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Great Gatsby Prom

March 12, 2014 by Unique Vintage | Prom, Vintage Inspired

There’s no denying how much we adore The Great Gatsby. What’s not to love? Fabulous parties, beautiful dresses, and of course Leonardo DiCaprio. Lucky for us,  prom this season, we were inspired to capture the glitz and glamour of Gatsby and the 1920s with some of our favorite flapper dresses and art deco-inspired accessories. Are you ready to party like Gatsby this prom?

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Intricately beaded with diminutive flowers, a sheer skirt, and plenty of Gatsby-era charm, Mignon’s Ice Blue Mermaid Gown is perfect for flaunting your curves while dancing away the night. For added 1920s flair, style with the Gunite Long Pearl Necklace, the Silver Glitter Barrel Clutch, and the Black Caged Peep Toe Heels. Of course no flapper can be seen without a perfect red cupid’s bow. Paint your pout with our very favorite cherry red lipstick by Besame and you’ll look like you stepped straight out of the novel.


Unique Vintage Halloween Costume Ideas

October 4, 2013 by Unique Vintage | Lifestyle, Pin Up, Vintage Inspired

It’s October and that means Halloween is just around the corner! Stumped on finding the perfect Halloween costume? You want to look cute but don’t want to look like everyone else?! Don’t fret ladies! UV is here to help with a retro-fabulous collection of cute, unique, and vintage-inspired Halloween costume ideas!

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Unique Vintage Recommends: Midnight in Paris

September 14, 2011 by Unique Vintage | Prom

Midnight in Paris Movie Unique Vintage Recommends: Midnight in ParisThere are few films that can capture the romanticism of Paris in such a modern, yet old world sense. The city of lights is not only the Mecca for fashion lovers, but for lovers in general. In the film “Midnight in Paris”, director Woody Allen transports the audience, as well as protagonist Gil Pender, to Paris in its most divine period; the 1920’s. The dimly lit streets are filled with the faint sound of Cole Porter’s  “Let’s Fall In Love.” Nostalgia, in its most fabulous state, is literally around every corner. The protagonist, played masterfully by a bumbling yet thrilled Owen Wilson, comes face to face with his literary hero’s including F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway. The film goes from being not only a brilliant film, but to a delicious portrait of Paris in the jazz age.

midnight in paris top post thumb 600x400 53668 300x200 Unique Vintage Recommends: Midnight in ParisBut what caught our eyes here at Unique Vintage were the costumes, of course. With this film getting Oscar buzz left and right, we expect for the ’20s to come roaring back onto the scene for this Holiday season. The carefree era we have come to know for its numerous libations is going to be the central theme for countless events, and Unique Vintage wants you to be the first one in line for the Charleston!

For your next speakeasy, choose from our extensive collection of flapper dresses. Here are some of our favorites below:

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A bientot!