‘Antonio Lopez: Fashion, Art, Sex & Disco’ Tome out Now

Antonio Lopez: Fashion, Art, Sex, & Disco by Roger Padhila and Mauricio Padilha, published by Rizzoli. As Anna Sui puts it in the epilogue, "I'm from the generation that came to New York to meet their idols.  For me, that was Andy Warhol and Antonio Lopez." Born in Puerto Rico, Lopez moved to New York with his family at the age ...
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The Return of Rudi: Gernreich label to relaunch

The inimitable Peggy Moffitt in Rudi Gernreich. All the 2012 buzz on this late fashion maverick suddenly makes sense: Rudi Gernreich, oh he of the topless swimsuit and op-art patterns, is set to return to fashion in 2014 with an as-yet-unnamed German entrepreneur slated to bring the late designer's legacy back to the runway.  Based in New York, the label will ...
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Vintage Street Scene: Retro Femme

50s-era looks continue to uptrend, with voluminous dresses and skirts returning alongside body-skimming pencil silhouettes from Copenhagen to Paris.  Prints span a number of eras: 50s dots to 80s florals- while details like peplums, hip yokes, and sleeveless styles adding authenticity.
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Vintage Festival at Wilderness

Vintage Festival at Wilderness entrance. After an ultra-successful run at London's Southbank in 2011, Wayne Hemingway's Vintage Festival teamed up with Wilderness this year for a similarly festive weekend that brought together vintage enthusiasts to share, sell, dance, and celebrate the vintage lifestyle.  Stylesight was on hand to capture the street scene; below are a few of our favorite snaps.  Subscribers ...
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‘Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel’ Film in Theatres Soon

Diana Vreeland in her Manhattan apartment, circa late 1970s - early 80s. Following the Fall 2011 book release of the same name, the documentary 'Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel' is set to premier September 21st, 2012 in select theatres across the U.S.  Inspired by her book research, Vreeland's granddaughter-in-law Lisa Immordino Vreeland decided her legendary subject could not be ...
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Blitz 1st Birthday Party in September

A Stylesight favorite in London, the influential Brick Lane vintage store Blitz- "London's First-Ever Vintage Department Store"-  will be celebrating their 1st birthday September 6th at the store itself.  Sure to feature libations and steep discounts, 55-56 Hanbury Street will be the place to be- hope to see you there!    
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Amarcord’s NYC Summer Sale

Singer Meleni Smith in a vintage mesh headscarf from Amarcord Vintage Fashion.  Shoot by Milena Rakocevic for BySuchandSuch.  Styling by Ashlie Abtahie; hair by Jeanie Syfu. Following their recent foray into the Market Publique, Stylesight favorite Amarcord Vintage Fashion's brick & mortar summer sale launched August 1st, with 50% off to be had on all merchandise in their Williamsburg location through August 22nd, ...
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Vintage Retail Spotlight: Lunettes Selection, Berlin

Lunettes Selection, Torstrasse 172, Berlin 10115. With two retail outposts in Berlin, an online e-shop, and a rental service available for costumers and stylists, Lunettes Selection is fast becoming a destination for vintage eyewear aficionados and enthusiasts and a reputable stockist of original and authentic current labels from Ralph Vaessen to Oliver Goldsmith.  The impressive vintage selection features "new," never-been-worn old ...
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Vintage Street Scene: Retro Headwear

From Saint-Tropez to Tokyo, retro headwear and accessories channel the 40s-50s. Below, a peek at our favorite looks to emerge.
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Amarcord Vintage Fashion e-Sale via Market Publique

Beloved NYC vintage retailer and archive Amarcord Vintage Fashion is a featured seller on newly-minted, Brooklyn-based vintage e-tailer Market Publique through Thursday, August 9th.  The cheerful, summer-friendly array of apparel and accessories from the 50s to the 80s is sure to go quickly, so log on and have a peek at AVF's latest and greatest. Below, a series of our favorite ...
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Paper Bag Princess teams up with 1stDibs for rare Rudi Gernreich sale

Premium L.A. vintage retailer Paper Bag Princess has teamed up with online auction site 1stDibs on a sale of rare pieces by celebrated 60s-era designer Rudi Gernreich. Paper Bag Princess founder and owner Elizabeth Mason purchased the 70-piece collection in its entirety in the mid-90s in Chicago, and the designer's signature way with knits, graphic colors and prints is ...
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A time capsule apartment in Paris

A remarkable discovery was unearthed in Paris' 9th arrondissement recently when an apartment left untouched since WWII welcomed its first visitors in 70 years. The owner, one Madame de Florian, had fled the apartment at the onset of WWII for the south of France, never to return, though she faithfully paid rent for the 70-year interim. Mme de Florian's recent ...
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Vintage Street Scene: Match Sets

From 50s-inspired peplum top + pencil skirt sets to Mod looks, the matched set returned in full force at Paris haute couture fashion week. Below, a handful of our favorite looks.
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Vintage Event: Paris’ Salon du Vintage

After one season at La Cité de la Mode et du Design in Paris' 13ème, the Salon du Vintage returns to the Marais, taking place at the Espace d'Animation des Blancs Manteaux from Friday July 6th through Sunday July 8th.  Be sure to stop by to peruse the usual selection of excellent vintage apparel and accessories from the affordable to ...
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British Glamour since 1950: Ballgowns at the V&A

As the latest unofficial installation in the ongoing 2012 celebration of All Things British, London's Victoria & Albert museum hosts an exhibit on ballgowns in fashion entitled British Glamour Since 1950.  Open long after the Olympics are over (January 6, 2013 to be exact), this selection of over 60 designs created for a rich array of social events including private ...
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