Thursday, November 27, 2014

thank you sale

Happy Thanksgiving to everybody celebrating today, and big thank you to you, our wonderful customers!  You have helped make 2014 our best year ever, and we want to show our appreciation with a sale.  Save 20% on the entire shop today until midnight EST Monday night, December 1.


Wednesday, November 26, 2014

shop preview: tons of buttons, gold sequins, & a bunny sweater!

What's coming to the shop this week?  Lots of buttons on both a 1940s gabardine coat and 1940s satin gown, lots of gold beads and sequins on a 1950s cardigan, and some winter bunnies!  All items begin arriving in the shop starting tomorrow.

Oh, and there may be a little sale coming up, for those of you with your eye on something in the shop.  Details will be coming soon!

1970s wool tweed skirt suit, by The Villager.

1940s blue gabardine coat with tons of buttons.

1940s maroon satin gown with large collar . . . and tons of buttons!

Blue and white wool cardigan, handmade in Norway by Knut Erichsen of Norway.

1960s blue and tan mosaic knit dress.

1970s wool plaid skirt with tie belt, by Alfred Paquette.

1950s black silk faille dress with bow at waist, by R&K Originals.

1950s angora and wool blend cardigan with gold beads and sequins.

1960s ivory wool Lodenfrey coat with gold coin buttons, made in Austria.

1960s psychedelic print crepe dress with ruffled collar and hem, by Edith Flagg.

1980s Winter Bunnies wool sweater, by Susan Bristol.

1970s wool plaid/nylon reversible puffer vest.


Thursday, November 20, 2014

shop preview: knitwear and cashmere, sequins and rhinestones, one lacy underthing

. . . and a partridge in a pear tree!  (Not really.)  This week's shop preview does have warm knit dresses, sparkle in the form of rhinestones and sequins, a bit of cashmere, and a lovely piece of early 20th century lingerie, though.

All items begin arriving in the shop today.

1950s blue floral print knit dress, by Berkshire.

Gold and silver sequin top, by Three Flaggs (a division of Edith Flagg).

1960s white chiffon goddess dress with rhinestone straps, by Jr. Theme New York.

1950s beaded cashmere cardigan, by Pringle.

1960s pink, lavender, and gold Taffy Feather dress.

1950s green plaid wool high waist pants.

1940s black knit dress with satin collar and sash/bow at waist.

1910s or 1920s crochet lace and pink ribbon bra or camisole top.

1960s lemon yellow shantung dress with cord and rhinestone trim.

A pair of 1960s gray Garland Dreamspun sweaters.

1950s charcoal gray pinstripe knit dress, by Samuel Grossman.


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

shop accessories update: furry boots, a 1940s bag, and a poodle scarf

Here's a peek at the next collection of accessories coming to the shop, including:  furry après-ski boots, tapestry heels and a tapestry bag, belt buckles, and a poodle scarf!  All items will be arriving in the shop soon.

Brown leather made in USA Bass oxfords.

1970s goat fur après-ski boots.

Brown leather made in USA Eastland penny loafers.

1960s floral tapestry heels, by Valley.

1940s floral tapestry knitting bag/purse with wooden handle.

Fair isle knit beret.

Cactus flower tooled leather belt buckle.

1983 Boy Scouts Order of the Arrow brass belt buckle.

1950s novelty fringed poodle scarf with rhinestones.


Friday, November 14, 2014

shop preview: 1940s-1970s menswear

Hey fellas!  We have a sweet little collection of 1940s-1970s menswear coming to the shop--in fact, the first two piece are already there!  The rest will begin arriving today.

1970s blue wool Pendleton shirt (in the shop).

1940s speckled taupe wool overcoat, by Rock-Knit (in the shop).

1940s atomic butterscotch wool suit jacket, by Lanark.

1950s gray waffle knit Campus zip-up sweater.

Early 1950s US Navy pea coat.

1970s wool twill jacket, made in USA by Woorich.

1960s custom tailored sharkskin jacket.

1940s gray atomic wool suit, by Brookfield Clothes.


Thursday, November 13, 2014

shop preview: black velvet, rhinestones, fur collars, and wool pants

The polar vortex has already made an appearance here, and today's timely shop update is ready to help with warm coats, wool pants, and knit dresses.  Oh, and some perfect party dresses for the holiday season (or any festive occasion)!

The first dress is already in the shop; the rest will begin appearing today.

1950s black velvet party dress with lace and sequin trim (in the shop!).

1940s Night Bloom floral embroidered black dress with rhinestones, by Martha Manning.

1960s purple wool tweed coat with yarn ruffle trim, by Rothmoor.

1960s wool blend knit dress with scarf collar, by Berkshire.

1950s moss green plaid wool cigarette pants.

1960s mosaic pattern knit dress.

1970s ski vest, by Salaminder.

1950s black silk bubble skirt dress, by Suzy Perette.

1910s sheer blush pink embroidered blouse.

1950s blue lace and satin nautical cocktail dress.

1960s raspberry wool bouclé coat with fur collar and belted waist.

1960s folklore print wool or wool blend dress, from the Ruth Chagnon dress shop.

1960s wool cigarette pants, by Mr. Thomson.



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