Archives for July 2010

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How To Repair Vintage Destroyed Jeans

Learning how to repair vintage destroyed jeans by following a few simple steps. Repairing vintage destroyed jeans will allow you to wear a pair of funky jeans in style and brag about how good they make you look. Vintage jeans may be a different shape than what you are used to wearing. If you find a pair of vintage jeans from the '60s for instance, they will have huge bell bottoms and a very lo …

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How To Clean Furniture From A Thrift Store

If you’ve ever found a thrift store bargain, you most likely wondered how to clean furniture from a thrift store. Although used furniture deals from thrift stores are hard to pass up, it is not uncommon to find spots or soiled areas on upholstered furniture. However, it’s possible to clean furniture from thrift stores and leave the piece looking and smelling fresh. Items neede …

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How To Dress For A Job Interview At A Restaurant

Knowing how to dress for a job interview at a restaurant could be the difference between getting the job or being overlooked. Just like any other interview, what you wear is part of the first impression that you leave with a future employer and one of the ways to show that you are really interested in the job. Here are a few tips to make sure that you are dressed for success for this restaurant in …

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How To Clean Vintage Fedora Hats

You can’t rock the Rat Pack look with a dirty fedora, so to make sure that you always look as smooth as Dean Martin, you need to know how to clean vintage fedora hats. You have two options when you want to learn how to clean vintage fedora hats. You can either clean it yourself or you can hire a professional hat cleaner. Learning how to clean vintage fedora hats on your own is simple but tim …

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How To Clean A Vintage Samsonite Suitcase

If you’re a collector of vintage Samsonite luggage, you’ll need to know how to clean a vintage Samsonite suitcase. Learning how to clean a vintage Samsonite suitcase is going to depend on what kind of suitcase you have. Most vintage Samsonite luggage comes in two varieties: leather and plastic hard case. The methods you use to clean a vintage suitcase are going to depend on the kind of …

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How To Clean A Vintage Mink Hat

Wondering how to clean a vintage mink hat? Cleaning a vintage mink hat can make a person nervous and for good reason. This valuable accessory is fragile in its best state, but the years may not have been kind to the hat if proper care has not been taken in its earliest years. Now that the mink hat is in your possession, you need to give it all the proper cleaning and care to make it last. Thin …

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Living in a Submarine House

In 1973, a man decided that a little yellow submarine was for sissies, so he bought himself a grain silo, hauled it into the San Jose mountains near Santa Cruz, CA, and built himself a gigantic, blue submarine. Now, that’s a place we can all really get some living done. Harry Neil owns the Harry Neil Painting company there in Santa Cruz, but he collaborated with Palo Alto architect …

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How To Polish Brown Vintage Leather Boots

You've found the perfect pair of boots and now you need to know how to polish brown vintage leather boots? Don't worry, your boots will look great in a matter of seconds when you follow these simple guidelines. Vintage brown leather boots are very fashionable and with just a little polish and care they can look like new again. What you will need to polish brown vintage leather boots: …

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5 Best Laundry Room Organizers

No matter the size, laundry rooms are easier to work in when one of the five best laundry room organizer tips is put into use. Without some kind of a system, this simple chore can turn into a nightmare. Listed below are some ways to make doing laundry an easier task with one of the five best laundry room organizer tips. Setting a schedule can really help with this weekly chore. The idea is …

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How To Find Wholesale Vintage Clothing

Knowing how to find wholesale vintage clothing can be quite a chore, but with a little bit of shopper know-how it can be done successfully. If you're blessed to actually live in a town or city that has several stores, you can knock this task out. Additionally, with the invention of the internet you can reach parts of the world that would have never been possible in another decade.   T …

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How To Wash Vintage Denim Shirts

Have you ever wondered how to wash vintage denim shirts? There's nothing quite like the feel of a vintage denim shirt on your body. It gives the term "old slippers" new meaning! Most vintage denim shirts are made from cotton, so are easy to care of and easy to wash. If you collect denim shirts or this is the first one you've purchased, follow these steps and you'll be wearing …

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How To Wash A Vintage Felt Hat

Want to know how to wash a vintage felt hat with ease? Felt is made from wool that has been pounded, rolled and dried, causing the wool to shrink into durable felt. Felt is then made into blankets, pool table covers, slippers, hats and other items. Luckily, a vintage felt hat is fairly easy to wash. Materials you'll need: Cold water White cloth Hand-held steamer C …

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How To Choose Thrift Store Clothes

Learning how to choose thrift store clothes is easy. Many thrift stores offer high quality clothing for very little money. Finding the right clothes is like a treasure hunt. Here are some tips for successful shopping. Take inventory of your closet before you go. Making a list of potential items that you need cuts down on unnecessary buying. Buying something because it’s cheap, though …

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What To Wear To A Casino

Men have it pretty easy when it comes to deciding what to wear to a casino. Just about anything goes. Because casinos are open 24 hours a day, people will come in from a dressy evening dinner, after a concert or game, and even after work at the end of the day. You have to have all of the basics. You can't go into a casino without a shirt and shoes. Even if the casino has a hotel with a …

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How To Clean Rolex Vintage Watches

Learning how to clean your vintage Rolex watches will keep your timepiece running for a long time. This process will also save you time and money on an already expensive purchase. What you'll need: Solution of mild soap and water Soft brushes Towels Locate the crown on your vintage Rolex watch. The crown is the small crank that moves the hands of the watch. If …

