Fave Finds: Amber’s Antique Lace Heirlooms

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Who: Amber of Un Petit Fauve

What: Antique lace collar

Where: “My grandparents sent me a big box of antique lace that once belonged to my great-grandmother. The oldest lace pieces were Victorian, and the youngest pieces were from the 1920s.”

How Much: Free

When I Use It: “On dresses with moderately high necklines that need a little extra something.”

Shopping Tips: “Cherish family heirlooms by giving them new life! My grandparents were happy to see I was actually wearing these old collars that would have normally gone unused.”

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4 Responses to Fave Finds: Amber’s Antique Lace Heirlooms

  1. closetconfections 05/03/2012 at 8:01 am #

    Very cool! I’ve been seeing similar collars in mainstream stores lately, but I much prefer this antique version that has family history to boot!

    Kendra
    http://closetconfections.com

  2. Laura @ The Joyful Fox 05/03/2012 at 5:36 pm #

    Collars like that are always what I hope for when I go into antique stores! It’s much more special that it was from her family, though :)

  3. Sarah 05/14/2012 at 11:35 pm #

    What a gorgeous collar! I love her creativity!

    <3 Sarah
    theantiquepearl.blogspot.com

  4. unpetitfauve 05/20/2012 at 10:44 am #

    Thank you, ModCloth!

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