May 28, 2013

Perfect Polka Dot Pieces: Fresh & Dot!

 

With summer right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to liven up your wardrobe! What better way to spruce up your closet than with polka dots! From polka dot dresses to polka dot separates to polka dot accessories, here at Unique Vintage, we’ve never met a dot we didn’t like! So, throw on your mary-janes and come walk with us as we take a look at the latest batch of dotted beauties.


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Bettie Page Navy & White Polka Dot Nikki Skirt: $56

Let’s kick things off with a polka dot pencil skirt, shall we?  New from Bettie Page Clothing, the Nikki skirt is a pop of print for the office, cocktail hour and beyond. Tuck in a fabulous and always classic white blouse or rock it with other polka dot blouses! Plus the gorgeous wiggle style fit will add a little shimmy to your shake!

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Black & Red Robyn Polka Dot Top: $32

Next we have red hot dots from Steady Clothing! This red soft knit top comes in a cheeky black polka dot print. A scoop front and large keyhole back add a little retro sex appeal to any ensemble. Pair it with a black pencil skirt or whip out your high waist denim! With adorable cap sleeves and a forgiving fit, your blouse love affair just got very serious.

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Black & White Polka Dot Cutie Pie Pumps: $95

No gal is complete without a fabulous pair of heels. The Cutie Pie polka dot heels are a fabulous spotted addition to any collection. These beauties are an all over black and white polka dot, complete with a charming little red bow. If you’re wearing head to toe black or red, consider a pair of printed shoes like these for a pop of flair! They don’t get more retro than these beauties, darlings.  

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Blue Polka Dot Halter Salli Bathing Suit: $112

New from Queen Of Heartz, this blue polka dot one piece bathing suit is a divine addition to our growing swimsuit collection! It comes in a cool blue and white polka dot, complete with a 50s style halter neckline. A fully ruched side gives its wearer an authentic pin up, hourglass shape, while a built in bottom stays true to a mid-century design. The pool is calling, gals. And you had better answer that call in this beauty.

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Bettie Page Navy & White Serene Blouse: $43

Feeling serene? So are we. This stunning peplum top from Bettie Page Clothing comes in a classic navy and white dot. The peplum adds a little retro flair, while the lattice style cut-out back helps you show a little skin. It also features a charming rounded neckline and bodice pleating. Pair it with a pink pencil skirt or perhaps for a little dot-on-dot look, add the matching pencil skirt shown above!

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Little Lamby T-Bar Platform Heels: $60

Go retro, with a little edge! This pretty-in-pink and white polka dot print also features a patent leather bow and spiked ankle strap. With a chain in place of the T-strap, these edgy heels take any outfit from divine to dangerous. Wearing heels and taking names!

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Lastly, polka dots with a twist! This standard black and white dot pattern has a surprise tulip print layover! Mixing dots and prints is completely on-trend, and has seamlessly made way into retro wear with this fabulous dress. The tank style and V-neck front are back neckline along with the pleated bodice, make this a fit and flattering silhouette. Plus, the cinched waist and pencil style fit ensure an authentic retro fit. Dress it up with a fabulous pair of ankle strap pumps and cuban heeled stockings!

Whether you’re looking for a killer polka dot dress, polka dot pieces to mix and match, dots for sunbathing, or perfect polka dot accessories, we’re sure to have something that will hit the spot!

 

May 10, 2013

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.

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‘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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

September 22, 2011

Unique Vintage Icons: Dita Von Teese

 

Few women have captured the eyes of the fashion world quite like the incomparable Dita Von Teese.

 

With her porcelain skin, perfectly coifed hair and deep dark eyes, this modern day pin-up is a style icon here at Unique Vintage.

 

A question we are commonly asking ourselves is: “Well, would Miss Dita Von Teese wear it?”

At Unique Vintage, the mere mention of Miss Dita sends women and gay men alike into a frenzy of applause, tears and a slight sense of being overwhelmed.

So we salute you, Dita! You are an official Unique Vintage Icon.

Stay fabulous.

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!