Six Essential Prints Every Vintage Wardrobe Needs

Who doesn’t love a little bit of leopard print (or A LOT of leopard print?). It’s always great to have solid key pieces in your wardrobe because they are extremely versatile. The colors of these key pieces also must be neutral enough to mix and match… BUT there a few essential prints that are great to have in your wardrobe. These prints are very popular whether they are vintage, reproduction vintage or modern clothing, so it makes it that much easier to get your hands on them!

Here are six prints that are a essential in every gals wardrobe. You’ll probably be surprised with the fact you’ll have many of these!

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Incredible Colour Film of London from 1927 shot by Claude Frisse-Greene

Here are some things that stood out to me:

  • Many boats in the River of Thames
  • Traffic was directed by a person
  • No road signs or proper lanes
  • Dunlop ad on all the city buses
  • Those two women walking in sync in Hyde Park
  • Women in the loveliest dresses, hats and coats
  • Wendy was the little girl with curls
  • Petticoat lane had many gentlemen in sticking hats and ones who didn’t, had their hair perfectly sleek
  • London has preserved its beauty looking at this footage and knowing what it looked like back in 1927

What else do you guys notice?

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The History of Coco Chanel – 10 Ways She Changed Fashion Forever

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel or Coco Chanel (1883 – 1971) is someone we’ve all heard of. She started out as a milliner, but with the help of her male admirer she opened a boutique in France, and things took off from there. She liberated women of the time in many ways and truly inspired the flapper look (short hair, shorter skirts, smoking in public, etc).

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Here are 10 ways she changed fashion:

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