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VINTAGE STYLIST: Express your style with Maxi
The history of Maxi Dresses are wonderful. This generation of fashion change the dress code for wearing certain silhouettes, particularly Maxi Dresses. Most people consider Maxi Dresses to only be worn during summer vacations and tropical trips, but with the right style and accessories, you can wear it for any occasion from work to play to pretty much anywhere. For example, the link below show our latest display of a yellow maxi dress can be styled in many ways. You can style the dress with some comfortable wedge sandals and bright accessories . This dress would be perfect for day gatherings, cocktail events, or just to wear on a beautiful sunny day. Express yourself with Maxi dresses!



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SOLD ITEMS: The Perfect Pebble Drawstring Bag




VINTAGE STYLIST: How to Wear Leather + Denim


  1. Acid Wash Denim Jacket; www.boroughvintage.com
  2. Leopard Print Leather Skirt; Borough Vintage
  3. Chain Link Bracelet; www.shopbop.com
  4. Leather Clutch; www.boroughvintage.com
  5. Leopard Bootie; www.barneys.com
Acid Wash Denim Jacket; Available By Request
Leather Clutch; $36

Leopard Leather Skirt; Available By Request



    VINTAGE INSPIRATION: How to wear plaid coats
    It's unmistakable, vintage plaid coats are one of my favorite buys.  The oversize pattern and variety of combinations, make plaid one of the most eye catching designs.



    Photo Credits



    ITEM OF THE DAY: Blue Embossed Clutch
    A pop of color always adds interest to a neutral outfit.  Sure, you could wear that safe black purse - but, why not surprise everyone with a fun cobalt blue purse?  This vintage embossed clutch is the perfect option to transition from day to evening.
    Blue Embossed Clutch

    Details:
    • Snap off straps
    • Converts to a clutch
    • Interior zip pocket
    • Snap closure
    • Embossed


    VINTAGE ICON: Tamara Dobson
    Occupation:Film and television actress, fashion model
    Born:May 14, 1947
    Notable Role: Cleopatra Jones


    VINTAGE RENTALS: An Elegant Rustic Missouri Campground Wedding: Amanda + Mike
    I am happy to share a recent wedding from Borough Vintage Rentals!  Amanda & Mike's wedding took place at KOA campground s outside of Saint Louis.  We supplied vintage brass candlesticks, vintage mix&match china, and antique silverware as part of the wedding decor.  The Green Wedding Shoes blog recently featured an editorial of the wedding. 

    Here are a few pictures of the gorgeous wedding.
    Vintage Silverware via Borough Vintage Rentals
    Vintage Silverware via Borough Vintage Rentals

    Vintage Silverware via Borough Vintage Rentals
    Vintage Silverware via Borough Vintage Rentals

    Vintage Brass Candlesticks via Borough Vintage Rentals
    Vintage Brass Candlesticks via Borough Vintage Rentals

    Vintage Brass Candlesticks via Borough Vintage Rentals
    Vintage Brass Candlesticks via Borough Vintage Rentals

    Vintage Brass Candlesticks via Borough Vintage Rentals
    Vintage Brass Candlesticks via Borough Vintage Rentals

    Vintage Brass Candlesticks via Borough Vintage Rentals
    Vintage Brass Candlesticks via Borough Vintage Rentals

    Vintage Mix&Match China via Borough Vintage Rentals
    Vintage China via Borough Vintage Rentals
    If you haven't checked out our full assortment of rental items - head over to the rental site.  We have the perfect items to add a special touch to weddings, engagement parties, baby showers, and anniversaries.
    Photos Courtesy of: YEAH Weddings


    ITEM OF THE DAY: Vintage Dooney & Bourke Purse
    If you are partial to lightly pebbled leather - you will love vintage Dooney & Bourke purses.  Currently seen on street style fashion blogs, the brand's vintage styles are seeing a resurgence among fashion trendsetters.

    vintage dooney & bourke purse
    Pebbled Cross Body Bag

    Details:
    • Adjustable Straps
    • Logo Fob
    • Buckle Front
    • Interior Zip Pocket
    • Brass Hardware
    • Made in the USA


    Fall Coat Preview
    Fall is upon us, and that means beautiful fall coats are hitting the website.  Here is a peek at our upcoming selection.  Fill out the form below to get more information on any of our Preview coats.

    Army Coat

    Fringe Festival Coat



    Persian Lamb Cape

    English Tweed Coat


    Pink Silk Bomber

    Plaid Reversible Cape

    Royal Velvet Cape

    Seaform Ultrasuede Jacket 

    Green Boucle Coat



    The Charming CWE FLEA

    This Saturday (10/19/2013) is the last day for the CWE Flea - Located at 449 N. Euclid.  We've had a blast over the past weekends.  If you want to see our selection in person, be sure to join us from 9am-2pm.

