Get Inspired by the ‘Delightfully Tacky Vintage Collection’!

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If you’re as delighted as we are about our August vintage collection, curated by none other than one of our favorite bloggers, Elizabeth of Delightfully Tacky, just wait until you see the inspiration behind the collection!

For her collaboration with our vintage buyers, Elizabeth gathered these inspiring images from decades gone by to convey her vintage vision. “I love vintage, not only because it’s sustainable and eco-friendly, but because I can wear unique and interesting pieces that no one else has!” says Elizabeth. “In high school I would sometimes show up wearing a top from the mall and see another girl wearing the exact same thing, so I started thrift shopping in order to find more unique clothing. That was the beginning of my love of vintage clothing.”

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“My style inspiration is pretty eclectic” explains Elizabeth. “I love drawing from pin-up and rockabilly styles, but I’m also really drawn to the more bohemian, hippie styles of the ’70s, and even punk, grunge, and rock and roll styles.”

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“My style icons range from Bettie Page to Grace Slick and Carly Simon, to Debbie Harry and Joan Jett,” says Elizabeth. “I think, mostly, I’m just inspired by women who do what they want to do, feel how they want to feel, and look how they want to look, and ignore what society tells them they should do, feel, and look like.”

We couldn’t have said it better ourselves! See Elizabeth’s vision come to life and shop the Delightfully Tacky vintage collection!

About Julie O.

A lover of all things vintage and vintage-inspired, Julie bought her first 1950s frock in the fifth grade. Since then, Julie has become a self-described connoisseur of vintage and thrift shopping, which she shares on her blog, Orchid Grey. When she’s not scouring the racks for the perfect vintage skirt, this native New Englander can be found deftly navigating the slopes of a ski mountain, taking road-trips to the beach, and exploring new places with a vintage camera in her hand.

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One Response to Get Inspired by the ‘Delightfully Tacky Vintage Collection’!

  1. mary | millay vintage 08/07/2013 at 7:21 pm #

    somehow i had never heard of the Delightfully Tacky blog, but so glad i know now! what a lovely blog, will definitely be following along now :)

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