1950s Clear Bags Were A MUST

So many handbag trends go in and out over time, it us about time clear bags from the 50s make their comeback.

The 1950s & 60s Trend We Don’t Appreciate

In a time where we see fashion repeat itself and take heavy influence from the past, we see one trend that seems to be slowly dying. But what could it be? We see high waisted shorts and well tailored dresses being brought back. However, we are overlooking one influential tradition that helped shaped fashion during…

The History of Clothing Sizes

The ideal body shape has changed in many ways over the course of time, moving from slender shapes to exaggerated hips to exaggerated busts and circle back to today where any size is deemed beautiful. Well, with the change of ideal bodies also changed the sizing of garments. Meaning, a size 8 in 1940 does…

The Vintage Brooch

The brooch has gone through many different forms, styles and functionalities over time and become one of the oldest pieces of jewelry in our history. In today’s fashion (and all of the 20th century’s fashion), we see the brooch as a style piece but throughout history, we see brooches go through many names and different cultures to…

The Vintage Necklace

In the world of fashion, there is always a classic piece that sticks around for generations because it is so versatile. That classic piece is the vintage beaded necklace. The necklace has been around for hundreds of years and women everywhere, of every culture has their own history within a necklace. It’s a staple piece in every…

High School Fashion Just Ain’t the Same

I came across an article on Mashable recently and absolutely loved it, so it inspired this post. The article showcased fashion of high school students in 1969, the rise of Hippie fashion in Beverly Hills. The article talks more about the Hippie movement and self expression at the time. I looked at the article and…

Historically Accurate

I recently read this article from Seventeen that made me laugh. The article is “If Disney Princess Dresses Were Historically Accurate” and it is gold. When we were younger, thinking about the time period the movie took place in was not really on our agenda. We were so involved in knowing if the princess was…

1920s Gate Top Handbag

The roaring twenties was a time of wealth and rebellion among young women. Corsets were fading out, hem lines were rising and fashion was evolving faster than ever. I came across this odd handbag that my aunt gave me. She didn’t know much so I asked around and did some research. Aside from the typical…

Story of the Vintage: Printed Midi Skirt

In my vintage shop, every piece has a story of it’s own, whether it be the story of how I cam across the item or maybe I sat and talked with the owner and learned about the history. I always try to do both. I love this bold, printed midi skirt because I think it…