Tag Archives | vintage

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.) Read more »
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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. Read more »
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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! Read more »
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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! Read more »
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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. Read more »
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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 During our June stylebook shoot at retro diner Cafe 50's, we discovered some hilariously outdated ephemera on the walls of this non-smoking establishment. Read more »
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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? Read more »
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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. Read more »
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We Dare You to Not Laugh at These Vintage Visions of the Future

Retrofuturism Robot MaidsFuture housekeeping envisioned in the 1978 book Exploring the World of Robots. Via Paleo-Future.

Like the next number on a hopscotch course, 2013 is now just a hop, skip, and a jump away, and while we’re not ones to …

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Turn-of-the-century Photos that Will Make You Stop and Stare

There’s something about the soft graininess, stiffly displayed clothing, and all-over greyscale of antique photos that makes it hard to imagine the folks featured in them ever really existed – which is precisely why these photos from the George Eastman House collection are so arresting. Read more »
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