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  • This Week in Fab or Drab: July 22 - 26

     

    Welcome to another installment of Fab or Drab, dears! We're not sure if it's the summer heat, but you gals were filled with opinions this week and we assume you spent the weekend sharpening your claws! Throw on your sling-backs and take a little walk with us as we peek in on this past week!

    Helena Bonham Carter:

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    Ms. Helena Bonham Carter starred as Elizabeth Taylor in a BBC film Monday night, and to celebrate we threw a couple of promo shots at you dames. Your thoughts?

    Darcce Hodgen: "Helena bonham carter is amazing no matter what she does"

    Amanda Hunt: "Anything is better than Lindsay. but Helena is marvelous in every way."

    Jodie Wilson: "I love HBC, but she looks more like Delta Burke."

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    We joke and said we had no idea who she was. In reality, we saw a 1960's dress and Jayne Mansfield hair and couldn't Google her fast enough. Let's see what you fabulous ladies thought!

    Jacquelyn  Halda: "Makes me think of Grease: How do I look? Like a beautiful, blonde.... pineapple!"

    Izzi Jensen: "As a blonde I think yellow is dangerous. She's beautiful but looks a tad like tweety pie"

    Rachel Doherty: "I love the look, actually, but a black clutch!? Coordinating neutrals is elementary, my dears."

    Jessica Chastain:

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    Miss Chastain is by far one of our favorite red heads in Hollywood, and we were thrilled to see here in this little lace number! We're fans of the red on red! However, you gals had some thoughts and were not afraid to share them!

    Jennifer Jones: "Utterly gorgeous! It's a total myth that redheads can't wear red!"

    Heather Jones Torres: "I love the dress not totally digging the fit on top though"

    Lizz Chester: "Yeah, her "girls" look weird"

    Scarlett Johansen: 

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    Ms. Johansen was spotted filming a little commercial this past week and stunned us in lace! She looks like she's starring in a Fellini film! Let's see what our devoted followers had to say!

    Susan Kocian: "This is the same thing a say Natalie Wood or Sophia Loren would wear"

    Hayley Adams: "HOW PERFECT IS EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS?! Shoes, dress, hair, girl. Perfection."

    Beck Speck: "She looks great...but what the heck was she looking at?"

    Jon Hamm

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    Lastly, and certainly not least, we closed out the week with resident swoon-maker: Jon Hamm! He brought a little of his Don Draper charm to our morning and we may or may not have stared at these pictures for an hour. And from the looks of it, so did you gals!

    Melissa Dustino: "mmm, no other words come to my mind other than mmm..mmm..mmm good."

    Tori Erikson: "sweet baby jesus"

    Cayley Loeffer: "He couldn't look bad if he tried."

     

    There you have it, dames! Join us next week for another installment of Fab or Drab! Make sure to keep your opinions like you keep you wit- razor sharp!

  • The Week In Fab Or Drab: July 15th-19th

    That's right, gals! It's the height of summer and the lady stars of Hollywood stepped out in their fabbest and drabbest this week! As per usual, you dames had some opinions and we loved hearing them. Let's take a peek back at this week's highs and lows!

    Eva Mendes 

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    Ms. Eva Mendes was beating the heat in NYC this week in this romper-headscarf combo! Personally, we thought the old gal looked like she was late for her screen test to be a chorus girl in the latest MGM Motion Picture, but you gals had other ideas for Ms. Mendes.

    Amanda Carlson: "I'm confused. I never though the lovely Eva could look frumpy but here we have it."

    Kristina Sawyer: "A bit busy, If the romper was one color either blue or white it would be perfect."

    Sharkbait Denise: "Confusing, loud and drab all at the same time. Her sunglasses are lovely. I think with her beauty, she'd be fab in a potato sack dress... but not that frock."

    Dame Helen Mirren

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    Dame Helen Mirren arrived on the scene this week to remind us that the golden age of Hollywood was alive and well- and it was living fabulously within our favorite Brit. From the dress to the accessories, this dame hit it right out of the park.

    Gretchen Edholm: "My idol. Love this color on her and the way the fabric crosses around the waistline is very figure flattering. She looks spectacular!"

    Shanna Schorsch: "Helen Mirren couldn't look drab if she tried! The woman is class personified."

    Darlene Wendel- Nitzschkke: "Divine as always, Dame Mirren!"

    Nicole Kidman

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    Make way, darlings! Nikki Kidman arrived this week to show off a killer pair of shoes and proper sheath dress application. We must say, the gal is really coming into her own these days on the style front and Princess Grace is smiling from her walk-in closet in the sky. Let's see what you dolls had to say!

    Margie Swearingen Mijares: "How can anything with so much bead work possibly be drab??"

    Anna Hernandez-Twitty: "Fab...& always a lady!"

    Michelle Clark: "I have yet to see her look bad" (Google the 80s, darling!)

