vintage fashion

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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Vintage 1940s Hat – Black & Pink Tilt Hat Huge Bow

Vintage 1940s Hat – Black & Pink Tilt Hat Huge Bow 1940s hat of black wool with a vivid hot pink band around the crown and black floral appliques and decorative brass button centers. Very wide matching pink grosgrain ribbon creates a huge flourish on one side, balancing the shape of the tucked top of [...]

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Vintage New Look Hat – Jersey Skullcap, Studded Turban

Vintage New Look Hat – Jersey Skullcap, Studded Turban A vintage turban or skullcap from the 1950s New Look era. With a nod to previous decades, this 1950s New Look hat fits like a turban. Seamed to conform to the head and cover the ears like a 1930s cloche, the silver crescent moon studs also [...]

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Vintage Paper Dresses – 1960s Paper Dresses

Vintage Paper Dresses – 1960s Paper Dresses Paper dresses have lost none of their steam as desirable collectibles. The Andy Warhol Souper Dress paper dress remains one of the most popular, featuring the screened images of Campbell’s soup cans. Not the rarest of paper dresses, it continues to command extremely high prices because of its [...]

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