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Several new 1970s designer pieces added to the website last night- including Victor Costa and Diane Von Furstenburg. And a shocking piece gown w/ rhinestones that would kill at holiday parties! Click below to shop. 

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Dreams of Darkness

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Dreams of Darkness

Halloween ready vampy vintage! A new collection of bewitching beauties for the upcoming holiday!  

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SALE!

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SALE!

Markdowns galore! Shop from link on main page or from here. 

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Picasso!!! From the Archives

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Years ago I had a fantastic bright yellow 1950s Catalina swimsuit with an all over print of birds...doing what the birds and the bees do. It sold and has been long gone. The other day I posted the close up of the print on Instagram to show a friend who loves novelty prints and today someone mentioned that the print is a 1940s work by Picasso. I had no idea!! Behold....  

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Red Ruffles, From the Archives

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Red Ruffles, From the Archives

From the estate of a woman who had a whole slew of gorgeous house dresses! A 1930s cotton zip front day/house dress with red floral print and ruffled shoulders. Sold in 2010.     Shop cotton dresses on the website! 

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