Alright, so you’ve said yes to your dress. What’s next? Well, it’s time to accessorize, of course! Though they may be small in size, your choice of accessories will play a big role in your prom ensemble as a whole. Depending on the decade and style of your dress, you’ll want to choose different accessories that best compliment your dress’s “personality,” so to speak. Classic dresses call for classic accessories and fun, more “out there” dresses (or jumpsuits!) call for more daring accessories. In keeping with my last post, we’ll begin with a few ideas for classic accessories to pair with more traditionally formal lookingRead More →

  Prom season is right around the corner, but there’s no need to panic! Today I’m coming at you with part one of my prom blog post series in which I will discuss arguably the most nerve-wracking part of prom – finding your dress. First, let’s talk about why going vintage for prom is the best idea ever: that nightmare situation of showing up in the same dress as someone else? Not gonna happen! We’ve got beautiful, one-of-a-kind dresses, and I’ve styled a few of my favorites! Whether you want to go for a more traditional formal dress or you’re looking for something a littleRead More →

Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time to brighten up your wardrobe! I’ve put together eight looks inspired by this lovely season and I hope you enjoy them and that they inspire you to put away your winter coats and break out your pretty day dresses! baby blue linen dress with white border detail (XS, $63) simple white slip (S, $18) painted enamel and gold tone flower locket ($18) brown lace-up boots (6, $28) white dress with pink embroidery (S/M, $48) pink satin hat ($16) white Ferragamo slingbacks (10, $29) pastel striped double breasted dress (XS, $53) simple white slip (XS/S, $18)Read More →

Pauline Trigère was born November 4, 1908 in Paris, France to a tailor/dressmaker mother. Because of this, she knew her way around a sewing machine by the age of only ten years old and would often assist her mother. Upon leaving school, Trigère took a job as a trainee cutter at Martial et Armand where she met American designer Adele Simpson who opened her eyes to the New York fashion world. In 1937, she moved, began working under Ben Herschel, and soon became assistant designer at Hattie Carnegie. In 1942, just five years after making the move from the City of Light to the BigRead More →

Hello everyone! Sorry about not posting here last week, the holiday season here on Main Street has proven to be even more hectic than I think any of us anticipated. Speaking of the holiday season, let the official countdown begin…Christmas is only ten days away! Never fear, last-minute shoppers, for I’m coming to you this week with a holiday gift guide! A one-of-a-kind vintage piece makes for a wonderfully thoughtful gift for anyone on your list, so here are a few ideas to spark some inspiration. One item that I think would make a lovely gift is this amazing set of 1950s interchangeable sterling silverRead More →

With these quickly dropping temperatures, it’s finally time to bust out your winter wardrobe and show off your layering skills! My favorite layer by far is a good ol’ coat. Today, I thought it would be fun to grab six of my favorites from our current inventory and style some outfits around them! Up first is this amazing bright green 1960s velvet coat. I paired it with an equally lovely 1960s shift dress and topped it off with a bright watercolor floral patterned scarf for some added warmth and a pop of a little more color! The next look is more understated but super warmRead More →

Is it just me, or has 2015 absolutely flown by? Here we are, halfway through November, and it seems like just yesterday it was still June! If you’re like me and it feels like the holiday season totally snuck up on you, you might need some last-minute holiday party outfit ideas! Have no fear, I’m here to help you out. Let’s start with some Christmas party ensembles. Whether you’ve got an office party to attend, a formal dinner or event, or just a relaxed gift exchange with family and friends, we’ve got all the perfect pieces to make you look both festive and stylish. I’veRead More →

One of my favorite things to collect are vintage scarves. Not only are they just nice to look at, they’re one of the quickest and simplest ways to jazz up any outfit. Today, I’m going to show you a few of my favorite ways to wear these little beauties – they’re not just for your neck! In fact, vintage scarves can be found in so many different shapes, sizes, colors, and patterns, that the possibilities are practically endless! This first look is super easy to recreate and does a fantastic job of showing off the beautifully detailed border print on this 1970s square scarf. SimplyRead More →

Hello readers! First off, I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Caylor, and I joined the Vintage Tex family in July! I’ve always had a passion for all things vintage and I went to school for fashion merchandising so this is honestly my dream job and I’ve been having a blast these past few months. If you’ve seen my Instagram (@caylortompkins) or my posts on the shop’s Instagram (@vintagetex), you’ve probably gathered by now that my favorite decade for fashion is the 1970s. Everything about it just speaks to my soul. That being said, upon seeing pieces inspired by this wonderful period in fashionRead More →