Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Fresh Vintage Coats at Dandelion Vintage

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Wallflower Vintage Presents: (Retro) Television Fashions

Emma Pillsbury has become an indie fashion plate on the hit series Glee on Fox Tuesdays. Her sweaters, pearls and brooches are standard fare for her.

Not to be outdone by Mad Men - the 1950s Newsroom drama came alive in the BBC miniseries The Hour this past August.

Christina Ricci stars in the Mad Men-esque Pan Am on ABC Sundays.

The fashions alone are a reason to tune in to this stylish new show.

Zooey Deschanel in New Girl on Fox Tuesdays.

She plays quirky Jess in the most fabulous thrifted wardrobe.

Another sixties television show on the tube is The Playboy Club; however, I could not find any appropriate photos - though I do know the ladies wear clothing in the series...

What is your favorite?

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Noble Savage Vintage Goes Boho Chic on Etsy

The runways are mad for plaid this season and Boho chic is back.  How will you update your Boho look this Fall?  Why not start with some essential, classic pieces.  

Start with this classic bias cut tartan plaid skirt.  It will hug the curves and has a nice flare at the bottom giving you a long and lean look.

Next, why not mix up the decades a little?  To keep this look fresh, try pairing the skirt with this lovely 1930's cotton ruffles blouse. 

Add a statement necklace or pendant, such as this late 1960's - early 70's neo victorian/ gothic revival piece.
Add this chick black velvet wide brim hat creating an air of mystery and further slimming the stylelines of the skirt and blouse.  

Finally, finish the look off with this classic and well constructed hard leather Aigner purse. This purse was made to last and the classics are always in fashion.

*All this ensemble is missing are shoes and a coat.  I would suggest a granny styled boot or a fabulous pair of suede wedge boots.  Ponchos and caplets are HUGE this season.  Wouldn't a black suede poncho or a sweater knit complete this outfit perfectly?  Stay tuned as I will be adding a few capelets ponchos soon ;)

The great thing about all of the pieces I have selected is that they are all classics and will mix and match with modern pieces such as jeans, sweaters and cardigans easily.

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Sunday, September 25, 2011

New at Couture Allure - Vintage Coats, Vintage Sweaters, Vintage Furs, Vintage Scarves

31 new items were added to the website this week, including loads of vintage cashmere sweaters, more vintage coats, some furs and fabulous vintage scarves.  Be sure to check our What's New pages to see all the latest listings!

1960s pop art coat by Michael Novarese

1920s beaded coat by Philip Mangone

1950s Dalton beaded cashmere sweater

1960s Ballantyne cashmere argyle sweater

1950s genuine fox fur stole

1970s Vera silk scarf

Friday, September 23, 2011

Time for Chilly Weather Wear!

Continuing with our recent fall theming, we'd like to point out that cooler weather presents a wonderful opportunity to break out your vintage wardrobe! Classic, but distinctive, styles in sweaters, jackets, scarves, etc., make it easy to accent your everyday apparel with vintage pieces. Or, if you're a "go-vintage-all-the-way" guy or gal, make a real statement with complete suits, dress and jacket ensembles, and full-length dress coats. We guarantee you'll get loads of compliments and appreciative glances.

So, whether you're looking to add a versatile piece or two to your fall and winter wardrobe, or need a complete outfit, look no further than the Reflections of Vintage member shops. Below is just a sampling of what we have to offer!

Sweaters and jackets are so versatile and can be paired with slacks, dresses, or skirts. Check these out!

From Vintage Baubles Too, we have this Vintage 50s 60s Lightweight Mohair Cardigan Sweater, XS Sm to wear on a cool fall day:

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And a lightweight Vintage 40s Topper Swing Jacket, Clutch Coat, Approx Sz Lg that will carry you from fall into winter:

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Alley Cats Vintage
has this go-with-anything Vintage Dark Grey Wool Flannel Jacket Sweet B36

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We have from Catseye Vintage this fun Vintage 80s Cardigan Sweater, Mohair, Multicolor, Abstract Pattern, Size L, XL for work or play:

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And for the gents, an awesome Italian Vintage 90s Cashmere Sweater, Pullover, Loro Piana, Size xl, extra large:

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Suits and dress ensembles, such as the following, can be perfect for work, dinner out, or semi-formal occasions.

