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These articles are the most popular over the last month.
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.
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
Removing Odors From Vintage Leather
Vintage Leather Stains and Odors - How to Remove Odors From 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.
Circle Skirts: How to Wear Them, What to Buy
Learn how to wear circle skirts and shop for eight vintage-inspired styles.
How to Condition Vintage Leather
How to Clean and Condition Leather - Conditioning Vintage Leather Page 2.
What is Vintage?
Vintage Clothing Definition - What Does Vintage Mean?
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.
Jackie Kennedy's Iconic 1960s Style
Learn how to dress like Jackie Kennedy with these eight signature fashion pieces that shaped Jacqueline’s early 1960s style as First Lady in the White House.
10 Ways to Dress Like Audrey Hepburn
10 Ways to Dress Like Audrey Hepburn: Audrey's Timeless Style in 10 Fashion Pieces
20 Photos of "Costumes of Downton Abbey"
Take a peek inside the fascinating "Costumes of Downton Abbey" exhibit at Winterthur Museum in Wilmington,
Dress Like An Icon: Grace Kelly
Learn about Grace Kelly's iconic 1950s style and check out 10 of the actress' signature vintage looks.
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
Plus Size Vintage Retailers
List of Plus Size Vintage Retailers Online
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.
1970s Designers
Learn about the important fashion designers from the 1970s to help score some great finds during your vintage shopping trips!
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.
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 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 Best Vintage Style Blogs
Best Vintage Style Blogs - Vintage Fashion and Style Blogs
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.
10 Must-Have Trends for Summer 2014
10 Must-Have Trends for Summer 2014: Pastel Dress by Rachel Zoe
A Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing
Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing -How to Clean Vintage Clothing
Prince's 20 Greatest Outfits of All Time
Early in his career, Prince ’s outfits were just as raunchy as his lyrics. Clad in briefs, chains, fringe,
7 Timeless ’70s Trends
Add some 1970s vintage flair to your wardrobe with these seven timeless Me Decade trends.
Retro
Definition of the term Retro - Difference between retro and vintage
What is "Dead Stock"?
Definition of term Dead Stock - What Dead Stock means
1950s Designers
Influential 1950s Designers to Look For
Style Icons of the 1950s
Gallery of 1950s fashion icons, some of the most iconic people of the 20th century
'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.
How to Wear Vintage Clothing
Tips on how to wear vintage clothes - Wearing vintage and retro clothing- Mixing vintage clothes
How to Store Leather
Guide on how to store both vintage and new leather items to keep them in their best condition.
1980s Pant Styles
The 1980s had many pant shapes and styles, some of them pretty strange. Here a some memorable ones:
Vintage v. Thrift v. Consignment
What is the difference between vintage, consignment, and thrift stores? - Types of vintage retailers.
8 Glam Trends from the 1920s
Glam up your wardrobe with these eight 1920s fashion trends.
8 Great 80's Dresses
This is a post about the 8 dresses that represent quintessential 1980's style and fashion trends. Page 7.
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.
Removing Stains From Vintage Leather
Vintage Leather Stains and Odors - How to Remove Stains and Odors From Vintage Leather
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
The Right Vintage for Your Body Type
The Right Vintage for Your Shape
10 Vintage Looks for Spring 2014 from NYFW
Check out the 10 hottest vintage-inspired looks from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014.
9 Ways to Update Vintage Clothing
Learn 9 easy ways to update your vintage clothing.
Alexa Chung MVP Gallery
Alexa Chung MVP Gallery
How to Wash, Wear, and Repair Your Vintage...
This article outlines some basic tips for caring for your vintage clothing.
How To Make Soap Flakes
Homemade soap flakes are very simple and great way to gently cleanse vintage clothing
Christian Dior and the 1947 'New Look'
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Why Should You Shop Vintage?
Why Shop Vintage - Reasons to Buy and Wear Vintage Clothing
Men's Fads and Fashions of the 60s
Trends, fads, and fashions for men from the 1960s
Women's Fashions of the 1950's
Women's Fashion of the 1950s - 1950s Vintage Clothing for Women
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Didier Ludot
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - Didier Ludot
Use Vinegar to Fix Smelly Vintage Clothing...an...
