Hot Trends “Spotted” at Unique Vintage

It’s no secret that polka dots are trending now.  Even celebrities like Cameron Diaz was spotted this past week at the Couture Fashion Week in Paris.  Diaz was wearing a fifties-style polka dot ensemble designed by Christian Dior.  If you like this adorable look you can have for a more modest price thanks to Unique Vintage.

Take a look at the rest of the timeless classics and let us know what you think about them.

Cameron Diaz and her Christian Dior dress

Folter 50’s Polka Dot Girl Next Door Dress – $52

Folter 50’s Black and White Polka Dot Bridget Bombshell Dress – $64

Stop Staring Navy and White Polka Dot Fitted Celebrity Wiggle Dress – $170

Black and White Polka Dot Dead End Wiggle Pin-Up Dress – $88

“Getting to Bow You” Polka Dot Strapless Swing Dress with Removable Cropped Jacket – $68

The Golden Globe Look for a Better Budget

The 2012 Golden Globes ceremony was held on January 15th, but there is still talk about what the celebs were wearing that evening. For those of us who love to mimic the look of the red carpet glams at a modest price look no further Unique Vintage has given us the styles we seek.

Kate Winslet, winner of Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television for “Mildred Pierce”

Mignon 2012  Black & Champagne Elite Keyhole Dress from Unique Vintage -$258

Mila Kunis

Mignon 2012 Black & Nude Sweetheart Gather Regal Dress from Unique Vintage – $478

Rooney Mara, nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama for "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"

2011 Faviana Taylor Swift-inspired Black Sequined Mesh Prom Gown from Unique Vintage – $398

Reese Witherspoon

Flirt by Maggie Sottero Red Elegant Sweetheart Corset Prom Gown from Unique Vintage – $348 

Sofia Vergara, nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for "Modern Family"

Flirt by Maggie Sottero Peacock Blue & Black Pleated & Gathered Taffeta Strapless Sweetheart Rosette Prom Gown from Unique Vintage – $378

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Unique Vintage with SAG Style

On January 29th millions of people watched the SAG awards.  Congratulations to all of the winners, but now it is time to highlight the fashions of the evening in Unique Vintage style.   Which one of these gowns is your favorite?  I love the Emma Stone look and Unique Vintage has create a similar look but for a much sweeter price, only $148.00.

Emma Stone

Something Borrowed Black Floral Rhinestone Swing Prom Dress from Unique Vintage – $148

Sofia Vergara

Flirt by Maggie Sottero Valentine Red Gathered Satin Beaded & Floral One-Shoulder Sweetheart Prom Dress  from Unique Vintage – $348

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One of My Favorite Icons: Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe continues to be one of the most celebrated and enduring icons of all time.  Today’s generation knows the face of Marilyn Monroe but do they know the story behind this complex actress who has inspired musicians, writers and artists.  In the fashion world, Monroe is one of the top fashion icons in the world…extraordinary considering this young actress had a short life.

I’ve read several books on Monroe and I am excited to see there’s finally a movie about her life coming out  this Thanksgiving.  The Weinstein Co. is proud to present “My Week with Marilyn”, based on the memoir of the same title written by Colin Clark.  “My Week With Marilyn” is a tale through the eyes of a young assistant to Laurence Olivier, Colin Clark, while on the set of Monroe and Olivier’s film, “The Prince and the Showgirl.”  Revolving around the tension between Olivier and Monroe and captivating the charm of seven special days Clark spent with the blond bombshell, “My Week with Marilyn” is sure to captivate audiences this holiday season.

The film stars Michelle Williams (“Blue Valentine”, “Shutter Island”, “Brokeback Mountain”) as the legend herself, along with Kenneth Branagh (“Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”, “Hamlet”, “The Road to El Dorado”) as Sir Laurence Olivier and Eddie Redmayne (“The Other Boleyn Girl”, “The Yellow Handkerchief”, “The Good Shepherd”) as Colin Clark.

Are you a fan of Monroe’s wardrobe?  Here’s your chance to achieve Monroe’s expensive look for less. has a collection dedicated to the idol.  Take a look at the photos below, and then head over to the website to see how you can achieve your sleek and sexy look.

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