Update: My stolen handbag, and the lovely people who found it and gave it back to me

Two kind people contacted me today to return my purse to me. The woman I met today, her father, and her sister were out for a walk late yesterday and saw my bag tossed aside. They gathered my things and used the information they found to contact me. Thank you, Elyse and Frank, and the… Continue reading Update: My stolen handbag, and the lovely people who found it and gave it back to me

New Pinterest Boards

Hello followers of my vintage shop! For those of you who like to follow Pinterest, I’ve just created some new boards with the following categories: California Design Hawaii Vintage European Design Iconic Designers Vintage Liz Claiborne If you’d like to share treasures you find in any of these categories, just email me at amy (at)… Continue reading New Pinterest Boards

My newest design: the Minnie Tunic Blouse!

The Minnie Tunic Top by AC Clothing and Bags These tunic blouses, inspired by the free styles of the 1920’s and named for one of my favorite musical artists of all time, Memphis Minnie, feature a sleeveless, softly fitting shaped bodice, a square neckline, a petal-like layered curved hemline which overlaps the front center panel on either side, and vintage and/or contemporary fabrics and embellishments. It’s available with… Continue reading My newest design: the Minnie Tunic Blouse!

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The Louise Dress, by AC Clothing and BagsThe Louise Dress is named for the lovely, vivacious, and trailblazing Louise Brooks.These dresses feature the cropped length, clean, elegant lines, and easy fit of the mid ‘twenties. Sleeveless, loose-fitting, with dropped waist and a tie-topped scooped back and layered flared skirts, with a dainty vintage button where… Continue reading Untitled

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 Soft Sculpture Top, by AC Clothing and BagsThese softly fitted, oh-so-easy to wear tops are created from a variety of original vintage and contemporary knit fabrics. The center front and top back panels consist of a baby rib black cottonknit, and the color blocks is an amalgam of colorful and print knits, vintage and contemporary. These tops are made to… Continue reading Untitled

Sneak peek: new body wear and vintage print knit pieces by AC Clothing and Bags

These pieces will be available by special order: you pick your fabric and specify your size Body wear and knits by AC Clothing and Bags * Vintage print long sleeve tees, in original vintage print fabrics from the 1960’s – 1980’s * Leggings with wide flat elastic waistbands, in solids and stripes * Print /… Continue reading Sneak peek: new body wear and vintage print knit pieces by AC Clothing and Bags

afterglow’s Guide to Independent California Shopping

Hello friends! I’m going to resurrect my Guide to Independent California Shopping, and am seeking designers / shops / galleries to list (I discontinued work on the Guide when I returned to college to complete my degree) It’ll begin as a page on my blog, and its website may be relaunched, depending on response Here’s… Continue reading afterglow’s Guide to Independent California Shopping