Using vinegar to remove odors from vintage clothing - Fix smelly vintage clothing with vinegar
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.
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 Sunglasses and Eyewear
Vintage Eyeware Online Retailers - Where to Buy Vintage Sunglasses
Regional Vintage Events
Vintage clothing events held annually - Vintage clothing expos and shows
8 Myths About Vintage Clothing
Eight myths about vintage clothing and vintage care debunked.
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.
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.
Women's Fashion of the 1930s
Women's Fashion of the 1930s - 1930s Vintage Clothing for Women
Designer Quick Profile: Coco Chanel
A short profile/bio of fashion designer Coco Chanel
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.
1930s Designers
1930s Designers
7 "Mad Men" Mod Trends for Summer
Learn about the hottest ‘Mad Men’ Mod Trends for summer.
To Dry Clean or Not to Dry Clean
Some rules to live by when it comes to dry cleaning vintage garments
10 Best Actress Oscar Gowns: 1930s to 1980s
10 Best Actress Oscar Gowns: 1939, Vivien Leigh, “Gone with the Wind”
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.
Fashion in the 1930s: Hollywood, Classicism...
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1940s Men's Styles
Here are some popluar items from the 1940s that you may find at vintage stores today.
What We Wore 100 Years Ago: Fashion in 1914
What We Wore 100 Years Ago: Fashion in 1914—Fashion, Pearls and the Hope Diamond
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.
Inside "Costumes of Downton Abbey" at...
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Q&A with 'American Hustle' Costume Designer...
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"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
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.
Definition of Applique
Definition of Applique. Vintage Clothing.
Oscar Couples from Yesteryear
Oscar Couples from Yesteryear: Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, 1960. Page 5.
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!
Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 2.
How to Dress Like a 1980s Aerobics Junkie
How to Dress Like a 1980s Aerobics Junkie: Wear high-cut fitness briefs over Spandex pants
Vintage Prom Dresses 101
This season's most promising vintage prom dresses. Page 7.
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.
Saddled Up Rockabilly Boy
Vintage Clothing. Page 13.
Before You Buy Vintage Clothing
Damage to look for on vintage clothes - Things top look for before buying vintage - Vintage clothing checklist
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.
Get the Mad Men Look: Betty Draper
Get the Mad Men Look: Betty Draper = Mad Men Inspired Vintage Gallery. Page 2.
"Project Runway" Designer Mondo Guerra Debuts...
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Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 6.
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing.
Modern Vintage: 5 "Vintage-Inspired" Contempora...
These 5 contemporary brands exemplify modern vintage--new clothes with a retro appeal.
Vintage Cufflinks: 8 Styles for Today’s Man
Learn how to shop for men's vintage cufflinks and pick the right style for you.
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. Page 4.
Vintage Bags for Every Occasion
The best vintage handbags for every occasion; a list especially tailored towards accessorizing Spring/Summer 2012 trends!
Make a Great Costume With Vintage Clothes
How to make a Halloween costume using vintage clothes - Vintage and thrift store costume ideas
Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 7.
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 4.
Vintage Shopping Tips
Tips for vintage shopping, what to bring when shopping for vintage clothes
Q&A with Rachel Zoe on “Living in...
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Choosing Vintage for Formal Occasions
Vintage Prom, Wedding, and Homecoming Dresses - Vintage Clothing for Formal Occasions
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor 1950s Style Icon. Page 5.
Red Carpet Vintage
Red Carpet Vintage - Vintage Moments on the Red Carpet
Book Review: ‘Fashion Designers A-Z’
"Fashion Designers A-Z" The Collection of the Museum at FIT By Valerie Steele, et al., contributing author
1940s Women's Styles
Here are some popluar women's styles from the 1940s that you may find at vintage stores today.
Vintage Lookbooks
Vintage Lookbooks - Vintage Clothing Inspiration
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 3.
