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A Special Jewelry Collection to Celebrate Chanukah

A Special Jewelry Collection to Celebrate Chanukah

on Dec 13, 2017

A Special Jewelry Collection to Celebrate Chanukah Madge is privileged to offer a special jewelry collection during the 8 days of Chanukah.All of the jewelry has been donated with net proceeds going to the Atlanta chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women.The NCJW is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates. Inspired by  their Jewish values, NCJW...

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Norma Kamali, Iris Apfel & Stephanie Solomon Dish About Vintage

Norma Kamali, Iris Apfel & Stephanie Solomon
Dish About Vintage

on Nov 3, 2017

Norma Kamali, Iris Aprel & Stephanie Solomon Dish About Vintage This summer’s Intermezzo wholesale trade show in New York City included the revolutionary idea of providing fashion retailers access to top vintage sellers offering one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories to purchase for their shops The highlight of Vintage@Intermezzo was a conversation with Norma...

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Vintage Intermezzo – Norma Kamali, Iris Apfel & Stephanie Solomon

Vintage Intermezzo – Norma Kamali, Iris Apfel & Stephanie Solomon

on Aug 28, 2017

Vintage Intermezzo, 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 wholesale booths, the show included a section called Vintage Intermezzo with vintage sellers offering...

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Get Pinned This Christmas

Get Pinned This Christmas

on Nov 11, 2016

Get Pinned this Christmas Wanna get pinned this Christmas?  Madge just loves Christmas jewelry, especially Christmas tree pins.   Here’s a few of her favorite pieces now available in the shop.   Eisenberg & Sons rose from its beginnings in 1914 as a ladies clothing manufacturer that made a little jewelry to help sell their dresses, to one of the...

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A NYC Christmas Card

A NYC Christmas Card

on Dec 10, 2015

A NYC Christmas Card from Madge. Madge got a last-minute opportunity to join gal pal Mary in New York City. You may remember her from an earlier madcap adventure to Chanute, Kansas. Mary’s husband couldn’t make the trip so Madge got to be the plus one. Any opportunity to visit Madge’s favorite city is an adventure not to be missed. And at Christmas with Mary,...

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Holiday Party Style 1966

Holiday Party Style 1966

on Nov 20, 2015

Holiday Party Style 1966. A few weeks ago, Madge featured one of the fashion magazines she found in a dusty pile.  That post, How to Dress looked at a fall issue of Glamour from the 40s.  Today we are boosting the glamour quotient with a November 1966 issue from Harper’s Bazaar that is loaded with fabulous holiday looks that could be right off of today’s...

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Finding Madge in MississippiA Granddaughter’s Journey

Finding Madge in Mississippi
A Granddaughter’s Journey

on Feb 15, 2014

Madge in Mississippi Opening an Etsy shop to sell my vintage collection was a conscious act to de-clutter.  Naming the shop Madge’s Hatbox, after my grandmother, was loving nod to her years as a milliner.   Then a chance remark by my aunt sent me on a journey in search of a hat shop my grandmother opened in 1917. Madge in Mississippi. After securing funds for...

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