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 Shopper's Alert - A Century of Dresses

Hello Fashion Diggers...

David Crystal for Lacoste from Savoir FaireA vintage dress is the fashion staple for summer and fall so we scoured the site for some of our favorite looks. We found breezy summer frocks, crisp shirtwaists, fun scooters, cute mini's, chic maxi's, sexy wiggle dresses, designer beauties and much more! From Edwardian tea dresses to organza florals and silky caftans, here are some of our favorite recent finds:

Turn of the Century: Look for lavishly embroidered Edwardian tea dresses, eyelet ice cream dresses and Edwardian all-in-ones.

1920s: Look for floaty sundresses, drop-waist dresses and floral prints in generous sizes.

1930s: Find unique Art Deco print dresses, chic hand-knits and sexy bias-cut rayons.

1940s: Check out the sophisticated rayon twill beauties, crisp pin-striped linens, lace shirtwaists and sexy curve-hugging silk crepes.

1950s: Look for Rockabilly, I Love Lucy and wiggle dresses as well as little black dresses (check out the boatneck LBD) and perfect shirtwaists like the pink polka-dot Anne Fogarty in soft sateen cotton. Don't miss the atomic dominoes print dress...perfect for LV.

1960s: Find flower power prints, MOD scooter dresses, maxi Hippie dresses, and cute mini's in paisley and geometric prints.

1970s: Check out the Op-Art print dresses, psychedelic print Jacques Esterel caftan, floral and calico Gunne Sax prairie dresses, Oscar De La Renta wool challis peasant dress and the preppy Lacoste dress with an alligator at the cuff.

1980s: Find a silk floral Escada dress, sexy beige leather halter dress, New Wave angora sweater dress and Punk rock zipper dresses.


 Spotlight on - Swimsuits

Vasarely Style Print Sun Dress from Mid Century ChicShow off your inner pin-up girl each time you slink into a vintage swimsuit! Check out the sexy 50s boy-cut swimsuits, the 60s MOD maillots, the 40s satin textured playsuits and the 3 piece bikini set by Catalina. Don't miss the funky cover-ups and swimcaps.


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