The Vintage Quiz.

The Vintage Buyers and Sellers Quiz.  I am a very lucky person.  I am often asked H.D.Y.G.T.F.A.J.? (or, How Did You Get That Awesome F****g Job?)  There are many perks to dealing in the vintage world aside from the clothing and the experiences.  There are also countless people I meet and get to know personally.  […]

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Rockies Jeans.

Rockies were born from a merger between two major western shirt manufacturers – the Miller Stockman Company and the Prior Company.  Prior sold a line of women’s denim under the brand name Rocky Mountain Jeans (which if you find today, are still Rockies, or shall was say, the O.G. Rockies).  Miller Stockman ran with the idea […]

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The Ringer.

The 70’s.  The ME Decade.  Women’s Rights.  Civil Rights.  Cultural Movements.  Fashion Movements.  Slogan tees became so popular that you could literally wear whatever you wanted on your sleeve (or chest, or back).  These styles are highly collected – not really for their financial value – but more so for the emotions these things invoke. […]

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Dressing Appropriately.

  What can we (really) learn from the fashions of bygone eras?  “We must have the courage to go back to the age-old tradition of ritual and dress code. We must have the courage to turn the shoddy away at the door.”  – Glenn O’Brien  People of Walmart.  The voyeuristic blog-dumping-ground for the least appropriately […]

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Vintage Vocabulary.

“Vintage is my vocabulary, like the notes of a musician.”  -Alessandro Michelle  Alessandro Michelle, the director of Gucci (since 2015), knows something. Billie Holliday once told a reporter that she never sang the same song twice.  Some nights she sang it sad, some nights she sang it happy, sometimes fast and sometimes slow.   If […]

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Levi’s Authorized Vintage

Levi’s “Authorized Vintage.”  A mega discovery was made a few years back by the Levi Strauss Company.  A dude in California had been sitting on a stockpile of “true” vintage Levi’s jeans.  (We will use the word ‘true’ in reference to denim that was made in America, as that’s what Levi’s is calling their ‘Authorized […]

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