Tag Archives: vintage

Hello Weekend!

18 Jun

There’s nothing better than a casual summer outfit for reading in the park or taking a leisurely stroll through San Francisco. Summer days here can be inconsistent-while one area is a hot, another may be cold, hence the need for long sleeves and/or layering. I love the comfort and ease of this outfit. I may have to purchase the whole lot!

Aubin & Wills Everard Crew Wool & Cashmere Sweater, $112 at Net-A-Porter.
Gap Trouser Jean Cutoffs, $50 at Gap.
Woven Leather Huaraches, $35 at Etsy.
Lucky Brand Small Stash Crossbody Bag, $139 at Piperlime.
Preciosa Plastic Tortoiseshell Frames, $210 at Farfetch.
Ax + Apple Laurel Necklace, $158 at She Boutique.

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The Perfect T-Shirt

3 Jun

There’s nothing I love more than the perfect, soft tee paired with jeans. Here are seven favorites…

SF tee by a.ok, $38 at Oak

Bess Vintage Skull T-Shirt, $105 at Net-A-Porter

GG 750 Buttoned Polo T-Shirt, $94 at La Garconne

APC Stripe Cotton & Linen T-Shirt, $80 at Net-A-Porter

Your Eyes Lie Antelope T-Shirt, $76 at ASOS

T by Alexander Wang Classic T Shirt, $76 at Shopbop

Three Dots Scoop Neck Tee, $86 at Shopbop

Vintage Shoes on ETSY

2 Jun

People tend to have mixed feelings about buying vintage shoes. I have no problem with it-I just clean them very well before wearing them! They are a great choice when you want something unique or, say, good Italian leather without the hefty price tag. I have a ton of my mom’s old Italian sandals from the early 70s and not only are they perfect for summer but they are much more comfortable than new hard leather shoes…plus unlike something you’d find at Urban Outfitters, no one else has them. Here is a variety from ETSY.

Leather Slingbacks Peep Toe Pumps, $24 at REDANGORAVINTAGE

Vintage Navy and White Open Toe Heels, $55 at LAWALL

Garolini Cognac Leather Peeptoes, $24 at JULIAFENELONVINTAGE

Rose Cut Out Peep Toe Heels, $32 at BECKYDROLEN

Tan Leather Dexter Loafers, $38 at HOWWEGOTHERE

Woven Pink Huarache Shoes, $28 at PLASTICTAGS

1970s Leather Platform Sandals, $35 at STYLEVINTAGE

Vintage Bags on ETSY

19 May

The best way to be eco-friendly when shopping is to buy vintage, or in other words, to REUSE! It’s also a much more affordable option, especially when you’re looking for something trendy. Here are seven great bags from ETSY which won’t weigh down your shoulders or empty your wallets.

Elizabeth Arden Purse at VINTAGEBUTTERFLY94, $8

Vintage Taupe Brown Purse Clutch with Gold Chain at SWOONSHOP, $7

Chainlink purse at MAGGIEHAVENBOUTIQUE, $15

Vintage Black Fabric Purse with Chain at FLEASBOUTIQUE, $5

Purple Vintage Purse at BELOVED555, $7

Large Black 80s Clutch with Gold Corner Accents at MISSHAPES, $7

Vintage Etienne Aigner Black Purse at THEPARADERS, $28

Summer Style

10 May

When I think of summer dressing, I think of light and airy, with touches of gold and sea blues. I adore the breeziness of this Joie dress, especially when contrasted with this colorful Ikat bag. The best outfits tend to be a mix of high and low, vintage and new. (Note: “high” to me is a $250 dress. Anything couture I’ll probably just call “the unaffordable” or “the dream on”.)

Jilly Dress by Joie, $228 at Shopbop.
Sunglasses by Marc Jacobs, $97 at Revolve Clothing.
Vintage Stretch Belt, $16 at UnforgettableYou.
Ikat Boho Sak by Cleobella, $94 at Shopbop.
Diamond Coin Bracelet by Gorjana, $85 at Shopbop.
Dylan Sandals by dv by Dolce Vita, $55 at Shoes.com