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Vintage Clothing: Most Popular Articles

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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.
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.
15 Haunting Mourning Fashions at the Met
In the 1800s and early 1900s, black mourning clothes represented an outward symbol of grief. During an
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.
How to Dress Like a 1980s Aerobics Junkie
How to Dress Like a 1980s Aerobics Junkie: Jane Fonda
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
20 Fun Facts About Vintage Lingerie
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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 Fashion Designer Labels to Look For
Learn about the important fashion designers from the 1970s to help score some great finds during your vintage shopping trips!
Removing Odors From Vintage Leather
Vintage Leather Stains and Odors - How to Remove Odors From Vintage Leather. Page 2.
What is Vintage?
Vintage Clothing Definition - What Does Vintage Mean?
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.
8 Glam Trends from the 1920s
Glam up your wardrobe with these eight 1920s fashion trends.
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
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
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.
1950s Designers
Influential 1950s Designers to Look For
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
Throwback: Big Hair Cheerleaders from the 80s...
1988: Miami Dolphins Cheerleader
1980s Pant Styles
The 1980s had many pant shapes and styles, some of them pretty strange. Here a some memorable ones:
8 Great 80's Dresses
This is a post about the 8 dresses that represent quintessential 1980's style and fashion trends.
How to Condition Vintage Leather
How to Clean and Condition Leather - Conditioning Vintage Leather. Page 2.
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.
1930s Designers
1930s Designers
Definition of the term Retro - Difference between retro and vintage
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.
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.
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
Vintage v. Thrift v. Consignment
What is the difference between vintage, consignment, and thrift stores? - Types of vintage retailers.
Make a Great Costume With Vintage Clothes
How to make a Halloween costume using vintage clothes - Vintage and thrift store costume ideas
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.
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.
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
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Screaming Mimis
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - Screaming Mimis
A Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing
Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing -How to Clean Vintage Clothing
How to Store Leather
Guide on how to store both vintage and new leather items to keep them in their best condition.
Bakelite Color, Pattern, and Texture Guide
Bakelite Color, Pattern, and Texture Guide - Colors and Patterns of Bakelite
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.
Christian Dior and the 1947 "New Look"
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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.
Plus Size Vintage Retailers
List of Plus Size Vintage Retailers Online
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.
7 Timeless ’70s Trends
Add some 1970s vintage flair to your wardrobe with these seven timeless Me Decade trends.
Popular 1960s Fashion for Men
Men's fashion evolves in every decade, however the 1960s saw a big move away from traditional suit styles of years past. These iconic items and trends define the decade.
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!
Women's Fashion of the 1930s
Women's Fashion of the 1930s - 1930s Vintage Clothing for Women
Removing Stains From Vintage Leather
Vintage Leather Stains and Odors - How to Remove Stains and Odors From Vintage Leather
The Right Vintage for Your Body Type
The Right Vintage for Your Shape
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.
How to Wear Vintage Clothing
Tips on how to wear vintage clothes - Wearing vintage and retro clothing- Mixing vintage clothes
The Best Vintage Style Blogs
Best Vintage Style Blogs - Vintage Fashion and Style Blogs
Fashion Icons of the 1930s
Style and trend setters from the 1930s
Use Vinegar to Fix Smelly Vintage Clothing...an...
Using vinegar to remove odors from vintage clothing - Fix smelly vintage clothing with vinegar
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.
15 Fabulous Caftans for Summer (New and Vintage)
Lounge poolside this summer in one of these 15 chic caftans (whether new or vintage) that flatters every body type.
What is "Dead Stock"?
Definition of term Dead Stock - What Dead Stock means
6 Top Winter Trends You Need Right Now
Shop for these six top winter fashion trends recommended by Marci Kessler, owner and CEO of DoubleTake Luxury Consignment in New Jersey.
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.
1960s Fashion Icons Gallery
1960s icons to inspire a vintage look
Photo Gallery: Sexy Fashions in 'American Hustle'
Set in 1978, "American Hustle" features an array of authentic 1970s vintage garments and 1970s-inspired
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 3.
Vintage Sunglasses and Eyewear
Vintage Eyeware Online Retailers - Where to Buy Vintage Sunglasses
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.
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.
Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 2.
How to Wear Flares
All about how to wear flare jeans and trousers, in all types of styles, but avoiding looking like a blast from the past. Take flares, modern.
Fashion in the 1930s: Hollywood, Classicism...
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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.
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 70s Women Wore Their Skirts
The 1970s popularized a variety of skirt styles, covering every possible hem. Learn the difference between the mini, midi, and maxi skirt lengths.
How To Make Soap Flakes
Homemade soap flakes are very simple and great way to gently cleanse vintage clothing
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing.
Why Should You Shop Vintage?
Why Shop Vintage - Reasons to Buy and Wear Vintage Clothing
10 Vintage Pieces to Refresh Your Wardrobe in...
Refresh your style with 10 vintage pieces and fashion staples that are on trend for 2015.
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.
Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 6.
Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 7.
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 4.
1940s Men's Styles
Here are some popluar items from the 1940s that you may find at vintage stores today.
Modern Vintage: 5 "Vintage-Inspired" Contempora...
These 5 contemporary brands exemplify modern vintage--new clothes with a retro appeal.
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.
9 Ways to Update Vintage Clothing
Learn nine easy ways to update and modernize your vintage clothing with buttons, tailoring and styling techniques.
