Tag Archives | fave finds

How to seek Owl-t a vintage skirt at the flea market!

Who: Jenna

What: Vintage Owl Skirt

Where: Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market, NYC

How Much: $15.00 (but originally priced at $30!)

When I use It: So far I’ve worn it out to dinner with my boyfriend and his parents and out …

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A Vintage Swimsuit: Sea-led the Deal!

Who: Jen

What: Vintage swimsuit; Circa 1960s

Where: Footloose in Granville, Ohio — the tag inside says “Honolulu, Hawaii” though!

How Much: $15.00

When I use It: When I don’t feel like wearing the conventional two- piece. This summer, I’ve …

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Mondrian Meets Maura!

Who: Maura, Pittsburgher & vintage-lover

What: Mondrian-inspired shift dress

Where: Up Six Vintage, St. Paul, MN

How Much: $39

When I use It: Whenever there’s a special occasion. This is my new favorite dress, so I wear it whenever I …

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A Record Deal!

Who: Miss Lana

What: Buckingham Nicks LP

Where: Book & Music Exchange (Louisville, KY)

How Much: $8

When I use It: As with all Mac albums, I love to listen to this Buckingham Nicks album when I’m in a romantic …

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England Thrift-land

Who: Amy Cockcroft, ModCloth fashion writing intern

What: Vintage dress, clock necklace

Where: The dress was from Retro Rehab in Manchester, England. It’s such a gorgeous little shop and part of the thriving Northern Quarter. The good people there don’t …

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My Absolute Favorite Vintage Dress

Who: Stephanie

What: Black Floral Vintage Dress (I want to say circa 1970s)

Where: Buffalo Exchange, Seattle, WA (I don’t live in Washington, though–I live in Illinois)

How Much: $15.00

When I use it: When I feel like wearing something …

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A Parisian Print!

Who: Rhea Mac

What: Red “Gem” Skirt

Where: Jefferson, LA

How Much: $2.48 – originally $4.95 but it was 50% off!

When I use it: I was shopping for a red dress (actually for The Red Dress Run http://nolareddress.tumblr.com/) and …

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The Aphrodite of Estate Sale

Who: Hannah Rothstein, Writer

What: 1970′s Grecian-style draped dress and “vest’ in seafoam teal

Where: An estate sale in Watkins Glen, NY

How Much: $10.00

When I use it: Although the dress is a bit on the ritzier side, I …

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De La Dress!

This is my favorite find and currently my favorite thing in my closet, something I am still stunned my Mom found for under $20 since I looked up similar designs that were in the thousands.

Who: While Katie Bayles gets

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Fav Find: Laura Vs. Aretha

Who: Laura, ModCloth-obsessed.

What: Handmade vintage 50s dress with the best spring print ever.

Where: Lost and Found Vintage in Metro Detroit

How Much: $40

When I Use It: I wear it often, but most notably to the Detroit NAACP …

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Party Animal Dress


Who: Julie, ModCloth Fashion Writer

What: Cocktail dress with a whole lotta jungle mashed up in one print!

Where: Medina AAA Antique Mall

How Much: $25.00

When I use it: I only purchased it a few weeks ago and have …

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A Bright Idea!

By guest blogger, Julianne:

I am always torn when thrifting as to what strikes me more: vintage clothing or mod decor…  However, having recently stumbled upon the 500,000 square foot Antique Mall in Ohio, I was a bit overwhelmed to …

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Fav Find: The Perfect 80′s Prom Dress

Who: Hannah Saitta, a girl from the Californian desert who often dreams of shopping, her upcoming high school graduation, and her future life in the real world.


What: Wine & black lace 80′s dress and a vintage satin-bowed Nordstrom clutch

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Fav Find: A Shrunken Treasure

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Who: Melanie Manville: ModCloth believer, grad student, live-in girlfriend, teacher of the children

What: shrunken camel-colored wool jacket–label says “Kenneth Gordon, New Orleans,” and the pheasants on the buttons are just so “going on a fox hunt”

Where: Sugar Land, …

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