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Hulitar, Archived April 18 2016, 0 Comments

From the archives, and happily reunited with the family of Philip Hulitar (a wedding gift from Philip's daughter to her daughter/his granddaughter!). A stunning 1950s gown loaded with beads and crystals. 



Shop evening gowns on the website here! 

Pretty Things Past April 01 2016, 0 Comments

I recently had cause to go back through some old images of things I've had and sold in the past (stored on Photobucket), and decided many of them are worth sharing and looking at again! Because so pretty. 


Sold in 2008, this luscious 1960s pink heavily beaded gown was one of my faves! 



crystal clear January 30 2014, 0 Comments

Just a quick blog tonight highlighting some sparkling things from the website…perfect for upcoming red carpet events! Pics link to the pieces on the site. 


Mr. Blackwell Custom label 1960s gown with crystal and rhinestone bust...





Mr. Blackwell 1960s velveteen gown with massive bouquet design done in aurora borealis crystals, rhinesones and beads...



Sandra Sage 1960s gown with Egyptian style beaded collar...



1960s black velvet burlesque bra top dripping with red crystals...



You can never sparkle too much!!



the man behind the new look January 21 2014, 0 Comments

Happy Birthday to the incomparable Christian Dior! Loads of gorgeous examples of his work over on our Facebook page, stop by to chat and share!








glam for the holidays December 14 2013, 0 Comments

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!

Vintage Blues November 12 2013, 0 Comments

Vintage fashions in the hue of blue over on our Facebook page today! Pop over to see the pretty!


Ernest Chiriaka - 1955




Forstmann Wool Coat in blue w/ leopard accents, 1940s....


1950s dress



Pierre Cardin blue fur coat



Pale Blue Dress, 1928 & Royal Blue Coat, 1920.





Blue silk satin corselet with detachable bow, French, ca. 1867.



Model Veruschka in blue, 1960s



Madame Gres, 1937, blue silk jersey



Chanel, 1932



Liquid Glamour November 09 2013, 1 Comment

It's Silk & Satin Saturday over on the Facebook page! Gorgeous bias cut, draped and dramatic silk and satin gowns from years past. Pop over and have a look, share your own images! 

Mae Clark



Carole Lombard



Anna Lee (British actress known later in life as the iconic Lila Quartermaine on General Hospital)



Martha Vickers



Burlesque performer Baby Lake




1937 November 07 2013, 0 Comments

'37 Thursday over on the Facebook page! Stop by and look at the pretty!


Evening gowns by Marcel Rochas and Molyneux, illustration J.H Lartigue, 1937



From Harper’s Bazaar gowns by Chanel 1937



Victor Stiebel Bois de Rose satin gown with a midnight blue velvet cloak. December 1937


A Century of Glamour November 05 2013, 0 Comments

Today we wish Vivien Leigh a Happy Birthday on what would be her 100th by sharing images from throughout her career over on our Facebook page. LIFE has a lovely tribute as well here. Some highlights... 



As Cleopatra...




As Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With The Wind" (1939).....





As Blanche Dubois in "A Streetcar Named Desire"....






Little Edie October 28 2013, 0 Comments

Edith Head, that is! Today is the celebrated designer's birthday! Lots of pics of her work throughout the day over at the Facebook page. Pop over and take a look! 



Edith's design for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"




Edith's design for Audrey Hepburn in "Sabrina"