January 31, 2014

Retro Valentine’s Day

 

Valentine’s Day is almost here and we couldn’t be more excited! Whether you’re planning a romantic evening for two or just want to treat yourself to something sweet, this retro ensemble is oh-so-nice and perfect for spring.

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We styled the Unique Vintage First Date Peach Tulle Swing Dress with the classic and tonal Pink Bella Peep Toe Pumps, demure and ladylike, these darling heels boast playful peep toes and a sleek heel perfect for vamping up any look. Keep the outfit sweet with the fabulous Light Pink Floozy Purse.  Topped with a structural black bow, the bag is completed with a kiss lock closure and retro leopard print interior. Finish your Valentine’s Day ensemble with a little charm and elegance, the Red True Love Stud Earrings are a subtle vintage touch and the Hot Pink Heart Umbrella will keep your pin curls perfectly coiffed and protected, rain or shine. Of course no look is complete without the perfect underpinnings, the Peach Three Piece Lingerie Set will make em’ blush with black bow details and sheer lace accents.

Grab something sweet for yourself or for your sweetie with our delightful Valentine’s Day Collection.

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
December 19, 2013

Vintage-Inspired New Year’s Eve Dresses

 

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What is it about this time of year? There seems to be electricity in the air with the hustle and bustle of shopping, attending sparkling holiday soirees, and of course our favorite celebration, New Year’s Eve. We love the sound of clinking champagne glasses, the midnight kiss, and the fabulous glittering cocktail dresses. To help you ring in the new year in style, we pulled together a collection of some of our most divine retro party-ready cocktail dresses.

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