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A Taste of Agolde: The Brand Bringing Back Vintage Denim

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Denim has been said to be the most versatile fabric. From top (shirts and jackets) to bottom (skirts, shorts, and pants), any article of clothing, you can find it in denim. Light, dark, acid washed or bleached, denim can be dressed up with a classy stiletto and top, or down with fashion sneakers. Agolde collaborated with Urban outfitters to produce an eight piece collection, including shorts, jeans, a pencil skirt,…

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Brave the Cold: Chicago Hosted its First Vintage Clothing and Jewelry Show

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Fashion thrives in the liveliest of cities such as New York City and Los Angeles. By now you’ve noticed that vintage fashion is beginning to take over (not that we’re seeking a pat on the back) and is becoming a prominent feature of these fashion forward cities. Chicago, a city known for its annual food fest (The taste of Chicago), history and culture, is now on the verge of being…

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Zulle Changes the Rules with Next Level Second-hand Shopping [Feature]

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                                                                      Photo Credit: Shopzulle.com “One of the reasons I wanted to start Zulle was not only to create this awesome place where women can find great clothes, but also, use it as a means of social…

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#NYFW: Royal Vintage Styles featured in the Francesca Liberatore Fashion Show

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Nothing says vintage better than an electric guitar playing smoothly in the background as models walk, swaying in velvet and fringe. Did someone say Francesca Liberatore? Walking into the the footsteps of fashion, literally, Liberatore founded her self-titled label in 2009, after working for Viktor & Rolf, Jean Paul Gaultier and Brioni. According to NYFW.com, Her work has earned her such honors and recognitions such as Italy’s prestigious Next Generation competition, and work…

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The Met Presents Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion

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The Costume Institute x The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents the ongoing exhibit Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion.This exhibit features 60 hand picked pieces dating to the 18th century to present to be displayed. The pieces — mostly womenswear, but a few menswear and accessories as well — were picked by curator Jessica Regan due to their craftsmanship, quality, and high aesthetic appeal. Don’t believe us? See for yourself, here. Each piece…

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Stop the Press: The Official Modern Stitches Launch Party 1.20.17

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Incase you haven’t heard the huge news, we’re ditching our desks for the day and having a party! And of course, you’re invited! Editor-in-Chief, Ashley Scarboro and the Modern Stitches team will host the official launch party for the magazine on January, 20th at Stonefish Lounge DC from 5:30pm to 9pm. While we would love to spill the beans on all the wonderful elements of the night, we like to…

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Kurating Your Kloset with Kizzy [Feature]

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                Photo Credit: Deondre @dresgallery   She looked at me said said “Kizzy, your current clientele, isn’t your clientele. You don’t change your price, you change your clients.” – JUNE AMBROSE to KIZZY EVAE Modern Stitches: Where did your vintage fashion journey begin? Kurated: As a kid growing up, in the South, I can remember as far back as my first memories, my…

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When In Rome: Gucci Spring 2017 Campaign

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  Lions, tigers, leopards, and giraffes, oh my! We are absoltely loving the Gucci Spring/Summer 2017 campaign and collection! The ad intensifies the the 70s hippie, disco and grunge feel throughout the entire campaign. Your fave designer could never. With big whispy hair and bangs, Grace Jones-inspired cuts, retro polo styled shirts, flouncy tops, distressed jeans, the unofficial ‘car salesman suit’, wire framed aviator lenses, platform shoes, and even wicker…

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Plus Size Vintage Lovers Dream

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Shelley Johnson, the LA based inspiration behind New Vintage Lady has just made thrifting for plus size women a bit easier. For those who sew, or just adore the fabric and patterns of classic vintage pieces, NVL is here for you. Her Kickstarter campaign details reproduction sewing patterns for the plus size person. Sizes from 40″ bust to 60″ bust! #yaysewing. Johnson has reached, and actually surpassed her goal of $11,000…

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10 Statement Heels to Enhance Your Vintage Wardrobe

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What’s the number 1 accessory that completes your most beloved outfit? Statement heels, of course. Statement heels are perfect for the modern pinup girl, because they are versatile in the workplace as well as in the streets. Here are the top 10 statement heels to enhance your modern vintage wardrobe. Privileged Galaxy Stud Pumps-Nasty Gal Get it here These heels would be the perfect standout of your two-piece pant suit while…