While there are gazillions of articles out there on the hottest fashion trends, I’m always interested in looking at what styles were in vogue decades ago. Not only do I often prefer the actual vintage styles, but I also like to refer to past looks for outfit ideas when shopping for new clothing. It never matters to me whether […]
Believe it or not, Miami used to be quite the fashion mecca back in the 50s, 60s and 70s. Lots of fabulous sports and leisurewear was designed and manufactured there. It all started due to the city becoming a major tourist destination,resulting in an industry that catered to the resort crowd. It also helped that there was a huge influx […]
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 […]
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 […]
Lots of good deals going on right now at my site, Blue Velvet Vintage. My continuing effort to downsize my business mean big savings for everyone! So now my gorgeous beaded flapper dresses have been discounted 20-30% off, depending on the style. These are extremely high quality, hand loomed reproductions of 1920s […]