About Written By: Sophisticated Vintage

Incurable collector, vintage enthusiast and purveyor, Marilyn of Sophisticated Vintage loves found objects, modern, folk art, organic decor and the unexpected. Her love of collecting and vintage was born with the first twig she picked up, and she haven’t stopped looking for treasures since. Helping people live with vintage in their daily lives has been her passion for the past 30 years.

Wishing You a Cozy Vintage Winter Holiday

In every imagination there’s a holiday like this: a secluded peaceful getaway, a fireplace, a tree filled with ornaments, a kitchen filled with the aromas of holiday meals, quiet laughter, good times shared. We at the shops of the Vintage and Main Collective wish you all this; and we particularly wish you a holiday that’s full of vintage – from Continue Reading →

Layers of Fall

Fall Collage

The season changes, becomes quieter. Nature transforms with deep, rich colors. Light changes, shadows play. Layers – of texture, of clothing, of aromas and tastes – complex and beckoning. These are just a few of our favorite adornments, for the person and home. Cabbage Leaf Majolica Platter // 1920s Tweed Wool CapeHand Poured Soy Candle // Cozy Fireplace Photos Blue Gray Continue Reading →

Urban Chic Vintage Style

Vintage Urban Chic

Vintage urban chic. A nod to the industrial, the rough edges. Designed for function, the simplicity and minimalism have struck a chord; perhaps they speak to our inherent history in the same way that farmhouse style resonates. And even though not all of us are lucky enough to live in a restored textile mill or industrial loft, putting together the Continue Reading →

Summer Flings and Vintage Things

Heres To Summer

Summer mimics the colors of nature, the blues of the sky and waters, bright yellows of the sun, a kaleidoscope of things bursting into bloom. Colors, textures, sounds and smells that only come with summertime. Here’s to a vintage filled summer, inspired by the beauty of nature. Get out there and enjoy! Vintage Seashell // Shell Wind ChimeBeach Ball Photo Continue Reading →

Modern Farmhouse

Pretty in the Farmhouse

Did someone say “modern farmhouse”? Well, yes, pretty much everyone did! You can’t get much more on trend than this look that manages to update classic vintage elements to create an environment well suited to modern living. Minimalist modern style pairs beautifully with the functional austerity of the traditional farmhouse. Simple, straightforward with a usefulness that takes comfort and ease Continue Reading →

Weddings Through the Centuries

Mid Century Glam Wedding Ideas

Whether you’re going for Traditional, Mid Century Glam or Boho, there’s vintage in every style to suit your taste. Demure or daring, elegant or woodsy, choices abound for both the bride and groom – from the invitations all the way through to tossing the bouquet. TRADITIONAL Top left to bottom right: Antique Top Hat // Crystal Place Cards Edwardian Wedding Dress // Continue Reading →