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Beauty is Duty

June 5, 2014
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 on the jet runways. From 1949 to 1953, the Navy based the Lockheed R6V Constitution—the largest airplane ever at NAS Alameda. After the base closed, the USS Hornet became a museum ship and is a popular attraction for Alameda Point today. Alameda’s 4th of July parade brings thousands of patriotic Americans to the hometown spectacle every year. In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day. In honor of... Continue reading

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May 10, 2014
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 not just for Easter eggs. Luckily, this trend is easy to wear with vintage. Pastels popped up on many runways as designers showcased their spring...

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Vanity Faire

February 6, 2014
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...

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Rockin’ Vintage at Rock Wall Wine Company

November 20, 2013
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...

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

October 16, 2013
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...

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How to walk down the wedding aisle in vintage style

July 9, 2013
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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