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.
|Fringe Festival Coat|
|Persian Lamb Cape|
|English Tweed Coat|
|Pink Silk Bomber|
|Plaid Reversible Cape|
|Royal Velvet Cape|
|Seaform Ultrasuede Jacket|| |
The Charming CWE FLEA
|Green Boucle Coat|
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...
Stocked: Vintage Shoes from the 1970s
|All image sources can be found here|
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
Vintage Stylist: Bohemian Luxe
1970s Saks Fifth Avenue PeepToe Pump
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
ITEM OF THE DAY: 1940S GAS CAN
1970s Anne Klein for Calderon Belt
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.
Item of the Day: 1950s Plus Size Dress
Blue Tribal Print
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.
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.
Item of the Day: In the clear sandals
Find this dress on-line
. Also available for local pick-up.
Amalfi by Rangoni Sandals
In the Clear
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
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.
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.
Item of the day: Boho Chic
. Local Pick-up Option.
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.
Item of The Day: Topped Off
. Local Pick-up Option.
Alive Magazine Hot List 2013 Winner!
. Local Pick-up Option.
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
, and 80s
. How Pretty!
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.
Styled: Turban Love
Great Gatsby Shoot in Vogue
Color of the Year: Emerald
Source: Links To All Images Here
Vintage Stylist: How to Wear Winter White
Wearing white after Labor Day is a fashion faux pas. There is nothing more chic than wearing white in the winter. The key to wearing winter whites is to layer in different shades and textures of white, cream and ivory. Don't be afraid to mix in tans, beige and gray, as well. Have fun styling your winter whites.
Currently Channeling: Lady Sings The Blues
It was love at first sight upon viewing Dsquared's Pre Fall 2013 Collection. Everything about this collection is perfection, from the styling down to the vintage props that tied it all together. Distinctly inspired by the vintage aesthetic of the 1940's but updated with curvier silhouettes and modern pieces such as the denim button up, leather gloves, snakeskin accessories, etc. The model Jasmine Tookes did an excellent job channeling style icon, Billie Holiday. She even made socks and high heels look amazing. We are secretly coveting everything in this pre fall collection. Aren't you?!?! Here are some of our favorite looks below.
Well Read: Knitting Vintage
"Knitting Vintage" is a great read, it's filled with 30 knitting projects inspired by period fashions. What I love most, is that it provides key themes, popular designers, illustrations and mood board inspiration for each project and decade. It's loaded with tons of information, a mix of vintage fashion history with very detailed knitting directions. It even provides resources on where to source all the materials needed. Each project calls for modern materials but encourages the reader to use vintage accessories and notions. The designer reinvents each vintage pattern for a more modern appeal, which goes hand and hand with our philosophy here at Borough Vintage....I definitely plan on trying my hand at knitting this winter, good thing this book has various skill levels. Wish me luck!!!
Fashion is cyclical and the trend has returned with a sleek, androgynous feel. Jumpsuits made their way down the runway in beautiful hues, different lengths and unexpected fabrics. The jumpsuit is elegant for winter but can also work as a transitional piece for spring. Remember to choose a jumpsuit that flatters your body type. It can be casually worn during the day or glammed up for a night look when paired with the right counterparts. Here are a couple of style tips on how to wear your jumpsuit this season.
1) DO wear a blouse underneath. A blouse underneath provides a subtle sophistication to your look.
2) DO try a jumpsuit in a fun, quirky print. Prints are personal, choose one that works for you.
3) DO wear an all black jumpsuit. Black is always figure flattering and provides a blank canvas to play up your accessories.
Check out our selection of jumpsuits in store!
Make It Vintage: Winter Edition
More is more when it comes to layering in the colder months. These women do a great job of looking stylish and cozy. Each woman incorporates vintage into her outfit effortlessly. Can you tell which pieces are vintage?