February 1, 2016

GREASE LIVE: Get The look!

 

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After watching Grease Live recreate a classic love story from the 50s, we can’t stop thinking about how marvelous the girls looked in their UV attire. Did you get a chance to see Danny and Sandy dance it out last night on Fox’s GREASE:LIVE? It was awesome to see Unique Vintage swinging around the dance floor with the gang! This post is all about how you can get the same look as these Pink Ladies and maybe you’ll score yourself a handsome T-Bird just in time for Valentine’s Day. *swoon*
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January 22, 2016

Get The Look: Grease Live

 

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We are less than two week’s away from FOX’s broadcast of Grease Live! on Sunday, January 31. And we couldn’t be more thrilled about having the opportunity to help wardrobe Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens, and other cast members for the exciting 1950s style production. No spoiler alerts here. We won’t ruin the surprise by telling exactly what to expect on the fashion side of things, but to build even more excitement, we compiled this list of throwback moments from the original Grease and show you just how to get these retro 50s looks.
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January 16, 2016

Steal The Style: The 1940s Glamour of Agent Carter

 

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After almost a year long hiatus, we’re so excited that Agent Carter season 2 is debuting in just one week. One of our favorite tv shows, not only is it exciting and action-packed but it’s also an endless source of vintage fashion inspiration. Emmy Award-winning Costume Designer Giovanna “Gigi” Ottobre-Melton created a stunning wardrobe for Peggy, ranging from smart business attire to elegant evening gowns. Since we don’t all have our very own Gigi, Unique Vintage’s Lead Stylist, Ashley Roberts has created this ultimate guide to mastering the beautiful looks of the 1940s era.
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November 19, 2015

Unique Vintage On American Horror Story Hotel

 

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If you’re anything like us, then you’ve been excitedly watching the latest season of American Horror Story. Not only are we in love with Lady Gaga as a couture clad vampire but last night’s episode “Flicker” featured an extended glimpse into a fictionalized 1920s Hollywood, Lady Gaga’s backstory, and featured fabulous UV flapper dresses!
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November 6, 2015

Holiday Outfit Essentials Inspired By Upcoming Fall Films

 

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The holiday season is upon us, but we all know it’s not just about getting together with friends and family. For many, it’s also about what films will be hitting the big screen during the cold winter months — and 2015 has no shortage of epic box office hits. In the spirit of celebrating holiday movie season, we rounded up some of the most highly-anticipated flicks, complete with a cheat sheet on how to copycat our favorite leading ladies looks.
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October 12, 2015

Unique Vintage Icon: Esther Williams

 

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Esther Williams is the epitome of a UV Icon: glamorous, talented, intelligent, and athletic. Known worldwide as the Million Dollar Mermaid, she starred in a series of splashy aqua musicals throughout the 1940s and 50s and brought international attention to the sport of water ballet. “When I first started swimming, not many girls participated in the sport. They either didn’t want to get their hair wet or wanted to go out on Friday nights instead of going to a meet. But as a result of the popularity of the water ballet, pretty girls began to swim.” Read on to learn more about this legendary lady.
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