The Mid Century Years: A Study in Contrasts

Mod and Groovy

Minimalist, sleek and elegant in design, décor and fashion; or mod, groovy, pop and op art, outrageous and whimsical. Mid Century was a period that brought us Mad Men, the Beatles, Lassie and Laugh In. The mood of the times was reflected in every aspect of life. It was truly a time to “do your thing.” The shops of Vintage Continue Reading →

Kick Off Summer in Vintage Style

Kick Off Summer in Vintage Style

Kick Off Summer in Vintage Style with the unique finds from the shops at Vintage And Main. Use coupon code VINTAGEANDMAIN10 and receive 10% OFF each purchase! 1. Vintage Flash Card from Hunt and Found 2. Anchor China Cup from Whimzy Thyme 3. Fiesta Jug Thermos from The Little Things Vintage 4. Brass Anchor Clip from Tipple and Snack 5. Milk Glass Continue Reading →

Collecting Vintage Children’s Books

Let's Be Healthy and Uncle Dan's Book About Trees

I Want to be a Dairy Farmer from Happy Fortune Vintage Ah, books. They’re beautiful to look at, comforting to carry and hold, and they often smell divine. They can transport us to a whole different world just by turning their pages. If you’re a book lover, chances are good you have a bookcase (or two) overflowing with different titles. Continue Reading →

Not (Only) Heroes Wear Capes

Antique Victorian Velvet Cape

As the weather turns chill and those autumn winds start to blow, many of us are pulling the coats and mittens out of the closet. If you’re like me, you may be disappointed to find that your trusty pea coat has seen better days. While shopping for a replacement I was frustrated with the lack of stylish modern jackets. Of Continue Reading →

The 1950s Housewife at the Office

1940s Dress Set

Vintage fashion is something of a trend right now, with victory rolls and hair scarves popping up at your local farmers market or concert venue, paired with fitted waists, flared skirts, and capped sleeves to make any 1950s housewife envious. While there are wonderful events where you can go full-on vintage (here in Boston we just held a 1920s lawn Continue Reading →

The Last Days of Summer

Summer in 1955 photo by: Tammy Tummy Tumbler Vintage Sunglasses from Saffron Colored Pony Vintage Picnic Basket from Recycle Buy Vintage 1950s Sundress from Small Earth Vintage Now is the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy a picnic, before we’re stuck indoors all winter long. The last days of summer are upon us and there’s no time to waste.  This Continue Reading →