Winters Past Vintage in Micanopy, Florida

Featuring the Best of 20th Century Fashion

January 7, 2017
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The Golden Age of Nightgowns: Vintage Peignors

Today,  let’s talk about those frivolous, silky, see-through vintage gown and robe sets that makes women feel like a silver screen queens. Specifically, lets look at some peignoir sets. When the stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age “slipped into something more comfortable” … Continue reading

November 19, 2016
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Eighties Cocktail Dresses, A Study in Wonderful Excess

Ahh, eighties evening wear. It’s all about overconsumption and extravagance. It’s got maximal glamor, over the top details, oversized shoulder pads and extreme bedazzling. There are studs, sequins, beads and flowers. And ruching! Pleats! Rhinestones! Bows! Dropped waists! Asymetrical hemlines! … Continue reading

July 1, 2016
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Vintage Pins on a Denim Jacket

Customers love the many vintage brooches I have in the shop, but sometimes they want to know how to wear them. Here’s a simple, cool thing to do with these pretty pins: put them on a jean jacket. Easy! It helps … Continue reading

September 17, 2015
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High Rise Trousers

I’ve talked about the fashion pendulum on this blog before. Right now, it’s swinging toward the high waisted silhouette in pants and jeans. Here are some photos of two great high wiasted eras from the past. First, the forties: then, the … Continue reading

August 28, 2015
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Vintage Wedding

I’ve had lots of brides in the shop lately and they’re going for modern dresses with vintage accessories. The brooch bouquet has been happening for a while and is still going strong, as is the barn-style wedding with cowboy boots … Continue reading

August 23, 2015
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SJP-Vintage Brooch Queen

I saw this little film clip about the return of the brooch. As far as Sarah Jessica Parker and I are concerned, it never went away. Let’s have a look at the always stylish SJP  for some tips: Here is … Continue reading

August 14, 2015
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Pin-up Style

Some people wear a dash of vintage in a very modern way. Some wear all vintage in a head to toe retro style. Meet Miss La Muse. She wears all vintage, all the time. She sets her hair on curlers. … Continue reading