The Best Vintage Clothing — 1930s

A Brief History of Vintage Swimwear: From Baggy Knits to String Bikinis

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You can buy swimwear in any style imaginable now, from the tiniest bikini to form-enhancing shape-wear swimsuits and even burqinis, but it hasn't always been that way.  Here's a brief history of modern swimwear, from it's beginnings in the 1920s through to the 1970s. 1920s The 1920s was the decade where swimwear first started to resemble the swimming costume we know today. The Twenties were a decade of female emancipation: long hair was bobbed short, hemlines got higher and higher and it got increasingly more acceptable for women to have careers. The new form-fitting swimwear reflected the spirit of the...

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Vintage Brooches and How to Wear Them

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Brooches and pins have fallen out of fashion a little in recent years, but they were incredibly popular in the 1950s. Nothing adds a vintage touch to your outfit like a pin on your lapel, and the right brooch can turn an ordinary outfit into something quite spectacular. Of course you don't just have to wear a brooch on your coat, there are lots of other ways to wear a vintage pin.  You can use it to keep a neck scarf tied, pin one to a hat or wear a chunky brooch at the neck of a button-up shirt (in...

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