I never understood the snobbery or the seriousness behind people who sell and wear vintage clothing.  I think beauty (and in this case, vintage clothing) is in the eye of the beholder.   Who is to say a  dress from 1983 isn’t vintage?  To an 17yr old, it is!  To me, not so much because I grew up in the 80s and the clothing doesnt appeal to me.  But I dont sell vintage clothing to myself…I hear what people want, and I find it!  I remember while in high school, myself and many of my friends wore vintage 1970s bell bottoms and hippie dresses – my mother would cringe at the sight of the clothes I would buy at flea markets in NYC.  Now I can relate!  My least favorite era?  1940s.  Boring, drab, greys/blues.  Sure, some of the dresses have nice shapes to them – but everyday wear to me – blah.  I tend to be more attracted to the styles of the late 60s and early 70s – perhaps its because I love Pop and Abstract Art, the artists who emerged during that time – and the music too!  To me, wearing vintage clothing is not a style (like being preppy or goth) – its just love for clothes that are no longer around – whether it be 40s, 50s, 60s or whatever. My favorite thing to do, is to pair vintage with modern.  For instance, a cute pair of modern jeans with an adorable little 1950s top and a pair of vintage stilettos.  I never wear ALL vintage – to me, thats too costume-y.  I know many vintage “people” who look the part, everyday of their life.  Not for me.  I usually wait to Halloween for that sort of thing.  But, to each their own!  Wear what you like, and as long as you love it – that’s all that matters!  And never, EVER – take vintage clothing too seriously.  After all, its just clothes! Here are a few of my favorite items that are currently for sale in my shop (and some NOT in my shop just yet!)

60s MOD baby blue dress

60s Serbin MOD shift dress

70s Rag Dolls of SF Hippie Dress

70s Christian Dior nylon & lace Nightgown/Robe set