How To Care For Vintage Clothing

I recently had a woman buy a pair of jeans from me and three weeks later is returning them because of one wash. I was stuck between a rock and a hard space because on one hand, I also washed these jeans and nothing happened but on the other hand, I want to do what…

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…

Vintage Find: Winter Jackets

The temperature is dropping and winter is right around the corner! Through the summer, I have been thrifting around endlessly (because I love that job!) I have found many amazing jackets to keep you warm through the harsh months, full of different styles, colors, and silhouettes! Take a look at our one-of-a-kind finds!

Hidden Treasures

A few years back I acquired an old Singer sewing machine and table. With being so busy I just thought, “great I have a machine and all of the accessories included.” Well recently I decided to actually go through the seat (which has space under) and the drawers. To my surprise, I found a lot…

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…

Spring Arrivals

Spring is here and The Vintage Fiore has new arrivals for you! We added great vintage pieces with florals and vibrant colors. I chose pieces that I felt were fun and colorful, perfect for spring and summer. I love these classic pieces and as always, each piece is one of a kind vintage!   1960’s…

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…

The Retro Pant Fit

I hate shopping for pants.┬áBesides the fact that nothing ever really fits, I also find it hard to find a shape I like. I love having a small waste and then my curves accentuated with a straight leg. I find that vintage pants have the best fit for me because they are also a higher…

The $5 Vintage Find

Once upon a time, I spent five dollars on a vintage Fendi and a vintage cape and I’m obsessed with both. And I lived to tell the tale..