Tag Archives: Fashion

Publishers Corner: October 2017

Publishers Corner: October 2017

Smokin’ Collectibles by Maxine Carter-Lome, Publisher I am old enough to remember cigarette dispensing machines in almost all public places, when a pack of cigarettes was only 45 cents, that collectible cards came in cigarette packs, when cigarette holders-the longer

Great Collections: August 2017

Great Collections: August 2017

Historic Deerfield’s Textiles Collection A conversation with David E. (Ned) Lazaro, Curator of Textiles Please give us an overall sense of Historic Deerfield’s Textiles, Clothing, and Embroidery Collection. Historic Deerfield’s fashion and textile collection is a significant part of the

Chase: Lighting the 1930s

Chase: Lighting the 1930s

By Donald-Brian Johnson Photos by Leslie Piña “We have tried not to make novelty knick-knacks, but sturdy honest designs of good materials that will last from generation to generation, because taste is not a matter of fashion, but rather the

Head and Shoulders Above The Rest

Head and Shoulders Above The Rest

How Women’s Hats and Men’s Ties Completed The Looks of the Times A Woman’s Style is Set by the Tip of Her Hat 1930’s Following The Crash of 1928, hats reduced in size and decoration. Usually a single brooch on

Augusta Auction’s Couture & Historic Fashion auction, Nov. 16

A wide selection of  vintage fashion and historic textiles gathered from more than a dozen US museums, private collections and estates will go up for auction at Augusta Auction’s Couture & Historic Fashion auction in New York City, November 16. No matter

The Wristwatch

Collecting with Jeff By Jeff Figler When I was in China a few years ago, there was a gentleman in my traveling group that owned a print shop in the Phoenix area. From an outside vendor he negotiated to buy

Gladys Emerson Cook – Cats, Dogs, & Erte?

Gladys Emerson Cook – Cats, Dogs, & Erte? – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell, The Halloween Queen® Women artists are often neglected and forgotten by posterity even if they were hugely successful

Designs from the Golden Age of Hawaiian Shirts

Designs from the Golden Age of Hawaiian Shirts – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2003 by Gary L. Moss Lasting a mere two decades and beginning more than a half century ago, the “golden age” of Hawaiian

Hippie Culture Memorabilia

Collecting Hippie Culture Memorabilia – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2002 by Dr Gary Moss From the standpoint of someone wanting to assemble a new and exciting collection, hippie artifacts are a potential goldmine. This subject overlaps

Vintage Fashion Buzz

Vintage Fashion Buzz – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2001 By Debbie Regan Cleveland As the antiques business marches along in the new millennium, vintage fashion is making strides and blowing horns in the marketplace, museum world,