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.

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 | 2018-02-06T08:39:14-04:00 February 2nd, 2018|Fashion|5 Comments

Major Sale at Blue Velvet Vintage- All Flapper Dresses and Shoes

Flapper dress sale

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 […]

By | 2018-01-11T14:07:33-04:00 January 11th, 2018|Fashion|Comments Off on Major Sale at Blue Velvet Vintage- All Flapper Dresses and Shoes

Company’s Coming! Vintage Inspired Hostess Dressing

40s inspired lounging outfit

A 1940s lounging pajama set I own inspired me to put together an outfit that would be perfect for holiday parties at home. Knowing I’d be having friends and family stopping over for cocktails and appetizers, I wanted to look festive, but still be comfortable.

The set actually comes with black satin wide leg pants, which unfortunately don’t fit me. But luckily […]

By | 2017-12-14T19:21:18-04:00 December 10th, 2017|Fashion, My Vintage Style|12 Comments
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