Tag Archives: Fashion

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 a simple cloche hat was all that was necessary. Through the 30s, the era of […]

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 what you collect, this auction includes gems for everyone. Featured are a very rare c. […]

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 50 Rolex watches, one for each of his employees for about a dollar a piece. […]

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 in their own lifetimes. People see their work in museums and galleries and admire them […]

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 shirts has left an enduring fashion legacy. Once you have worn a World War II-era […]

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 many other well established collectible areas such as vintage clothes, political and protest buttons, rock […]

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, and mass media. In Print and On the Tube Several recent novels feature vintage clothing […]