Theresa

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.

Vintage Velvet for Quebec City Trip

70s floral velvet skirt

For this year’s fall foliage road trip my husband wanted to include a few nights in Quebec City, since neither of us had ever been.  I was totally on board, since many of my friends had raved about how beautiful it was how yummy the food was. Instead of trying to make the trip in one day, which would have been about […]

By | 2018-10-26T09:39:36-04:00 October 14th, 2018|Fashion, Travel|6 Comments

Department Store Memories & How Their Past May Help Their Future

Bullocks Wilshire 1937 Bullocks Wilshire Los Angeles 1937

Recently I read an interesting post from one of my favorite style bloggers, Suzanne Carillo, on the demise of brick and mortar retail shopping.  This got me to thinking about the thousands of department stores that have gone out of business in the last 10 to 15 years.. We all know online shopping has something to […]

By | 2018-09-27T09:15:18-04:00 September 26th, 2018|Nostalgia|4 Comments

70s Inspired Boho Print Dress and Martha’s Vineyard Trip

bohemian print maxi dress

Recently I spent a weekend visiting friends on Martha’s Vineyard. Their lovely home is in the quaint harbor town of Vineyard Haven, where ferries come and go all day, shuttling hordes of tourists to and from the island.

Even though the weather remained cloudy for most of my time there, at least it never rained. And the island is still beautiful, even when […]

By | 2018-08-28T08:09:05-04:00 August 26th, 2018|Fashion, My Vintage Style|8 Comments

My Vintage Inspired Beach Pajamas and the 2018 Roaring 20s Lawn Party

Beach Pajamas outfit for Roaring 20s Lawn Party

Time for another yearly post about the Roaring Twenties Lawn Party held at the Crane Estate in Ipswich Ma.  This is one of my favorite vintage themed events that I attend. It’s a weekend affair with tons of activities,  beach parties, great bands playing jazz era music, dancing, charleston lessons, picnics, vendors selling all kinds of vintage goodies, […]

By | 2018-08-14T09:27:19-04:00 August 8th, 2018|Events, My Vintage Style|14 Comments
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