Posts Tagged ‘ vintage ’

bookworms

April 26, 2011

trying to psyche everyone up with ideas for the bookbinding workshop this weekend with some posts about books! here are some covers from the nypl’s collection of Dust Jackets from American and European Books, 1926-1947 to get your bookbrains going!
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ladies of leisure

December 6, 2010

chicago’s legendary auction house, leslie hindman is holding yet another vintage couture and accessories auction on december 16th. my mom always goes to check things out for her vintage shop, la chanteuse, although lord knows all the good pieces go for over 5 grand. but we can still dream, can’t we?! i found some...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: SOMMER

September 23, 2010

sommer and i worked together at metier when i first moved to the city two years ago and i was immediately won over by her wit, wacky jokes, and awesome come-backs. since those fateful days she’s been in and out of the fashion world, the fancy bakery world, and the san francisco world, but...
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holy sheet

August 26, 2010

at pumpkin truck dudes, i need new sheets for my bed! scouring the thrift store has proven fruitless so far, so im turning to the web for some full-size vintage sets. which ones?! brights at at lucky carol designs diamonds at shopatmoxie big blue set at bizarre baubles and moroccan style at dahlila found...
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BE STRONG

July 15, 2010

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big ass pants

April 26, 2010

sophia and the girls over at nasty gal always have the raddest shit. weather’s warming up and i think i needs these!
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ra ra sis boom bah!

April 15, 2010

thought we could all use a bit of CHEER today!
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luck of the

March 18, 2010

as much as i hate st. patrick’s day, these are pretty fucking awesome photochroms of ireland from between 1890 and 1900 courtesy of the library of congress flickr. i accidentally wore green today- no joke! happy st. paddy’s!
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JUNKIES

March 11, 2010

i stayed at jen’s place on saturday so we could get up early to sell at the fleamarket on sunday morning. we made some quick pitstops at MAC (had never been but was blown away! beautiful aesthetic–folk art quirk decor and racks of modern appealing clothing by dries, jil sander, jen!!!) and gimme shoes...
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old ass flowers

March 6, 2010

beautiful reign on esty is selling incredibly well preserved rosettes from the 10s and 20s, some that are still attached to the original tissue paper! that huge sheet is going for $1200, a pretty penny for some pretty little ribbon flowers. i can’t believe how gorgeous these are after all these years! she has...
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