Book Review-The Glamorous World of Helen Rose

The Glamorous World of Helen Rose The Glamorous World of Helen Rose

A while back I wrote a blog post about Helen Rose, the famous Hollywood costume designer. In that post I mentioned she had written two books, one of them being The Glamorous World of Helen Rose, published in 1983, just two years before she died.

Recently, on one of my vintage treasure hunts, […]

By | 2015-01-20T14:53:30-04:00 January 20th, 2015|Fashion, Recommended Reads|Comments Off on Book Review-The Glamorous World of Helen Rose

Vintage Fashion Guild Debuts Newsletter

The debut issue of the Vintage Fashion Guild Newsletter is available now. To read it go here for a calendar of worldwide vintage clothing and costume exhibits, openings of new vintage  stores, the latest book releases from VFG members, and lots of interesting  articles!

The Vintage Fashion Guild website is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in, well, vintage fashion! It is an organization made up of internet sellers like moi,  owners of brick and […]

By | 2014-02-17T09:07:32-04:00 January 7th, 2011|Recommended Reads|1 Comment

The Vintage Hairstyling Book-A step by step guide

Recently got a copy of Vintage Hairstyling:Retro Styles with Step by Step Techniques by Lauren Renells.  And let me tell you, if you’re into the elegant classic hairstyles from the 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s, then you have to get this book!

Ms. Rennells is a hair and makeup stylist for the photography and film industry whose passion for hair styles from the past fueled her desire to write this book.

There are 200 pages with […]

By | 2014-02-17T09:08:01-04:00 November 18th, 2010|Fashion, Recommended Reads|Comments Off on The Vintage Hairstyling Book-A step by step guide

The Must Have Vintage Shopping Guide

Vintage Shopping Guide by Melody Fortier

Wearing vintage clothing is becoming increasingly popular. With so many new collectors entering the market it was high time someone came out with a shopping guide to help demystify the whole process.

Fellow Vintage Fashion Guild member and owner of the fabulous Tangerine Boutique, Melody Fortier,  has just published a brilliant little book called “The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping”[…]

By | 2014-02-17T09:09:15-04:00 September 20th, 2009|Recommended Reads|3 Comments
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