Winters Past

20th Century Fashion from Deco to Disco

September 7, 2017
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Wear a Vintage Beaded Necklace

When I was a kid, there was a candy store next to my elementary school. Let that sink in: a candy store. Next to my elementary school. As you can imagine, this was incredibly thrilling stuff. It was a fabulous … Continue reading

July 28, 2016
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Style Eccentrics

I’m sure you’ve seen the whole capsule wardrobe thing. You know, buy these tops, those bottoms and that pair of shoes. Get minimal, streamlined basics that mix and match, simplifying shopping and dressing. It’s intriguing, for sure. But it doesn’t leave … Continue reading

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

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

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 11, 2015
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Dainty Vintage Jewelry

Fashion is like a pendulum. It swings one direction as far as it can go then it heads back the opposite way. The rise on jeans dips lower and lower until…we get high waisted mom jeans. Skirts get shorter and tighter … Continue reading

August 4, 2015
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Jewelry In Your Hair

Vintage jewelry in the hair, worn as Liz Taylor would have, is fancy and glamorous: Worn modern style, it’s just a fun and pretty look. Pinning the brooch to a ribbon is an easy way to add some sparkle. They … Continue reading

June 17, 2015
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Summer Brooches

Brooches, or pins, come in an almost infinite variety.  My go-to way of wearing one is on a jean jacket. The super glittery vintage brooches look especially good on nicely worn denim. But for this time of year, something a little … Continue reading