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10 Ways to Dress Like Audrey Hepburn
10 Ways to Dress Like Audrey Hepburn: Audrey's Timeless Style in 10 Fashion Pieces
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.
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.
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.
Christian Dior and the 1947 "New Look"
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A Guide to Cleaning and Conditioning Vintage...
How to Clean and Condition Leather - Cleaning Vintage 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.
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
10 Vintage Pieces to Refresh Your Wardrobe in...
Make a New Year’s resolution to refresh your style with 10 vintage pieces and fashion staples that are on trend for 2015.
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
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.
What is Vintage?
Vintage Clothing Definition - What Does Vintage Mean?
Dress Like An Icon: Grace Kelly
Learn about Grace Kelly's iconic 1950s style and check out 10 of the actress' signature vintage looks.
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.
Circle Skirts: How to Wear Them, What to Buy
Learn how to wear circle skirts and shop for eight vintage-inspired styles.
1970s Designers
Learn about the important fashion designers from the 1970s to help score some great finds during your vintage shopping trips!
9 Ways to Update Vintage Clothing
Learn nine easy ways to update and modernize your vintage clothing with buttons, tailoring and styling techniques.
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.
1950s Designers
Influential 1950s Designers to Look For
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.
7 Timeless ’70s Trends
Add some 1970s vintage flair to your wardrobe with these seven timeless Me Decade trends.
8 Glam Trends from the 1920s
Glam up your wardrobe with these eight 1920s fashion 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.
Style Icons of the 1950s
Gallery of 1950s fashion icons, some of the most iconic people of the 20th century
Women's Fashions of the 1950's
Women's Fashion of the 1950s - 1950s Vintage Clothing for Women
8 Great 80's Dresses
This is a post about the 8 dresses that represent quintessential 1980's style and fashion trends. Page 7.
1930s Designers
1930s Designers
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
The Best Vintage Style Blogs
Best Vintage Style Blogs - Vintage Fashion and Style Blogs
Retro
Definition of the term Retro - Difference between retro and vintage
The Right Vintage for Your Body Type
The Right Vintage for Your Shape
1980s Pant Styles
The 1980s had many pant shapes and styles, some of them pretty strange. Here a some memorable ones:
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.
How to Store Leather
Guide on how to store both vintage and new leather items to keep them in their best condition.
Men's Fads and Fashions of the 60s
Trends, fads, and fashions for men from the 1960s
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.
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
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.
8 Vintage Pieces You Need in Your Closet
Eight classic, timeless vintage garments every woman needs in her closet.
Removing Stains From Vintage Leather
Vintage Leather Stains and Odors - How to Remove Stains and Odors From Vintage Leather
What is "Dead Stock"?
Definition of term Dead Stock - What Dead Stock means
1940s Men's Styles
Here are some popluar items from the 1940s that you may find at vintage stores today.
Vintage v. Thrift v. Consignment
What is the difference between vintage, consignment, and thrift stores? - Types of vintage retailers.
Must-Have Vintage for the New Year and Winter
Learn how to wear vintage clothing this winter and new year with must-have fashion pieces and tips from Maeven vintage dealer Amy Yee in Brooklyn.
How to Dress Like a 1980s Aerobics Junkie
How to Dress Like a 1980s Aerobics Junkie: Jane Fonda
A Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing
Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing -How to Clean Vintage Clothing
Bakelite Color, Pattern, and Texture Guide
Bakelite Color, Pattern, and Texture Guide - Colors and Patterns of Bakelite
Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 2.
Leather Care Don'ts
Leather Care Don'ts - What to avoid when caring for leather
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.
Fashion Icons of the 1930s
Style and trend setters from the 1930s
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.
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.
How to Wear Vintage Clothing
Tips on how to wear vintage clothes - Wearing vintage and retro clothing- Mixing vintage clothes
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.
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.
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.
Vintage Sunglasses and Eyewear
Vintage Eyeware Online Retailers - Where to Buy Vintage Sunglasses
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.
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.
Why Should You Shop Vintage?
Why Shop Vintage - Reasons to Buy and Wear 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.
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.
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!
14 Fashion Designers from the 1930s
14 Fashions Designers from the 1930s: Coco Chanel
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.
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 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.
Definition of Applique
Definition of Applique. Vintage Clothing.
1940s Women's Styles
Here are some popluar women's styles from the 1940s that you may find at vintage stores today.
Safe to Scrub
The Mr. Clean Magic Erase: Secret weapon for removing stains on vintage clothes
Throwback: Big Hair Cheerleaders from the 80s...
1995: Seattle Seahawks Cheerleaders
Fashion in the 1930s: Hollywood, Classicism...
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Designer Quick Profile: Coco Chanel
A short profile/bio of fashion designer Coco Chanel
7 Great Dresses from the 70's
This series of posts highlights great, affordable, vintage looks, piece-by-piece, decade-by-decade. Page 6.
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.
20 Fun Facts About Vintage Lingerie
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Making "Vintage Swimwear" by the Book
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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.
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.
Regional Vintage Events
Vintage clothing events held annually - Vintage clothing expos and shows
Are Harem Pants and Parachute Pants the Same...
