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Robins Heritage USA — vintage style

Summer 2017 Meets Vintage 1970 Flowers

Summer 2017 Meets Vintage 1970 Flowers

Hey Everyone, and Happy Sunday. I love to create collections and styles on Polyvore. My recent style collection are the greens and oranges and lovely large flowers that were so popular in the late 1960's and 1970's. Check out the collection and let me know what you think. Each of these dresses and the hat can be found on www.robinsheritageusa.com . Always remember to take time to smell the flowers.  Summer 2017 Blooms Vintage by robinsheritageusa featuring summer straw hats Hawaiian flower dressrobinsheritageusa.com   Vintage day dressrobinsheritageusa.com   B Darlin retro halter toprobinsheritageusa.com   Summer straw hatrobinsheritageusa.com   Retro Orange...


Personal Vintage Style

Robin Hipps

Tags modern vintage, vintage style

Personal Vintage Style

Vintage fashion sets you apart from the mass produced items of today.  Every bit of fashion is a "knockoff" of previous fashion from another era. This trend started for me in college. Since I was short on money, I mixed vintage items with modern fashions.  I wore my grandmother's rhinestone pins on my sweaters. My Dad's 1960's wool sweaters were mixed with jeans and mini skirts, creating a "new look" for myself.  Over sized sweaters (Mr. Rogers' style sweaters) over polo shirts in pastel colors with coordinating skirts and jeans was a staple . I had fun with this look because it was created by me...


The Lane Bryant Company, the First Plus Size Garment Company

The Lane Bryant Company was founded by Lena Himmelstein  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lena_Himmelstein originally from Lithuania.  Widowed and with a young child, she worked as a dressmaker in a sweatshop in New York. Borrowing 300 dollars from her brother-in-law, she rented a small shop on fifth ave. with the money and lived in the back of the shop.   Originally, Lena, who became known as a Lane, designed custom-made maternity dresses.  One customer asked her to design a dress that she could wear in public.  This design had an elastic waistband and pleated skirt which was innovative for 1910 era.  This is said to...


Customer Photo. Talbots Dress

My wonderful customer, Sara from the UK, purchased the Talbot's Sun Dress, retro style.  It was a gorgeous polished cotton sun dress with a back cut out with enough spandex for stretch.    The following is Sara's photo wearing her dress which says is her husband's favorite.    


Saks Fifth Ave. Designer Clothes

Robin Hipps

Tags Saks Fifth, scooter dress, Vintage Saks, vintage style

  Saks Fifth Ave. has always been known as having the highest quality clothing and accessories.  Founded in 1924 after a merger between two large companies Saks and Company and Gimbels,merging two large power houses of high end men's and women's clothing in the 20's.  Adam Gimbel ran the company after the death of Horace Saks in 1926 with Adam Gimbel's wife Sofie designing clothes. Saks high end boutique Salon Moderne, carried Sofie's designs under her name Sofie Originals and fashions from Paris by Chanel, Vionnet, Patou,  Schiaparelli, Agnes, Reboux, Callot Soeurs and Louiseboulanger.   Through the late 1960's Saks was known...