Sustainable Halloween Costumes That You Can Make Yourself GO GREEN: If you are planning on going green this Halloween you couldn’t of picked a better year. Both Brick and Mortar and On-line retailers across the globe carry some of the key vintage pieces that you need to complete your look. This year the Classics are coming back in High Demand.... [Read More]Vintage Halloween Costume Ideas
Halloween is just around the corner. If you are a vintage shop owner this is most likely going to be your busiest month of the year. If the month of October is not the busiest time of year in your store, then you are missing out. Don’t get in the mind-set that your unique collection is fashion forward. It might be to select few designers and... [Read More]Specials on American Summer Vintage Collections
Dust Factory Classic American Summer Collections Dust Factory is featuring a classic American western and iconic cultural collection just in time for summer. Vintage Flannels, leather and denim are the staples to this 100% authentic vintage collection. Available For a Limited Time Only: Vintage Levi Jeans $25 Flannels $14 Harley Davidson T-shirts... [Read More]Rockmount : About the Label
ROCKMOUNT RANCH WEAR Rockmount Ranch Wear is a true staple to vintage western wear collections from the past. Each piece in the Rockmount collection has the craftsmanship to surpass time. “The West is not a place, it is a state of mind.” Jack Weil Jack Weil started Rockmount Ranch Wear in Denver, Colorado back in 1946. Over the years the... [Read More]You never even called me by my name
From the 1910s – 1930s we saw the Wild West American lifestyle move largely from a way of life, to ever-increasing faded memories and folklore. The western world was getting smaller. Technology and transportation were ushering in a new era of industrialized cities and advanced accessibility. The real denim-rockin’ cowboy lifestyle of days past... [Read More]Denim This, Denim That.
It’s that time again! We have a one-of-a-kind collection of denim jackets, cut-off shorts, overalls, jeans and more. This collection focuses on the idea of comfort and age to produce the most timeless identity known to any denim line. Vintage Levi Jeans Classic Levi 501, 505 & 517 collection available from men and women…. read... [Read More]Adidas : About the Label
Adidas was founded in 1947 by Adi Dassler in Germany. Adi Dassler started making shoes in the 1920’s but did not start Adidas until 1947. In 1948 they came up with the name Adidas – as a shortened version of Dessler’s name. The next year the company registered the three stripes as their trademark logo. Adidas started to produce... [Read More]The History of Vintage Denim Cutoff Shorts
Whether they are distressed, baggy, stonewashed or tight, everybody loves their cutoff denim shorts. Pair them with a tank-top and sneakers and it is a easy way to look cute and sexy for just about any casual occasion. Denim Shorts Through History Denim shorts became popular in the late 1960’s when fashion, style and art all began to take... [Read More]BRAND IDENTITY : PROMOTIONAL FLYERS & POSTCARDS
With all the hype of online marketing and social media these days, it’s easy to overlook some of the simple tried-and-true offline marketing methods that have worked in the past and still work today. Flyers can work really well at spreading the work about your event or attracting new customers – as long as they are done the right way. As far as... [Read More]Pucci® – About the Label
The Emilio Pucci maison was founded in 1947 by the Marquis Emilio Pucci, a dashing Florentine aristocrat whose fashion career began unexpectedly when the photo of a revolutionary ski suit he’d designed found its way to the pages of Harper’s Bazaar. Emilio Pucci naturally embodied the post war, jet set glamour which captivated a new group... [Read More]Increase Your Sales With an In-Store Seamstress + Free Download
One of the largest obstacles to making a sale in a vintage clothing store is how the article actually fits. Let’s face it, almost everything is a vintage clothing store is a one-off, it’s not like the customer can get the item in size larger or smaller. Often times taking an inch of of the seam, or a half inch of of the cuff is all it takes... [Read More]Retail Manager Notes: The Art of Upselling
One of the most important jobs a salesperson has to do is to add value to a sale that the customer is already willing to make. There are many missed opportunities as salespeople commit key errors during the course of each encounter with a customer. Learning to up sell, or add to a sure sale, is a vital skill, and you can learn it! Talk with your customer.... [Read More]Increase Sales by Putting on an In-store Event
Get ready for some crowd control! Shoppertainment the fine art of running in-store events and promotions is the perfect way to differentiate your store from your competition, build a buzz about town, and thrill your customers all at the same time! Vintage Stores are staples for fashion in their communities, and often attract some of the cities creative... [Read More]How to Boost Your Vintage Retail Sales Into the New Year
Sally is making the most out of the Holiday Season at her vintage boutique but she knows that soon things are going to change for the worse if she doesn’t prepare. For years her shop took a hit after the holidays until she found a few simple hacks last year that increased her retail sales into the new year. Sally is not much different than the... [Read More]Increase Holiday Sales with Vintage Clothing Gift Certificates
How to increase your sales during the Holiday Season with Gift Certificates – a vintage shops best solution to increase Holiday Sales Jane has a Vintage Clothing Store and why her sales are not what she anticipated for the Holiday Shopping Season. In the past when she ran a modern clothing boutique sales skyrocket during the season, but that... [Read More]What type of vintage clothing buyer are you?
When it comes to vintage clothing, there are three types of buyers: Cherry pickers, Bulk Buyers, and Container Buyers. Understanding how the industry works, is beneficial to knowing what type of buyer you are and how to make the most out of your business venture. Much like contemporary fashion, vintage fashion has paved a course that caters to all... [Read More]