Winters Past

20th Century Fashion from Deco to Disco

May 13, 2016
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Vintage Hat Score

There is a funny sense of symmetry at work in the world.  As a shopkeeper, I believe there is some sort of law of retail balance involved. Say you have a bracelet in your shop. Lets suppose it has golden … Continue reading

October 16, 2015
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How to Wear a Vintage Brooch

Writing this post is making me think about the book Green Eggs and Ham as if  it were written about vintage brooches: I would wear one on a boat! I would wear one with a goat. And in a car. And in a tree. They … 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

June 14, 2015
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Wear a Scarf in Your Hair

Vintage scarves. I’ve got a bunch of pretty vintage ones in the shop. Silk, chiffon, cotton. Geometrics, solids, mod prints, dainty flowers…there’s one for every outfit. Don’t you like how scarves look on other people? But in this Florida heat, I don’t … Continue reading