Feel Good Fashion For Fall!

September 24, 2010
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Fall for Vintage Fashion at Alameda Point: Shopping Style Trends at The Alameda Point Antiques Faire and The Alameda Point Vintage Fashion Faire. It's officially Fall. Here are my vintage style picks for the upcoming Faires I'm co-producing. Get the runway looks in vintage for much less and shop like the pros for these one of a kind steals. Use this guide to finding the finest trends in fall fashion when hunting for vintage. Cape: Be a super hero in a cape and fight fashion crime! My favorite fabric is a heavy wool. Fashion Flashback of glam capes in film. Circle Skirt: THE skirt of the season. Period. Net Petticoat: Betsey Johnson's... Continue reading

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Mad for Mod

September 10, 2010
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It's a mad, Mod world. The swinging sixties are back. The beehive hairstyle evokes a demure elegance and every Audrey Hepburn fan knows it's cocktail party time. Mix your own Martinis, in your retro decor. On your rotary dial phone, call up your metro men & gal pals and get ready to paint the town. Dress to impress. Suits are preferable for men but nice dress pants and a dress shirt would pass. Party dresses are just the ticket for the ladies. Hats are strongly encouraged. Just make sure they stay away from long cigarette holders! (See this clip of Breakfast At Tiffany's for the Vintage Fashion Faire to see why.) It's that time of year where even a toga... Continue reading

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Deco Decadence: Look Like A Million For A Song

August 22, 2010
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Romantic and a bit racy: 1920′s style lace and shine dazzle for a classy showgirl finish. Be a modern flapper with all that razzle dazzle on the runways now. Glitz and after dark drama command center stage this fall. Designers like Anna Sui and Phillip Lim had stand out sequined flapper dresses in their collections to make any woman the belle of the ball. The Jazz Age brought hemlines up to the knee by 1925 and eliminated the waistline making the silhouette loose and tubular. The perfect frock for the dance floor. You can buy an original deco dress at the Alameda Point Vintage Fashion Faire and own a piece of history with embellishment... Continue reading

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Welcome Vintage Lovers

July 18, 2010
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As the latest endeavor in my lifetime pursuit of glamour, I'm creating this blog to bring readers and shoppers of the Alameda Point Antiques Faire more ways to incorporate attainable, affordable accessories into their modern lifestyles with decorating and fashion tips. One of the highlights of my work as an antique show producer is getting to meet antique dealers who shop the globe, as well as designers who re-design vintage items to create products that are new and fresh, bringing them to to our buying public. I have the pleasure every month to discover amazing finds such as crochet dresses made from doilies and tiaras fit for a mermaid with... Continue reading

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