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Spring Vintage Jewelry for Mother’s Day

Spring Vintage Jewelry for Mother’s Day

on May 6, 2017

Spring Vintage Jewelry for Mother’s Day         The famous gold-plated clamper bracelet by Coro made in 1939.  Dubbed the Carmen Miranda, this large openwork bracelet features large rhinestone camellias and daises with glass cabachon centers in red, blue and green.  Rhinestone pave petals surround the cabochon centers with green enameled...

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The Edit– VintageSan Francisco Inspiration

The Edit– Vintage
San Francisco Inspiration

on Mar 5, 2017

The Edit – Vintage San Francisco Inspiration This month’s guest editor is Lynn, owner of Highclass Highway vintage jewelry on Etsy.  Lynn picks her favorites from MadgesHatbox starting with a vintage Max Mara coat inspired by her childhood visits to San Francisco   “I’m a self admitted Jewelry Junkie! I have had a passion for beads since I was a...

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Happy Hat Day from Madge

Happy Hat Day from Madge

on Jan 25, 2017

Happy Hat Day Well, the festivities are over and the National Hat Day decorations are finally put away for another year. One of Madge’s favorite parts of this annual tradition is fellow hatters who post their photos from the day on her Facebook page.   Here’s some of her Happy Hat Day favorites.     Wendy in Gig Harbor, Washington showed off a...

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Celebrate National Hat Day 2017

Celebrate National Hat Day 2017

on Jan 14, 2017

  Celebrate National Hat Day 2017   Save on All Vintage Hats thru Sunday January 15 at MadgesHatbox Vintage       1940s Black Linen Tilt Hat by R. H. Macy Co. Channel your inner Katharine Hepburn with this sensational black linen tilt hat from R.H. Macy.   Off white ribbon crosses over front of crown in a bow.  Wide linen strap in back to...

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Ring in the New Year

Ring in the New Year

on Jan 11, 2017

Vintage ring Ring in the New Year   Here’s a few of our current favorites from our Polyvore Collection.   Victorian Revival Ring Large faux turquoise center bursts from rhinestone floral surrounding. Gorgeous Victorian revival silver metal setting. Even better it’s adjustable.   Rhinestone Leopard Ring This design with a rhinestone leopard...

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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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Here’s to 2017 from Classic Hollywood

Here’s to 2017 from Classic Hollywood

on Dec 31, 2016

Here’s to 2017 from Classic Hollywood Eve Happy New Year from Madge & Classic Hollywood     What are you doing New Years Eve 2017? Combing through her archives, Madge found some fabulous photos from the 1930s – 1960s of Classic Hollywood stars and starlets ringing in the new year.    Please leave a comment on your favorite.    ...

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