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The Vintage Takeover is Happening at Penn Social DC

A Vintage Coup is Going Down this Saturday, July 25th!

It’s the return of the best, dopest, kick ass vintage pop-up shop in the city, the Guys & Dolls Vintage Pop-Up Shop. Instant Vintage 78 is returning with a lineup of the hottest vendors from DC,

How Dapper Men Travel on the Last Train to Paris

These seven gentlemen are all headed to different worldly destinations. It’s the Last Train to Paris. But the goal for all remains the same – Travel In Style! It’s a mix of modern and vintage. This is the way that a man should travel the world—with style and swag. 

Vintage Runway Show Spotlights Past Style To Raise Funds

Be My Vintage Valentine Charity Fashion Show

What’s a better way to shop for than a cause?! Held at The Manor DC, Baille Gelwick’s “Be My Vintage Valentine” was a charity fashion show to benefit the Polaris Project. This event enlisted a popular women’s vintage store,

Guys & Dolls Vintage Pop-up Shop

THE BEST VINTAGE SHOPPING IN DC

Instant Vintage 78 will be occupying the lower level of Penn Social along with many our fashion friends to bring you the Guys and Dolls Vintage Pop-Up Shop! This event will feature top vintage and retro dealers and boutiques from MD,

How To Dress Like The French Women In Films

There is something so stylish about French New Wave (Nouvelle Vague) films and they way that French women dress. I’ve enjoyed each French film that I’ve seen. In particular, I adored the look of Jean Seberg in Breathless or About de Souffle.

New Music: Misun Is Old School Sound With New EDM Groove

This anthem is a new twist on Billy Joel’s song “All For Leyna.” They picked up the pace, added some heavy drums and a few claps. But the track captured my attention simply because of the vocals. The female vocal arrangement pleading for Leyna one more time is enough to pull you in (if the beat isn’t enough).

Shopping for Vintage: The Many Benefits of a Vintage Handbag

There are many benefits to buying a vintage handbag. The first one that comes to mind is access to quality, luxury items at a fraction of the price. For example, a snakeskin bag from a contemporary designer will start around $500,

Introducing The Spring 2014 Issue: Amour Vintage Style

We would like to introduce you to our Spring 2014 issue: Amour Vintage Style. This issue focuses on our obsession with vintage fashion. We have included some amazing brands in this issue including the brands from our cover feature,

How To Wear A Vintage Denim Jacket

Denim is an American classic and staple in my wardrobe. I have denim in the form of pants, shirts, and as shown here – a jacket. A denim jacket can be a versatile styling piece. It is a trans-seasonal item that can be comfortably worn fall,

From Rags to Retro: How To Prepare Your Closet for Spring

When the words “spring” and “cleaning” are used consecutively, I get nervous. There is no task more daunting than emptying junkie closets and choosing what stays and what goes. The sheer number of items to pick through is frightening. After the frustration comes the doubt.