Spring is here and it has brought us some new trends as well as some twists on old classics – from pastels, lace, ruffles, and other quintessential springtime trends to metallics, bold geometric patterns, and a fresh take on floral prints, we’ve got a little bit of all of this season’s must-haves. For this little lookbook we’ve done something a little different and partnered up with two other stores – Crowned By Grace Boutique and The Edge Apparel – to bring you a mixed-and-matched combination of both vintage and modern pieces. As a stylist, one of my biggest tips for incorporating vintage into your wardrobe is toRead More →

One of our most frequently asked questions is, “How do you find all these clothes?” Well, I’m about to give you all the details. The process begins with a visit to our wholesaler. When our inventory needs replenishing or we need to stock up on new pieces for a new season, our owner Jen takes a road trip down to Houston where the wholesaler has a warehouse filled to the brim with vintage goodies anywhere from 20 years old to 60, 70, even 80 years old. On her most recent trip, Jen made it out with 166 POUNDS of clothing and accessories – over 200Read More →

Valentine’s Day is only two short weeks away! Whether you’ve got a hot date, you’re going out with your girlfriends, or you’re just hanging out at home watching Netflix and waiting for the 50% off chocolate sales on the 15th, I’ve styled some outfit options for every occasion! First up is a lovely little 1950s dress that’s perfect for a Valentine’s Day date. Its watercolor-esque rose print is very appropriate for Valentine’s Day and the flared skirt is so flirty and flattering. Whether you and your boo are going out for a nice lunch during the day or going somewhere a little fancier in theRead More →

Hey y’all, I’m comin’ at ya with the first blog post of 2017! One of my favorite topics to cover is how to incorporate vintage pieces into your everyday wardrobe, so today I’m going to be talking about another trend in modern fashion that has vintage roots – the button-front skirt! This is a piece that can be found in just about any fast fashion store and for a good reason – they’re adorable! They’re also straight out of the 1970s so they add a cool, easy vibe to any outfit. They have just enough detail to be interesting without distracting from whatever top youRead More →

  This 90s trend is back in a big way – slips as outerwear! From the runway to the red carpet to your everyday stylish ladies, slip dresses are the must-have of the season. Now, you could pay $50 for one of these dresses in a fast fashion store or even more from higher end or designer brands.      Left to right: Forever 21, $55; Zara, $99.90; Rihanna in Jean Paul Gaultier, $2,000…YIKES! Don’t worry, there is another way to rock this trend without emptying your bank account: we’ve got a great selection of slips in different styles and colors, each one of them is unique,Read More →

Hello everybody! I’m back with another holiday blog post! This time, I’m featuring some of the items from our holiday collection. We released these pieces along with tons of other new items at our holiday open house on November 30th! If you weren’t able to make it to the event, don’t worry! We’ve still got everything you’ll need to create your perfect holiday outfit – whether that’s something more casual and comfy for opening presents on Christmas morning (and then eating twice your weight in Christmas cookies) or something glitzy and glamorous for your New Year’s Eve party. The first casual look I’ve put togetherRead More →

  Did you see us this morning on Good Morning Texas? We created an affordable gift guide and I’m here to talk more about it now! We’ve got aprons, scarves, hats, jewelry, handbags, gloves, shawls and sweaters, and so many more great gift items here at Vintage Tex! The best part? They’re all unique! I think we’re all familiar with that unfortunate situation where we’re exchanging gifts with friends or family and maybe two people show up with the same gift for someone or somebody ends up opening something they already had at home, but shopping vintage means you’re pretty much guaranteed to be giving yourRead More →

‘Tis the season, ladies and gentlemen – the holiday season! Here at Vintage Tex, we’ve got everything you’ll need to get you through it from holiday party dresses and coats to keep you nice and cozy to special and unique gifts for everyone on your list! First up, let’s get dressed for that holiday event you’ve got coming up – whether you prefer a more classic style or want something super fun and festive, we have options for everyone! For something more classically glamorous, this ensemble is perfect. The base is a 1960s cocktail dress in a gorgeous chocolate brown. The cut of the bodiceRead More →

Less than two weeks until Halloween – have you got your costume yet? If not, don’t worry! We’ve rounded up a list of great costume ideas for all of your trick-or-treating or Halloween party needs! Our first costume worn by the beautiful Alicja is none other than Frida Kahlo (complete with her unibrow) – we threw a 1970s cream lace fringe shawl ($23) over a 1970s cream colored top with rosettes (M/L, $25), paired it with a 1970s crazy patchwork ruffle hem maxi skirt (XS, $23), and added some simple accessories to complete the look. The quintessential Frida flower crown our model is wearing only cost about $5Read More →

If you’re in school you’ve either already started back again or you’re about to, so today I’m bringing you a little post on back to school wardrobe essentials – just a few things I would consider staples in any student’s closet! First on the list is jeans – a necessary basic for everyone and an easy foundation to build an outfit on. With 1970s style clothing still trending for Fall 2016, bell bottom jeans are a great choice! Pair them with your favorite top and give your ensemble an effortlessly cool 70s vibe. 1970s true blue bell bottoms, XS, $28 1970s light wash bell bottoms,Read More →