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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.

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Holiday Hair: Four Retro ‘Dos from Refinery29

From curls set with pins and soda cans, to traditional curlers or rags, we couldn’t get enough of these awesome hairstyles by Refinery29.

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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!

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Sneak Peek: ‘Harvest Swoon,’ Our Latest Vintage Collection — UPDATE: THE COLLECTION HAS LAUNCHED

Get a sneak peek at our latest vintage collection, ‘Harvest Swoon,’ which launches on Monday! With October officially here, I think we can all agree it’s time to add a little cabin cozy to your everyday wardrobe.

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Vintage View: Exploring a 1940′s High Schooler’s Home Ec Manual

“Why do you wear undergarments?” “Is your dress distinctive?” These are just a few of the topics covered in our latest retro find, a ’40s home ec manual that’s equal parts wisdom and dated humor.

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Fashion Week Street Style: Hannah of The Loved One

With her serious vintage styling skills and knack for dreaming up amazing editorials, designer Hannah Metz was a natural choice for our latest street style video. We met up with Hannah to chat about her love for vintage and asked her to hit us with one of her best jokes.

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Fashion Week Street Style: Designer Samantha Pleet

In this street style video, we ask fashion designer Samantha Pleet to show us her “Sam of Green Gables” outfit, share her thoughts on personal style and design, and serenade us with her favorite karaoke tune. (Hint: Blue velvet is involved.)

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We Love… TLO’s Charming, City-set Photo Shoot

Looking for new fashion photography inspiration? We’re smitten with The Loved One’s latest photo shoot, which was done as a collab between TLO and two of our favorite ModCloth designers, Dear Creatures and Seychelles Shoes.

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Smart Spaces: Vintage Dorm Rooms of Our Dreams

Take a tour through these quirky, classic, and cozy residence halls, and you’ll no doubt be inspired to decorate your space in unique retro style!

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Vintage View: What Shall I Wear?

We recently uncovered a true treasure on a field trip to the Prelinger Library, and we just had to share some of the wise advice – and gorgeous illustrations – contained within!

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Splash Mob: Vintage Pics of Cool Pools

Dive right into the summery settings of these vintage poolside photos. We’re swooning over the colorful umbrellas, the brilliant blue skies and water, and, of course, the fabulous swimwear. We think everyone under the sun will enjoy these picks of pool parties of the past.

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Putting Out the Past: Laughable Vintage Cigarette Ads

We love vintage, but as we all know, not everything from the past is pleasant! During our June stylebook shoot at retro diner Cafe 50′s, we discovered some hilariously outdated ephemera on the walls of this non-smoking establishment.

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On the Road: Vintage Photos from Road Trips Past

Heading out on the road this summer? Why not get inspired by these road tripping ladies of vacations past?

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A Full Wardrobe For Under $100? It Does Exist… in 1967!

This spread from 1967 might just be genius, combining the novelty of paper dolls with the real-world practicality of an affordable wardrobe.

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