Fifties Fashion & Beauty

Shopping for True Vintage: My Top 5 True Vintage Clothing Finds of 2019

Hello mes amis and Welcome to Shopping for True Vintage! I’m Retro Dee and for this year-end edition, I’d like to showcase my Top 5 best true vintage clothing finds of 2019! This year I bought a fair amount of true vintage clothing, especially considering that I don’t wear vintage everyday. There were no extremely… Continue reading Shopping for True Vintage: My Top 5 True Vintage Clothing Finds of 2019

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Shopping for True Vintage: 10 Ways To Identify A Vintage Dress

Hi folks Retro Dee here with another swell listicle on Shopping for True Vintage! When you start to buy True Vintage clothing, you will notice certain specific things that are different from clothing that's made today. These small details can help you determine whether or not you have a vintage dress. So is it really… Continue reading Shopping for True Vintage: 10 Ways To Identify A Vintage Dress

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Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 4: Finding the Right Garment

Bon jour mes amies and Welcome to the fourth and final installment in Retro Dee's series "Shopping For True Vintage 50's Clothes." If you have not read the first three installments, please do. Parts 2 and 3 are in consecutive order just before this post, while    Part 1 has a few posts in-between. But… Continue reading Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 4: Finding the Right Garment

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Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 3: Where To Find Vintage Clothing

So now that you are ready to take the plunge into purchasing true vintage clothing from the Fabulous Fifties, where can you find it? Well, I suppose the answers are pretty straight-forward. You can go online to eBay or etsy, both of which have numerous listings of vintage clothing that date back to the 50's… Continue reading Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 3: Where To Find Vintage Clothing

Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: Flea Market Finds!

I've been going to the local Forty and Eight Veteran's Flea Market for many years now, but only within the last two years have I been interested in finding vintage items from the Nifty Fifties. These days, you're lucky to find anything vintage at a Flea Market that isn't pure junk. Nobody really wants old… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Flea Market Finds!

Fifties Fashion & Beauty

Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 1: Identifying Vintage By Labels

Welcome to "Shopping For True Vintage 50's Clothes"! This four-part series will help you learn what True Vintage 1950’s clothing should actually look, feel, and heck, even smell like. This first entry will focus on labels (tags) that are on a garment. If you are considering purchasing a garment from a certain era and it… Continue reading Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 1: Identifying Vintage By Labels

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Shopping For True Vintage At Railroad Square

Confession Time: I do practically ALL my shopping online. Especially clothes shopping. Needless to say, I send a lot of things back and spend way too much on shipping. I used to practically live at the mall, (I think at one point I knew the line up of all the videos in the Macy's Juniors… Continue reading Shopping For True Vintage At Railroad Square