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20th Century Fashion from Deco to Disco

July 4, 2018
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Vintage Turquoise and Silver Jewelry

This photo of Princess Grace from the 70’s is just about perfect. The hair, the caftan, the pose, yes! Now focus on just her squash blossom necklace. It’s bold, obviously, but she wears it so well. Now feast your eyes … Continue reading

June 21, 2018
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Easy Summer Style: Tie a Vintage Silk Scarf in your Hair

Hot. Humid. Summer. Florida. Also, mosquitos. Happy solstice, y’all! Clearly its far too muggy for complete sentences. We wouldn’t want to overly exert ourselves right now, would we? Here’s a very easy style idea that takes mere seconds, will elevate … Continue reading

vintage loungewear at Winters Past in Micanopy

May 31, 2018
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Vintage Hostess Wear

Recently I came across this gorgeous garment. It’s a floor length,  in a crisp taffeta fabric, with dramatic collar and cuff detail. It’s got a wonderful late 1940s feel and a bold paid print: It’s kind of a gown, yet … Continue reading

May 13, 2018
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Wearing Vintage Statement Earrings in a Modern Way

This is Jenny Walton. She’s an illustrator, a fashion stylist and she’s a vintage earring savant. Behold: In fact, her take on vintage is absolutely on-point. She offers a fresh new way of combining eras, deftly pairing vintage with modern. … Continue reading

May 7, 2018
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Dressing Vintage for Dapper Days

The modern era is a casual time. CEOs of major corporations wear jeans and hoodies to work. The lines between athletic attire, sleepwear and everyday clothing have blurred. And yet, people still crave a reason to get dressed up. I … Continue reading

April 29, 2018
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The Golden Age of Vintage Costume Jewelry

Did you ever think about the art forms that are uniquely American, like jazz music, baseball, tap dancing and comics? From where I sit, the costume jewelry made in the US from the 1930s to the early 1960s falls into that … Continue reading

April 25, 2018
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Vintage Cocktail Hats

Here is our next installment of the series in which in which I gently leading you toward your hat-wearing best self. Here’s the deal: you don’t have to be a royal or a racehorse owner to feel great in vintage … Continue reading

April 9, 2018
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Fanciful Forties Frocks

Recently I became the proud (though temporary) owner of some breathtaking 1940s day dresses. Be still my beating heart! Here are some snaps of them on my clothesline: The details: The prints: The edges of fashion decades are fuzzy, meaning … Continue reading