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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January 14, 2016

Triple Milkmaid Braids Tutorial With Rebecca Of A Clothes Horse

 

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One of my favorite “basic” hairstyles to do is a milkmaid braid. It’s simple, keeps my hair out of my face, and tends to compliment my vintage-y outfits. Since I wear this hairstyle a lot I’m always looking at ways to make it a little fresh. Sometimes I’ll add some decorative hair clips, other times I’ll switch the basic braids for rope braids. Lately another way I’ve been playing with this look is to switch from my usual double braid for a triple braid. Simple, but a small change that keeps it fresh.
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