Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Vintage Fashion: Always Inspiring Designers took 1950s-style full-skirted sundresses out for a spin at the fashion shows this spring, and found new inspiration in black and white, especially mod 1960s looks. With all the eyelets, openwork and cut-outs to be found in spring 2013 collections, it is hard not to think of the vintage ways of achieving these lacy effects. Finally, 1930s-style florals brought charm to the runways, a sweetness borrowed from our mothers’ and
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Each spring and fall the VFG sleuths out the historical influences on modern fashion – the Vintage Inspiration. This fall, designers have been inspired by the opulence of brocade and the impact of the perfect hat. They have trolled the sartorial splendor of vintage menswear, reconceiving it for women. Finally, every shade of green seems to have been seen on fall runways…and need we remind you that with vintage you always go green? As of
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Each spring and fall the VFG loves to notice historical influence in modern fashion – the Vintage Inspiration. This spring we will have you suitable for work in vintage suits for the warmer months. We give pleats a whirl, and sweeten the deal with sherbet pastels. Finally, with a renewed craze for styles from the Roaring Twenties, we couldn’t help but show off the genuine articles! Click on an image to get started.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Each spring and fall the VFG loves to notice historical influence in modern fashion – the Vintage Inspiration. This spring we’ve cheered a continuing love affair with fit-and-flare, and the 1970s could not be more back. Line up some vintage stripes for a graphically current look, and look right in white from all eras.
Wednesday, September 01, 2010
The runways showed fresh and feminine styles for spring 2010, with blue looking new again, sheer a clear favorite, and plenty of unabashedly sweet ruffles and flowers. Our Trade Members have interpreted these trends with items from their vintage collections. Look for vintage styles that are the source of current fashion in the VFG’s Spring 2010 Vintage Inspirations.
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
For fall 2009, designers have been inspired by past hits from the 1930s through the 1980s, with everything from Depression-era flights of fancy to timeless work-worthy suits. Come explore the inspirations for current fashion, presented by the members of the Vintage Fashion Guild.
Monday, August 30, 2010
This spring’s fashions give ample opportunities for the vintage fashionista to show her stuff. Designers are using the always popular hues of pink, ruffled textural elements, and patterns of nature. Inspirations are taken from 80s fashion and classic Greek lines. This spring, look for vintage clothing from VFG members to put you in style right now!
Sunday, August 29, 2010
This fall, fashion has gone dark and bold, with richly patterned fabrics, dramatic accessories and goth elements. Even lace and flowers—usually strictly feminine—have gone to the dark side. From the perfect Little Black Dress to original 70s Bohemian and the coolest shoes and bags, look for vintage clothing from VFG members to put you in style right now!
Saturday, August 28, 2010
Fashion designs for Spring 2008 are once again vintage inspired with bright, crayola accessories; graceful, romantic shapes; brushstrokes of wild color prints; and classic schoolboy tailoring. Enjoy our Spring trend fashion show brought to you by the Vintage Fashion Guild.
Thursday, August 26, 2010
For Fall 2007, designers have reached way back, finding inspiration in clothing of the 1940s and even the 1920s. Along with Deco dolls and film noir starlets, the Lady has returned, with her long gloves and wardrobe of hats! See these and other inspirations for fall fashion, courtesy of the Vintage Fashion Guild.