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Vanity Faire

February 6, 2014
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Vintage vanity at The Alameda Point Antiques Faire by Pretty N Chic furniture, painted by Kimberly Burbine

Films of the Hollywood “golden era” are often filled with images of a glamorous starlet primping for an evening out on the town, in front of a stunning & dreamy vanity table. These tables went out of fashion in recent decades, but are now making a big comeback. Sure, you don’t actually need one — not in the way you need a bed, a couch, or a closet full of vintage shoes. But a vanity table suggests intimacy, romance, and vintage style. If you pick the right one, it adds an element of glamour to any room. While roaming the antiques faire, I often talk to our sellers who have the talents of painting, refinishing, and selling old furniture.  The... Continue reading

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Rockin’ Vintage at Rock Wall Wine Company

November 20, 2013
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Shoppers with wine barrels as a backdrop

The fall 2013 edition of the semi-annual Alameda Point Vintage Fashion Faire was a Halloween style bash lined with barrels of wine. The event was held for the first time at Rock Wall Wine Company on Friday night, October 18 & Saturday, October 19th.  It was the biggest Vintage Fashion Faire yet with more...

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Alameda Point Vintage Fashion Faire “Halloween Vintage Style” at Rock Wall Wine Company.

October 16, 2013
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Rock Wall Hangar

We proudly announce a new venue for the fall Alameda Point Fashion Vintage Faire with a “Halloween” costume contest at historic Alameda Point. The fall event will be held at Rock Wall Wine Company and is located on the former Alameda Naval Air Base, which was decommissioned in 1997.  This location is neighbors of...

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How to walk down the wedding aisle in vintage style

July 9, 2013
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vintage wedding photo ca. 1920's

It’s wedding season and many of my vintage loving customers have inquired about what to do when planning a vintage themed wedding. This was so popular in our printed...

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Vintage Spring Fashion 2013

March 20, 2013
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We are celebrating a new season! Spring fever is in the air. It's time to start bringing out the flirty frocks for springtime. We all do this at home, we store away our winter...

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Tik-Tok Tiki Time

March 2, 2013
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Aloha Vintage Lovers! Have the winter blues got you down? It’s time for a tropical vacation. You don’t have to go too far for Island shopping. We have you...

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