Vintage Purse Trends Throughout the Ages

Most women (and some men!) can’t live without their purse. A purse is the perfect blend between fashion and function; it acts as both a stylish accessory to accentuate a great outfit and a carryall for keeping all the things you need (wallet, phone makeup, jewelry) with you throughout the day.  There’s no one-size-fits-all approach…

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The Complete Guide to Waterford Crystal

Crystal stemware was a classic wedding gift for many decades and this tradition still stands when it comes to the best, timeless brands of crystal. Waterford crystal is one of those brands. Whether you’re seeking a replacement for your wedding crystal collection, or simply like the vintage look of crystal items in your home and…

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Everything You Need for the Vintage Kitchen of Your Dreams

If you’re a vintage lover, it makes sense that vintage would find its way into multiple areas of your life: your clothing, your style, your car… even your home. And there’s no better room in your home to incorporate vintage themes than your kitchen. A retro kitchen – complete with vintage kitchen decor – is…

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Retro Furniture Trends Throughout The Ages

Trends, by definition, come and go. What’s hot, trendy, and in-style today will most likely become a source of amusement for future generations (“can you believe they actually used to wear that?!”). It’s true when it comes to fashion, it’s true when it comes entertainment, and it’s definitely true when it comes to furniture. Peeking…

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Vintage Video Games:  From Pong to PacMan and Beyond

Which was is the real star of the vintage video game world, Pong or Odyssey? Or maybe Intellivision, or even Nintendo? Who invented the video game, anyway? And how can you navigate the enormous and competitive world of collectible vintage video games? Both Pong (the arcade version) and Odyssey (the home version) were born about…

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Vintage Fire King 101: A Guide to Fire King Kitchenware

If you’re anything like us, you’re a bargain bin diving, vintage-hunting, estate sale perusing maniac with an eye for minute details. When it comes to locating rare pieces and hidden treasures at estate sales and antique malls, there is no greater discovery than pieces that warm your heart and bring a sense of nostalgia back…

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Vintage Halloween Costumes Through The Years

There are few days of the year that inspire as much excitement and celebration than Halloween. And if you’re a fan of all-things-vintage, it’s also the perfect opportunity to celebrate a vintage Halloween. And that includes your choice of vintage Halloween costumes. Costumes have evolved over the years. There are classic Halloween costumes; costumes inspired…

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8 Rare Vinyl Records That Could Make You Rich

Used vinyl records are a popular modern-day collector’s item for both serious music junkies and the casual estate sale shopper. Vinyl records are no longer relegated to a dark corner of the attic. Hipster millennials have demonstrated a taste for used vinyl records, as evidenced by a growth in vinyl sales of more than 25…

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Classic Cars Here and Abroad

Classic cars are like moving art pieces — beautiful to look at and built to last, but not very practical when it comes to function, especially with today’s gas prices. Modern cars are designed for efficiency and aerodynamics, run via a sophisticated computer system, and go through comprehensive safety and environmental tests. Classic cars, on…

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The Beanie Babies Bubble

For those who were there for the 90s, who can forget the Beanie Babies craze?  Of course it blended in with all the other strange goings-on at the time: Pokemon. Prozac. The Spice Girls. Y2K, the great conspiracy theory that got debunked as soon as the decade ended. . .  and the world didn’t. Beanie…

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