Glam Fashion at the Academy Awards

Vintage Fashion for the Academy Awards

1. Coco Chanel Beaded Purse from Nachokitty 2. Black Velvet Evening Gown from Mary Beth Hale 3. Victorian Diamond Filigree Ring from Poor Mouchette 4. Terani Couture Gown from 86 Vintage 5. Gold Metallic High Heels from Story Tellers Vintage 6. Silk Strapless Party Dress from Roselein Rarities The Oscar’s are about movies and dresses. “Who are you wearing?” has 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 →

Get the Look – Jane Birkin

Drawing from various inspiring sources such as style icons, fashion blogs, and vintage shops, you can create your own personal style.  We love this vintage photo of Birkin, and how it speaks to the current 1970s influence in today’s fashion trends. Photo by: Cafe du Cap Jane Birkin is the ultimate style icon — the famous Hermès Birkin bag is Continue Reading →

Welcome to Vintage & Main Collective

Top left to bottom right: Aviator sunglasses from Recycle Buy Vintage // 1970s Dress Top Set from Roselein Rarities Twisted Wire Basket from Whimzy Thyme // Vintage 50s Gloves from Small Earth Vintage Turquoise Biker Ring from Adobe House Vintage // Tooled Leather Belt from 86 Vintage Argus Camera from Third Shift // Mid Century Creamer from 4 Envisioning Vintage A select Continue Reading →