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Baby, It’s Old Outside: What’s old is new again.

December 16, 2015
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Dashing through the aisles and miles of antiques at our monthly outdoor show, looking for retro gifts can be overwhelming but fear not, my annual Vintage Holiday Helper Gift Guide is back!  Every year, I scour The Point and hundreds of booths to give you a seasonal selection of irresistible vintage items to delight everyone on your holiday shopping list. I’ve selected retro items that are available in all price ranges at The Point. If you are working with a small budget, you can still find quality vintage goods for a song. Vintage holiday décor is festive and we have merry must-haves to make your season bright. Look for evergreen wreaths and add some... Continue reading

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A Thrifty Fifties Wedding

May 7, 2015
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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...

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Pure Madness

April 5, 2015
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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...

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Hollywood Revival

November 10, 2014
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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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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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