8 Vintage Pieces You Need in Your Closet
Eight classic, timeless vintage garments every woman needs in her closet.
Definition of Applique
Definition of Applique. Vintage Clothing.
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.
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.
Regional Vintage Events
Vintage clothing events held annually - Vintage clothing expos and shows
Vintage Maternity Fashions Through the Years
A photo gallery of vintage maternity styles and fashions in the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970s and pregnant actresses such as Audrey Hepburn and Cher.
Vintage Bags for Every Occasion
The best vintage handbags for every occasion; a list especially tailored towards accessorizing Spring/Summer 2012 trends!
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
Q&A with "L.A. Frock Stars" Doris Raymond
'L.A. Frock Stars' star Doris Raymond, owner of The Way We Wore vintage store in Los Angeles, chats about the second season of her Smithsonian Channel documentary show.
"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
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor 1950s Style Icon. Page 5.
Book Review: "Fashion Designers A-Z"
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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.
How to Wash, Wear, and Repair Your Vintage...
This article outlines some basic tips for caring for your vintage clothing.
Vintage Cufflinks: 8 Styles for Today’s Man
Learn how to shop for men's vintage cufflinks and pick the right style for you.
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.
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.
Get the Mad Men Look: Betty Draper
Get the Mad Men Look: Betty Draper = Mad Men Inspired Vintage Gallery. Page 2.
How to Dress Like a 1970s Rock Star
Learn how to dress like a 1970s rock star with inspiration from icons like Robert Plant, Mick Jagger, Freddie Mercury and Roger Daltrey.
Get the Mad Men Look: Don Draper
Get the Mad Men Look: Don Draper = Mad Men Inspired Vintage Gallery. Page 3.
Using Lemon to Bleach Vintage Whites
Using Lemon to Bleach Vintage Whites - DIY Lemon Stain Removal
21 Iconic Halston Designs from the 1970s &...
A photo gallery of Halston’s best fashion designs from the 1970s and 1980s, including Ultrasuede, halters, disco dresses, caftans and jumpsuits.
Halston: The Iconic 1970s Fashion Designer
A biography of American fashion designer Roy Halston Frowick, known as Halston, who dressed the Studio 54 disco scene in New York in the late 1970s.
Prince's 20 Greatest Outfits of All Time
You can't get more iconic than Prince's "Purple Rain" outfit: a long purple coat with studded shoulder
14 Fashion Designers from the 1930s
14 Fashions Designers from the 1930s: Augustabernard
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Didier Ludot
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - Didier Ludot
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.
To Dry Clean or Not to Dry Clean
Some rules to live by when it comes to dry cleaning vintage garments
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.
Vintage Prom Dresses 101
This season's most promising vintage prom dresses.
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.
Leather Q&A with NYC’s Top Dry...
Leather and suede cleaning, care, repair and storage tips from expert Jerry Pozniak from Jeeves, New York City's premier luxury dry cleaning service.
Susan Choi of Persephone Vintage
An interview with Susan Choi, founder of popular online vintage clothing shop, Persephone Vintage.
Bette Davis
Bette Davis. Vintage Clothing. Page 2.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get the Mad Men Look: Joan Holloway
Get the Mad Men Look with Vintage - Joan Holloway. Page 5.
1960s Rocker Girls
teddy Ladies at 1962 Teddy Boy convention in Zurich. Page 2.
Rockabilly Glamour Girl
Rockabilly Farm Girl Pinup. Vintage Clothing. Page 7.
Love ‘Downton Abbey?’ Here’s...
Buy Edwardian-era reproduction heels, made by American Duchess, based on a historic Seabury shoe in the Newport Historical Society’s collection in Newport, R.I.
Get the Mad Men Look: Trudy Campbell
Get the Mad Men Look: Trudy Campbell - Mad Men Inspired Vintage Gallery. Page 4.
10 Best Actress Oscar Gowns: 1930s to 1980s
10 Best Actress Oscar Gowns: 1931/1932, Helen Hayes, “The Sin of Madelon Claudet”
Wallis Simpson
Vintage Clothing.
8 Menswear Trends in 'American Hustle' that...
Eight 1970s menswear trends in the film “American Hustle” that look surprisingly hot, including oversized collars, short shorts, chest hair and perms.
Are Harem Pants and Parachute Pants the Same...
Learn the difference between harem and parachute pants.
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.
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.
Jacqueline Kennedy
Jacqueline Kennedy Vintage Clothing.
Saddled Up Rockabilly Boy
Vintage Clothing. Page 13.
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
Rockabilly Senorita in the Sun
rockabilly girl. Vintage Clothing. Page 12.
20 Years of Best Actress Oscar Gowns, 1993 to...
20 Years of Best Actress Oscar Gowns: 2012, Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook,” Dior
20 Photos of "Costumes of Downton Abbey"
Take a peek inside the fascinating "Costumes of Downton Abbey" exhibit at Winterthur Museum in Wilmington,
Designer Quick Profile: Coco Chanel
A short profile/bio of fashion designer Coco Chanel
Fall 08 Shoes
Vintage shoe styles making a comeback for Fall 2008
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.
Oscars 2014: Gallery of Red Carpet Fashions
Oscars 2014: Gallery of Red Carpet Fashions, Jennifer Lawrence in Christian Dior

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