Learn the difference between harem and parachute pants.
How to Wash, Wear, and Repair Your Vintage...
This article outlines some basic tips for caring for your vintage clothing.
Inside "Costumes of Downton Abbey" at...
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Men's Online Vintage Retailers
Men's Online Vintage Retailers - Vintage for Men Online
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.
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
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 3.
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Didier Ludot
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - Didier Ludot
Unique Detail: Unexpected Lace
1950s Black Cocktail Dress with Lace Bust. Page 6.
Bette Davis
Bette Davis. Vintage Clothing. Page 2.
7 "Mad Men" Mod Trends for Summer
Learn about the hottest ‘Mad Men’ Mod Trends for summer.
Classic Men's Fashions
When shopping for men's vintage items, classic pieces like these are all you need to look for.
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.
Red Carpet Vintage
Red Carpet Vintage - Vintage Moments on the Red Carpet
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.
7 Vintage Accessories You Need This Winter
Stay warm and stylish this winter with these must-have vintage accessories, including trendy outerwear and shoes.
Use Vinegar to Fix Smelly Vintage Clothing...an...
Using vinegar to remove odors from vintage clothing - Fix smelly vintage clothing with vinegar
1960s Mustard Colored Swimsuit With Buckle Detail
1960s Mustard Colored Swimsuit With Buckle Detail. Page 9.
1980s Pink and Blue Buffalo Plaid Bomber Jacket
1980s Pink and Blue Buffalo Plaid Bomber Jacket. Page 6.
Unique Detail: Long Sleeves
1960s Long Sleeve Velvet Polka Dot Dress. Page 4.
Wallis Simpson
Vintage Clothing.
Unique Detail: Diagonal Ruffles
1980s Velvet Sweetheart Bodice Party Dress with Diagonal Ruffles. Page 5.
Lacey Layers
Spring/Summer Women's Fashion Trends for 2011, as interpreted through vintage clothing options.
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 Fab Books for Vintage Fashionistas
Check out the 10 must-have fashion books for vintage fashion fans, fashionistas or fashion students.
Spring's Best Vintage Dresses
The season's hottest trends in vintage dresses. Page 7.
"Project Runway" Designer Mondo Guerra Debuts...
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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.
10 Vintage Looks for Spring 2014 from NYFW
Check out the 10 hottest vintage-inspired looks from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014.
8 Myths About Vintage Clothing
Eight myths about vintage clothing and vintage care debunked.
Unique Detail: Dramatic Sleeves
1960s Velvet Mini Dress With Pleated and Ruffled Bell Sleeves. Page 7.
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
Stylish Ads from the 1950s
Find vintage fashion inspiration in these mid-century throwback advertisements from the 1950s, including stylish cigarette and beverage ads.
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.
Unique Detail: Hem
1950s Silk Cocktail Dress with Orgranza Ruffle Hem. Page 3.
Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 6.
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Screaming Mimis
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - Screaming Mimis
1960s/70s Barbarella Inspired Leopard Print...
Late 60s to Early 70s Leopard Swimsuit With Lace Up Detail. Page 8.
Definition of Rockabilly
Definition of Rockabilly - What is Rockabilly?
Book Review: "Fashion Designers A-Z"
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To Dry Clean or Not to Dry Clean
Some rules to live by when it comes to dry cleaning vintage garments
1960s Fashion Icons Gallery
1960s icons to inspire a vintage look
Designer Quick Profile: Edith Head
A short profile of influential Hollywood costume designer Edith Head
Dirndle - Definition of Dirndle Skirt
Definition of Dirndle Skirt. Vintage Clothing.
Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 7.
5 Vintage Punk Techniques from Met’s...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's 2013 Costume Institute exhibit, "PUNK: Chaos to Couture," which ran
Designer Quick Profile: Elsa Schiaparelli
A short profile/bio of avant garde fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli
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.
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.
Unique Detail: Statement Bow
1950s Faille Party Dress With Unusual Bow Detail Page 8.
20 Photos of "Costumes of Downton Abbey"
From left: Lady Sybil's dress, Lady Mary's dress and Lady Edith's wedding dress worn in season three
Definition of Fedora
Fedora - Definition of Fedora. Vintage Clothing.
Modern Vintage: 5 "Vintage-Inspired" Contempora...
These 5 contemporary brands exemplify modern vintage--new clothes with a retro appeal.
Choosing Vintage for Formal Occasions
Vintage Prom, Wedding, and Homecoming Dresses - Vintage Clothing for Formal Occasions
Alexa Chung MVP Gallery
Alexa Chung MVP Gallery
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.
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor 1950s Style Icon. Page 5.
Using Lemon to Bleach Vintage Whites
Using Lemon to Bleach Vintage Whites - DIY Lemon Stain Removal
10 Great Winter Maxi Dresses
So, what qualifies as a winter maxi dress, anyway? Anything with warm, soft texture (velvets, wools,
The Best Vintage Pages on Tumblr
Vintage Tumblr Pages - Tumblr's Best Vintage Pages
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.
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.
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