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How To Dress Vintage Modern

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Vintage Modern. Sometimes I just have to laugh when I think about my style.  I really love clean modern lines and my daily wardrobe is very streamlined. That being said, I definitely have a soft spot for all things vintage.  The shapes, the cuts, the fabrics I’m all over that.  So instead of dressing head to toe in any one style, I like to mix it up a little. Maybe I’ll wear a contemporary outfit with some vintage jewelry, or a vintage purse. Or maybe I’ll pair a 50’s style dress with modern heels. It’s this vintage modern type of combination that I love best.

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I was originally looking for vintage purses and I found a lovely one, made in England. It’s in great condition and has a beautifully structured shape. Then my eyes spied this amazing silver lipstick tube.  Not only is it pretty, but it’s functional and  a piece of jewelry all rolled in to one.  Once I got it home I cleaned it thoroughly. Old lipstick is not easy to remove and it was a bit of a mess. Luckily the tube is silver and it was able to withstand a very thorough soaking and disinfecting.

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Finding the perfect lipstick to fit my new gem was a bit of a challenge as well.  Most lipsticks are just too big. The one currently in there is a really pretty red that I purchased at the drugstore to see how easy it would be to trim down. I was very happy to see that it wasn’t too hard to work with. Now that I’ve found French Touch in a lovely coral from Lancome, I know they will make the perfect match.

 

Here are some other vintage inspired pieces for your very own vintage modern look!

 

*For more on how to dress vintage modern please join me on pinterest and twitter*
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80 Comments

  1. All lipstick should come just like this! Now I want vintage accessories, too!

    : signe
    : the daily savant :
    : the daily savant : Blog Lovin

    1. Agreed! How great would that be!
      xo

  2. Adoro o estilo vintage! Adorava ter esses batons =)

  3. Elizabeth Mckinnon

    Love everything…. Great post.. Coocoo4coco.blogspot.com

  4. wauw everything is so pretty! Love it <3
    I didn't know your blog so I'm going to follow immediately (:

    1. Thank you so much!
      xo

  5. Jamie "ChatterBlossom"

    This is SO cool!! That lipstick case is something that I wouldn’t have seen, let alone thought to actually make use of now, you mad genius! That is fantastic!
    -Jamie
    ChatterBlossom

  6. Omg that lipstick case is gorgeous! I loved it:) Great choices:)

    1. Thanks so much!
      xo

  7. WOW

    I’m in love <3
    So beautiful!!!

    Love,
    Vanessa Ribeiro
    http://nessabyvanessaribeiro.blogspot.pt/

    1. Thanks!
      xo

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