January 13, 2014

Fab or Drab: Golden Globes Edition!

 

That’s right, darlings! Your favorite dames & divas paraded around Hollywood last night in some of the best gowns we’ve seen since the 60s, making this edition of Fab or Drab all FAB! From stark and chic to casually classic, the frocks on display were quite the eyeful! We stayed up all night browsing for the very best UV picks from the Golden Globes and we’ve come up with a divine little list, complete with our very own dress selections to Get the Look for yourself! Put your hair up, come gaze with us, and get ready to channel your own red carpet worthy look:

Taylor Swift

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January 3, 2014

UV Staffer Favs: Ellie our Fabulous Unique Vintage Fashion Designer

 

Meet Ellie! Our very talented and always fabulous fashion designer. Most days she can be found selecting fabrics and creating new vintage-inspired designs for our very own Unique Vintage Brand. She let us take a peek at her UV wish list and shared just a few of her favorite pieces.

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“I love the fact that I can shop at Unique Vintage and find a outfit for any occasion. Not only does UV have the perfect dresses for an evening out, I can always count on finding vintage-inspired designs for the beach, a wedding, or a picnic all in one place.”

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December 31, 2013

The Bestsellers of 2013!

 

What a fabulous year it was, darlings! From perfecting our beehives to finding the proper foundation garments, it truly was a divine 12 months! And each month, we were thrilled to see what you dames were buying! Put on your highest heels and come walk with us as we take a peek at the best of the best from 2013!

January: The Blanc Noir Fleur Swing Dress

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A classic start to any year, our most divine of dresses kicked things off with a splash of high-contrast florals!

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December 26, 2013

Retro Cocktail Inspiration: The Gin Rickey

 

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The simple elegance of the gin rickey inspired us to create an all seasons look that’s as effortless as it is classic. Refreshingly vibrant, the timeless appeal of the Green Beverly Knit Dress is perfectly complemented with the Baby Green Sparkle Kiss Lock Coin Purse and the Black and Baby Green Sparkle Mini Atomic Tote. Finish your ensemble with the Yellow Rose Stud Earrings.

Tart and refreshing, the gin rickey is as simple to prepare as it is delicious.

The Gin Rickey

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 ounce dry gin
  • 1/4 ounce lime juice
  • 1 ounce club soda

Directions:

  • Stir together dry gin and lime juice
  • Serve over ice in a highball glass
  • Top with a splash of club soda
December 23, 2013

The Week In Fab or Drab: Dec 16-20

 

It’s the holidays, darlings! We’ve filled up on eggnog and are feeling extra feisty this time of year.  Throw that last batch of cookies in the oven, slide into your sensible day heels and come walk with us:

Kelly Osbourne

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Our dear Kelly arrived in early in the week to present her homage to red lace and Mae West! The old gal was sporting some serious makeup, while the dress made her look like she belonged under a tree this season. Thoughts? Hit it, gals!

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December 19, 2013

Vintage-Inspired New Year’s Eve Dresses

 

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What is it about this time of year? There seems to be electricity in the air with the hustle and bustle of shopping, attending sparkling holiday soirees, and of course our favorite celebration, New Year’s Eve. We love the sound of clinking champagne glasses, the midnight kiss, and the fabulous glittering cocktail dresses. To help you ring in the new year in style, we pulled together a collection of some of our most divine retro party-ready cocktail dresses.

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