Posts Tagged ‘ Couture ’

Destination: A “Pan Am Style” Vintage Wonderland

April 26, 2012
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This Pan Am stewardess has just the ticket for your vintage clothing needs.

Fashion, spirits & entertainment all take their cues from the past so why not take a trip in retro style to the fabulous O' Club at Alameda Point  on May 18th &  19th, where we serve you a little travel with a twist. We'll be hosting a "Pan Am" style travel theme Preview Party with a costume contest to commence at 8PM in the Main Ballroom. A $100 voucher to shop the faire goes to the Grand prize winner with more prizes to be awarded. St. Georges Spirits will serve cocktails and live music by Bay Area Swing All Stars will set the tone for your shopping pleasure on the Friday night Preview Party (21+) and a re-admit is included to come back and... Continue reading

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Frighteningly Fabulous Fashions

August 25, 2011
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Veronica Lake looking drop dead in leopard print

The fog rolls into the bay and the icy blonde with dark motives has her cash in hand waiting for first stab at the early buy. Will she get the accessory to the crime? The fall runway collections are an air of smoky lady-like, 1940’s film noir chic with tailoring right out of World War II. Go for vintage and find one of a kind glamorous fashion that designers are still inspired by today. Plan to play dress up with strong silhouettes & accessories. Head to holiday parties in glittering gold or candy-colored bijous, vintage furs & marabou jackets. Don’t forget your chapeau this fall to create the ultimate aura of mystery. Gloves are a... Continue reading

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Fashion Beyond the Grave: Dark Shadow’s Scribe Couture Collection Offered at the O’ Club

April 14, 2011
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If designer fashion from beyond the grave is what fascinates you, you won't want to miss this special collection. Never shown at any other venue, this bounty is offered exclusively by our dealer Sally Farrell in booth #143 in the Main Ballroom at the Alameda Point Vintage Fashion Faire at the O' Club on Saturday, April 16th. Violet Welles is the writer for the original Dark Shadows series between 1969 and 1970. She wrote over 80 episodes in total. The character of Violet Collins in Return to Collinwood may have been named for her. She was a couture fashion collector and the clothes offered here indicate that she may have worn them at one of the many Dark... Continue reading

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