    Vintage Stylist: Mixing Florals
    VINTAGE STYLIST:  Don't be afraid to wear bold floral prints.  We paired our 1990s ESCADA Slingback Pumps with a 70s Sundress and Hobe' Earrings - to create a floral on floral outfit that works.

    Here are some more floral inspirations...



    All image sources can be found here



    Stocked: Vintage Shoes from the 1970s
    We've been filling the store with shoes from the 1970s.  Here are some of this week's favorites.

    Handpainted NANDO MUZI Shoes


    1970s Braided Sandals


    1970s Hush Puppies Shoe


    1970s Saks Fifth Avenue PeepToe Pump




    Vintage Stylist: Bohemian Luxe
    This week we added lots of vintage accessories to the store.  First up, is our collection of vintage tooled belts - that can complement many different outfits.


    Atzec Tooled Leather Belt

    Multi Color Braided Belt

    1970s Pink Tooled Belt

    1970s Anne Klein for Calderon Belt




    ITEM OF THE DAY: 1940S GAS CAN
    1940s Gas Can
    This vintage metal gas can was originally intended to hold gas or oil. Now, use it to water your plants with style. Or, use it as an attractive, industrial metal flower vase.
    This item can be purchased or rented for events


    Item of the Day: 1950s Plus Size Dress
    Blue Tribal Print
    Size 16/18
    A great vintage 1950s PLUS SIZE shirt dress in a blue tribal print. Adorned with ten decorative bronze buttons down the center and two belt loops - it would look great belted with a chunky knit cardigan, paired with leather gladiator flats and a chunky accessories.
    Purchase on-line or schedule a local pick-up.


    Item of the Day: 1940s Boho Dress
    Prairie  Style Print Maxi
    Size 2
    This 1940s dress has a green medallion print, mandarin collar, short ruffled sleeves, midriff yoke and a metal back zipper for closure. It would look great paired with heavy metal accessories and a strappy metallic sandal.
    Find this dress on-line.  Also available for local pick-up.


    Item of the Day: In the clear sandals
    Amalfi by Rangoni Sandals
    In the Clear
    Size 7 1/2
    An oh, so Hollywood pair of vintage Amalfi by Rangoni slingback sandals made in black patent leather with a low ankle strap with a gold buckle. It would look great with a graphic suit and lucite accessories.
    Can be purchased on-line or local pick-up option is available.


    Inspiration Photo Shoot: Summer Brunch
    We recently had the opportunity to have our vintage china and flatware featured in a lovely photo shoot that was conceived by Bliss Events and featured in Regale Magazine. Using summer brunch as the theme - this shoot was filled with peach and teal accents, refreshing summer cocktails, and an outdoor setting.





    Photos by: SHDPhotography



    Item of the day: Full Circle
    XS - 25" Waist
    A great vintage, handmade striped woven skirt, with side pockets, 1 hook and snaps for closure. It would look great with camisole and denim jacket with woven flats. 

    Available On-Line.  Local Pick-up Option.


    Item of the day: Boho Chic
    Size 6
    A vibrant vintage 1970s printed sheath dress with a standing ruffle collar, billowy sleeves and a back zipper for closure.  It would look great paired with knee highs, suede fringe booties and a crossbody bag.
     Available On-line.  Local Pick-up Option.


    Item of The Day: Topped Off
    Emerald Green
    $58.00
    Available On-line.  Local Pick-up Option.


    Alive Magazine Hot List 2013 Winner!
    Thank you to Alive Magazine for voting Borough Vintage as the "Best Vintage" store in St. Louis.  We appreciate the support and recognition.  We look forward to many more years of providing a vintage lifestyle to Saint Louis and beyond through our website!


    Vintage Textile Prints
    I had a wonderful time shopping for new items for the store yesterday.  I am obsessed with prints and patterns, so my picks reflect my current mood.  Here are some of the vintage textiles that will be featured in the store soon.









    Vintage Florals: Dresses + Fine China
    We've found a vintage match.  Our  mismatched vintage china from our rental website, matches perfectly with the spring time floral dresses from the 1960s, 70s, and 80s.  How Pretty!

    Borrow Vintage

    Buy Vintage



    How to Decorate with Vintage Wood Ladders
    Although we aren't quite ready to reveal pictures of our new studio office,  we have been inspired by the different ways to organize the space.  It's amazing how one simple piece can offer so many options for display.  We're always on the look out for vintage wood ladders - but even more so now that we see the potential for decorating.












































     

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