vintage clothing

New Year

Greetings, Tis been a long time since updating the blog, and an even longer time since updating the site. As frequent visitors may have noticed, website revisions in the past year and a half have consisted of item removals. 2012 was an extremely busy year for this business that necessitated reallocating the focus of a [...]

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Where Does Vintage Clothing Come From – Truly?

Where Does Vintage Clothing Come From – Truly? We all know that many people love vintage clothing because we feel it tells us stories. Equally rich are the stories behind how vintage pieces find their way to market. The resources that go into finding worthy pieces are beyond what the average bear could withstand. When [...]

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Vintage Charles Knox Hatters Straw Hat Size 7 1/2

Vintage Charles Knox Hatters Straw Hat Size 7 1/2 Hen’s teeth. Frog’s fur. Vintage men’s hats in large sizes. All of the preceding items are rare, if extant. This vintage Knox hat in size 7 1/2 is a relative Holy Grail in the universe of vintage men’s hats. Rich hued and finely constructed straw hat [...]

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Vintage Christian Dior Fur Jacket, c. 1960, Broadtail & Mink

Vintage Christian Dior Fur Jacket, c. 1960, Broadtail & Mink 1950′s fur- you can’t swing a, well, you know, without hitting grandma’s or mother’s 1950s mink hanging dejectedly in a closet when on a vintage buying appointment. An extremely high percentage of house calls include the standard 1950s mink coat, that one that cost soooooo [...]

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Natalie Portman Oscars Dior – When Bad Things Happen To Good Vintage

Natalie Portman Oscars Dior – When Bad Things Happen To Good Vintage How refreshing to finally see “vintage” applied correctly to a red carpet frock (see: Julia Roberts, “vintage” Valentino – not). Ms. Natalie Portman in 1950s vintage Christian Dior. It was also refreshing to see a hemline that didn’t cause consternation and concern – [...]

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