No, I am not talking about hunting unsuspecting herds of buffalo, but stories that the VintageGent-ette tells about days of yore. "A friend of mine used to call me her 'main girl' and invite me out to go to clubs with her. Later I realized she fully intended me to go as the designated...

While purusing my 1947 copy of Fairchild's Menswear Magazine, a publication of the clothing and men's furnishings industry, what astounded me was the prevalance of sock ads. Aside from Christmas novelty socks, the men's hosiery department is fairly colorless these days, while the post-war...

A few years later, things are running smoothly, but you are plaqued by old reviews on the internet that never go away? What if customers were leery about ordering from you because you were half a world away? Milanoo, a Chinese manufacturer, attempts to cut out the middleman and directly...

The ad was found in Fairchild's Menswear, their March 1947 issue, which is a publication to the clothing industry. It sure makes me long for the days of summer. Even though I am not much of a shorts person, I could use a warm day or two about now. Of course, I would just complain that I have...

No, it is not just because folks retire, pass away and have estate sales. People bring their prized possessions when they move and then realize they haven't worn that cashmere top coat in eight years and they part ways with it. When they decorate, its not convenient to find out if the niece...

The VintageGent-ette fondly recalls college life: "Twice a week for three hours at a pop, I had movement class where we learned not to grace the stage like a total clod. We learned ballet, basic social dance forms for ballroom scenes, stage combat and how to relate movement to a specific...

Flash sales and membership sales sites are proliferating, but there are not too many that cater specifically to Menswear. JackThreads does just that – catering to casual, urban and tailored styles. Sales don't matter if you don't see something you like. Above (VintageGent official...

Through a strenuous test at the Headquarters, the VintageGent-ette agreed to guinea pig herself out and found the following results: The Positives: The "Oh well:" If the user is not used to a multi step regimen, the system takes some time to get used to. It took about three days to...

While perusing the liquidation of a family estate, the x and y coordinates of "someone could use that, you can't throw that away," and "save it til its older" multiplied themselves by "don't throw a book away. The information could be lost forever." There were a few historical tomes that were...

The VintageGent-ette knows she call a friend from one just to say, "Guess where I am calling you from?" And the friend would say, "Is that Charlie Brown's Teacher? Who is this?" I am so aghast at the $140 cell phone bills that still seem to be out there, I can fully understand why people...

 

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