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The Value of Vintage with Norma Kamali, Iris Apfel & Stephanie Solomon

The Value of Vintage with Norma Kamali, Iris Apfel & Stephanie Solomon

on Aug 28, 2017

The Value of Vintage, with Norma Kamali, Iris Apfel & Stephanie Solomon Intermezzo, a fashion and accessory wholesale trade show held twice a year at the Javitz Center in New York City did something revolutionary this month. In addition to the regular wholesalere booths, the show included vintage sellers offering one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories to...

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Our Summer Vintage Fashion Photo Shoot – Behind the Scenes

Our Summer Vintage Fashion Photo Shoot – Behind the Scenes

on Aug 7, 2017

Our Summer Vintage Fashion Photo Shoot – Behind the Scenes Madge’s very first vintage fashion photo shoot for our summer lookbook was so much fun, especially since we teamed up with local photographer Stefan Walker. Stefan, a hot new fashion photographer in Atlanta, brought along two of his favorite models  Alexis and Stephanie. Plus we called a couple...

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Madge Named Top Vintage Blog by Feedspot

Madge Named Top Vintage Blog by Feedspot

on Jan 11, 2017

Madge named top vintage blog.  A surprise was awaiting Madge in her Facebook notifications a few days ago and what a pleasant surprise it was.  This blog as top vintage blog by Feedspot.  In fact Madge was named to Top 100 Vintage Blogs and Websites on the Planet. Sites were judged on Google reputation and search ranking; influence and popularity on Facebook,...

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Pick Your Peacock!

Pick Your Peacock!

on Sep 30, 2016

Pick Your Peacock! Pick your peacock.  Madge has acquired a private collection of vintage peacock brooches Perfect to wear or to sport on your favorite cocktail bag. Pick your color. Pick your style.  Exclusively at MadgesHatbox Vintage.   Peacock Brooch with Black & Gray Rhinestones by MadgesHatboxVintage Rhinestone Bird of Paradise Brooch by...

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Five Tips To Find Your Perfect Vintage Handbag

Five Tips To Find Your Perfect Vintage Handbag

on Feb 4, 2016

Five Tips To Find Your Perfect Vintage Handbag Whether you call it a handbag, purse or pocketbook, most stylish women wouldn’t be caught without one. Designers, well aware of this fact, have built the most profitable part of their businesses around this accessory. Where would Chanel or Michael Kors be without their handbags?   Each year the top price for each...

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Big Bang – Small Bucks Jewelry

Big Bang – Small Bucks Jewelry

on Nov 4, 2015

Big Bang – Small Bucks Jewelry. You see them piled up at estate sales and garage sales, unloved and unwanted.  But before you walk away take a good look. These little pieces of jewelry pack a big design punch for the money. These are cluster bead earrings.   With seemingly an unlimited amount of variations, these clip earrings from the late 50s and early...

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Beijing Hats

Beijing Hats

on Oct 28, 2015

Beijing Hats Madge and Mr. Madge recently returned from a trip-of-a-lifetime through mainland China.  First stop was Beijing.  It was a hot August day and our itinerary took us through the Temple of Heaven park, Tiananmen Square and to the Forbidden City.  Despite the heat most locals were impeccably turned out putting us Americans in their place. In between dodging...

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