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    As fashion styles go back and forth in time, so too do the shoes we wear.

    Monday, August 20th, 2007

    We’ve all seen a 20s-inspired flapper dress, a mod dress, or a 70s gunne sax dress repackaged and revamped and altogether reproduced for the next generation to jump at, so it should go without saying that shoe styles are constantly being put into rotation as well.  I like looking at the stock of Re-Mix Vintage Shoes because they create […]

    Back-in-style for back-to-school, back-to-work, or just back-to-shopping

    Friday, August 17th, 2007

    A most heartbreaking series of events unfolded recently.  Sympathetic as I’m certain all my readers are, I enlist you now to convey condolences and offer words of encouragement to get me through this time.  This is how my tale unfolds:
    Exploring the internet’s crevices as I often do, I came across yet another online vintage store yesterday, Back-In-Style.  There I happened to eye a brilliant vintage purse.  Oh no, […]

    Eyes wide open

    Monday, August 13th, 2007

    First, I came across k8tykat, where I was able to ogle at a vintage Comme des Garcons cocoon-gathered dress.
    Next, I discovered thefrock.  Almost in a haze, I couldn’t decide where to click to first: their exquisite flapper-WWII collection or their divine designer-couture page.  Courreges, Christian Dior; everything at my fingertips.
    And now, I’ve found archive […]

    A reincarnation of the entrance images to Saved by the Bell…

    Friday, August 3rd, 2007

    no?  Those flashing lightning bolts and other so-80s squiggles and swirls that pop up between images of Mario Lopez (sadly the most applicable reference from the cast), seem to be perfectly captured in this necklace.  Perhaps it’s my current dipping into the nostalgia bin, what with catching vintage Inspector Gadget on tv, picking up a chocolate-glazed doughnut (eaten […]

    Vintage Society

    Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

    Not having a lot of luck at your local, homegrown thrift stores and vintage shops?  Ebay isn’t the only place online to go to when you’re looking for a gem.  There are a variety of vintage shops online, with ranging price levels from to-die for bargains to exquisite investments.  Below, a few of my budget-friendly […]

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