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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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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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How to Dress – 1944

How to Dress – 1944

on Oct 20, 2015

How to Dress – 1944 Last month Madge was rummaging around in one of her favorite Savannah antique haunts and came out with a fab haul of vintage fashion magazines.   After blowing the dust off the stack she found this gem, and since it’s Autumn, here’s a fun back-to-college issue of Glamour from 1944.  It’s interesting that while the cover...

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An Ode to Bonne Bell

An Ode to Bonne Bell

on Feb 6, 2015

An Ode to Bonne Bell The news that the Bonne Bell Company is shutting down, gave Madge pause to remember her (not) miss-spent youth. If it wasn’t for Bonne Bell, Madge might not have survived puberty. As the go-to skin care and cosmetic line for young girls in the 1970s, the company will be missed by all of us gals of a certain age.   Jesse Bell, a cosmetics...

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Gilgal the Garden of Mystery

Gilgal the Garden of Mystery

on Nov 24, 2014

Well it’s the last week of National Blog Posting Month, (Nablopomo) and there’s a good chance that Madge might actually pull this off.  Read on to discover one of the most compelling places Madge has ever seen.   Gilgal the Garden of Mystery   Tucked away in a quiet residential neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah is one of most mysterious...

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