women’s clothing & accessories

A passion for vintage fashion: Secrets of a Vintage Maven

Holding an article of vintage fashion from another era makes you wonder how many women had a grand time wearing this particular piece of material history. Where did they go? How incognito had they been? One of the more fulfilling joys of this wacky world we call vintage fashion is in the interesting artifacts...

Caroline Ashleigh offers advice on acquiring vintage shoes

CHICAGO — To Caroline Ashleigh, author of Warman’s Shoes Field Guide, there are three criteria to use when looking for vintage shoes: condition, condition and condition. Beyond that, she advises buy what you love, buy the best you can afford and buy the best example you can afford. Moreover, she says, one of the...

Santa Fe flea market launches Christmas Market

SANTA FE, N.M. — The Santa Fe Traditional Flea Market, which ended its first summer season at Oshara Village with the snows of mid-November is launching a two-weekend indoor Christmas Market at El Museo Cultural, 1615 Paseo de Peralta on the Rail Yard. The first weekend will be held Dec. 12-13; the second weekend...

Brooklyn Flea is expanding – already!

Check this out: Following a successful opening month of its Antiques Market in Dumbo, Brooklyn Flea (www.brooklynflea.com) is expanding its Winter Pop-Up to a second empty storefront directly across the street, at 81 Front St. The details are the same as the antiques market: Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., through March...