Get the Mad Men Look: Don Draper
Get the Mad Men Look: Don Draper = Mad Men Inspired Vintage Gallery. Page 3.
On Fur: Vintage or Faux?
Which is more ethical, vintage fur or faux fur?
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.
Definition of Rockabilly
Definition of Rockabilly - What is Rockabilly?
Designer Quick Profile: Edith Head
A short profile of influential Hollywood costume designer Edith Head
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.
Space Dyed
Definition of the term Space Dyed - What is Space Dyed?
Fashion Icons of the 1930s
Style and trend setters from the 1930s
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
16 Big Hair Cheerleaders from the ’80s...
1991: Los Angeles Raiders Cheerleader. Page 7.
Vintage Events Abroad
Vintage clothing events abroad - Vintage clothing expos and shows in Europe. Page 2.
14 Vintage Grammy Awards Photos
1993: Janet Jackson & Michael Jackson at the Grammy Awards
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Lily et Cie
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - LILY et Cie
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: Trudy Campbell
Get the Mad Men Look: Trudy Campbell - Mad Men Inspired Vintage Gallery. Page 4.
1960s Fashion Icons Gallery
1960s icons to inspire a vintage look
Lacey Layers
Spring/Summer Women's Fashion Trends for 2011, as interpreted through vintage clothing options.
Photo Gallery: Sexy Fashions in 'American Hustle'
Actress Amy Adams (Sydney Prosser) wears a chocolate leather deep plunge dress from the Halston archives,
Michael Kors Vintage-Inspired Polkadot Swimsuit
Michael Kors Vintage-Inspired Yellow Polkadot Swimsuit. Page 6.
Susan Choi of Persephone Vintage
An interview with Susan Choi, founder of popular online vintage clothing shop, Persephone Vintage.
Work, Work, Work
Vintage Shirt Dresses for Spring
Michael Kors Vintage-Inspired Cheveron Bikini
Michael Kors Vintage-Inspired Cheveron Bikini. Page 5.
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Decades
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - Decades
Upcycling
Definition of the term Upcycling, Upcycle, Upcycled
Are Harem Pants and Parachute Pants the Same...
Learn the difference between harem and parachute pants.
Get the Mad Men Look: Joan Holloway
Get the Mad Men Look with Vintage - Joan Holloway. Page 5.
Spring's Best Vintage Dresses
The season's hottest trends in vintage dresses.
5 Vintage Punk Techniques from Met’s...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's 2013 Costume Institute exhibit, "PUNK: Chaos to Couture," which ran
10 Fab Books for Vintage Fashionistas
Check out the 10 must-have fashion books for vintage fashion fans, fashionistas or fashion students.
8 Vintage Pieces You Need in Your Closet
Eight classic, timeless vintage garments every woman needs in her closet.
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.
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.
Bette Davis
Bette Davis. Vintage Clothing. Page 2.
1960s Rocker Girls
teddy Ladies at 1962 Teddy Boy convention in Zurich. Page 2.
Vintage Vamp
1950s Black Appliqued Lace Halter Gown. Page 6.
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
Get the Mad Men Look: Peggy Olsen
Get the Mad Men Look: Peggy Olsen = Mad Men Inspired Vintage Gallery
Marlene Dietrich
Marlene Dietrich 30s fashion icon Page 3.
7 Great Dresses from the 70's
This series of posts highlights great, affordable, vintage looks, piece-by-piece, decade-by-decade.
'Star Wars' Strikes Fashion Week, Fall 2014:...
Star Wars Strikes Fashion Week, Preen London Fashion Week Fall 2014: White Darth Vader Shirt. Page 14.
My 1960s Leopard Coat (and 6 Tips for Vintage...
Read about Jennifer Nicole Sullivan's 1960s faux-leopard coat purchased from Maeven at shopmaeven.com and get six tips for vintage shopping online.
Designer Quick Profile: Elsa Schiaparelli
A short profile/bio of avant garde fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli
Men's Online Vintage Retailers
Men's Online Vintage Retailers - Vintage for Men Online
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