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It’s no secret that style trends are largely influenced by popular icons of the day, such as movie actresses, singers, and even political icons. Designers take advantage of these fashions and recreate pieces seen on celebrities. Many of today’s most prominent fashion trendsetters are turning to vintage-inspired fashion for formal occasions and everyday looks alike. These fashion icons set the tone for what will be popular for the next few seasons, and even years.
More than 60 Vendors Gathering at The Goat Farm Arts Center to Share Their Love of Vintage Design and Art, and Inspire a Renewed Interest in Recycling and Reuse
The Revival, a one-of-a-kind vintage marketplace offering unique wares and creative workshops, will be held June 30 – July 1, 2012 at the Goat Farm Arts Center in Atlanta. More than 60 national vendors, designers and experts from across the southeast will join attendees for a weekend of shopping, creative workshops, vintage inspired food and fun.
Vendors attending The Revival will be offering a variety of antiques and collectibles including antique furniture, vintage clothing, mid-century furniture, vintage and antique jewelry, folk art, recycled art, recycled furniture and vintage inspired food. All vendors have 90 percent true vintage inventory, or pieces made from vintage parts at least 20 years or older. Additionally, vendors will be highlighting repurposed items as well as original art and handcrafted jewelry that is vintage in nature. Current vendors include Sew Knot Serious, DiBona Designs, Cat's Carpetbags, Vintage House Dressing and Little Bird Blue, amongst others. A complete list of vendors can be found at http://www.therevivalofvintage.com
Clark is compared to the 1960s fashion greats Mary Quant and Biba and influenced many other designers, including Yves Saint Laurent, Anna Sui and Tom Ford. Manolo Blahnik has said of Ossie Clark's work: "He created an incredible magic with the body and achieved what fashion should do — produce desire." Ossie Clark and Ossie Clark for Radley clothes are highly sought after, and are worn by well known models like Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell.
The first full Ossie Clark collection was bought by the Henri Bendel department store in New York. This was the first export of a talented young British designer's work. His simple, elegant dresses were widely copied by the designers on Seventh Avenue. I wonder if you can find one the original pieces in a vintage fashion boutique.
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Vintage fashion is a generic term for new or second hand garments that have originated from a previous era. The phrase is also used in connection with a retail stores that sell vintage clohting and fashion accessories. For example, a "vintage clothing store" or "vintage fashion boutique". The term vintage fashion can also be used as an adjective. For example, "The dress that you are wearing is vintage" or "Have you seen the price for those vintage jeans?".
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