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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.
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
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.
Removing Odors From Vintage Leather
Vintage Leather Stains and Odors - How to Remove Odors From Vintage Leather. Page 2.
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.
What is Vintage?
Vintage Clothing Definition - What Does Vintage Mean?
How to Condition Vintage Leather
How to Clean and Condition Leather - Conditioning Vintage Leather Page 2.
Circle Skirts: How to Wear Them, What to Buy
Learn how to wear circle skirts and shop for eight vintage-inspired styles.
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.
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.
Dress Like An Icon: Grace Kelly
Learn about Grace Kelly's iconic 1950s style and check out 10 of the actress' signature vintage looks.
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.
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.
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.
20 Fun Facts About Vintage Lingerie
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1970s Designers
Learn about the important fashion designers from the 1970s to help score some great finds during your vintage shopping trips!
A Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing
Guide to Cleaning Vintage Clothing -How to Clean Vintage Clothing
Retro
Definition of the term Retro - Difference between retro and vintage
The Best Vintage Style Blogs
Best Vintage Style Blogs - Vintage Fashion and Style Blogs
1950s Designers
Influential 1950s Designers to Look For
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
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.
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
What is "Dead Stock"?
Definition of term Dead Stock - What Dead Stock means
7 Timeless ’70s Trends
Add some 1970s vintage flair to your wardrobe with these seven timeless Me Decade trends.
How to Wear Vintage Clothing
Tips on how to wear vintage clothes - Wearing vintage and retro clothing- Mixing vintage clothes
20 Photos of "Costumes of Downton Abbey"
Take a peek inside the fascinating "Costumes of Downton Abbey" exhibit at Winterthur Museum in Wilmington,
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.
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.
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.
1980s Pant Styles
The 1980s had many pant shapes and styles, some of them pretty strange. Here a some memorable ones:
Safe to Scrub
The Mr. Clean Magic Erase: Secret weapon for removing stains on vintage clothes
Men's Fads and Fashions of the 60s
Trends, fads, and fashions for men from the 1960s
1930s Designers
1930s Designers
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.
How To Make Soap Flakes
Homemade soap flakes are very simple and great way to gently cleanse vintage clothing
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.
Leather Care Don'ts
Leather Care Don'ts - What to avoid when caring for leather
Making "Vintage Swimwear" by the Book
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Christian Dior and the 1947 'New Look'
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Women's Fashion of the 1930s
Women's Fashion of the 1930s - 1930s Vintage Clothing for Women
How to Wash, Wear, and Repair Your Vintage...
This article outlines some basic tips for caring for your vintage clothing.
How to Store Leather
Guide on how to store both vintage and new leather items to keep them in their best condition.
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.
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,
Women's Fashions of the 1950's
Women's Fashion of the 1950s - 1950s Vintage Clothing for Women
Why Should You Shop Vintage?
Why Shop Vintage - Reasons to Buy and Wear Vintage Clothing
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.
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 Ways to Dress Like Audrey Hepburn
10 Ways to Dress Like Audrey Hepburn: Audrey's Timeless Style in 10 Fashion Pieces
Designer Quick Profile: Coco Chanel
A short profile/bio of fashion designer Coco Chanel
Regional Vintage Events
Vintage clothing events held annually - Vintage clothing expos and shows
The Right Vintage for Your Body Type
The Right Vintage for Your Shape
9 Surprising WWI Fashion Factoids from "Great...
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9 Ways to Update Vintage Clothing
Learn 9 easy ways to update your vintage clothing.
10 Vintage Looks for Spring 2014 from NYFW
Check out the 10 hottest vintage-inspired looks from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014.
Use Vinegar to Fix Smelly Vintage Clothing...an...
Using vinegar to remove odors from vintage clothing - Fix smelly vintage clothing with vinegar
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.
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.
Alexa Chung MVP Gallery
Alexa Chung MVP Gallery
Fashion Icons of the 1930s
Style and trend setters from the 1930s
Q&A with Rachel Zoe on “Living in...
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Fashion in the 1930s: Hollywood, Classicism...
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Inside "Costumes of Downton Abbey" at...
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1940s Men's Styles
Here are some popluar items from the 1940s that you may find at vintage stores today.
Q&A with 'American Hustle' Costume Designer...
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8 Vintage Pieces You Need in Your Closet
Eight classic, timeless vintage garments every woman needs in her closet.
8 Myths About Vintage Clothing
Eight myths about vintage clothing and vintage care debunked.
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing.
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.
Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 2.
Vintage Gift Ideas
Vintage Gift Ideas - Vintage Presents for Holidays and Birthdays
Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 7.
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!
Make a Great Costume With Vintage Clothes
How to make a Halloween costume using vintage clothes - Vintage and thrift store costume ideas
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Didier Ludot
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - Didier Ludot
What We Wore 100 Years Ago: Fashion in 1914
What We Wore 100 Years Ago: Fashion in 1914—Fashion, Pearls and the Hope Diamond
Vintage Cufflinks: 8 Styles for Today’s Man
Learn how to shop for men's vintage cufflinks and pick the right style for you.
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.
Definition of Applique
Definition of Applique. 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.
