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Remember Esprit Fashion? Totally Rad.

In the 1980s, Esprit fashion was super hot. Here’s a story by Mara Altman nabbed from the June 1987 Seventeen Magazine. Once upon a time two women from California, Susie Tompkins and Jane Tise, traveled to Europe and returned with … Continue reading

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Oh, Provence, Seventeen Magazine June 1988

Another photo shoot from the 1980s – I remember wearing a flowered, mint green, short sleeve button down top with matching capri pants. I did not pull off the same style as below, but instead looked like Hawaii threw up … Continue reading

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Desert Bloom, Seventeen Magazine June 1988

I was digging in my basement and came across my Seventeen Magazines from high school. Yes, I kept them! No, I’m not a packrat. So, this was a surprise that I still had them. The text on these pages is … Continue reading

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Vintage Bazaar this Sunday!

Shop Vintage Bazaar this Sunday! Look for us, our booth will be outside. Sunday, August 12th, 11am – 5pm Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago Admission is $5. Kids under 12 free. 70+ vintage vendors

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Vintage Garage this Sunday!

Visit us at the Vintage Garage Sunday, July 15th, 9am – 4pm 5051 N. Broadway, Chicago IL Between Foster and Argyle in Uptown Facebook fans can get in FREE! Get a sneak peak of the vintage market on WGN!

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Hobé: “Jewels of Legendary Splendor”

Some believe that it was Florence Ziegfeld who coined the term ‘costume jewelry’ when he collaborated with William Hobé. He used the term to describe the magnificent jewelry worn by gorgeous ladies in the Ziegfeld Follies show. The connection between … Continue reading

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Photo Shoot

I recently came across these photos. It’s from a photo shoot in Chicago by Alexis Alma a couple of years ago. He used Bunny’s Trunk Show jewelry and gave us a few shots from that day. Alexis a super talented … Continue reading

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