Favorite Shopping Sites
Pinup Girl Clothing – Aka PUG, specializes in the highest quality vintage inspired fashion, shoes and accessories for women of every size. Great selection of plus size options.
ModCloth – Great site for retro inspired clothes, accessories and housewares. They even have a section for vintage finds that’s being constantly refreshed.
Shabby Apple – Can’t get enough of the cute clothes on this site. Fave collections include: 1943, All That Jazz and Green Leaf.
Tatyana – This is the place for vintage style lovers. They have an online store as well as locations in eight major cities. One note, the sizing is a bit unique so reference their sizing chart when ordering.
Besame Cosmetics – Retro style cosmetics
Sherwin-Williams historic color collections – Guides for decorating your home with a “color-by-decade” motif
One Kings Lane – Featuring “Vintage & Market Finds”: amazing, one-of-a-kind finds from hand-selected designers and antiques dealers —with hundreds of items added daily!
Bramcost Publications – Some of the best sources for authentic guidance in the vintage lifestyle we’ve found. Covering every era from the 1800s to the 1960s, Bramcost Publications specializes in reprinting vintage materials. They offer a wide range of topics but many of their titles cover sewing, crocheting, knitting, and hairstyling of decades past.
Retro Makeup: Techniques for Applying the Vintage Look by Lauren Rennells
What Would Jackie Do? by Shelly Branch and Sue Callaway