Monday, April 21, 2014
Everybody Loves a Parade! This week: “Garden of Earth Day Delights” The VFG has a parade every day – a VINTAGE parade, that is! Each week the VFG seller members are invited to show off their vintage that fits a theme. Themes change from week to week, highlighting a theme for the season, a particular color or style, or something just for fun. We have some really fun themes coming, so why not join us
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Let your vintage lovin’ friends know: the 10,000th person to LIKE the Vintage Fashion Guild on Facebook will win this bounty of goodies: Prizes include: a new large VFG canvas tote bag; a new VFG coffee mug; two ‘love’ pencils; the book “Edwardian Fashion” by Daniel Milford-Cottam and the book “Sixties Fashion” by VFG member Jonathan Walford.
Friday, March 21, 2014
In spring and fall the members of the Vintage Fashion Guild round up modern fashion trends that seem inspired by trends of the past for our Vintage Inspiration feature. Ready to be inspired? Please step on in…
Monday, December 02, 2013
Reviewed by Gayle MacGregor – Sewing Machine Girl Fashion in the Time of the Great Gatsby By LaLonnie Lehman (Shire Library, ISBN: 978-0-74781-299-9) Fashion in The Time of The Great Gatsby, aims to explore 1920s fashion in America as seen through the world of Gatsby’s author- F. Scott Fitzgerald. The book touches on the changes to society and the consumerism that influenced 20s fashion, from emancipation to both men and women embracing leisure pursuits, sports,
Monday, July 01, 2013
Swim Wear History! Beat the heat during the dog days of summer with a little reading about the fashions of the sea shore! Click on the image to get started. 1920s, 1940s & 1950s Vintage Bathing Suits – Courtesy of fuzzylizzie and pinkyagogo
Friday, February 01, 2013
The Early Years Hattie Carnegie (1889 -1956) was born in Vienna, Austria. Her name was Henrietta Kanengeiser. In 1900, she immigrated to the United States, and settled with her family in New York City. There is a famous story that while on the ship to America, Hattie asked a fellow voyager about who the richest and most prosperous people in America were. The answer was, “Andrew Carnegie” and according to the story, young Hattie decided
Friday, August 17, 2012
Welcome to the Vintage Fashion Guild’s latest addition, the Fabric Resource! VFG member Maggie Wilds (aka denisebrain) has published a collection of fabrics and fabric terms, which you will find under VFG Resources on the homepage. Besides an A-Z index, included are ways to search for your ‘mystery’ fabric and help with finding out what fiber it is made from. This new resource will constantly grow, so be sure to check back regularly!