new leather items to keep them in their best condition.
8 Great 80's Dresses
This is a post about the 8 dresses that represent quintessential 1980's style and fashion trends. Page 7.
What is "Dead Stock"?
Definition of term Dead Stock - What Dead Stock means
Jacqueline Kennedy's Pink Chanel Suit: Then...
A comprehensive look at Jacqueline Kennedy's pink Chanel suit that she wore in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Learn where it was constructed and where Jackie's dress is stored today.
Christian Dior and the 1947 'New Look'
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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.
Removing Stains From Vintage Leather
Vintage Leather Stains and Odors - How to Remove Stains and Odors From Vintage Leather
Plus Size Vintage Retailers
List of Plus Size Vintage Retailers Online
10 Ways to Dress Like Audrey Hepburn
10 Ways to Dress Like Audrey Hepburn: Audrey's Timeless Style in 10 Fashion Pieces
A Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing
Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing -How to Clean Vintage Clothing
Designer Quick Profile: Coco Chanel
A short profile/bio of fashion designer Coco Chanel
Make a Great Costume With Vintage Clothes
How to make a Halloween costume using vintage clothes - Vintage and thrift store costume ideas
Women's Fashions of the 1950's
Women's Fashion of the 1950s - 1950s Vintage Clothing for Women
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 Fashion of the 1930s
Women's Fashion of the 1930s - 1930s Vintage Clothing for Women
Fashion Icons of the 1930s
Style and trend setters from the 1930s
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.
Men's Fads and Fashions of the 60s
Trends, fads, and fashions for men from the 1960s
Badgley Mischka Designers Talk Vintage at New...
Badgley Mischka designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka discuss their vintage inspirations and spring 2015 collection at New York Fashion Week.
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.
How to Wear Vintage Clothing
Tips on how to wear vintage clothes - Wearing vintage and retro clothing- Mixing vintage clothes
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.
Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 6.
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.
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.
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Didier Ludot
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - Didier Ludot
How To Make Soap Flakes
Homemade soap flakes are very simple and great way to gently cleanse vintage clothing
Regional Vintage Events
Vintage clothing events held annually - Vintage clothing expos and shows
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.
Definition of Applique
Definition of Applique. Vintage Clothing.
What It's Like Inside New York Fashion Week
Take a glimpse inside New York Fashion Week Spring 2015 (Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week) at Lincoln Center including the shows, sponsors & freebies.
Leather Care Don'ts
Leather Care Don'ts - What to avoid when caring for leather
Safe to Scrub
The Mr. Clean Magic Erase: Secret weapon for removing stains on vintage clothes
15 Dazzling Dance Costumes from 1830s to Today
See a photo gallery of vintage dance costumes and dance-inspired fashions from the 1830s to today from “Dance & Fashion” at The Museum at FIT in NYC.
10 Vintage Looks for Spring 2014 from NYFW
Check out the 10 hottest vintage-inspired looks from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014.
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing.
Why Should You Shop Vintage?
Why Shop Vintage - Reasons to Buy and Wear Vintage Clothing
The Right Vintage for Your Body Type
The Right Vintage for Your Shape
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.
Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 2.
Get the Mad Men Look: Betty Draper
Get the Mad Men Look: Betty Draper = Mad Men Inspired Vintage Gallery. Page 2.
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.
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.
Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 7.
8 Ways to Wear Prints
6 ways to wear prints this summer, with variations in cut, color, and style.
1940s Men's Styles
Here are some popluar items from the 1940s that you may find at vintage stores today.
Day 5: New York Fashion Week Fall 2014, Noon By...
Noon By Noor at New York Fashion Week Fall 2014 on February 10, 2014, at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center in New York City.
'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.
9 Ways to Update Vintage Clothing
Learn 9 easy ways to update your vintage clothing.
Book Review: "Fashion Designers A-Z"
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Day 6: New York Fashion Week Fall 2014, Pamella...
Pamella Roland at New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014-2015 on February 11, 2014, at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center in New York City.
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.
Behind the Scenes at Badgley Mischka NYFW...
Go backstage at the Badgley Mischka spring 2015 runway show at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) to see the models, glamorous gowns and colorful eyebrows.
Q&A with 'American Hustle' Costume Designer...
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1960s Fashion Icons Gallery
1960s icons to inspire a vintage look
Use Vinegar to Fix Smelly Vintage Clothing...an...
Using vinegar to remove odors from vintage clothing - Fix smelly vintage clothing with vinegar
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!
Alexa Chung MVP Gallery
Alexa Chung MVP Gallery
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.
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
Fashion in the 1930s: Hollywood, Classicism...
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Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor 1950s Style Icon. Page 5.
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.
Get the Mad Men Look: Don Draper
Get the Mad Men Look: Don Draper = Mad Men Inspired Vintage Gallery. Page 3.
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.
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.
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.
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
15 Most Glamorous Gowns at the Emmys 2014
Who wore the most glamorous, classic gowns on the Emmy Awards red carpet in 2014? Take a look at these best dressed actresses.
How to Wash, Wear, and Repair Your Vintage...
This article outlines some basic tips for caring for your vintage clothing.
Best Vintage Looks from Paris Haute Couture...
A photo gallery of the best vintage-inspired looks from Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014/2015, including Chanel, Dior and Versace.
How to Dress Like a 1980s Aerobics Junkie
How to Dress Like a 1980s Aerobics Junkie: Jane Fonda
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 3.
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.
