Vintage Wise celebrates all things vintage, recycled, restyled, repurposed and/or upcycled in the world of fashion.


Layer Cake

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Spring weather can be unpredictable. Sunny afternoons mean little dresses and dainty skirts, while evenings call for something a tad warmer.


Tough Love

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One way to keep from overdoing the girly-factor is to toughen up an overly pretty look with some boyish accessories.


Flower Bomb

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Flowers have been blooming all over the runways for the past few seasons, and they are more vivid than ever this spring.


Mix Master

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Try pairing unlikely pieces together for an eclectic spring statement.


Jean Queen

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Light outerwear might still be necessary, but nothing says “get outta town, winter” like a good jean jacket.


Fur-get Me Not

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Faux fur is another luxe way to keep warm, like with this faux suede jacket with un-shearling trim.


Pretty in Pants

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Dress up a pair of black trousers for a great look. Choose a high-waisted, tapered pair in a nice material such as wool.


Collar Your World

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Decorative collars have been a strong trend for almost a year now, with detachable or ornate collars all over the runway for the past two or three seasons.


Red Velvet

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and there’s just something special about dressing festively for the occasion.


Plaid Runner

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Mixed prints are all over the runways, from floral to spots. This trend is easy to replicate at home, and plaid is a very accessible way to emulate this look without going overboard.