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UV Staffer Faves: Heather Our Fabulous Wholesale Manager

October 9, 2013 by Unique Vintage | Lifestyle, Pin Up, Vintage Inspired

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Meet Heather, our outgoing and always fabulous wholesale manager. Brains, beauty, and a sparkling personality. This blonde bombshell does it all from assisting all of our wholesale customers to starting new UV fashion trends like “Fascinator Friday” (yes, that’s a thing around here). Here, Heather shares some of her retro-inspired Unique Vintage favorites.

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UV Destination Getaway: Paris

August 8, 2013 by Unique Vintage | Lifestyle, Pin Up, Vintage Inspired

What is it about black, white, and pink that makes us dream of Paris? Maybe its the ladylike elegance of pink with the pops of classic black and white . Whatever the case, this summer we’re dreaming of sipping coffee in a Montmartre cafe and perusing the shops on Avenue Montaigne. Pack your bags and come with us to the City of Light!

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UV Staffer Faves: Elizabeth our Community Manager

August 2, 2013 by Unique Vintage | Lifestyle, Vintage Inspired

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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UV Icon: Jean Harlow

July 26, 2013 by Unique Vintage | Lifestyle, Vintage Inspired

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Before Marilyn, there was Jean Harlow, the original “Blonde Bomshell.” She left her mark on Hollywood and pop culture with her signature platinum locks and “laughing vamp” persona.

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Harlow rose to fame in the 1930s and was labeled a screen siren for her revealing costumes and quick witted dialogue. Her signature towheaded look inspired a platinum craze with many fans dying their hair to match hers.

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During her short ten year career, Jean Harlow established herself as one of the silver screen’s most captivating actresses and was a key inspirational figure for both Marilyn Monroe and Madonna. Ms. Harlow, tonight we “Vogue” in your honor.

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Vintage Hair Scarf Tutorial: Tie One On

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

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Ever wonder how to tie a vintage style pin up chiffon hair scarf like the grand dames of the 40s & 50s? Look no further, darlings! Here at Unique Vintage, we want you gals to be your most fabulous and we understand that sometimes vintage styles such as these can be elusive! Even the most fashionable doll needs a little how-to help from time time. That’s where we come in!

Watch as UV team member Ana shows you three different ways to wear adorable vintage style head scarves:

 

There you have it, gals! Bad hair days begone! And oh-so-perfect for easy breeze looks for the summer months ahead! Ready to try it for yourself? Make sure to visit our Hair Scarf Section for a vast selection of printed and patterned scarves that will help you recreate these fun and flirty looks!

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Met Ball 2013 – Looks For Less

May 10, 2013 by Rose | Celebrity Fashion

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!