One Ruby Lane shop I come back to time and again is Allie's Antiques. The seldom-found items are usually in excellent condition and give me a serious case of "the wants."
Printed & Manuscript African Americana at Swann Galleries on Thursday, March 28 saw a sell-through rate of 90%, a record for the category.
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 we find, but the most rewarding aspect is the fabulous people met along the way. Dec. 30, 2010
Captain William B. White spent a lifetime collecting many different antique and vintage items. Come April 5, the pilot's collections begin to cross the auction block.
Scandinavian design came of age, however, in mid-century after World War II, when millions of veterans began building families and fanning out to suburbia.