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At Last, the Perfect Pair of Vintage-Inspired Lingerie

If you, like us, have yearned for the perfect set of romantic, retro-inspired lingerie, then look no further than the newly arrived Oh-So-Lovely Bra and Shorts. These styles come straight from The Loved One‘s debut collection and are …

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3 Glam Retro Hairstyles to Try Right Now

Looking for a bit of hair inspiration this summer? We teamed up with the lovely staff at San Francisco salon Watermelon Sugar to showcase a three vintage-inspired updos that are certain to inspire. Whether you’ve got plans to attend a formal …

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Vintage Craft Workshop: June’s Book of the Month Giveaway!

Woot for summer! But wait, it’s pouring rain outside today. Boo! What to do? Seek out Cathy Callahan’s Vintage Craft Workshop, our June Book of the Month.

Like many of us, Cathy Callahan’s role models are women who paved …

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Bright, Bold, & Nostalgic: Retro-Inspired Fabrics to Excite Your Senses

After a weekend of digging through my mother’s vintage scarves and bags, I’m inspired to brighten up my wardrobe with vivid hues like the ones in these retro-inspired fabrics created by Aussie company Retro Age Vintage Fabrics. They’re based …

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Retro Revivals From New York Fashion Week

HINGED ON SUCCESS – Boho influences, like ’70s-inspired fringe, continue to dominate the runways. Photos: Mara Hoffman via New York Magazine, M. Patmos via Style.com, 1970s photograph via Agent-lee.

It’s only day two of NYFW, but …

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When the Clock Strikes Midnight…

ModCloth New Years EveImage via Deborah Allen.

…Where will you be? I’m dreaming of the perfect New Year’s Eve, replete with color, confetti, tulle, high heels, voluminous skirts, sparkle, and smooches!

Check out my favorite retro NYE images to get jazzed for …

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The Future of Fashion

I’d like to say something genius about this video because it makes me all sorts of delighted, but really, it stands on its own, no upstart’s comments needed.

Instead, I’ll ask you a question. Now that you’ve seen these 1930s-era …

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A Mousevox Vintage Fave Find!

Who: Rachel of Mousevox Vintage

What: Vintage leotard

Where: Goodwill in Champaign, IL

How Much: $1

When I Use It: “This piece has become a staple in my wardrobe! It’s incredibly versatile and pairs perfectly with skirts, high-waisted trousers, …

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Retro Revivals: Spring 2011

YSL S/S 2011
Photo: A belted fur jacket photo via Agent Lee (left), and YSL S/S ’11 via Style.com

New York, London, Milan and Paris Fashion Weeks went by as quickly as they came, and while we’re still frantically clicking through slideshows, deciding …

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The Best Pac-Man Game Ever

Doo deet doo da doo doo doo! If you share our dorky weakness for classic arcade games, you’ll love French-Swiss artist Guillame Reymond’s Pac-Man Stop Animation. Shot in Switzerland’s Trafo Cinema, this giant game was simulated by “111 human …

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