Category Archives: vintage clothing

Vintage at the 2017 Oscars

Vintage is ALWAYS green…and more and more celebrities are embracing environmentally friendly fashions in their daily lives AND on the red carpet. But at last night’s Oscar ceremony, it was Emma Roberts who was most passionate about bringing attention to … Continue reading

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Pharrell Williams in Vintage Vivienne Westwood Hat at the Grammys

Pharrell’s hat at last night’s Grammys got lots of laughs in a parody Twitter account that went viral. But few knew that the hat was designed by Vivienne Westwood in 1982, and has become an iconic piece of fashion history. … Continue reading

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Vintage at the Golden Globes – Go Brits!

Fans of vintage know that across the pond, vintage is hotter than ever, on trend for both its green attributes (Europe is far more concerned about our environment than the US is) as much as for its timeless style. So … Continue reading

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Back To School

My favorite time of year has always been Fall: the crisp, dry air, the bittersweet goodbye to summer, and the promise of wooly knits, leather boots, cashmere and my favorite Fall accessory, big chunky scarves. And yes, the leaves are … Continue reading

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Who Wore Vintage to the Met’s “Punk: Chaos to Couture” Opening Gala?

I look forward to seeing the Met’s “Punk” exhibit, but the excess at the gala seemed positively distasteful. It didn’t help that Beyoncé was the chair of the event. I don’t know what was worse…the celebs that were completely oblivious … Continue reading

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Best and Worst Dressed at the Oscars

Disappointingly, no major celebrities wore vintage at the Oscars Sunday night; it must be too seductive having designers like Valentino and Oscar de la Renta offering you free couture gowns. In lieu of my annual “Vintage at the Oscars” post, … Continue reading

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Sophie of Saks

“A woman and her waistline should never be separated.” – Sophie Gimbel “Sophie of Saks” (Sophie Gimbel) was the head designer for the Salon Moderne for forty years. An incredibly talented designer and astute businesswoman, many thought of her as … Continue reading

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