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20th Century Fashion from Deco to Disco

January 16, 2019
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In the Bag

Why care about clothes? By the same token, why care about music or film or art? Why choose a well-prepared meal rather than chug a nutritionally complete space age beverage? Because aesthetics –the life of the senses–matter. As Nabokov wrote, … Continue reading

December 21, 2018
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Making a Case for Vintage in the Workplace

Picture the most straight laced, traditional careers you can imagine. Think of accountants, bankers and lawyers. Can women in these professions wear vintage at work?  I say yes! Let’s look at how one working woman wears vintage on the job. … 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

September 1, 2017
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Ladies, Wear a Vintage Men’s Fedora

Today, I give you the next installment in our series on how to wear a vintage hat without feeling like a total dork, and not a moment too soon. Get ready, because we’re taking back the fedora. You know that … Continue reading

August 17, 2017
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Style Inspiration with a Dash of Vintage

The internet. It’s either the  great democratic equalizer, giving everyone a voice, or its the death of civilization as we know it. From a personal style perspective (and from the standpoint of this blog, the entire world comes down to … Continue reading

March 17, 2017
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1950’s Silhouettes (& Wearing 1980’s as 1950’s)

The 1950’s fashion era is perennially popular because of it’s womanly appeal. There are two main iconic silhouettes in 50s fashion – the cinched waist with full skirt that emphasizes the waist and the slim fitting pencil skirt that emphasizes the … Continue reading

January 30, 2017
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Find Your Best Fashion Era

One of the benefits of wearing vintage is that you can choose the clothing era that best suits your body and your style. With that in mind, I am attempting to create a master chart to help customers pinpoint the … Continue reading

October 5, 2016
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Why a Beret is the Perfect Starter Hat

You know the concept of a starter house? Like, a first time home buyer looks for a simple way to ease into home ownership. They’re looking for something manageable- a cottage or a townhouse or a bungalow. I have a friend … Continue reading