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What To Wear With White Jeans

You’re over blue denim and black is too hot, so now you want to know what to wear with white jeans. Never fear, oh fashion-forward one. White jeans are fair game during spring and summer, and it's one of the easiest colors to match because it goes with almost anything. If you're feeling shy, just remember that old fashion adage—it’s not what you wear, it’s how you w …

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What To Wear With Vintage Wool Coats

Do you find yourself wondering what to wear with your vintage wool coat? A vintage wool coat is that once piece of clothing in your closet that will look great with just about anything you wear with it. Short or long, a vintage wool coat is dressy enough that it can be worn with your best suit; but it’s still casual enough to look good when you have on a pair of jeans and sneakers. Since a v …

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How to Deal with Receding Hair

By: Christophe Farber  So you are losing your hair. Relax, and find solace in the words of Antipholus of Syracuse, who famously noted that many men have more hair than wit. At least you still have your charm and humor, right? Pardon? Ah. Sorry. Antipholus of Syracuse is a character in “The Comedy of Errors,” penned by the immortal, yet quite dead, William Shakespeare. Okay. Let&rs …

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How To Make Jeans Look Vintage

Learning how to make jeans look vintage is a lot of fun and can save you money. Vintage jeans are popular, but can be very expensive. Use these techniques to recycle your old jeans and wear them in a new way. What is Needed: Pair of denim jeans Sandpaper or cheese grater Razor Bleach coffee or fabric dye Plastic gloves Sponge Wash and …

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How To Get Out Of Doing The Laundry

Washing clothes isn’t always a fun chore, so some people want to know how to get out of doing the laundry. There are several tactics you can use to try to get out of washing your own clothes. If you live with someone else, there is always the up-front approach. Tell your partner that you hate doing the laundry, and see if she’s amenable to trading off some other chore in exchan …

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How To Clean Vintage Gold Cufflinks

After the hours that you’ve spent finding the perfect set of vintage gold cufflinks, you will need to know how to clean vintage gold cufflinks. Knowing how to clean your vintage gold cufflinks and cleaning them regularly is really the only way to keep your vintage cufflinks shiny so that they can last another lifetime. You have three options when you want to clean vintage gold cufflinks; you …

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How To Wash Vintage Mesh Hats

Need to know how to wash vintage mesh hats? Mesh hats are baseball-style caps that are also know as trucker hats. Vintage mesh hats have now become a collectible item and come in a wide variety of materials, images, logos and colors that can be purchased at vintage stores and on the internet. To be sure of how to properly clean your vintage mesh hat, be sure to check the i …

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What To Wear To A Wedding Reception

Need to know what to wear to a wedding reception? What you can wear to a wedding reception depends on several factors, including the location of the wedding and your relationship to the bride and groom. If you've been invited to a wedding reception but aren't sure what to wear, check out the tips below. Talk to the bride ahead of time, if possible. Ask her what kind of attire would …

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Examples Of Modern Vintage Clothing

Are you looking for some great and fashionable examples of modern vintage clothing? Do the latest trends in fashion bore you? Are you disinterested the latest and greatest? Do you long for a different era of fashion? If this describes you, read on to see what pieces you need to pick up so you can fill your closet with pieces you love! Some vintage clothing, while good-looking, don't really all …

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How To Set A Vintage Fossil Watch

Need to know how to set a vintage Fossil watch? If you are lucky enough to get your hands on a vintage Fossil watch, you will need to know how to set it. Fossil watches are some of the best in the business. Vintage watches are not like the watches found today. Setting a vintage Fossil watch requires following some simple steps. The Fossil brand of watches was established in 1984. Remember, even th …

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How To Wear Retro Style Clothes

Knowing how to wear retro style clothes is simple and can be a bold statement to make in a crowd where people normally dress in current fashions. It's also fun and allows you to show an appreciation of past fashion trends. Follow these easy steps and you will be well on your way to wearing retro style clothes. Shop. To wear retro style clothes, you can buy second hand clothing from the …

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How To Wear A Claddagh Ring

Do you want to know how to wear a Claddagh ring? Pride in Irish heritage has come roaring back in the past few decades, leading many to purchase traditional Irish Claddagh rings. Because the way you choose to wear a Claddagh ring tells gives observers clues about your romantic status, it's important to get it right. For those who don't know, Claddagh rings are designed to looks like two ha …

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10 Retro Style Fashion Tips

Here are 10 Retro Style fashion tips. Retro Style fashion tips are abundant, especially when you flip through any number of modern men’s magazines. Tidbits, recommended vendors and style highlights are commonly featured, as Retro Styles are always popular to some degree. Unlike Vintage items, which were created decades ago, Retro Style fashions are often new editions in throw-back patterns, …

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How To Find Vintage Nike Shoes

Knowing how to find vintage Nike shoes can be as easy as going to the local thrift store or major chain shoe store. There are many outlets for purchasing vintage Nikes online; however, there are many places that sell fraudulent shoes as well. When investigating in how to find vintage Nike shoes, it is important to be sure to take caution when dealing with online stores or individual sellers, …

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What To Wear To A Luau

Searching the closet for what to wear to a luau? It's easy. You just need a few simple pieces to put together to create a complete ensemble. Depending on who's throwing the party and the type of people attending, you can go with a conservative look, or go all out with a real Luau look. Find a Hawaiian shirt. You can't attend a luau without the customary loud print shirt. Just r …