Some Exciting News!

Some Exciting News!

This week we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve partnered up with one of our all-time favourite vintage fashion blogs, Chronically Vintage, to offer you, our The Best Vintage Clothing fans, an awesome $100.00 store credit giveaway that you can use to put towards the cost of anything in our Etsy shop (where we’re currently holding(…)

1920s Fashion Lessons from Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

1920s Fashion Lessons from Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

One of my favorite dramas at the moment is Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries – if you aren’t already a fan then here’s a quick introduction to the series. Phyrne (pronounced Fry-on-ee) Fisher is a glamorous, independent female private detective, who assists the lovable Detective Inspector Jack Robinson on investigations around 1920s Australia, despite his reluctance.(…)

Creative Ways to Display Vintage Clothing

Creative Ways to Display Vintage Clothing

Guest post by Ty Schmidt From dresses and handbags to shoes and jewelry, all things vintage have made a major comeback in the fashion realm. At Modernize, we believe in finding ways to integrate who you are into your home in unique and inspired ways. For lovers of vintage fashion, that means those vintage treasures(…)

The Fashions of The Astronaut Wives Club

Missing Mad Men? Happily there’s a new way of enjoying some fabulous 60s fashions on-screen with the new series: The Astronaut Wives Club. The series is centered around the wives of the space-race astronauts who were catapulted into the public eye, and what makes it look so delicious? The costumes are designed by Eric Daman(…)

We’re giving away a $50 Gift Certificate!

We’re giving away a $50 Gift Certificate!

I’m delighted to share the news that we’ve partnered with the fabulously stylish Jessica from Chronically Vintage to giveaway a $50 gift certificate to spend in store. Head on over to her blog to enter the competition, then go do some window shopping so you know what you’ll spend your gift certificate on if you(…)

1950s Vintage Blouses and How To Wear Them

1950s Vintage Blouses and How To Wear Them

Vintage¬†50s blouses come in a huge variety of different styles, prints and colors, which is probably why I love them so much. Whether you’re looking for a smart pretty blouse to wear to the office, a rockabilly shirt to wear with capri pants and a pony tail, or some Mad Men style glamor: a genuine(…)

A Vintage Suit for Spring!

A Vintage Suit for Spring!

Now is the perfect time of year for wearing cute vintage suits. The jacket will keep out any remaining winter chills, but you can just as easily sling the jacket over your shoulder to look instantly summery! Here are some of my favorite vintage suits in store at the moment. They range from 1940s Hollywood(…)

Win A Exclusive (and Cute) Vintage Print Tote

Win A Exclusive (and Cute) Vintage Print Tote

I’ve got a rather special prize to give away this week – something you won’t be able to get anywhere else! Exclusive dahling! The Cats Pajamas is our eBay store. Did you realize we sell on eBay, as well as on Etsy and on our own site The Best Vintage Clothing? And this tote is(…)

A Brief History of Vintage Swimwear: From Baggy Knits to String Bikinis

A Brief History of Vintage Swimwear: From Baggy Knits to String Bikinis

You can buy swimwear in any style imaginable now, from the tiniest bikini to form-enhancing shape-wear swimsuits and even burqinis, but it hasn’t always been that way.¬† Here’s a brief history of modern swimwear, from it’s beginnings in the 1920s through to the 1970s. 1920s The 1920s was the decade where swimwear first started to(…)

Stealing Agent Carter’s Style (Plus a Sale Code)

Stealing Agent Carter’s Style (Plus a Sale Code)

We’ve all been admiring Agent Peggy Carter’s style recently, and what better way of enjoying the show than to grab yourself some of her fabulous 1940s style? The best way to do this is by starting with a genuine 1940s suit – I’ve picked this stylish 1940s cranberry color suit, but there’s a lot of(…)