Thursday, December 13, 2012

Vintage to Vogue

I grew up loving books and as I began to love fashion and art, I particularly loved coffee table books.  At an antique store in Ithaca, I came across a large pink leather bound book which contains Vogue magazines from October-December 1957.  I am so inspired by Vogue and have subscribed since I was a teenager.  I still can't believe I found this!

The book contains so many inspirational images and documents Vogue in the post-war period before ready to wear clothing began to replace couture. 

The book is stamped "Elmira College Library."  I like to think of the college students who read this when the issues were current.  

This book is a reminder to take time to think about my wardrobe and invest in classic pieces (especially coats and dresses) rather than fast fashion. 

Classic pieces are always glamorous.

Laura x


  1. You should check out The Glamorous Housewife
    I met Bethany at BlogHer, and she really is as stylish and glamorous as her blog claims! I think you'd enjoy her style

    1. Thanks, I will definitely check it out!

  2. That is such a great find--cant wait to thumb through it. I think the only way I will get to have couture is if I learn to sew for myself ;)

    1. Same! I love it, you are always welcome to explore it.