Blame it on Eve

I’m talking about clothing. While I wouldn’t call Eve a style icon, her curiosity and that damn apple did present us with the need to “cover up”. Don’t know who decided to make dressing an art form, but God bless him/her/them.

Did you know that any clothing over 20 years old is considered vintage? I didn’t, but am all over vintage clothing for a number of reasons. First and foremost …..

My Grandmother

My grandmother was born with style. I think this photo is 1930’s but her outfit looks like Norma Kamali was around at that time. Luckily, I have some of my grandmother’s jackets and other accoutrement which I wear frequently. Because it was so well made and way cool. I LOVE vintage clothing. The fabrics, the craftmanship … oh, I feel a case of the vapors coming on.

Before I take to my fainting couch, I must tell you why I’m double lucky regarding vintage. My city has the very best treasure chest of vintage clothing, shoes, hats, handbags, and other accessories in this hemisphere. IN ONE SPOT! Cheeky Vintage! Just the name makes me swoon.

The owners of Cheeky Vintage, Denise and Tina, are brilliant and have a serious love and eye for vintage perfection. But don’t just take my word for it; Lucky Magazine calls Cheeky one of the country’s best vintage stores. And the positive press goes on and on. Go to cheekyvintage.com to drool.

Chanel, anyone?

Treasure Chest

Just fainted.

Later.

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8 thoughts on “Blame it on Eve

  1. I just realized I have a couple of vintage shirts and ties I should retire.

  2. 20 years, my friend!

  3. That photo is FABULOUS.

  4. I love the photo of your grandmother – stunning, classic, timeless beauty. Living Dilbert turned me on to your blog and I’ve been smiling ever since. Thanks for writing and letting me be in the audience, and for letting us see your grams… wonderful.

    • Thank you, P, she was everything you said. Living Dilbert is THE BEST ever and my very first friend in blogville. Headed over to visit you. Thank you for your kind comments 🙂

  5. We couldn’t be more thrilled to have you on the cheeky team!!!

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