Portraits in Cloth

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Creamy lace, gauze, & crochet for spring at afterglow vintage

Find these beautiful spring pieces and more at afterglow vintage! And please email me at amymcools (at) gmail (dot) com or message me through the shop if you don’t find what you’re looking for, I’m still adding lovely new spring pieces to the shop love, Amy    

Vintage European winter style at afterglow vintage

Amazing 1980’s Italian made webby laced vintage sweater, linen blend, cream, with dark brass eyelets, small / medium Awesome vintage 1980’s softly fitted sweater, in cream webby super lightweight textured knit with openwork vertical stripes. Features high round neckline, soft cut, wide ribbed cuffs and waist, and best of all, long sleeves attached with ties… Continue reading Vintage European winter style at afterglow vintage

Vintage luxe velvets at afterglow vintage

Vintage 1970’s Abe Schrader black velvet dress with silver and gold embroidery, with split neckline and long sleeves, large / size 12 Lovely, classic velvet dress. In a softest glossy black velvet, with split neckline, softly tailored bodice fully lined, softly angled a-line skirt , long sleeves, and back zip closure, and best of all,… Continue reading Vintage luxe velvets at afterglow vintage

Halloween costume ideas for pieces you can still wear afterwards, by afterglow vintage

Costume Idea: Priestess Create a headdress with a flowing piece of sheer fabric and an elaborate necklace, or mold one from cardboard and aluminum foil painted gold – Vintage Egyptian print caftan dress, Krist Gudnason, in gold, lapis lazuli blue, emerald green, red, and purple, 1970’s, OSFM / (10 – 14) https://www.etsy.com/listing/15… Costume Idea: Cubist Artwork… Continue reading Halloween costume ideas for pieces you can still wear afterwards, by afterglow vintage

Vintage Sweatshirts at afterglow vintage

Find your summer night vintage screen print sweatshirts at afterglow vintage! From vintage tourist screenprints (can you find one from your home state?) to vintage college names and mascots, you’ll find that perfect piece for cozying up on summer evenings after camping, traveling, hanging out with your buddies on the front porch, or reveling in… Continue reading Vintage Sweatshirts at afterglow vintage

Tilden Regional Park Hike, Berkeley Hills, California

Yesterday afternoon, June 19th 2015, I hiked beautiful Tilden Regional Park in the Berkeley Hills, San Francisco Bay Area in California, from end to end and back again to the starting point. In total, I hiked about 11 1/2 miles, and it took me about 3 1/2 – 4 hours of steady hiking with few… Continue reading Tilden Regional Park Hike, Berkeley Hills, California

Red, White, & Blue at afterglow vintage

afterglow vintage at Etsy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/afterglowvintage Find your Fourth of July colors at afterglow vintage! From a beautiful 1960’s Marchesa di Gresy designer wool coat (soon to be listed, stay tuned or message me!), to a floral stripe festival skirt, to soft and cool men’s shirts, to a striped early 1990’s New York Yankees hooded tee,… Continue reading Red, White, & Blue at afterglow vintage