Did you know the first examples of eyewear reportedly date back to 13th century Italy? Even though a lot has changed since those early years, eyewear continues to draw looks. Antique Trader contributor Jessica Brown explores the topic of vintage eyewear.
If you are in Portland, Oregon and you catch a glimpse of a woman elegantly dressed in period clothing, with a stunning hat to top the ensemble, don't worry that time has escaped you, it's simply Lu Ann Trotebas, the owner and executor of the largest hat museum in the U.S.
Prizes will be awarded to the winners of the Antique Trader Favorite Finds contest, which returns in 2018.
Bottle collectors from around the country will converge on Cleveland, Aug. 2-5 for the Federation of Historic Bottle Collectors convention.
The wide-spread appreciation for travel, which took hold of 19th century European society, is reflective in choice of patterns and vignettes appearing on examples of Flow Blue pottery.
Glass collectors from across the U.S. will converge on Nashville, Tenn. July 21-22 for a gathering of collectors.
As much as things change, it seems many things stay the same. At least that's how it appears in regard to "The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady." This reprint features the thoughts and observations of a young author in 1906.
In her review of the new book "Edwardian Ladies Hat Fashions: Where Did You Get That Hat?," Print Editor Karen Knapstein discusses the uncommon, but informative fusion of facts and photos about antique fashions and some of the sacrifices made in the name of style.
Thirty-seven years after emigrating from Poland to the U.S. as an 18-year-old, Stan Bernacki continually uses skills he acquired early in life to successfully operate his renovation and conservation business.