Thursday, August 18, 2011

Days of the past ...and then some


Vintage cars, clothes, wines and furniture. Vintage decor and accessories, wall paper, tea sets and postcards. Cameras, photos, suitcases, airplanes. The list goes on! And while so many objects fall under the vintage category, so do a lot of decades.

It seems like almost any decade besides the current one provides us with a vintage something or another.

It's interesting to think that as you could categorize an old Victorian pin with a '60s knee high boot! Very different, yes, but still just as vintage. In fact, vintage trends tend to move along the timeline as years pass. It's just another sign of fashion cycles.

I define “vintage” as a word that suggests both nostalgia and quality or importance. Most people have an initial thought when they think of the word vintage, even though it covers a broad subject.

Tell us what you think about when you hear the word “vintage,” and share your favorite past trends that give you that familiar feeling of nostalgia.

1 comment:

Del Thatcher said...

The first thing that comes to my mind when I think of vintage is loved. It makes me think of things home designers call 'shabby chic.' And to me it applies to anything that is of a certain age, distressed from that age, but still retains it's beauty.