Archive | Vintage RSS feed for this section

Our Latest Vintage Collection is in Full Bloom

At long last, our latest vintage collection, ‘Blooming’ on the Horizon, has landed. While we may be in the middle of a deep freeze, that doesn’t mean a floral flourish can’t be added to your ensembles this season.

Read more »
3 Comments

Vintage View: New Year’s Cheers

“Cheers!” “Prost!” “¡Salud!” Ever wonder how the tradition of toasting originated? This 1968 pamphlet explained it all quite beautifully.

Read more »

Festive Cocktails & Cookies from the Past

These lovely little vintage recipe books are chock full of recipes for cocktails, cookies, and various other confections, and each page is adorned with adorable illustrations to boot!

Read more »
1 Comment

Fashion in Film: Meet Me in St. Louis

Twirling pastel petticoats and images of the famous World’s Fair at the turn of the century may not be a typical holiday scene, but the story of Meet Me in St. Louis is full of surprises.

Read more »
1 Comment

Vintage View: Tied Up in Knots

When it comes to scarves, the styling possibilities are endless! Just ask ModWriter Jamie, who discovered this pedagogical pamphlet featuring a wealth of scarf-tying solutions on her mother’s bookshelf!

Read more »

Vintage View: Holi-DIY Crafts & Decor

Ready to get down and get festive with all kinds of seasonal projects, from tree trimmings to table toppers? Haul out the yarn, felt, and craft glue, and let these 1960s and 1970s images and ideas from magazines inspire you!

Read more »
3 Comments

Vintage View: Wrap-py Holidays!

The art of gift wrapping has been neglected for the past few decades. As we prep for prime gift-giving season, let’s revisit some of the more creative and inventive ideas from the past.

Read more »
2 Comments

Fashion in Film: Alice’s Restaurant

While some may count football games and turkey-day parades among their Thanksgiving Day traditions, what I look forward to most every year is of a more musical nature: watching Alice’s Restaurant.

Read more »
2 Comments

Vintage Sexism: The Femme Fatales of Pulp Fiction

There’s no doubt that the pulp fiction era spawned a wealth of escapist genres known for over-the-top exaggeration and off beat characters, but how has it affected female stereotypes?

Read more »
1 Comment

Pass the LOLs: A ‘Corny’-copia of Thanksgiving Jokes!

Since bored cousins and bristly uncles are no match for our taste in wit, we’ve prepared eight deliciously devised wisecracks – one for each guest at your table this year. See if you can cook up a few smiles with these pie-sweet ‘pun’-liners!

Read more »
1 Comment

Go Behind the Scenes of Our Latest Vintage Collection, Jingle Belles!

Get an exclusive behind the scenes look at how our latest vintage collection, Jingle Belles, came together!

Read more »
6 Comments

Vintage View: The Golden City in a Golden Time

San Francisco, CA, known for its iconic bridges, cable cars, fog, and landscapes, is a city with a storied cultural past. Take a look back in time with these vintage photographs of the City by the Bay.

Read more »
2 Comments

Savor the Season: A Visit to the Orchard in Vintage Postcards

What better way to welcome the season than exploring a picturesque orchard with your sweetest friends? These vintage postcards will surely inspire your next apple-picking adventure!

Read more »
4 Comments

The Weird and Wild Costumes of Halloween’s Past

Looking to scare the pants off the ones you love? Look no further! Today, we’re sharing a few of our favorite photos from Halloweens past. Enter if you dare!

Read more »
2 Comments