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  • Homecoming: One Dress Two Ways

    We're dearly devoted fans of making the most of our wardrobe, especially when it comes to homecoming. Because there's much less pressure when it comes to fall formal, it's the perfect time to experiment with new and maybe less traditional styling. Here, we took one of our favorite, super-affordable, under $100 dresses for homecoming, the Black and Nude Lace Homecoming Dress, and created two completely different looks that easily go from homecoming to date night and perhaps even prom.

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  • 7 Steps to Perfect 1920s Flapper Lips with Glamour Daze

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    How do you achieve perfect 1920s make up? When it comes to recreating the signature look of a Great Gatsby era flapper, the iconic cupid's bow lip is an art deco detail that must be mastered. Feminine and whimsical, this heart-shaped lip typifies the flapper's spitfire attitude and fearless fashion sense. Want to learn how to create this classic look for yourself? Continue below!

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  • 5 Ways To Make Your Wedding Fabulously 1950s

    uv darling weddingLooking for ways to give your wedding a 1950s touch? We have some fashionable suggestions to inspire your retro "I do."

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  • Great Gatsby Prom

    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.

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  • Unique Vintage Halloween Costume Ideas

    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

    There 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.

    But 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:


     

     

     

     

     

     

    A bientot!

     

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