Tag: Vintage Blogger

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Retro Cat-Eyed Glamour

Judging from the plethora of eye-catching retro-inspired eyewear that’s been getting face time – from the ready to-wear runways of NYFW to the sprawling city streets of Los Angeles – it’s clear that sunglasses have stayed within a chic Joan Crawford meets Marilyn Monroe, style aesthetic. It’s this shift which reflects the current look-at-me trends – retro, vintage-inspired frames, chunky cat eyed tortoise shells … Read More Retro Cat-Eyed Glamour

A Gentleman’s Heart

A feminist demand of, “If men can wear this, why can’t I?” comes to mind for those with the heart of a gentleman.  German actress and style icon of the 1930s, Marlene Dietrich, contrasted such a statement with her passionate relationship with her wardrobe, both on and off the screen. Being the first Hollywood actress of her era to wear trousers in public gave … Read More A Gentleman’s Heart

A Commerce of Opulent Taste

One Shoulder ‘Dahlia Dress’ c/o Bitter Root Vintage  Leather Gloves (similar here)  Vintage Onyx Brooch & Earring Set, purchased at The Antique Co-op  Gold Box Clutch, Banana Republic (similar here)  BCBG ‘Opia‘ Lace Pump  The 1909 Metropolitan Life Insurance Building, located on the east slope of Nob Hill in San Francisco, gives a sense of history and brings about a desire to live through the elegance … Read More A Commerce of Opulent Taste