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This isn’t your typical vintage fashion. It’s quirky, unique, upcycled or handed down. Who can resist these once so popular trends, or wearable projects?

4 Reasons Retro and Vintage T-Shirt Designs are Awesome

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Vintage T-shirt designs like classic TV shows, retro icons, toys and candy enhance your wardrobe with retro style.  From Batman to Elvis, from Super Balls to Wheelie Bars, we’ve got a cool t-shirt design for everyone. Enjoy a blast from the past in your wardrobe.  This new line of retro T-shirts are quality made, printed

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Vintage DIY: Upcycle Watches into Photo Bracelets

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From Maize Hutton comes this brilliant idea… turn non-working vintage watches into photo bracelets. Now, I wouldn’t consider doing this with a highly collectible watch that just needs some repair. But for costume watches and ones with a lot of wear, what would be sweeter than, say, showing off a photo of grandmother in the

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Retro Fashion: Metal Lunch Boxes

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The metal lunch box has made a comeback, but not for school-aged kids. Actually, many school systems have banned the tin boxes, favoring thermal bags and totes. Instead, you’ll find these retro items carried by college-aged twenty-somethings and others who appreciate their vintage appeal. At one time, lunch boxes were an ideal product for marketing

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Dearfoams Slippers (aka Angel Treads)

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Every Christmas millions of Americans find classic slippers under the tree. For many, it’s a pair of Dearfoams. Manufactured by RG Barry Corporation since the late ’40s, the unique properties of these house shoes make them both durable and washable. Like many post-war products, the foam-soled slipper came to be after a hunt for alternative

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Vintage Style Aprons

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Once a necessity for any homemaker, the vintage apron has become a fashion statement. In the ’30s, ’40s and ’50s, aprons were commonplace. In fact, many women owned both “working” and “presenting” aprons. The working apron was worn during the actual cooking process, while a nicer, clean apron was worn while serving dinner. These pretty

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