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:┬áCubist Artwork… Continue reading Halloween costume ideas for pieces you can still wear afterwards, by 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

Oodles of beautiful Wool at afterglow vintage!

Like to be warm and cozy yet not overheated, dry yet ventilated, and soft and fuzzy to the touch? Then you like to wear wool! There’s oodles of beautiful vintage wool pieces at afterglow vintage right now; just enter ‘wool’ into the store’s search bar and you’ll find plenty to choose from, for women and… Continue reading Oodles of beautiful Wool at afterglow vintage!

Oakland Art En Plein Air: Murals and Grafitti

There has been so much fantastic new art appearing on the walls in my neighborhood (Chinatown) and surrounding areas lately, and I feel the need to share it. I’ll continue to document more as I discover it over time. Enjoy! By the way, if you are the creator of any of these pieces and would… Continue reading Oakland Art En Plein Air: Murals and Grafitti