5 Easy Celebrity Halloween Costumes: For Her
Five fun, easy and inexpensive vintage-inspired celebrity Halloween costumes for women or girls.
Bette Davis
Bette Davis. Vintage Clothing. Page 2.
Definition of Rockabilly
Definition of Rockabilly - What is Rockabilly?
Vintage Sunglasses and Eyewear
Vintage Eyeware Online Retailers - Where to Buy Vintage Sunglasses
Lacey Layers
Spring/Summer Women's Fashion Trends for 2011, as interpreted through vintage clothing options.
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 4.
Sunny, Retro Vibe on the Mara Hoffman Runway...
Photo gallery of the Mara Hoffman Spring/Summer 2015 collection on the runway at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) on September 6, 2014, at Lincoln Center.
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.
To Dry Clean or Not to Dry Clean
Some rules to live by when it comes to dry cleaning vintage garments
Dirndle - Definition of Dirndle Skirt
Definition of Dirndle Skirt. Vintage Clothing.
Flower Power from Trina Turk at NYFW Spring 2015
Trina Turk’s spring/summer 2015 collection at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) on September 5, 2014, flaunts pop art flowers inspired by LA Flower Mart.
"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
1940s Women's Styles
Here are some popluar women's styles from the 1940s that you may find at vintage stores today.
Vintage Cufflinks: 8 Styles for Today’s Man
Learn how to shop for men's vintage cufflinks and pick the right style for you.
Brigitte Bardot
Brigitte Bardot 1960s Style Icon. Page 11.
Be Green, Save Green, Look Good
Vintage clothing is recycled clothing. Be green by wearing vintage clothes. Save money and the planet by shopping vintage.
Get the Mad Men Look: Trudy Campbell
Get the Mad Men Look: Trudy Campbell - Mad Men Inspired Vintage Gallery. Page 4.
Wallis Simpson
Vintage Clothing.
Oscar Couples from Yesteryear
Oscar Couples from Yesteryear: Humphrey Bogart & Lauren Bacall, 1952
7 Great Dresses from the 70's
This series of posts highlights great, affordable, vintage looks, piece-by-piece, decade-by-decade. Page 3.
Making "Vintage Swimwear" by the Book
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Vintage Shopping Guides
Guides to shopping for vintage clothing, shoes, jewelry and more...
Felting
Felting - Fulling - Definition of the term Felting - Damage to wool fibers
Space Dyed
Definition of the term Space Dyed - What is Space Dyed?
"Belle" of the Ball
1950s Yellow Chiffon Ruched Party Dress. Page 8.
Designer Quick Profile: Elsa Schiaparelli
A short profile/bio of avant garde fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli
10 Fab Books for Vintage Fashionistas
Check out the 10 must-have fashion books for vintage fashion fans, fashionistas or fashion students.
Vintage Shopping Tips
Tips for vintage shopping, what to bring when shopping for vintage clothes
8 Myths About Vintage Clothing
Eight myths about vintage clothing and vintage care debunked.
Stylish Ads from the 1950s
Find vintage fashion inspiration in these mid-century throwback advertisements from the 1950s, including stylish cigarette and beverage ads.
Old Hollywood Glamour at Naeem Khan, New York...
Old Hollywood Glamour at Naeem Khan, New York Fashion Week Fall 2014: White Crepe Trumpet Gown
Inside "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.
16 Big Hair Cheerleaders from the ’80s...
1988: Miami Dolphins Cheerleader
5 Easy Celebrity Halloween Costumes: For Him
Five fun, easy and inexpensive vintage-inspired celebrity Halloween costumes for men or boys.
16 Stunning Photos of Lauren Bacall
A photo gallery of actress Lauren Bacall’s most stunning vintage images from the Golden Age of Hollywood in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
10 Great Winter Maxi Dresses
So, what qualifies as a winter maxi dress, anyway? Anything with warm, soft texture (velvets, wools,
"Project Runway" Designer Mondo Guerra Debuts...
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Bakelite Color, Pattern, and Texture Guide
Bakelite Color, Pattern, and Texture Guide - Colors and Patterns of Bakelite
Designer Quick Profile: Edith Head
A short profile of influential Hollywood costume designer Edith Head
Photo Gallery: Sexy Fashions in 'American Hustle'
Actress Amy Adams (Sydney Prosser) wears a chocolate leather deep plunge dress from the Halston archives,
Vintage Lover: Upper East Side Thrifter Kathy...
Upper East Side thrifter Kathy Osborne, founder of Le Vintage Dress, shares vintage shopping tips and where to find affordable clothes in NYC.
Inside Haute Hippie: 20 Photos of the Fall 2014...
Inside Haute Hippie: 20 Photos of the Fall 2014 Collection—Model Alexandra Wynne in Haute Hippie New York T-Shirt
Red Carpet Vintage
Red Carpet Vintage - Vintage Moments on the Red Carpet
Definition of Soap Flakes
Soap Flakes - Definition of Soap Flakes
Vintage Bags for Every Occasion
The best vintage handbags for every occasion; a list especially tailored towards accessorizing Spring/Summer 2012 trends!
Get the Mad Men Look: Joan Holloway
Get the Mad Men Look with Vintage - Joan Holloway. Page 5.
Susan Choi of Persephone Vintage
An interview with Susan Choi, founder of popular online vintage clothing shop, Persephone Vintage.
Are Harem Pants and Parachute Pants the Same...
Learn the difference between harem and parachute pants.
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