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  • Fabulous Vintage-Inspired Work Looks for Fall

    Do you have work-oriented fashion frustrations? Is your nine to five leaving you stylishly stumped? If you're feeling a little lackluster on the fashion front, fear not ladies, we're here to banish your office attire blues with a few simple style suggestions on creating work appropriate looks with pin-up inspired pizazz.

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  • This Week In Fab or Drab: August 5 - 9

    Welcome to another edition of Fab or Drab, darlings! You emptied all of your opinions out of your purse and threw them around generously!  Let's take a peek at this week, shall we?

    Katy Perry

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    Ms. Perry looked a little blue at the premiere of the Smurf's film, but between her retro dress and divine hairstyle, we had a winner on our hands. Let's check in with you dames!

    Amber Pare: " Fab! I would wear the whole outfit (including the hair style) if I could!"

    Kathryn Sylvia: "Fab but my only thought was if there was ever a time to rock the blue hair the smurf movie premiere was it love the style should have been blue though"

    Angela Christine McGuire: "She actually looks nice for once." (ouch)

     

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  • This Week in Fab or Drab: July 29 - August 2

    Welcome to another edition of Fab or Drab! This week, opinions were flowing like our gin on a saturday night. Let's see how you gals did this week, shall we?

    Naya Rivera

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    The "Glee" starlet was spotted this past week in this candy-coolred confection and was serving up the 1950s in the most fabulous way possible. We thought Ms. Rivera was channeling her inner Marilyn- let's see what you gals had to say!

    Natalie Harms: "How dare you even ask that question, she is absolutely stunning!"

    Kat Lambourne: "Definitely more of butt dress then boob dress, I love the color though!"

    Jennifer Gee: "Calm the hell down everyone. she looks amazing"

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  • UV Staffer Faves: Elizabeth our Community Manager

    Meet Elizabeth, our social media community manager. (Ah, that strawberry blonde pixie cut, isn't she a doll?!). Most days she can be found answering your messages on Facebook, pinning adorable new products to Pinterest, or @ replying to vintage fiends on Twitter. Today she takes a peek out from behind the scenes to share some of her personal favorite Unique Vintage finds.

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  • Get Ready for Summer with Unique Vintage!

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    New dress day is like Christmas here at UV: everyone wakes up at the crack of dawn to unwrap their goodies, and someone ends up crying out of sheer happiness. Which is why we've learned to apply a layer of water proof mascara and greet the day fabulously! Our new collection of summer-ready exclusives have arrived and have exceeded our expectations in every which way! Grab your handbags and take a walk with us as we take a peek at UV's latest and greatest!

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    Summer has arrived in full force with our famous Flirty Swing Dress- now in a cheeky purple floral print! The classic halter style swing dress is pleated and ruched to perfection for a unique fit that only UV can deliver. For added flair, add one of our crinoline slips to the ensemble for an authentic 1950s look.

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    For an easy, breezy work-appropriate frock, try our Strapped For Time Wiggle Dress! A two tone beige and black combination is matched perfectly by a cocktail ready, pencil style dress. A sensible neckline is contrasted with a V-neckline in the back and the classic straight skirt is both body conscious and fabulously retro. Transition from day to night in true diva form!

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    We think you'll mesh together nicely with this next one. Our Sheer Elegance Dress is a fantastic new addition to our brand! Complete in a brushed cotton, this cocktail dress is pristinely 50s- from its mesh neckline to the gathered swing skirt. And get ready to hear your two favorite words: belt included!

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    Our classic Seeing Stripes Swing Dress has been updated for the season in a nautical navy blue! A strapless style top is made complete by a full, gathered swing skirt. Perfect for a night of doing the Watusi or Hand Jiving. For added volume, add one of our crinoline slips for a little extra boost of fabulousness.

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    And lastly, what better way to greet the season than in a ravishing red? Our Lydia Wiggle Dress arrived and stunned us all! This perfect tank style wiggle dress is pegged to perfection for all your pin up needs! A delicately pleated bodice is met with a tight, 50s-style pencil skirt silhouette. Channel your inner Joan Holloway in this red-hot stunner!

    There you have it gals! This was just a taste of all the fabulous new pieces that have just arrived, so throw on your sling backs and shimmy over to our Unique Vintage Brand section for a peek at your future wardrobe! Fabulously- and exclusively- at Unique Vintage!

  • It's May Day!

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    Welcome to May Day darlings!  Grab yourself a circle skirt and gather round the may pole- it's time to celebrate Spring like it's 1955!  Being one of the lesser known Spring holidays, we thought we would take you on a little stroll through some of our more "seasonal appropriate" looks.  Grab your heels and your hats and walk with us.

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