Seeking ultimate style via modern and vintage design. This is where I get to play with all the lovely things that inspire me, brainstorm styling ideas for upcoming photo shoots, and highlight features from my vintage store!

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Edwardian studio portrait from my collection. Double wedding perhaps? Both girls hold large bouquets but are dressed modestly, likely just changing into fancier lace collars for the occasion. Three men is confusing. Two grooms and a best man as witness? So many lost personal histories….#edwardian #fashion #wedding #oldphoto #downtonabbey #antique #antiquephoto #vintage #weddingphoto #bridalparty #cabinetcard  (at www.basyaberkman.etsy.com)
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Edwardian studio portrait from my collection. Double wedding perhaps? Both girls hold large bouquets but are dressed modestly, likely just changing into fancier lace collars for the occasion. Three men is confusing. Two grooms and a best man as witness? So many lost personal histories….#edwardian #fashion #wedding #oldphoto #downtonabbey #antique #antiquephoto #vintage #weddingphoto #bridalparty #cabinetcard (at www.basyaberkman.etsy.com)


ABT/Bolshoi principal dancer David Hallberg and models Coco Rocha, Daria Strokous, Frida Gustavsson, Tilda Lindstam and Fei Fei Sun all dressed up in Chanel Haute Couture photographed by Annie Leibovitz for American Vogue, April 2013.

fashion-dance collisions are historically thrilling.
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ABT/Bolshoi principal dancer David Hallberg and models Coco Rocha, Daria Strokous, Frida Gustavsson, Tilda Lindstam and Fei Fei Sun all dressed up in Chanel Haute Couture photographed by Annie Leibovitz for American Vogue, April 2013.

fashion-dance collisions are historically thrilling.

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artschoolglasses:

Favourite FashionChanel, Pre-Fall 2013

Perfect in every way.

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the-garden-of-delights:

"Portrait of Madame de Pompadour" (1763-1764) (detail) by François-Hubert Drouais (1727-1775).

Exquisite detail of 18th c. court dress.
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the-garden-of-delights:

"Portrait of Madame de Pompadour" (1763-1764) (detail) by François-Hubert Drouais (1727-1775).

Exquisite detail of 18th c. court dress.

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vintagemarlene:

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vintagemarlene:

alla nazimova (www.pinupmania.blogspot.com)

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theniftyfifties:

Model wearing Dior’s ‘Soirée de Lahore’ dress, Paris 1955. Photo by Mark Shaw.
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theniftyfifties:

Model wearing Dior’s ‘Soirée de Lahore’ dress, Paris 1955. Photo by Mark Shaw.

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Norma Shearer. 1920s. That hat!
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Norma Shearer. 1920s. That hat!

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New! 1930s knit sweater and skirt set in brown/taupe metallic thread. Link in profile. #30s #knit #1930s #fashion #sweater #skirt #vintage #vintageclothing #forsale #inthestore #basyaberkman #instafashion #beautiful #metallic (at www.basyaberkman.etsy.com)
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New! 1930s knit sweater and skirt set in brown/taupe metallic thread. Link in profile. #30s #knit #1930s #fashion #sweater #skirt #vintage #vintageclothing #forsale #inthestore #basyaberkman #instafashion #beautiful #metallic (at www.basyaberkman.etsy.com)

Detail from an Edwardian christening gown. Or perhaps Victorian? If you know your lace, chime in please! #lace #edwardian #victorian #baptism #antique #downtonabbey #baby #christening #christeninggown #infant #vintageclothing #vintage  (at www.basyaberkman.etsy.com)
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Detail from an Edwardian christening gown. Or perhaps Victorian? If you know your lace, chime in please! #lace #edwardian #victorian #baptism #antique #downtonabbey #baby #christening #christeninggown #infant #vintageclothing #vintage (at www.basyaberkman.etsy.com)

Sold last week: 20s headband / bandeau. Off to Toronto! #frenchmaid #20s #1920s #fashion #flapper #antique #vintage #vintageclothing #headband #lace #romantic #gatsby #jazzage #basyaberkman  (at www.basyaberkman.etsy.com)
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Sold last week: 20s headband / bandeau. Off to Toronto! #frenchmaid #20s #1920s #fashion #flapper #antique #vintage #vintageclothing #headband #lace #romantic #gatsby #jazzage #basyaberkman (at www.basyaberkman.etsy.com)

Loving this look from 1959. #swimsuit #bathingsuit #fashion #vintage #vintageclothing #pink #hat #bow #millinery #50s #beach #retro #summer #rainbow #1950s #model #oversized #statementhat
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Loving this look from 1959. #swimsuit #bathingsuit #fashion #vintage #vintageclothing #pink #hat #bow #millinery #50s #beach #retro #summer #rainbow #1950s #model #oversized #statementhat

ephemeral-elegance:

Evening Dress, 1938.

Designed by Mainbocher

Worn by The Duchess of Windsor, Wallis Simpson, in British Vogue, photographed by Cecil Beaton

Dress via The Met

Photo via NPG

And speaking of 30s.

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dollymacabre:

astasiaabasia:

monsterinblacktights:


Magdalena Frackowiak at John Galliano Fall 2007


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An excellent reworking of 30s style.
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dollymacabre:

astasiaabasia:

monsterinblacktights:

Magdalena Frackowiak at John Galliano Fall 2007

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An excellent reworking of 30s style.

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New in the store: indigo blue 50s cocktail dress in floral print. Link in profile. #vintage #vintageclothing #fashion #50s #1950s #indigo #blue #violet #partydress #promdress #50sdress #instafashion #pretty #forsale #inthestore #vintagedress #basyaberkman #floralprint #cocktaildress #circleskirt #swing #vivalasvegad #vlv #summerdress #spring  (at www.basyaberkman.etsy.com)
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New in the store: indigo blue 50s cocktail dress in floral print. Link in profile. #vintage #vintageclothing #fashion #50s #1950s #indigo #blue #violet #partydress #promdress #50sdress #instafashion #pretty #forsale #inthestore #vintagedress #basyaberkman #floralprint #cocktaildress #circleskirt #swing #vivalasvegad #vlv #summerdress #spring (at www.basyaberkman.etsy.com)

artschoolglasses:

Favourite Fashion: Alexander McQueen, Fall 2008 RTW

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