Don’t get me wrong. I really like vintage. Vintage is unique. It frequently has quality that is unheard of in modern clothing. There are prints that are totally unique to each era, and details that aren’t seen very often. But, there can be some drawbacks to wearing true vintage. Since it is old, it is… Continue reading How to Make a Modern Dress Look Vintage
A little while ago, I spend a weekend at St. Louis Airport Hilton for a conference and got to see how they decided to decorate their hotel. Their main theme: vintage travel posters, specifically of TWA, Trans World Airlines. Founded in 1924, they flew planes until 2001 when they were bought out by American Airlines.… Continue reading A Glimpse of the Past: Vintage Airline Posters
Here is my promised detailed look into my princess coat! Putting this post up took a little longer than I anticipated. I ended up falling down the google rabbit hole researching this one. And then in the mean time, I ended up picking up another era unidentified vintage coat. I might have a problem. My… Continue reading New Look Princess Coat: A Closer Look Inside
*Warning: Image heavy post ahead!* If you’ve been following my Pinterest, you may have seen me pinning an abundance of dirndls and vintage dirndl patterns. I have a serious case of dirndl on the brain, and can’t stop thinking about them! It all started this fall when my husband and I started tossing around… Continue reading Confession: I’ve Become Dirndl Obsessed
Sometimes you need to make an outfit festive immediately so you can attend some holiday function. Sometimes you just want to jazz it up for a night out on the town! Often times I find myself wanting to look and feel Christmas-y for the holidays, but don’t have the time to do elaborate things to… Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Make an Outfit Festive For the Holidays
My husband and I will be spending the next couple of weeks driving all over the Midwest to visit family, so I’d like to offer you a little primer on traveling and wearing vintage style. This is not just for vacations, but for all kinds of traveling! Of course, feel free to wear whatever you… Continue reading Vintage Style While Traveling
As the days warm and spring storms rush in, we can all feel it, the pull of summer! Hemlines rise, we trade our woolens and sweaters for sleeveless shirts and cotton skirts. I will put a disclaimer out here though, the warm weather makes me feel more like a late 40s, early 50s vibe that… Continue reading 4 Vintage Trends I’m Loving For Summer!