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A Thrifty Fifties Wedding

May 7, 2015
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Elizabeth Taylor bridal

Goodness gracious, great balls of fire! It’s wedding season and many vintage clothing lovers have inquired about what to do when planning a vintage wedding. One of the most popular themes for weddings at the moment is vintage. If you want a unique and special theme from the 1920’s to the 1960’s, the resources are endless.As a vintage show producer I hear many requests to post about the 50's theme as the most popular eras for theme weddings is the 1950’s, and I know why...I printed a version of my Vintage Style Solutions article in the latest "The Point Magazine" and have had requests to post it here..So, without further ado: Elizabeth Taylor... Continue reading

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Pure Madness

April 5, 2015
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Gregory Peck in "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit"

Dressing Like Don Draper Mad Men is airing tonight with the show’s season finale and though the show ends in the 70’s it’s the 50’s Don Draper look that took style trends by storm bringing back retro looks that are still popular on the runways today. I’ve written several articles on the style of...

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Paris Loves Lovers

February 3, 2015
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With springtime approaching and Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I find myself pining for a Parisian holiday in the most romantic city in the world. Since I can’t whisk myself away to Paris right now, I can time travel a la Midnight In Paris back to the 1950’s and take you on a...

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Hollywood Revival

November 10, 2014
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searchlights-hollywood

There’s no business like show business and Old Hollywood is an influential piece of golden age history that has significantly shaped and defined what we consider to be glamorous...

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Beauty is Duty

June 5, 2014
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WW2 40's Beauty

Alameda Point celebrates stars and stripes with history as a former naval air station. It was de-commissioned in 1997. That’s when we started producing our outdoor monthly antiques faire...

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I WANT CANDY!

May 10, 2014
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Laduree pastries, Paris.

Spring is looking sweet in macaroon hues and pastels.  After all, this is the season where everything is in bloom. Pastels feel feminine, fresh and soft. These shades are...

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