Thursday, July 30, 2009

Perfect Peplums

Peplum jackets with their sweet little skirted waists are big for fall/winter this year. Luckily you can easily and affordably get the look with vintage. I especially love the combo of a vividly colored peplum jacket with black skinny jeans.

To die for vintage 70s pink peplum blouse or jacket with gorgeous lace from MySweetiePiePie $34.99

Smoking hot vintage 80s black satin peplum jacket with puff sleeves from Lolita Vintage $22

Striking vintage 80s hot pink peplum jacket with black velvet scroll design from Vintage City Clothing $45.99

For those with mad sewing skills, this vintage 40s jacket and skirt pattern features an amazing exaggerated peplum. From Sewing and Such $22

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Style Icon - Joan Jett

What's not to love about Joan Jett? She's talented, gorgeous and tough, a real kickass chick! I've always loved Joan's rocker chick look. Think skinny black jeans, black Converse, fitted tanks or t-shirts and punk rock accessories.

Get the look with -

* Our featured item - 90s black denim vest with ornate conchos, size M - $28

* Levi's black organic cotton skinny jeans - $69.50

* Starz graffiti style tank top from Etsy seller Tightlip - $13

* Classic black and white Converse - $45

* Beautiful black and silver striped cuff bracelet from Etsy seller DirtyStory Jewelry - $32

* Punk rock black leather bondage belt from Slash n Burn - $28.50

* Black heart charm necklace from Etsy seller Kitschtique - $2.50

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Music Fix - Al Green

The Reverend Al Green and his smooooooth voice always picks me up when I'm feeling a bit down.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Swinging Concessions

I love the great graphics in this adorable 60s movie concession ad.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Featured Item - 80s Blue 50s Style Shirtwaist Dress L

Vintage Blues

I love a good classic vintage shirtwaist dress! This 80s take on the 50s full skirted shirtwaist dress in blue is just darling. $40

Go monochromatic and add:

* Vintage 80s electric blue snakeskin heels, size 8.5, from VINTAGE CLOTHING/COLLECTIBLES. $24.99

* 80s navy blue woven cinch belt from Atomic Lipstick. Starting bid $14.99

* Vintage navy blue quilted clutch purse from 1thevintagetreasurehunter. $7.99

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Music Fix - Donna Summer

Donna Summer looking devastatingly gorgeous as always on The Midnight Special in 1978. Feel the love!

For fashion inspiration (and some sweeeet dance moves...) here's folks dancing to the same song on American Bandstand (1977).