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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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When Vintage Becomes Antique: Victorian and Edwardian Clothing

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At the moment vintage fashions from the 1960s and 70s are very popular, partly because it's very easy to find vintage clothing from that era. The synthetic fabrics used over the last 50 years mean that these fashions from these decades are more durable will be around for many years to come.  Mid-century fashions are also very popular as are 1920s styles, but the further back in time you go, the rarer true vintage clothes become. Don't despair though, it is possible to find genuine (and quite often unworn) items of clothing from the pre 1920s. Anything older than 100...

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