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UV Staffer Faves: Gia Data Entry Extraordinaire

December 13, 2013 by Unique Vintage | Lifestyle, Pin Up, Vintage Inspired

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Say, “Hello” to Gia, our oh-so-fabulous data entry/copywriting sorceress. She works her magic every day at UV by adding new products and copy to our site. Here, she shares a few of her favorite items from her Unique Vintage wish list.

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Retro Cocktail Inspiration: The White Russian

December 11, 2013 by Unique Vintage | Lifestyle, Pin Up, Vintage Inspired

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As simple as it is elegant, the white Russian is the quintessential after dinner dessert drink. We were inspired by this snow-hued favorite to create a darling ensemble thats perfect for your next holiday party. The Unique Vintage Roman Holiday Ivory Scalloped Swing Dress is a showstopper when paired with bold accessories like the Red Lady Lux Kiss Lock Bag and the Red Satin T-Strap Cutie Pie Heels. Finish the look with a pair of demure earrings like the Black Flower Retrolite Earrings and the Ruby Leopard Trim Smart Screen Gloves for a touch of cozy.

The White Russian

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 ounce coffee liqueur 
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 2 ounces heavy cream

Directions:

  • Add coffee liqueur and vodka to an ice filled old-fashioned glass, stir and finish with heavy cream. And ENJOY!

Retro Cocktail Inspiration: The Dirty Martini

December 4, 2013 by Unique Vintage | Lifestyle, Pin Up, Vintage Inspired

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Here at UV we love a good cocktail, but what we love even more is a fabulous ensemble inspired by one of our favorite classic libations, the dirty martini. We paired the oh-so lovely Green Martini Print 1950s Flare Dress with the Pinup Girl Black Milena Grosgrain Evening Purse and the Black Strappy Domina Heels. Finish your retro look with a pair of deco inspired Nude Swarovski Crystal Fan Earrings by Tarina Tarantino. Finally, pour yourself something dirty!

The Dirty Martini

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 ounce of your favorite vodka
  • Splash of olive juice

Directions:

  • In a shaker, combine plenty of ice, vodka, and olive juice
  • Shake for 30 seconds and strain into a martini glass
  • Garnish with an olive

OOTD: Holiday Hosting

November 26, 2013 by Unique Vintage | Lifestyle, Pin Up, Vintage Inspired

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Here at UV, we love the holidays! One of our absolute favorite things about the season is the fabulous holiday entertaining. This year, we’re getting dressed up in crimson. We’ve styled the Unique Vintage Red Satin Happily Ever After Dress with the 1940s inspired Black Leather Ankle Strap Bettie Heels and the Black and Leopard Miss Lux Clutch. Of course, no retro holiday look would be complete without a stunning red lip. Try Besame Cosmetics Lipstick in classic cherry red for that perfect pout!

Frighteningly Fabulous Fall Collection

October 16, 2013 by Unique Vintage | Lifestyle, Pin Up, Vintage Inspired

It’s October ladies and that means Halloween is almost here! What better time to add a little dash of spooky to your wardrobe? We pulled together some of our most frighteningly fabulous fall essentials.

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How to Pose Like a Pin Up: Tips & Tricks for the Perfect Pin Up Pose

October 14, 2013 by Unique Vintage | Lifestyle, Pin Up, Vintage Inspired

If you’re in love with the retro glam of classic pin up photography but think creating that perfect pin up photo shoot is only for professional models, take notes! All it takes is a few simple tips and tricks and you’ll be on your way to snapping gorgeous cheesecake pics in no time! Let us show you the way with a few gorgeous photos from our friend and pin up photographer extraordinaire, Mitzi Valenzuela of Mitzi & Co Photography.

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