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Sculpt

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Sculpt

It's easy to spot the Cristobel Balenciaga influence on Turkish sisters Ece and Ayce Ege! Their designs, under the moniker "Dice Kayek" started with a collection of crisp, white blouses and grew from there. Now based in Paris and the talk of the fashion industry, the sisters have been designing brilliantly sculpted, feminine and flirty pieces for close to 15 years.    Dice Kayek-       Balenciaga- 1960s

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The Metal Zipper

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The Metal Zipper

  The blog has a name!   Why "The Metal Zipper"?   Because zippers bring two things together. Because metal zippers were a staple in vintage findings for many decades (and could often be used to identify age of a garment). Because metal zippers have made a comeback in recent years- joining the past with the present.   Because I love both! So this blog will be a place to showcase the details and silhouettes and findings of vintage fashion past and how they are used in recent designs. Lots of pretty images, some history lessons and hopefully discussion in...

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Hat Trick!

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The statement hat is THE THING right now- and you know there's no better hat than a vintage hat! Take 50% off select hats now with code HATTRICK50, min order $20.   

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Newness!

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Just a heads up that I've adjusted  the settings on the site so that within each category, the newest added items will come up first. Finally!    Shop the Spring Collection today- several new pieces and more coming this weekend!   

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FLASH SALE! 50% off---- Code SPRINGTIME50

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Flash sale- 50% off EVERYTHING!!!!Use this link, will apply coupon code for you (or use code SPRINGTIME50). ----------> https://dorotheas-closet-vintage.myshopify.com/discount/SPRINGTIME50  

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