Celebrate the History of the Oscars and Vintage Fashion

Posted on February 26th in vintage, vintage style icons. No Comments

This past Sunday marked the 2015 Academy Awards, where many talented actors, actresses, producers, directors, and more hope to walk away with the coveted Oscar. The very first Academy Awards were held in 1929, and it’s clear to see they’ve grown bigger every year since then. Aside from wanting to see all of the films before Oscar Sunday so you can weigh in on the nominations, what most people live for now is the fashion. From the Red Carpet to the presenters, performers, and nominees, this is the night to shine! This week we thought we’d take a look back at some of our favorite looks over the past 87 years.… Read more

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts That Can Save The Day!

Posted on February 13th in gifts, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day, vintage. No Comments

As always there’s a ton of hype surrounding Valentine’s Day this year, and it’s pretty hard to avoid. Not only does that mean being bombarded by candy hearts and chocolates at every check-out line, but also you have no excuse to forget the holiday! That’s right fellas, we’re looking at you! We’ve done a post earlier on some great ideas to give to your lady this Valentine’s Day, and we’re following up with a second post for more inspiration before time runs out!

Two things that every woman who loves vintage fashion needs are a pair of fully fashioned vintage stockings, and a garter belt to hold them up!… Read more

Vintage Style Icon: Dorothy Dandridge

Posted on February 6th in starlets, vintage style icons. No Comments

Want some more inspiration from some of our favorite vintage ladies? This week, we’re profiling Dorothy Dandridge. Not only was Dorothy and beautiful actress, singer, and dancer, but she was also the first African American woman to be nominated for an Academy Award. From getting her start acting on stage alongside her family members, to starring in hits on the silver screen in Hollywood, Dandridge certainly made an impact on the entertainment industry–and looked great doing it!

Born in 1922, Dorothy Dandridge grew up in Ohio with her mother and performer Ruby, and her sister Vivian. Dorothy and Vivian acted in a theater number called the Wonder Child and toured for a total of five years.… Read more