October 10, 2014

Halloween Homage: A Vampy Vintage Collection of Festive Costume Inspiration

 

October is finally here and that means it’s officially Halloween season and more importantly Halloween costume season. Here at Unique Vintage, we couldn’t be more excited! This wickedly wonderful time of year is when we finally get to dress up in every kind of frightfully fabulous ensemble from our favorite impeccably dressed vintage icons to ghoulishly glam zombie pin ups. Our frightfully fabulous Halloween Homage collection is filled with spirited styles that are sure to lend some bewitching costume inspiration.

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July 31, 2014

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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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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September 14, 2011

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!