A Salute to the Glorious Leading Men from Hollywood Past --- with CATS

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Let's look photos of men from Hollywood past and present with their beloved cats... Clark Gable, Anthony Perkins, Paul Newman, Anthony Hopkins, Cary Grant, and many other Hollywood greats took photos of beloved felines.


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Peppermint Twist Vintage turned ONE in July, 2020 so we took this opportunity to highlight some of our favourite trends and fashion from decades past. Fashion trends from old Hollywood inspire us. Plus we can't forget to salute the late, great Olivia De Havilland. Let's explore the 40s to the 1960s era!


The Power of Advertising: A Look at Jewelry Promotions from the 1940s-1980s

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Let’s take a look at vintage jewelry advertisements from Trifari, Monet, Coro, Sarah Coventy and more! Marketing advertisements from the 1940s-80s are unique and colourful!

Exploring Vintage Hollywood: The Pajama Edition

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During times of isolation, old Hollywood films were the epitome of glamour - the hair, the clothing and the jewelry. Let's look at old films and how they heavily influence vintage fashion today.

Lend Me Your Ears - Earrings: A Brief History & How to Wear Them Comfortably

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Read about the history of earrings and learn about how you can wear vintage clip-on and screw back earrings with comfort. Earrings from the 1940-1970s are covered in this discussion.

Brooches: The ULTIMATE and MOST VERSATILE Accessory

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Brooches are so versatile. Wear them on coats, jackets, sweaters, lapels, scarfs, on jeans pockets, tshirts, as a collage and more. Add some vintage flare to your daily wardrobe!

2020: The Year of the Roaring Wedding - 1980 to the Vintage 1990s - Part 3 of 3

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In our last two blogs, 2020: The Year of the Roaring Wedding, we examined previous decades. In Part 1 we examined trends from the 1920-1950s and in...

2020 - The Year of a Roaring Wedding! Part 2 of 3 - The 1960s - 1970s

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In Part 2 of 2, we review wedding styles from the 1960s to 1970s. Although the traditional white dress still stand, many key factors changed the wedding apparel including the hippie movement, disco, celebrities and media events.

Valentine's Day: Forget Chocolate & Flowers! A Vintage Gift is EVERLASTING!

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Read about the Valentine's Day tradition. Discover the history and learn why we celebrate every February 14th. Have a Vintage Valentine!

Welcome to 2020 - The Year of a Roaring Wedding! Part 1 of 3

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2020: The year of WEDDINGS. Explore the wedding styles from the 1920s to 1950s. We hope to inspire you and provide suggestions for your special day!

The Legend of the Christmas Rose

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The Legend of the Christmas Rose - the story of how the rose became a Christian symbol of love, faith and devotion. Read about the symbolism of the rose, still centuries later.

Black Friday and the Little Black Dress Worn in Hollywood

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Black Friday! Stay home, watch old black and white movies and admire the glamorous Hollywood stars who wore BLACK! That's a perfect BLACK FRIDAY!
The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is TRULY MARVELOUS!!

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is true 1950's elegance. Read about jewelry and fashion trends from the series. It's easy to add a little Mrs Maisel vintage fashion in your busy life!

TREE OF DREAMS - Vintage Jewelry - Winter 2019/2020 Fashion Trends

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Winter 2019-2020 jewelry trends are earrings, chunky necklaces and bracelets. We highlight vintage jewelry advertisements from Trafari, Coro, Swank and Monet.