Vintage Style Icons: Givenchy

On this week’s blog we’re focusing on another legendary style icon. Unlike the others that we have featured, this designer was a male but certainly knew his way around styling females of the time. Hubert de Givenchy a French native, started his designer business and founded the House of Givenchy in 1952 in none other than Paris, France. His career started long before he gained fame including working alongside Christian Dior. Once he made a name for himself in the fashion industry, his designs grew to form an impressive A-list clientele including some of our past vintage icon features like Ingrid Bergman, Grace Kelly, and Audrey Hepburn.… Read more


How To Make the High Waisted Trend Work For You

High waisted styles are some of the greatest things that came out of vintage fashion, and many designers are working that trend into modern day collections. Whether you choose to go high waisted in lingerie and shapewear or clothing for daytime, today we’re featuring some of our favorite high waisted trends and why this style is flattering for all.

The first reason to go high waisted is that it’s in style. Like we mentioned, this style is reminiscent of the vintage era, and there’s nothing chicer today than going vintage. You will find many skirts and shorts raising their waist lines to accentuate an hourglass figure.… Read more


Vintage Style Inspiration: The Great Gatsby

Posted on June 12th in stockings, vintage. No Comments

Our style inspiration this week is coming from none other than the Great Gatsby. The remake of the original film opened in theaters about a month ago, and the trends resulting from it have been all the rage ever since. Originally based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the storyline follows the luxurious party life of Long Island residents in their summer season.  The characters all love to show off their decadent lifestyles to solidify their place in the social circles of that time. For the women, that of course meant dressing in the most fabulous trends.

 

The plot is set right at the beginning of the Roaring Twenties which was marked by flapper dresses, flashy jewelry, and art deco inspired prints.… Read more


How To Put A Vintage Spin On Your Wedding!

Posted on June 5th in Garters, vintage, weddings. No Comments

Regardless of whether or not you are about to get married, most women love looking at bridal magazines or fantasizing about what their big day could be like. Of course, there is usually a lot of anticipation around what the bride is wearing. Modern brides today are up to date on the latest bridal trends, but many women still want that traditional look as they’re walking down the aisle. Today we’re featuring some iconic bridal dresses that stay true to vintage fashion.

 

Wide shoulders and a deep v-neck create a gorgeous silhouette, and like many vintage wedding gowns this one features lots of lace and delicate beading.… Read more