the metal zipper- bringing fashion past and present together — lace

Lucie in the Sky

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Lucie in the Sky

With glamour! Boudoir glam from the archives (sold in 2006, to be exact!). And my first Lucie Ann set. SO GOOD.   

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Solstice and the Summer Festival

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Summer festivals are in full swing! Dorothea's has culled a COLLECTION  of pretty ethereal frocks and accessories of the vintage variety for your festival wardrobe. Floral prints, gauzy textiles, lace trims and Renassaince styles including gowns like this amazing Gunne Sax from the 1970s....   A delicate 1930s embroidered bag     1920s sautoir     Party in vintage style this summer! 

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glam for the holidays

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Holiday parties are in full swing! We're looking at vintage Santa themed photos all day on the Facebook page!   Loads of gorgeous holiday-perfect vintage on the site…how about a hat? Red glass berry topped leafy hat by Des Moines milliner of the 50s and 60s, Nina Neal….       How about a "White Christmas"? This black mermaid hemmed lace gown is 25% now (along with the rest of the holiday dresses on the website, use code glamholiday)….very like the one Rosemary Clooney wears in the film!        Happy Holidays!

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Fabulous Frederick's

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Who doesn't love old Frederick's of Hollywood catalogs? Sexy, stylish and suggestive...a time capsule of attitudes toward human sexuality and fashion spanning decades. Today over on the Facebook page we're looking at pages from old catalogs and adverts....go see, post your own! Some highlights...                  

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