Thursday, September 2, 2010

"Back to School Vintage Style"

The best part of going back to school when I was young were the new clothes! It was so exciting to shop for basics as well as a few trendy items.

Mandatory was something plaid, which was huge then, especially Madras. We loved and saved for anything leather or suede. Of course skirts were a staple, pencil, A- line or mini skirts, and sweaters of any style. What goes around, comes around.. all these are right back in style!

With so many schools wearing uniforms these days, the thrill of school clothes is probably long gone. Sadly, today's school kids are missing a wonderful tradition. I can appreciate peer pressure, outrageously priced coveted designer clothing, and the relief school uniforms are to the average family.

For those still allowed to wear their own clothing it would be so much fun to incorporate some vintage into their fall wardrobe.

Vintage also encourages your child to have their own style.. if they are Skaters, Indie, Emo, Punk, Goth, or just little hippies, there is sure to be vintage pieces to suit each one!

If your kids wear uniforms, you can still "back to school shop" for yourself. Bring back your fond shopping memories of school shopping with our mothers by adding classic vintage fall pieces to your work wardrobe. Plaid skirts are always in style and pretty cardigans are timeless and classic, Its a great excuse for some new clothes for everyone.

One of the best parts of shopping vintage on line is our shops are open 24 hours a day, and you don't need to fuss with your hair or put on makeup. We don't mind~ shop as you are!

1. Vintage 50s Carolina Maid Plaid Waitress Style Cotton Day House Dress, Small / Medium

2. Vintage 1980s Tahari Luscious Red Polished Wool 2 Piece Pants Suit B32 W26 H34 NWOT

3. Beautiful Vintage 1970s Khaki Shirtwaist Dress by Toni Todd 40s Style B39 W26

4. Mad Men ~ Vintage Houndstooth Skirt Suit Darling Jacket XS S

5. Vintage 1980s Bonpoint Double Breasted Plaid Suit B38 W26 H32

6. Vintage 50s Raw Silk Wiggle Dress, Size Sm

7. SALE -- SALE -- Vintage 60s Designer Gunne Sax -- 1969 Black Label Dress - Rare Novelty Folk Art Pictorial Print -- Attached Capelet -- B 33 - Size XXS - XS

8. Vintage 1970s Roger Kuper Suede Leather Skirt & Jacket B34 W26 H38

9. Vintage 1960s Dark Green Abstract Rockabilly Shirtwaist Dress B38 W25

10. Vintage 3 pc Suede midi Skirt, Sweater Vest and Puffy Hippie Blouse Set

11. Vintage 1960s Navy Blue Secretary Wrap Dress by Pacemaker Junior B38

12. Vintage 1960s Brown Plaid Sheath Style Day Dress B 40

13. Vintage 1960s Wool Knit Green and White Stripe3 Piece Dress B38

Vintage 40s Variegated Blue Boucle Knit Hand Beaded and Embroidered with Prong Set Rhinestones -- Cardigan Sweater and Skirt Suit Ensemble -- Size Small or Medium. B 36 38

Vintage 60s Preppy Midi A-Line Wool Buffalo Plaid Skirt S small

Vintage 1960s Brown Low Waist Summer Dress by Carol Brent B 40

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