Winters Past Vintage in Micanopy, Florida

Featuring the Best of 20th Century Fashion

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

January 7, 2016
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For Your Consideration: Winters Past in Micanopy

Do you remember downtown department stores, years ago? They had that magical, stylish, almost glamorous feel. There was a sense that shopping wasn’t just consumerism, it was an event. I thought about this during the Mad Men episodes in which Don had … Continue reading

July 17, 2015
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Tip Your Hat

I watch lots of people try on vintage hats. Here is something I’ve learned: if you take a few minutes to find the right tilt, you will be much more satisfied with how it looks and feels on your head. … Continue reading

vintage bridal headpiece

April 6, 2015
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Vintage Flower Headpieces

Spring here is Florida is a very brief increment of time when it is warm but not hot, before the humidity has surrounded us in a cottony layer of moisture, before the freakishly persistent swarms of mosquitos have descended full force. … Continue reading

March 23, 2015
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Shop Pix

Here are a few new shop photos:  

March 20, 2015
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The Seventies, Again

Here’s an article in The Times that really encapsulates 70’s style. The 70’s were a big aesthetic mash-up. There were menswear-inspired suits, coats and hats for ladies.  There was the hippie, bohemian, Ladies-of-the-Canyon vibe. And there was this sense of decadence. Some aspect of 70’s style … Continue reading

March 10, 2015
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Vintage Shoes

Here’s a little sneak peek into the vintage shoe section of the shop:

March 9, 2015
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Accessory Mavin Iris Apfel

Today, I’m thinking about 93 year old fashion inspiration Iris Apfel. You’ve seen her: big round glasses, tons of jewelry, always looks like she’s having more fun than three 30 year olds  combined. Iris was born in  Astoria, Queens  in 1921, … Continue reading

March 6, 2015
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For The Hair…

Here are some quick snapshots of vintage hair accessories in the shop: