November 4, 2014

Cozy Layers for Fall

 

As the days get cooler and shorter, we’re getting excited about transitioning our wardrobe into Fall and Winter. The simplest trick to staying warm and looking autumnally fabulous is by adding layers to your summer essentials. We’ve pulled together some simple ensembles that showcase how to transition your favorite pieces into chilly weather.

Take your favorite high waisted jeans into the season by styling with a timeless black and white houndstooth top, a classic black and gold purse, and for a pop of “warm” color, our 1960s inspired Pink Button Up Coat.

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August 19, 2014

Work-Ready Wardrobe: Make Fall Work

 

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Is your work wardrobe feeling a little lackluster lately? We’ve got the perfect pin up pick-me-up to cure your  nine-to-five blues with a fabulous collection of office-friendly frocks and separates! These darling ensembles offer a refreshingly retro alternative to standard workplace fashion: dark neutrals, pencil skirts, and pant suits. Spice up your cubicle couture with a dash of rockabilly leopard or a touch of pin up polka dots, ’cause these vintage-inspired pieces will revamp your office outfits and make fall work for you.

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June 20, 2014

Patriotic Pretty

 

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The weather is getting warmer, the apple pie is baking, and the fireworks are raring to get lit. It can only mean one thing:  the 4th of July is near! If you’re feeling festive and want to jazz up your summer wardrobe with some patriotic flair, we have a seasonally divine collection of red, white, and blue that’s sure to set the holiday tone.

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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 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