New to the Etsy shop: March 2014

Shoes, 1940s blouse, deadstock 1950s earrings (still on their original cards) and a 1930s silk nightgown.

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1930s Styled Green Vendome Peep-toe Shoes - 5.5    1950s Pink and Clear Beaded Clip-On Earrings - Deadstock

Vintage 1930s Pink Silk and Lace Nightgown - M

Vintage 1940s Rayon Yellow Paisley Blouse/Jacket

Book: Vintage Bridal Fashion 1900 – 1950

If you are lover of vintage fashion and tying the knot, you may want to wear a vintage or ‘vintage inspired’ gown from your favourite era. Bridal Fashion 1900-1950 – The American Wedding dress (Kathleen York, Shire Publications, $13.40 at Booktopia) takes readers on an elegant journey back in time through American bridal fashion from the first half of the 20th Century marking the changes that economics, popular culture, and even politics have made to style over the years.


New to the Etsy shop – January 2014

Gloves, gloves and more gloves! Lot’s more things coming soon too but for now here are these 40s and 50s gloves and an amazing unused mens grooming kit.

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Vintage 1950s Pink Sheer Elbow Length Gloves - Nylon   Vintage 1950s Silvery 12-button Length Formal Gloves - Nylon   Vintage 1950s Sparkling Elbow Length Gloves - Nylon

Vintage 1950s Cornelia James Beaded Black 4-button Length gloves    Vintage 1940s Brown 4-button Length Gant Neyret Gloves with Tassle


Vintage poster auction – Art Deco beauties

There is a fantastic collection of original vintage posters coming up for auction next week at Rennert’s Gallery in New York. 601 lots of fabulous prints but my favs are the Art Deco travel and entertainment posters. Here are some that I wish I could afford to bid on. You can find the link to the auction here.

Ostende-Douvres. ca. 1928

Ostende-Douvres. ca. 1928

Brésil-Plata.  ca. 1928

Brésil-Plata. ca. 1928

Vichy / Ses Sources. 1928

St. Honoré les Bains. ca. 1928

Dunkerque. 1929

Casino de Paris / Joséphine Baker / La Joie de Paris. 1932

Casino de Paris / Joséphine Baker / La Joie de Paris. 1932

Imperial Airways / 1935 Calendar. 1934

Galeries du Bon Marché. ca. 1929

Remix Shoes – ‘Sydney’ two-tone pump

Another great pair of Remix shoes, reproduced in great detail with a great 1930s early 40s look. I will have the navy and white please!

Sydney    Sydney

“… From its grosgraine piping to its intricate cut-outs on the vamp and “peep toe” styling, it is a sporty two tone lace up pump. Featuring two sets of laces: a ribbon lace and waxed leather lace for an alternative look. All leather uppers, lining and leather soles.”

(taken from Remix site)

10% off Xmas Sale at Violet’s Vintage Emporium!

Hi all, have a 10% off sale for Xmas in my Etsy store. The sale runs til December 26, 2013 and the discount is for all items. The code is XMAS2013 for those interested. Happy looking and have a a great Xmas!!

Here is the link to the shop: Violet’s Vintage Emporium


New winter coats – Vintage Dressmaker

Irma Romero proudly presents her winter coat collection for 2013, in her own special homage to the 20s and 30s and there some absolute beauties to be had. My favourite is the ‘Louise.’


Louise  Louise


DSC_5223  DSC_5260


Ida    Ida

All available though her website or etsy shop.