DonnaRose Infocus — Vintage

Putting It Together...Mod Update

20121226-195514.jpg It's one thing one thing to purchase vintage clothing...but how the heck do you incorporate it into your wardrobe without looking like you are wearing a "costume"? A little bit of mix and match goes a long way...especially when vintage is mixed with modern accessories and shoes. I've shared a classic example here. LOOK 1. Vintage mod dress + Jimmy Choo knee-high boots in camel + vintage off-white ostrich leather purse. LOOK 2. Vintage mod dress + vintage suede ankle boots + black tights

Essential Accessories

Wearing Vintage

Halter I wore this 70s halter dress to the "White Party" event at Jamaica Styleweek (May 2012) where I debuted my collection.  

WHAT is Vintage???? Seriously!!!

[caption id="attachment_424" align="aligncenter" width="405"] Vintage Blouse Vintage Blouse[/caption] Is it old clothes? Is it thrift store finds? Is it second-hand clothing? Yes, Yes, Yes...but that is not the only thing that defines vintage. Vintage is really defined by the years or era. Here is a little information for you. Antique clothing: This is any piece of clothing before the 1920s. Vintage: This is clothing that was made after 1920 but before the 1980s. However, the most important thing to remember about vintage clothing  is..." any clothing that is less...

Wearing Vintage

[caption id="attachment_353" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Wearing Vintage Wearing Vintage[/caption] Sex and the City is one of my favorite movies. Like a lot of women, I watch the show for the content as well as the fashion. I especially loved the fashion choices on Sex and the City 2. One of my favorite dresses is the pleated orange sleeveless dress Carrie wore.  I am a big fan of maxi dresses and I wear them in every season. So when I found a dress that is was similar to the one in the...