Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Vintage Vintage Vintage!

Vintage Style Dress - Academy $117.34/£75.00

Vintage Style Dress - Ethel $117.34/£75

Vintage Style Dress - Polka Dot Swing Dress $132.98/£85

Vintage Style Fishtail Pencil Skirt $86.05/£55

Copa Flight Bag $43.81/£28

Pepsi Challenge Badge $9.42/£6.00


Vintage style Flower Ring $10.95/£7.00

Valentino Sunglasses $187.74/£120

Valentino Glasses Alternative View

Olive Glasses $15.65/£10.00

Gianfrance Ferre Glasses $109.52/£70

D&G Sunglasses $62.57/£40

Pop Art Comic Strip Tights $12.56/£8.00

Burnt Orange Leather Gloves $15.70/£10.00

Red Polka Dot Scarf $10.99/$7.00

Original Black Victorian Jacket $196.22/£125.00

Black Dress $78.49/£50.00

Yellow Buttercup Dress $70.64/£45.00


Salmon Pink Dress $177.73/£75.00

Beaded Mint Green Shift Dress $125.14/£80

I love the timlessness of a classic vintage piece.It can be reworked over and over again and still look special.
I was introduced to an amazing vintage emporium by a friend. It is a large warehouse full of clothes from every era.Top traders from the likes of Portabello Road Market, visit there on a regular basis seeking out vintage treasures. Clothes are paid for by weight. Hence, I was able to pick up another vintage coat(hooray!) a pair of original plus four trousers, a Saville Row shirt in original packaging and a black dress all for ...£20/$31.28!!!
The warehouse is hidden away in a residential area. It is a vast, dusty place and wearing gloves whilst searching through the hundreds of sacks of clothes is highly recommended. As a fashion retailer, I understand the lucrative business opportunity before me, however I end up keeping everything myself! I have also decided to pick up some pieces for those who follow me on my blog and present them as giveaways. I have all ready gathered a few pieces and will be launching the giveaways within a couple of months.
Most of the vintage pieces featured in this post are from Rokit. They have a currency convertor on the site and ship all around the world. Shipping to the U.S is around $10.95

28 comments:

Inspiration in Italy said...

I must visit this vintage emporium, sounds incredible!!! Oh, and the dresses and skirt you have here are stunning...I adore your taste in style. You are so right, classic pieces never go out of style.

xxx
Rachel

Nina said...

I soooo love this post ... Vintage rocks ALL THE TIME!

Fashionista said...

oh I love all of these dresses! I think I just found my inspiration for making my summer dresses!

Tuesdai Noelle said...

I'm doing good :) Ooww....those Pop Art Comic Tights!?!?!? I use to own a pair, precisely just like them when I was a teen. Oh how I wore them OUT along with this miniiiiiii black leather skirt. The compliments I recieved from those tights to the mini skirt was CRAZY. Of course that was my day of FLAMBOYANCY...with the cute boob and blue lipstick. Now, i'm just the "girly girl" who 1/2 dresses in comfort. :::smiles:: They such a treasure hehe, seriously. You definitely have an keen eye for unique one-of-a king items!
Oh and it's cool, whenever you come by to chat it's always good fun insight to hear your views :) HOpe your day is cool.

Richard @ The Bewildered Brit said...

I want that bag!

Audrey Allure said...

such great vintage pieces!

Josie said...

Love, LOVE the vintage things. They are positively gorgeous. I love the shapes so much.
xxoo Josie
http://winksmilestyle.blogspot.com

Vanilla said...

I love the tights :)

Love vanilla

Ceri said...

Love the first two dresses and the buttercup yellow dress, one of my favourite colours.

rejenerate said...

he he he those tights are fabulous! :)

Michelle said...

Super cute! I love these!

Graham I. Haynes said...

Last time a Japanese print skirt, and this time comic book print tights? So amazing. I love stuff like that.

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Melissa Blake said...

I looove the Pepsi Challenge Badge! Thanks so much for the great finds! xoxo

Join the Gossip said...

I really adore the top dresses, so cute!

Kristin said...

I am in love with that fabulous floral ring!

Chrissystina said...

That model is bodacious, and the first outfit? Yes.

Those pop art tights must've been in my dreams last night. I love them.

Iva said...

fab!!

Elizabeth said...

I love the fishtail pencil skirt. Very vampy.

Pixie Dust said...

I love these amazing finds, some of those things are really classic and of course - those things are just never gonna be outta style, they are way too flattering to become outdated <3
I'd pretty much love every single one of these pieces :))
xxx

http://fraupixiedust.blogspot.com

The Socialite said...

Oh very cute! ;)

emma wallace said...

How cute are these finds! I adore the stockings and the second dress.

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Emily Anne said...

Ohh love it! :) I love the 50's/60's style.
Xoxo- Emily

dressed to please said...

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kisssss from germany ;*)

LenkaLovee said...

you have to show me this place when i come visit! :) it sounds divine! :) all these photos are lovely. i just adore vintage dresses. that silhouette is so flattering! :)

Debbie said...

I really like the Ethel dress!

I wanted to stop by and say thank you so much for your recent comments and prayers- they're really making a different in my life. <3

Afrika said...

I've always thought that vintage clothes make women look so sexy and graceful. There's just something about that era which was effortlessly glamorous.