Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Tribal Ethnic Trend vs House of Vintage

The Tribal/Ethnic trend has been gaining momentum the past couple seasons.
So many amazing takes on this look where shown at the spring RTW's!

We really loved ADAM's and Sass & Bides versions of the trend. Their mini dresses with the embellishment details are just killer.

Another Fav is Oscar de Le Renta we just love his GLAM take on the look!

 Get this amazingly chic look with our House of Vintage Malcom Starr Dress. This dress is even more STUNNING in person! The workmanship and color combo are 2 DIE 4!

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Balmain vs House of Vintage

One of our fav collections this spring is Balmain.  It's Mad Max meets Glam Rock vibe is totally killer!

Pieces from the Spring/Summer 2010 RTW have been all over the editorials and are the dress of choice for industry superstars!

Get the look with our House of Vintage circa 1980's Bill Blass Dress
This stunner is beyond thunderdome!

Little Black Dress vs House of Vintage

It's fashion week in Toronto! With all the amazing parties to hit and shows to see it's the perfect time to break out that little black dress.

The spring/summer 2010 collections had loads of varations on this classic wardrobe must have!

We especially love these amazing dresses By Zac Posen and Dennis Basso this season!

Get the look with this adorable House of Vintage mini dress. Great details and fit soooo chic.

Monday, March 22, 2010

GOLD trend vs House of Vintage

          GOLD is another huge trend for Spring/Summer 2010!
 Everyone from ADAM to Pucci have key pieces of their collection in this classic color.

Karl Lagerfeld even has his dream groom dipped in gold at the Chanel 2010 Couture Show!

 We are loving these incredible gold/ bird motif shoes from Miu Miu's spring 2010 collection! The matching handbag is total Pursefection!

One of our favorite pieces from the season is Derek Lam's dress. Just stunning!!

Get the look with our House of Vintage bang on for this season's gold rush 1980's mini dress. (Especially killer on the lovely Sophie)

Orange Trend vs House of Vintage

Orange was all over the runways for the spring/ summer 2010 season.

Gasp!! Orange the new Black 

Louis Vuitton's latest collection has burts of orange on their handbags, shoes and accessories. While Bottega Veneta and Lanvin had numerous dresses in this amazing color.

Even the fashionista attendee's at the collections this season where sporting the color.

  Designers Prada, Givency and DVF all have their make-up pallets these lovely shades of orange/tangerine for spring/summer.

One of our fav collections
this season is Fendi! We loved
all the hues of Orange
paired up with soft neutrals.
Get this dream in tangerine look with this AMAZING House of Vintage Romeo Gigli Shirt Dress Circa 1990's.
The color, draping and tayloring on this dress are KILLER!!

Monday, March 15, 2010

Cut Out Trend vs House of Vintage

Cut out details are seen EVERYWHERE on the runway this season.  Dresses, shoes, tops, leggings and jackets all incorporated this detail. Designers Balmain, Rodarte and our personal fav Phi all have cut outs on key pieces of their most sought after spring 2010 collections. Get the look with our UBER RARE 1980's Jean-Paul Gaultier blazer. The details/fit are BEYOND amazing!

Friday, March 5, 2010

Viktor & Rolf vs House of Vintage

Ruffles are back in full force this season!  Designers from Marc Jacobs to Lanvin highlighted this trend in their Spring/ Summer RTW's.  Viktor & Rolf  took it to that next level, by giving the classic ruffle a futurist edgy twist . Get this look with a one of kind  House of Vintage very fashion forward circa 1980's party dress.

Burberry Prorsum vs House of Vintage

The trench coat is a very strong trend for spring/summer 2010.  We really love Alexander Wang and Phillip Lim's take on this classic wardrobe staple.  Hands down our fav this season is Burberry Prorsum.  Get this look with our Vintage Burberry Trench Circa 1980's, paired with our nude leather open toed sandals. Such an amazing clean minimal look.

House of Vintage Spring 2010

We are loving the Spring 2010 collections and trends. For years now numerous designers have been "inspired" by vintage design. In the weeks to come please check out our take on how to make classic vintage pieces work for the up coming spring/summer season.

Spring 2010 we will be opening an appointment only Designer Boutique at our 1239 Queen West location. The new room (located downstairs of our exisisting space) will showcase RARE vintage collectors pieces from designers such as: Chanel, YSL, Gucci, Dior, Fendi, Valentino, Burberry, Pucci, Chloe, and Versace.