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Vintage Couture

“They are unique garments with an unmatched quality of construction,” says William Banks-Blaney, explaining the lure of vintage couture. “And they give women freedom to shop for what suits them rather than being tied into a designer’s latest collection.” Banks-Blaney, who runs the by-appointment-only WilliamVintage boutique in Marylebone, London, has played a major role in […]

Vintage Valentines

They don’t make valentines like they used to.  The love notes given in the early 20th century were much more interesting than the cookie-cutter pop culture cards kids hand out today—in fact, some of them were deliciously strange.  Take a look back at the past of printed love, thanks to Page of Bats. Nothing says Valentine’s Day […]

Winter Skirts

Our shop is bursting at the seams with wooly winter skirts.  Wearing the wrong type of skirt during the cold winter months can leave you feeling more cold than chic. Choosing the right skirt and accompanying accessories will leave you feeling both warm and fashion forward.  Below are three great choices for the winter. Pick a […]

Aladdin’s Shoe Cave

An American family have unearthed an Aladdin’s cave of mint-condition vintage shoes in an old building they inherited from their grandparents.  The building operated as a shoe store from the 1940s until the 1960s, but the doors had been locked for decades. Until now.  One of the family members posted the rare find to online noticeboard […]

Snowy Spring Trends

Winter.  The cool air is the perfect time for reflecting on the coziest trends.  Whether it’s bold new silhouettes or experimentation with new materials, we are so excited about the possibilities that designers have presented for Winter 2014 – early Spring 2015. Here is a short list of the coziest, cold weather trends of 2014/2015. […]

Tricks ‘N’ Treats

Thinking about Halloween?  Come visit our shop for some inspiration, we have over 500 garments and more great items being added everyday.  If you’re in need of a specific item, we’d be willing to bet that we have it in our vintage hoard. Happy haunting!

Big Cat Shenanigans

How amazing are these photograph of these two wild cats together?!  Actress Lana Wood is caught whispering sweet poetry into a leopards ear for the 1969 issue of Italian magazine, Playmen.  Lana Wood appeared in several films and television shows during the sixties and seventies.  She is best-known for her three minute long role playing the character […]

Ode to the Fireplace

One of my biggest pet peeves about myself is that I am a very nostalgic person.  I look at the past with rose tinted glasses.  I forget the bad things.  This seems like it would be a blessing, but not when this starts a yearning for what was. I had a gorgeous fireplace in a […]

October Dress Mania

Added new dresses today, thought we’d spread the love. 1. Velvet Sweetheart Dress 2. Blood Red Wool Dress 3. Denim Sheath Dress 4. Trippy Sheath Dress 5. Aristocrat Dress 6. Florida Keys Dress 7. Double Breasted Tunic Dress 8. Paisley Print Dress 9. Gold Rose Dress