Marlene Dietrich
Marlene Dietrich 30s fashion icon Page 3.
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 3.
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor 1950s Style Icon. Page 5.
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.
Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 6.
To Dry Clean or Not to Dry Clean
Some rules to live by when it comes to dry cleaning vintage garments
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 Sunglasses and Eyewear
Vintage Eyeware Online Retailers - Where to Buy Vintage Sunglasses
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.
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.
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.
"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
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.
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley 1950s Style Icon. Vintage Clothing. Page 4.
'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.
10 Great Winter Maxi Dresses
So, what qualifies as a winter maxi dress, anyway? Anything with warm, soft texture (velvets, wools,
1960s Fashion Icons Gallery
1960s icons to inspire a vintage look
Photo Gallery: Sexy Fashions in 'American Hustle'
Actress Amy Adams (Sydney Prosser) wears a chocolate leather deep plunge dress from the Halston archives,
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Lily et Cie
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - LILY et Cie
Are Harem Pants and Parachute Pants the Same...
Learn the difference between harem and parachute pants.
The Wackiest Oscar Fashions Ever Worn
The Wackiest Oscar Fashions Ever Worn: Diane Keaton at the Oscars, 1976
Definition of Rockabilly
Definition of Rockabilly - What is Rockabilly?
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.
Space Dyed
Definition of the term Space Dyed - What is Space Dyed?
Oscar Couples from Yesteryear
Oscar Couples from Yesteryear: Humphrey Bogart & Lauren Bacall, 1952
8 Ways to Wear Prints
6 ways to wear prints this summer, with variations in cut, color, and style.
10 Fab Books for Vintage Fashionistas
Check out the 10 must-have fashion books for vintage fashion fans, fashionistas or fashion students.
Bette Davis
Bette Davis. Vintage Clothing. Page 2.
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.
Before You Buy Vintage Clothing
Damage to look for on vintage clothes - Things top look for before buying vintage - Vintage clothing checklist
Red Carpet Vintage
Red Carpet Vintage - Vintage Moments on the Red Carpet
1940s Women's Styles
Here are some popluar women's styles from the 1940s that you may find at vintage stores today.
20 Photos Inside "Charles James: Beyond Fashion"
From left: Dinner Dress, 1950 (dark red silk taffeta with black pinstripes); Dinner Dress, 1952 (brown
Bakelite Color, Pattern, and Texture Guide
Bakelite Color, Pattern, and Texture Guide - Colors and Patterns of Bakelite
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...
1995: Seattle Seahawks Cheerleaders
5 Vintage Punk Techniques from Met’s...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's 2013 Costume Institute exhibit, "PUNK: Chaos to Couture," which ran
Upcycling
Definition of the term Upcycling, Upcycle, Upcycled
Rag House
Rag house definition - Definition of the term Rad House - What a Rag House is
Felting
Felting - Fulling - Definition of the term Felting - Damage to wool fibers
Vintage Prom Dresses 101
This season's most promising vintage prom dresses. Page 11.
Choosing Vintage for Formal Occasions
Vintage Prom, Wedding, and Homecoming Dresses - Vintage Clothing for Formal Occasions
Modern Vintage: 5 "Vintage-Inspired" Contempora...
These 5 contemporary brands exemplify modern vintage--new clothes with a retro appeal.
7 Great Dresses from the 70's
This series of posts highlights great, affordable, vintage looks, piece-by-piece, decade-by-decade.
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.
Harem Pants
Definition of Harem Pants - What are Harem Pants?
10 Must-Have Trends for Summer 2014
10 Must-Have Trends for Summer 2014: Pastel Dress by Rachel Zoe
Haute Hippie Modernizes the 1920s Flapper
Fashion brand Haute Hippie modernizes the 1920s flapper in its fall 2014 collection. Founder Trish Wescoat Pound discusses her vintage inspirations.
Best Vintage on Tumblr, 2
This is a list of 10 hot and fun new (and not so new) tumblr blogs about vintage clothing, style, and inspiration.
Vintage Events Abroad
Vintage clothing events abroad - Vintage clothing expos and shows in Europe. Page 2.
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.
Brigitte Bardot
Brigitte Bardot 1960s Style Icon. Page 11.
Norbu Designs Creates Modern Jewelry from Vintage
Charlotte Reichman designs modern, one-of-a-kind jewelry using vintage materials for her company Norbu Designs based in Flagstaff, Ariz.
Wallis Simpson
Vintage Clothing.
Famous Vintage Shop Profile: Decades
Famous Vintage Clothing Shops and Boutiques - Decades
Vintage Bags for Every Occasion
The best vintage handbags for every occasion; a list especially tailored towards accessorizing Spring/Summer 2012 trends!
7 "Mad Men" Mod Trends for Summer
Learn about the hottest ‘Mad Men’ Mod Trends for summer.
Definition of Soap Flakes
Soap Flakes - Definition of Soap Flakes
Vintage Shopping Guides
Guides to shopping for vintage clothing, shoes, jewelry and more...
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.
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
On Fur: Vintage or Faux?
Which is more ethical, vintage fur or faux fur?
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