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The only thing we here at This Week’s Look adore more than vintage hats is a vintage hat sale. Poppycock Vintage on etsy is currently testing our post-holiday spending willpower with a fantastic sale through December 31. They have an incredible selection of vintage chapeaux, so reasonably priced, we may have no choice but to pawn all of the Christmas presents we received in order to buy them all.
This week, we have assembled for you a selection of our favorites from Poppycock’s etsy storefront, all on sale right now. Click on each image below to see the individual listing, and follow Poppycock on Facebook for regular sale announcements.
Vintage 1960s Christian Dior beehive toque with jeweled trim:
Vintage 1960s creamy cocoa wool hat by Sears Fashions:
Vintage 1960s mod, thick lambskin, mottled fur hat lined in a soft jersey knit:
Vintage 1960s high crown, domed straw hat with velvet hat band by Mr. John:
Vintage 1960s classic wool felt cloche:
Vintage 1970s tan wool felt bowler with tassel and leather hat band:
Vintage 1960s shaggy wool cloche with buckle trim:
Vintage 1960s, adorable and cozy faux fur leopard hat:
Vintage 1960s royal purple velour beaded pillbox:
Vintage 1970s velvet pageboy cap:
Here’s one of our favorite looks from the issue, which would work great from office to holiday party. This could’ve easily come off as a cater waiter ensemble, if not for the ultra-high waist, flared trousers, cummerbund belt with minimalist chain, and exaggerated Peter Pan collar. Easy to replicate too.
Cobalt sweater paired with cobalt, sharkskin cigarette trousers. We don’t see enough of this color in mixed monochromatic textures, so well done, Harper’s.
Monochromatic and monotextured, long and lean, this almost looks like a tailored, wool knit jumpsuit. But it’s not. Another easy to replicate look, if you have the lines to pull it off. It’s lovely to be warm and hot at the same time.
Welcome to part two of our two-part expose’ on vintage vests. As you may recall, part one skewed more toward our feminine demographic, with plans to showcase the masculine end of the vest range in part two. However, as we plowed eBay and etsy for vintage men’s vests and waistcoats, we began to see this as more of a unisex offering. Whatever your genitalia, this week we found something for everyone, including fans of “Back to the Future.” Click on each image below to see the seller’s listing.
Vintage 1960s goldenrod wool vest from RaleighVintage on etsy. $42.
Vintage claret wool vest with green satin back from boo3 on etsy. $49.
Vintage 1930s pinstriped wool vest from allencompany on etsy. $74.
Vintage plaid Pendleton vest from SuburbanRefitters on etsy. $28.
Vintage Westernwear wool vest from TheBackOfTheBasement on etsy. $55.
Vintage 1970s mint green tweed vest from wilderalisonon etsy. $43.
Vintage wool sweater vest from samanthabalk on etsy. $34.
Vintage Eddie Bauer tweed vest from StLouisIvy on etsy. $40.
Vintage 1960s Pendleton wool vest from memoryvintage on etsy. $35.
1930s-style reversible hunting vest by Ralph Lauren. Reverses to cotton canvas. Authentic hunting details. $400 on eBay.
Vintage Bowring Arundel & Co windowpane vest. Made in England. In perfect condition. 100% wool. $118 on eBay.
Hello, Marty McFly. Vintage 1970s to 1980s Eddie Bauer quilted, down vest. $99 on eBay.
This unexpected discovery is one of the reasons we love The Financial Times “How to Spend It” special issue. Designed for Marios Schwab‘s 2013 resort collection, this vintage-inspired swimsuit is made from terry cloth or “toweling” fabric with high-waist bottoms, sort of reminiscent of the 1950s, particularly when paired with the matching jacket cover-up (second photo below). For more retro beachwear looks, check out the rest of the Financial Times “How to Spend It” fashion section here.