This Vintage 50s 60s Mad Men Pencil Skirt Suit, XS, Small from Vintage Baubles Too and its matching, included sweater can also be worn with other pieces:

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Alley Cats Vintage
presents this Vintage Dress and Jacket 1950s Navy Blue by Alper Schwartz B40 W27, ideal for cocktails and/or dinner after work or on the weekend:

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Catseye Vintage
offers this elegant Vintage 50s Skirt Suit, Fur Collar, Navy Blue, Wool, Mink Fur Collar, Youthcraft, Size XS that works for luncheons, teas, church, or that important corporate event:

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And nothing says style like a dress-length vintage coat, like this Vintage Coat 1950s Black Silk and Velvet Hal Mar Swing Clutch B40 from
Alley Cats Vintage

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Stop by our shops and see what else we have!

Ends Today! 2 Ways to Save at Couture Allure

Today is your last chance to grab a deal during our 2 Ways to Save extravaganza!  Sale ends at midnight Eastern time tonight!

Deal #1 - Take 20% off any purchase from our 1970s Collection.  There are over 50 fabulous 1970s dresses, coats, furs and accessory items for you to choose from.  Simply enter coupon code "70sonsale" at checkout and your discount will be automatically applied.  Discount does not apply to shipping charges or previous sales.

Diane Dickinson silk butterfly dress - now just $180!

Huge Bohemian necklace - now just $100!

Hermes wool and leather skirt - now just $220!

Deal #2 - Take an extra 10% off any items in our Sale Room!  I just added lots of new markdowns to the Sale Room yesterday.  Don't miss your chance for an even better deal!  Simply enter coupon code "extra10" at checkout.  Discount does not apply to shipping charges or previous purchases.

50s full skirt dress - now just $121.50!

1920s silk velvet gown - now just $265.50!

1940s wool gabardine suit - now just $175.50!

New Items Now Available from SLV plus FREE SHIPPING

The weekend already? Well this week went by fast in my opinion. That's good because now it's here and I'm ready to relax. Have a great one everybody!

We received a lot of jewelery this past week, have a look! New items now available at SLV. Still offering FREE SHIPPING to the end of September.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Wallflower Vintage Presents: New at

As the cold starts to creep in, we shake off our summer lethargy and rev up for the fall and winter. We have been very busy here at Wallflower Vintage - adding new vintage items every day to our extensive catalog of unique vintage. Click on the photos to go directly to the dress.

Vintage Seekers Celebrates Louis Vuitton Luggage

Vintage luggage from the 1920s and 1930s is now part of Vintage Seekers’ range of 20th century design online.

These rare and highly collectible cases on Vintage Seekers highlight how different the culture of travel once was, as wealthy clients had sets of heavy bespoke luggage carried by porters on rail and ocean liner journeys.

There are three pieces of Louis Vuitton luggage currently in the Vintage Seekers collection. From the 1920s there is an Orange Vuittonite Hat Box and a vintage Louis Vuitton Orange Vuittonite Train Case, designed to carry pairs of shoes on rail journey, complete with its original travel labels on the exterior.

Vintage Seekers also lists a spectacular 1930s cream leather writer’s travel case by Louis Vuitton, which opens to reveal a teal lining and a bureau-style set of compartments in which to transport stationary and books.

Enduringly popular and exquisitely hand-made in France, Louis Vuitton is the most desirable and valuable label in luxury vintage luggage.

Although they may be too cumbersome for contemporary travel, these pieces of vintage luggage make beautiful storage solution and evoke the glamour of the golden age of travel during the early 20th century.

All trunks are available in the Design section of Vintage Seekers