Posts Tagged: Vintage Inspiration

THROWBACK THURSDAY: LINGERIE BRANDS

From intricate bodysuits to comfortable basics, Trashy Diva has you covered (and uncovered) with a wide range of lingerie brands sure to fit and flatter your figure. But do you know the history behind these lingerie loves?  Follow along as

THROWBACK THURSDAY: LINGERIE BRANDS

From intricate bodysuits to comfortable basics, Trashy Diva has you covered (and uncovered) with a wide range of lingerie brands sure to fit and flatter your figure. But do you know the history behind these lingerie loves?  Follow along as

SMOOTH SAILING: THE SAILOR DRESS

Still from THREE SMART GIRLS – 1936 Universal film with Deanna Durbin; Loretta Anchor Brooch   Schooner or later, we all go a little cray-sea for a throwback! Trashy Diva’s fan-favorite Sailor Dress is back, this time in red poplin! This

SMOOTH SAILING: THE SAILOR DRESS

Still from THREE SMART GIRLS – 1936 Universal film with Deanna Durbin; Loretta Anchor Brooch   Schooner or later, we all go a little cray-sea for a throwback! Trashy Diva’s fan-favorite Sailor Dress is back, this time in red poplin! This

THE ALEXA TIE TOP

The Alexa Tie Top is the perfect warm-weather separate! This totally retro top debuted in Dogwood, then returned in Berry Chantilly and Pirate Treasure, becoming a staple for warm weather outfits. Style with our High-Waist Shorts for a sweet, beachy look, or with

THE ALEXA TIE TOP

The Alexa Tie Top is the perfect warm-weather separate! This totally retro top debuted in Dogwood, then returned in Berry Chantilly and Pirate Treasure, becoming a staple for warm weather outfits. Style with our High-Waist Shorts for a sweet, beachy look, or with

THE HOLLYWOOD DRESS

A tribute to the 1940’s island style of the Copacabana, the Hollywood Dress is a fun, fitted, and flattering new style from Trashy Diva! Debuted in Pirate Treasure, the Hollywood has since been released in our signature Midnight in Paris

THE HOLLYWOOD DRESS

A tribute to the 1940’s island style of the Copacabana, the Hollywood Dress is a fun, fitted, and flattering new style from Trashy Diva! Debuted in Pirate Treasure, the Hollywood has since been released in our signature Midnight in Paris

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VINTAGE MOTHER’S DAY

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! In preparation for this special day, check out a few of our favorite famous moms of yesteryear.   From left: Audrey Hepburn, pictured with son Luca; Grace Kelly, pictured with son Albert; Eartha

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VINTAGE MOTHER’S DAY

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! In preparation for this special day, check out a few of our favorite famous moms of yesteryear.   From left: Audrey Hepburn, pictured with son Luca; Grace Kelly, pictured with son Albert; Eartha

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VINTAGE FESTIVAL INSPIRATION

Here in New Orleans, we know a thing or two about festivals – including what to wear – and we’ve got the clothing, accessories, and shoes to keep you stylish this summer! Photo Credit 1 / 2 / 3   Throw

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VINTAGE FESTIVAL INSPIRATION

Here in New Orleans, we know a thing or two about festivals – including what to wear – and we’ve got the clothing, accessories, and shoes to keep you stylish this summer! Photo Credit 1 / 2 / 3   Throw

KREWE OF MUSES

Mardi Gras season here in New Orleans is one of my favorite times of the year. We’re in full swing and the parades are rolling! I’m lucky enough to get to ride in the Krewe of one of my absolute

KREWE OF MUSES

Mardi Gras season here in New Orleans is one of my favorite times of the year. We’re in full swing and the parades are rolling! I’m lucky enough to get to ride in the Krewe of one of my absolute

THE JEWELRY OF KENNY MA

One of my favorite things to do is put together an outfit. Not just picking the perfect dress for someone’s figure, but also finding the perfect accessories to finish a look from head to toe. When I’m working in my boutique, I

THE JEWELRY OF KENNY MA

One of my favorite things to do is put together an outfit. Not just picking the perfect dress for someone’s figure, but also finding the perfect accessories to finish a look from head to toe. When I’m working in my boutique, I

Hosiery - Vintage Inspirations - History - Undergarments - Legwear

HOSIERY

History has been obsessed with hosiery as early as Greek and Egyptian times. Both men and women donned legwear for comfort and warmth, with most being crafted from leather, cotton, or other woven cloth. As hemlines started to rise in

Hosiery - Vintage Inspirations - History - Undergarments - Legwear

HOSIERY

History has been obsessed with hosiery as early as Greek and Egyptian times. Both men and women donned legwear for comfort and warmth, with most being crafted from leather, cotton, or other woven cloth. As hemlines started to rise in

Holiday Hair - Vintage Inspirations - Pin curls - Hair Flowers - Headbands - Tutorial - How To

VINTAGE INSPIRED HOLIDAY HAIR

The holidays are right around the corner, and with that, we need ultra fabulous hair to to match the shimmer and glimmer of the season! Want a challenge? Take a look at these lovely vintage ladies! They truly took holiday