    Naomi Campbell

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    Supermodel supreme, Naomi Campbell, stopped by this week to give us good face and harness her inner rage. We thought there was something fabulously 60s about this dress and we were thrilled to see this gal hasn't aged a day since her "Freedom" days. Hit it, ladies!

    Amber Rials: "GORGEOUS! But ONLY attempt this dress if you are a supermodel."

    Gretchen Kelly: "It was listed on one of those fashion flop sections of msn.. I believe it was described as a pagoda."

    Stephanie Cass: "beautiful lady.....extremely ugly personality"  (mince meat, darlings. Never words!)

    Dita Von Teese:

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    And lastly, Miss Dita Von Teese graced us with her presence this week to give us an eyeful of fabulous right before the weekend! A dotted wonder, if we ever saw one! And a "dot" purse to match? We all seemed to be in unison on this one:

    Monica Ramirez: "You could throw a potato sack on her and she would make it look fantastic!!"

    Kerry Lee Dickey: "LOVE! FAB! I love the little twisty- thing at her waist- line. Very flattering and subtle, too."

    Dee Sandelin: "Flowy - Feminine - She wears it well"

    There you have it, gals! Join us next Monday when we take a peek at the latest batch of musings and opinions from our devoted dames! Didn't get a chance to weigh in on Facebook last week? Make your opinion heard below!

  • Met Ball 2013 - Looks For Less

    Feeling inspired by the fashions of the 2013 Met Ball? So are we! The ball’s theme was ‘PUNK: Chaos to Couture’, and although not everyone stuck strictly to the theme, most everyone looked downright fabulous. We have gathered some Unique Vintage Met Ball look-alike styles so  you can strut your stuff like the fashion A-lister we all know you are.

    Jennifer Lawrence Met Ball 2013Something-Borrowed-Black-Floral-Rhinestone-Swing-Prom_dress

     

    'Something Borrowed' Black Floral & Rhinestone Swing Dress $228

    Ah, Jennifer Lawrence. This fabulous lady definitely has no issue pulling off the simply stunning look. Mirror Jennifer’s look with our Unique Vintage Something Borrowed Black Floral & Rhinestone Swing Dress.  The subtle floral detailing on the full swing skirt give the dress an effortlessly charming look that you are sure to rock!

    Christina Ricci Met Ball 2013Authentic-Vintage-Plaid-Swing-Dressblack-patent-leather-ankle-strap-sexy-pumps

     

    Authentic Lorrie Deb 1950's Vintage Burgundy Plaid Swing Dress $300

    Black Patent Leather Ankle Strap Sexy Pumps $90

    Christina Ricci did the punk theme justice with her plaid dress and fierce black stilettos. Match the look with our Authentic Lorrie Deb 1950’s Vintage Burgundy Plaid Holiday Swing Dress. Pair the dress with our Black Patent Leather Ankle Strap Sexy Pumps, for the complete head to toe look.

    Kate Beckinsale Met Ball 2013red-high-low-strapless-prom-dress

     

    Red High Low Strapless Chiffon Prom Dress $80

    Kate Beckinsale never fails to dawn the red carpet in style, and this event was no exception. Her red strapless dress is simple at its’ core, but the peplum waist and high-low hemline show off her trendy and risky side. Accomplish Kate’s sweet and sexy style in our Red High-Low Strapless Chiffon Dress.

    Joan Smalls Met Ball 2013black-lace-sleeves-tight-body-con-dressblack-and-nude-body-con-lace-sleeves-dressplus-size-black-and-nude-lace-tight-body-con-dress-with-sleeves

    Dress 1: Lux Lace Black Dress With Sleeves $45

    Dress 2: Lux Lace Black & Nude With Sleeves $45

    Dress 3: Plus Size Black Gigi Lace Cinch Dress SALE $102

    Care to show off your sexy punk side Joan Smalls style?? If your answer was yes, go with our super affordable Lux Lace Black Dress. This stunner also comes in a Nude Underlay Color for an even sexier look! For you ladies who are blessed with womanly curves, go with our Plus Size Gigi Lace Cinch Dress for a gorgeous look that is sure to turn heads.

    Chloe Sevigny Met Ball 2013black-mesh-beaded-cut-out-long-sleeve-dressblack-turban

    Black Mesh Beaded Cut Out Long Sleeve Homecoming Dress $298

    Vintage Style Black Turban $16

    Chloe Sevigny made a show stopping appearance in a sheer mesh long sleeve gown with a peeping chest cut out and a sexy leg slit. And what better way to show off your gorgeous face then ditching the hair grooming tools and pulling those pesky little strays up in a vintage inspired turban! Go with our Black Mesh Beaded Cut Out Long Sleeve Dress paired with our Vintage Style Black Turban to effortlessly pull off the Chloe look!

    Whether your style is sweetly gorgeous, loud and proud, elegantly chic, seducing and sexy, or trendy to a T, Unique Vintage is your one stop shop for everything your fashionable heart desires. Get shopping, Darlings!

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