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Beijing Brides

Beijing Brides

on Nov 17, 2016

Beijing Brides Now that the holiday bridal season in full swing Madge thought this was a great time to share some Beijing Brides inspiration. On our summer trip to China it was hot, humid and smoggy.  Beijing was our first stop on an action packed two weeks.  Imagine someone asks you to see the United States in two weeks.  That gives an idea of our whirlwind.  ...

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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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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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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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Star Trek – The WrathLanta of Khan

Star Trek – The WrathLanta of Khan

on Feb 28, 2015

We lost Leonard Nimoy today.  Here’s a piece from the archives in his honor.   Livin’ La Vida Vintage with Star Trek – The WrathLanta of Khan   It was Wednesday and Madge had the evening all planned out.  First up, a leisurely walk with the dog listening to “All Things Considered” on the IPhone. Then Madge was going to settle...

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