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VINTAGE INSPIRED HOLIDAY HAIR

The holidays are right around the corner, and with that, we need ultra fabulous hair to to match the shimmer and glimmer of the season! Want a challenge? Take a look at these lovely vintage ladies! They truly took holiday

Bralettes - Vintage Inspirations - Lingerie - Soft Cup Bra - Sheer - Mesh

BRALETTES

If you’re looking for a comfortable option to wear under your threads, look no further. Bralettes are here to help. Bralettes, bandeaus and soft bras were among the first style of bras before the invention of the under wire came

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BRALETTES

If you’re looking for a comfortable option to wear under your threads, look no further. Bralettes are here to help. Bralettes, bandeaus and soft bras were among the first style of bras before the invention of the under wire came

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OXFORD SHOES

While we usually associate the classic oxford shoe with the 1940s and ‘50s, they have actually been around for much longer than that. Early versions of the oxford shoe date as far back as the 1640s in Europe – wow!

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OXFORD SHOES

While we usually associate the classic oxford shoe with the 1940s and ‘50s, they have actually been around for much longer than that. Early versions of the oxford shoe date as far back as the 1640s in Europe – wow!

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GLOVES

Photo Credit: 1  Gloves were invented for utilitarian purposes-to protect hands during an uncomfortable task, to keep them clean during meals, and to keep fingers warm. Quickly thereafter, practicality led way to decoration and symbolism for the likes of clergy,

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GLOVES

Photo Credit: 1  Gloves were invented for utilitarian purposes-to protect hands during an uncomfortable task, to keep them clean during meals, and to keep fingers warm. Quickly thereafter, practicality led way to decoration and symbolism for the likes of clergy,

SWEATERS

photo credit In the 1940s and 1950s the phrase “Sweater Girl” was coined. While it eventually became synonymous with pin-up models, the fashion of tight fitting sweaters with Hollywood starlets like Lana Turner and Jane Russell was a way for

SWEATERS

photo credit In the 1940s and 1950s the phrase “Sweater Girl” was coined. While it eventually became synonymous with pin-up models, the fashion of tight fitting sweaters with Hollywood starlets like Lana Turner and Jane Russell was a way for

TRAIN CASES AND LUGGAGE

To mid-century gals, dress and appearance were a very important and necessary part of life. When it came to travel, rules were the same. Travel luggage was just another accessory to a person’s image. Everyone wanted smart looking and long-lasting luggage!

TRAIN CASES AND LUGGAGE

To mid-century gals, dress and appearance were a very important and necessary part of life. When it came to travel, rules were the same. Travel luggage was just another accessory to a person’s image. Everyone wanted smart looking and long-lasting luggage!

OBI DRESS

It’s no secret that Trashy Diva designer Candice Gwinn has a long-standing love affair with Asian design and artwork. We have featured many collections over the years that highlight the lush tapestry of colors and elements used in traditional Asian

OBI DRESS

It’s no secret that Trashy Diva designer Candice Gwinn has a long-standing love affair with Asian design and artwork. We have featured many collections over the years that highlight the lush tapestry of colors and elements used in traditional Asian

THE LENA PICNIC DRESS

Gingham has quite an interesting history as a number of different countries claim it as a staple. It is believed the word is derived from the Malaysian word genggang, which means ‘striped’. Several countries utilize it for many different reasons,

THE LENA PICNIC DRESS

Gingham has quite an interesting history as a number of different countries claim it as a staple. It is believed the word is derived from the Malaysian word genggang, which means ‘striped’. Several countries utilize it for many different reasons,

THE RUBY DRESS

As the weather cools down, the sun sets earlier in the day and the leaves start to turn, the event season is just beginning, between theater, holiday parties, concerts,and dances, a Diva needs a dress that is perfect for a striking

THE RUBY DRESS

As the weather cools down, the sun sets earlier in the day and the leaves start to turn, the event season is just beginning, between theater, holiday parties, concerts,and dances, a Diva needs a dress that is perfect for a striking

BOOTS

Boots have enjoyed quite the long and storied evolution throughout fashion history. Let’s take a peek at how Trashy Diva’s boot selection tells the story of the boot as a must-have staple of the fashionable woman’s closet! At the turn

BOOTS

Boots have enjoyed quite the long and storied evolution throughout fashion history. Let’s take a peek at how Trashy Diva’s boot selection tells the story of the boot as a must-have staple of the fashionable woman’s closet! At the turn

CAGE DRESS

Photo Credit: 1 / 2 Looking for the not-so-typical Audrey Hepburn little black dress? Well Holly Golightly, have we got the dress for you?! The Cage dress in black stretch cotton is the perfect LBD to add to your wardrobe

CAGE DRESS

Photo Credit: 1 / 2 Looking for the not-so-typical Audrey Hepburn little black dress? Well Holly Golightly, have we got the dress for you?! The Cage dress in black stretch cotton is the perfect LBD to add to your wardrobe