Winters Past Vintage in Micanopy, Florida

Featuring the Best of 20th Century Fashion

July 22, 2016
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Arm Candy

You know the Johnny Cash song where he starts reeling off the names of places, one after another? Like, Hackensack, Cadillac, Fond du Lac?  I’m about to reel off the various types of vintage bracelets, so keep that  song I’ve … Continue reading

June 20, 2016
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Vintage Reruns

There is a school of thought that says, If you were old enough to wear shoulder pads in the eighties, you can never wear them again. People who come up with fashion “dont’s” clearly have too much time on their hands.  Really, … Continue reading

May 1, 2015
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Wearing Vintage, Looking Modern

I really like the photos I’m seeing of vintage items looking very current, like these: This image from the website Kendi Everyday shows a vintage shirtdress (probably shortened), worn belted:

January 30, 2015
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Bette Davis Eyes

I re-watched the wonderful 1950 movie All About Eve last night. I just love the mature, bitchy, mesmerizing Bette Davis as Margo Chandler. And, eww, that simpering sycophant character Eve, creepily played by Anne Baxter, who schemes to take over Margo’s career and … Continue reading

January 29, 2015
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Is it Bakelite?

Bakelite bangles. They’re a pretty (and pretty collectible) type of vintage jewelry. How do you know it’s the real thing? Get used to handling some bakelite to get a sense of what you’re aiming for. That way, you can develop your senses and … Continue reading

January 27, 2015
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Vintage Manifesto

Today, a little inspiration from Bethany over at the blog The Glamorous Housewife . Here she speaks to why she wears vintage: I have always been enamored of the 1950s. I mean is there really a more glamorous period of time? … Continue reading

January 26, 2015
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Silver Rings

Silver rings are the single most popular type of jewelry in the shop right now. Among silver rings, the vintage sterling with turquoise is the favorite. I think people feel more comfortable with older turquoise since modern pieces are often … Continue reading

January 23, 2015
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Be Still My Beating Heart

In time for Valentines day:

January 22, 2015
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Kate Hepburn’s Jacket

The Pendleton jacket is an iconic casual-chic look for a certain type of weekend in the country style. Who better to exemplify tis look than Katherine Hepburn? And so (ta da), yesterday’s vintage find: Here are some of the details:

January 21, 2015
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Why I Love Vintage, part 1

Why wear vintage? Meg over at the blog princess lasertron answers that question: It feels wonderful to own something unique. The joy of finding something you know you aren’t going to see anywhere else wearing will never go away for lovers … Continue reading