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Harper’s Bazaar in Review

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Sadly, the December 2012 / January 2013 issue of Harper’s Bazaar failed to inspire us this month. Still, we soldiered on and uncovered a few glimmers of style worth re-purposing this holiday season.

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.

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Fashionstar Galactica

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This week on etsy, we found this party-winning, vintage maxi dress/space toga with matching, asymmetrical shawl. Perfect for making an entrance or discovering new galaxies. A Vogue Paris Original. Click on the images below to see the seller’s listing.

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November 10, 2012 at 4:30 pm

What a Fox

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This week we found a stunning, vintage cocktail dress on etsy with teardrop cutouts, a structured bodice and plush fox fur trim. Click on the images below to see the seller’s listing.

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June 18, 2012 at 10:31 pm

Because You’re Worth It

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This week we’re thrilled to show you this vintage 1950s to 1960s cocktail dress. This vixen boasts a waist-nipping fitted bodice embroidered with pastel metallic floral appliqués under the bust and a dramatic sheer mesh overlay that cascades into a unique bubble cape effect. This is an expensive vintage piece, but the seller is currently accepting offers. Anyway, can you really put a price on awesome? Click on the images below to see the actual listing.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:51 pm

‘Zou Bisou Bisou’ Part Deux

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Earlier this week we curated a collection of vintage black dresses inspired by the season premiere of Mad Men. Unfortunately, we found so many fantastic pieces on eBay and etsy that we had to divide them into two features. Below you will find part deux of This Week’s Look, which features a number of vintage 1960s black mini (or mini-adjacent) dresses, all available on etsy or eBay today. Click on each image to see the individual listing.

Vintage 1960s rhinestone trimmed cocktail dress from GabiLu91 on etsy. $235.

Vintage 1960s “Leslie Pomer” label dress with accordion pleated angel sleeves and rhinestone trim from Jewels4pandas on etsy. This is a maxi length dress that could easily be shortened to a mini.

Vintage 1960s cocktail mini with sheer sleeves and rhinestone encrusted buttons on the cuffs. $38.95.

Vintage 1960s mini dress with sheer pleated sleeves and rhinestone buttons on collar and cuffs from BombshellShocked on etsy. $63.

Vintage 1960s to 1970s mini dress with sheer pleated angel sleeves from MajikHorse on etsy. $70.

Vintage 1960s mini dress with jeweled button cuffs from GravelGhostVintage on etsy. $50.

Vintage 1960s to 1970s mini dress with jewel trimmed collar and cuffs. Current bid on eBay is $50.

Vintage 1970s crocheted mini dress with scalloped edges. Current bid on eBay is $128.50.

Vintage 1960s cocktail dress with sheer chiffon sleeves and perma ruffles. Current bid on eBay is $12.99.

Vintage 1960s stunning cocktail dress trimmed with mink tails from carelessdarlin on etsy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vintage 1960s mini with empire waist sheer angel sleeves from MsCharlie68 on etsy. $63.99.

 

The ‘Zou Bisou Bisou’ Collection

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The season premiere of Mad Men this week spawned tons of parodies inspired by that little birthday song and dance captured below. But our eyes were transfixed on that gorgeous black mini dress with its sheer, accordion pleated chiffon angel sleeves and rhinestone encrusted collar. That’s why this week we have curated for you a collection of vintage black dresses, all up for grabs on eBay right now. Click on each image below to see the actual listing.

Vintage 1960s black shift dress on eBay. $99 or make an offer.

Vintage 1960s lace mini dress on eBay. Current bid is $19.99.

Vintage 1960s empire waist mini dress on eBay. $72.

Vintage high collar knit mini dress on eBay. $37.

Vintage 1960s black acrylic and wool dress with young Edwardian trim. Current bid is $39 on eBay.

Vintage 1960s cocktail dress with sheer chiffon sleeves. Current bid on eBay is $18.97.

Vintage 1960s beaded evening dress with chiffon overlay trimmed with sequins.

Vintage 1960s sheer illusion zig zag mini on eBay. $150.

Vintage 1960s black shift dress with sleek sheer sleeves. Only $34.99 on eBay.

Vintage1960s Chantilly lace tent dress on eBay. $24.

Vintage Bill Blass silk and mesh party dress on eBay. $250.

Vintage 1960s "Puritan Forever Young" dress with sheer sleeves. $32.30 on eBay.

Vintage 1960s sheer illusion mini dress on eBay. $78.

Vintage Halston

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“Vintage Halston” may be my most favorite combination of words ever. In fact, if I were into role playing it would probably be my safe word. This week we found this rare 1970s Halston aubergine wool and silk caped gown from the label’s 1976 collection. Offered by jayparkinson on etsy. Click on the image below to see the listing.

Written by Verdell

March 15, 2012 at 5:57 pm