Hi all! We are SO excited to announce our “How We Wear Vintage: A Primer on Wearing By-Gone Styles Everyday” blog series! This week will be a “boot-camp” of sorts, as we will be digging into the fashions of the 1930’s-60’s and finding out how to apply those styles practically into our modern-day wardrobes. Doesn’t that sound like fun? To find out more about this series and what it will entail, read below!
What is the Goal of this Series?
To inspire young ladies who want to dig more into the vintage styles of clothing, and to teach them how to use present-day resources in an affordable and practical manner. A predominant goal of this series is to reach outside of the realm of sewing and creating your own garments, as we know that a few of you don’t have that interest or ability. Dressing vintage doesn’t have to be expensive or impractical; and you don’t always have to DIY it!
What Eras Will We Be Covering?
We will cover 1930’s through the 60’s. Why these specific eras? Well, our knowledge and interest in vintage style really begins and ends in the 40 years of fashion that we will be covering, so it was the most practical time frame to talk about.
How Will the Posts Cover Each Era?
Over the course of the next 4 days, we will devote one day to a specific era. The fifth and final day will be an awesome contest with amazing prizes, to exercise what you’ve learned! Each post that is dedicated to a certain decade will be divided into 4 sections:
- Back Then– inspiration from the actual era itself.
- Present Day– a collage of modern-day, affordable reproduction garments to inspire you to dig into your present wardrobe and find similar items to recreate a vintage silhouette and style.
- How We Wore It– our past outfits in which we incorporated styles from the era we are covering.
- Resources– links to beauty & hair tutorials, clothing websites that retail vintage inspired pieces, articles on dressing vintage, etc.
What is the Schedule of Events?
We are so thrilled about this series, and hope you will join in and be inspired!