About Theresa

Hi, I'm Theresa, owner and chief classy dame at the Blue Velvet Vintage online boutique. Lover of mid century fashion and home decor, classic films, Old Hollywood, pretty dresses, red lipstick, swing dancing and retro culture in general. Between my ecommere site and vintage style blog my mission is to revive the eras of classy dressing and inspire women to add more glamour to their lives! So don't be shy! I love to hear from others who share my appreciation of the styles of the past.

About Theresa


To see my collection of carefully curated, one of a kind vintage fashions, click here.

To see my collection of new gowns and dresses inspired by love of classic movie actresses, Old Hollywood Glamour and the Roaring Twenties, click here

To see my collection of dresses inspired by my love of swing dancing and classy 1940s and 1950s style, click here.

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Conversation Starters-50s and 60s Novelty Print Skirts

60s novelty print skirt

Today I’d like to share photos of some of my favorite vintage novelty print skirts from the 1950s and 60s.   Novelty prints are also referred to as conversational prints. And it’s pretty obvious why.   It’s guaranteed when wearing something in an eyecatching vintage novelty print  someone is bound to engage you or at least comment on it.  But please don’t fear trying them […]

By | 2018-02-16T10:50:43+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Fashion|12 Comments

A Primer on Checks and Plaids

Molyneaux plaid suit 1966 Molyneaux plaid suit

The checks and plaids trend was hot last year and is still going strong for spring/summer 2018.  And, like every other fashion trend  it is a revival,  since pretty much every decade had its version of a plaid trend.

Frankly, I’ve always loved them.  Plaid and check patterns are timeless. They never really go out of style.  But every […]

By | 2018-02-06T08:39:14+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Fashion|5 Comments
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