21 March 2013

this or that: floral brocade.

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valentino makes my heart go pitter-patter (even at $3,290) but for $48, this 50s floral brocade set would surely be mine if the size were only right.

06 February 2013

this or that: feathers that sparkle.

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that at-a-loss-for-words stunning chanel fine jewelry diamond and 18k white gold feather brooch for more than most of us can comfortably afford or this 1950s sparkly rhinestone feather pin for $24?

(truth be told and all things equal, I'd take the diamonds any day....but really. that 50s pin is pretty fabulous!)

top photo by mitchell feinberg for instyle mag.

18 December 2012


the many faces of 1950s orlon.
the many faces of orlon...discovered while photographing 1950s sweaters for the shop earlier today.

14 December 2012


if this weather is giving you a bit of a chill, there are lots of gorgeous vintage coats in the shop right now that might make you feel a little more toasty.....

use code warmer for 20% off all coats and jackets in the shop all day today and tomorrow!
60s grey wool and mink coat 60s black wool coat 70s white leather and fox jacket 70s camel cashmere and coyote coat

17 November 2012

this or that: grey wool flannel.

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that simple and lovely brooks brothers wool skirt for $425 or this vintage 50s charcoal wool flannel pleated skirt for $56?

shopping retail every once in a while always puts vintage in perspective!

10 November 2012

winter shop update.

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the first shop update in way too long. this one focuses in on everything cold weather and there's more to come. have a look!

24 September 2012

between a rock.

this lamp, all around the house.