It’s hard to imagine a black and white film where Greta Garbo, Jayne Mansfield, or the like did not drape themselves in this ultimate winter indulgence. In the 30s 40s and 50s, furs were all the rage. These items were so luxurious and expensive as to be almost unattainable, the ultimate symbol of wealth and elegance.
However, with prices of authentic fur coats so high (not to mention PETA campaigns souring desire for the real thing) faux fur is now the way to go. Snap up one of these silky-soft beauties, if you haven’t already. You won’t regret it!
A beautiful coat is not only a wardrobe staple, but a thing to fall in love with. Choose one of the following styles and make an elegant vintage statement during the icy winter months!
Gloves are often overlooked nowadays. Even retro-loving fashionistas sometimes forget to include this elegant accessory in their wardrobe.
Gals may score the perfect 50s swing dress, paint on a flawless cat-eye, and learn to shape their hair into lovely Victory Rolls; but many ignore the final vintage touch: gloves. Read the rest of this entry