vintage

Who Is Badass Enough to Own This Pink Leather Kimono?

Who Is Badass Enough to Own This Pink Leather Kimono?

So, obviously, Maeven has some of the best vintage apparel that exists. But, when I saw this PINK LEATHER KIMONO, I was flabbergasted. Imagine walking into or out of *anywhere* wearing this and feeling like the most fashionable, singular, omniscient woman that ever graced the universe with her presence. It’s ’80s power suit, delicate flower(…)

Brand New, You’re Retro: Vintage NFL Caps from New Era

Brand New, You’re Retro: Vintage NFL Caps from New Era

I’m a little sad about football right now, what with my favorite player (and supplier of Buffalo Bills hope) EJ Manuel injured and all (get well, boo!), but I’ll still never miss a chance to rep Buffalo and/or the Bills. When I saw this new throwback line from New Era I was pretty excited to(…)

Animals Ask People: Amy Yee of Maeven

Animals Ask People: Amy Yee of Maeven

If you love vintage clothing and accessories as much as I do, you know that it can be really difficult to find a store or seller that matches your taste. Maeven is like the rare vintage unicorn I’ve been seeking all my life – the selection is big, but not overwhelmingly so and everything is(…)

For Mamacita: Sweet Science Posters from vol25

For Mamacita: Sweet Science Posters from vol25

Clockwise from left: Minerals and Gems, $70 / Feather Patterns, $70 / Antler Study, $70 Don’t forget that it’s Mother’s Day on Sunday!  If you want to get your mom something cool that’s a little outside the box, why not snag her one of these neato Volume 25 vintage inspired science posters?  They won’t die in(…)

Etsy Finds: Hermosa Vintage, You’re Blowing My Mind

Etsy Finds: Hermosa Vintage, You’re Blowing My Mind

If you’re an aficionado of Coogi sweaters, Starter jackets, Cazal frames or ’80s/’90s hip hop…Hermosa Vintage will likely blow your mind as it did mine. With an Etsy page that looks like Mr. MFN eXquire‘s closet exploded all over it, the colors and patterns of this little collection are mind-bogglingly awesome. As is the luck(…)

Cheap Is Good Because I am Poor

Cheap Is Good Because I am Poor

Aldo Maglaras Canvas Hi-Tops, $19.98 There’s a lot of talk on this blog and others about things being “reasonably priced”, like “At $250, this is a price point that I can get behind!”, or something equally corny.  And true, for a really nice leather bag, that can be a normal and not astronomical price, BUT(…)

Get Classic Pieces for Cheap at Pippin Vintage Jewelry

Get Classic Pieces for Cheap at Pippin Vintage Jewelry

On a stroll through the West Village / Chelsea the other day, I came across this little vintage jewelry store. I know that I’ve walked down this same W. 17th Street block multiple times, but somehow never noticed Pippin Vintage Jewelry – surprising because I LOVE vintage jewelry. Typically, I don’t enjoy vintage stores…because I(…)

Computer Love: Our Favorite Links of the Week

  Art These vintage portraits of intriguing people make us want to write a short story. Thanks Miss Modish! Start with a beautiful fashion photograph add animation and literally feel the wind in your hair over at From Me to You. For all you graphic design lovers here is a rad map of Manhattan using(…)

Erie Basin: Tumblr Heaven

I always prefer something with an aged patina over something brand sparkling new, especially when it comes to jewelry. Hence my new obsession: the Erie Basin tumblr page. I have literally spent half a day scrolling through the gorgeous pictures that shop owner Russell Whitmore posts. Most of them are of the antique pieces he(…)