Tag Archives | vintage fashion

Retro Revival: Thinking Outside the Pillbox

For this edition of Retro Revival, we bring back a treasured style staple – the pillbox hat – and give it a modern twist.

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Vintage Vantage: How to Take Your Vintage Style the Extra Mile

While I personally can’t get enough of vintage, perhaps you’re looking for an everyday way to incorporate vintage into your wardrobe — if so, this post is for you.

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Fave Finds: Holly’s Lovely Lime Dress

This is one of my favorite vintage pieces. I usually save it for special events, or special date nights with my husband.

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Fave Finds: October’s Nifty Navy Coat

Fave Finds: October

Who: October of October Rebel

What: 1970′s or ’80s navy wool coat

Where: Goodwill

How much: $8

When I use it: “Whenever it’s moderately cold outside. It’s so versatile, it works for running errands or going out on a date.”…

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Fave Finds: Adrian’s ’70s Dress

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Who: Adrian of Adrian Loves Owls

What: 1970′s vintage dress

Where: Etsy store Shop Cheeky Cheeky

How much: $28

When I use it: “I wear it to the office.”

Shopping tips: “I love thrift shopping more than anything, but when …

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Fave Finds: Anna’s Awesome Cardigan

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Who: Anna of Olive Green Anna

What: “Old man” cardigan

Where: Secondhand shop in Viernheim, Germany

How much: $7

When I use it: “I actually bought this for my husband Dominik, but if I can get to it first in …

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Fave Finds: Kristian’s Twirl-worthy Dress

Fave Finds: Kristian

Who: Kristian of Never Fully Dressed (Without a Style)

What: Yellow 1950′s dress with floral pockets

Where: Buffalo Exchange

How much: $35

When I use it: “With a petticoat under it. I love to wear this dress out …

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Fave Finds: Meanz Chan’s Sweet Swing Coat

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Who: Meanz Chan of Koi Story

What: 1950′s black swing coat

Where: Vitae Design Collective in Des Moines, IA

How much: $50

When I use it: “Everywhere I get the chance.”

Shopping tips: “If something jumps out at …

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The Hat’s Out of the Bag: It’s National Hat Day!

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Whether you’re rocking a cloche or a capuchon, it can’t be denied that hats are the perfect all-season accessory. In celebration of National Hat Day, today we tip our toppers to these vintage hats of the …

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Fave Finds: Diana’s Fabulous Fifties Frock!

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Who: Diana of Retro Glam Girl

What: A 1950′s vintage dress

Where: Salvation Army

How much: $1.50

When I use it: “On dates with my husband.”

Shopping tips: “Be patient and look through every single rack at the thrift store; …

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Fave Finds: Fernanda’s Vintage Stevie Vinyl

Fave Finds: Fernanda's Stevie Nicks Vinyl

Who: Fernanda of Hollywood, Florida

What: A 1981 record of Stevie Nicks’ first solo album, Bella Donna

Where: Online

How much: $9

When I use it: “I don’t play it, but I have it on my wall next to …

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Fave Finds: Jessy’s Fairytale Cape

Fave Finds: Jessy's Fairytale Cape

Fave Finds: Jessy's Fairytale Cape

Who: Jessy of Viele Füchse 

What: 1960′s Little Red Riding Hood-style cape

Where: Online

How much: $90

When I use it: ”Whenever I want to feel [like I'm in a] fairytale!”

Shopping tips: ”Don’t forget to live and dress sustainably!”…

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Fave Finds: Sarah’s Holiday-ready ’60s Dress

Fave Finds: Sarah

Who: Sarah of Dotti Dee

What: Navy scalloped dress from the 1960s

Where: A thrift shop in an after-Halloween sale

How much: $4

When I use it: “The long sleeves make it the perfect winter dress. I think I may …

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Page Turners: Inspiration from the Wonderful Andy Warhol

This holiday, for us, has been all about mid-century charm. When concepting our Holiday Gift Guide, graphic designer Ryan looked to the work of a well-known, ModCloth favorite — Andy Warhol!

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