Ode to Chie Mihara
Hands down Chie Mihara is my favorite modern shoe designer to date! I have a collection going, maybe 8-10 pairs? It all started with these green T-strap Mary Janes available through Anthropologie. It’s not easy to find a bold color shoe in such a vintage shoe and shape. I think I missed the season for these and was lucky enough to find them on ebay. Here are some other Chie’s...
1920's Gold Lace
Two of my favorite finds this Fall here in Portland have been 1920’s dresses with gold lace. Nearly 10 years ago I bought a vintage wedding dress in a vintage clothing shop. The seller somehow talked me into a $1000 gold lace dress to wear after the wedding. She told me that they used some real gold in this old gold lace. She said my dress was...
Vintage 1920's Chanel At Auction
A vintage fashionistas dream. Kerry Taylor Auctions brings you the finest most enviable vintage fashions to ever be found! If you are so endowed, you can bid on this 1920’s Chanel along side Sheiaparelli, Madame Gres and Dior on November 29th here.
Black Friday Sale
I’ll be offering 20% off on Black Friday on my etsy shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/GarbOhVintage. Use code “SHOPFRIDAY”. How about a glamourous little vintage black velvet dress for New Years?
Once Upon A Time
Once upon a time a little girl was the daughter of an antique picker. That little girl was me. I grew up loving eras gone by. My mom played music like Patsy Klein or Jerry Lee Louis. My dad played The Doors or The Beatles. I choose to have a 1950’s theme birthday twice in a year, years 7 and 8. Once I became 13 I latched onto the 1920’s and 1930’s. Conveniently my birthday is...