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Pin To Win This Vintage Kelly Handbag!

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Are you on Pintrest? If not I whole-heartedly recommend it. It's like a visual feast of everything you love! And to celebrate my love for both vintage AND Pinterest I'm giving away this amazing vintage 1950s Kelly bag. This stunning shiny black leather vintage "alligator" bag had me fooled at first- it's THAT good! It has one type of "scales" on one side and different ones on the other but is actually faux alligator. The vintage purse is a classic "Kelly" bag style, and top quality for a faux reptile and in mint condition. It has a brass frame and closure. One large...

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The Lowdown on Vintage Purses & Handbags

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The Lowdown on Vintage Purses & Handbags

If you'd like to introduce a little vintage into your wardrobe, a pretty vintage handbag is a great way to do that. They are usually quite reasonable, and on top of that, no one else will have one exactly like it. From the bigger shopper totes of the 60s and 70s to  tiny beaded evening bags popular in the 1920s and 30s, vintage purses are such a lovely thing to own! 1920s and 1930s In the 20s and 30s purses tended to be small, pretty and intricate. They could be made of metal mesh, satin, beaded, embroidered or appliqued, but...

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Vintage Brooches and How to Wear Them

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Vintage Brooches and How to Wear Them

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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