My Vintage Scores From MVS

by - February 11, 2015

A Vintage Nerd

I knew that attending The Manhattan Vintage Show would be fun again but I honestly didn't expect to find anything within my budget. After scouring vintage for four years now I finally know what is a good, reasonable price and what isn't. Because I was in the city there was a fear that everything will be overpriced but I have to say happily that I did find many well priced items for sale at the show.

I walked away from my day with three vintage treasures that were very reasonably priced and better still in colors that I believe are hard to find. I don't know about you but I find red, royal blue, kelly green, and coral to be really hard to find colors when it comes to vintage. I ended up finding two/three of the colors I mentioned and boy did I lucky. I feel like its not always the quantity but the quality of items you find.

Here are my scores from my latest trip to The Manhattan Vintage Show:

Manhattan Vintage Show
1960's Glasses
Vintage Glasses
1960's Gloves
Vintage Gloves
Vintage Hats
1960's Hat

So what do you think? I scored a pair of kelly green NOS gloves, a pair of non-prescription iridescent cat eyeglasses, and a 1960's royal blue pillbox hat. I honestly could have walked away from the show with just the gloves because I was so happy with them but I have been wanting some cat faux eyeglasses as well as some 1960's hats so I say it was a day well spent shopping.

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6 comments

  1. *Squeal!!!* What thoroughly awesome finds! I love them all - can't pick a fave even, they're all fabulous. I agree that there are certain colours that are quire tricky to find in vintage pieces, with royal blue often being one of them. I only have one vintage hat with a bit of royal blue on it.

    Congrats on your great new (old) finds, sweet gal!

    ♥ Jessica

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  2. Great finds! Congratulations. I would love to read a post on how to measure one's hat size if you ever are looking for something to write about.

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  3. I'm loving your finds. Those vintage glasses are really marvelous, and I'm sure they'll look amazing on you in a future post. And I could kind of see that hat and gloves be paired together, maybe with a cute 60s style shift dress - very swinging 60s. Or not. :P

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  4. I have to say I love the specs the most because it took you two years of thinking about them:))) I'm so happy you scored them and can't wait to see your blog post with them on :))

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  5. What fantastic finds! I love the hat and the color of the gloves is beautiful!

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  6. Oh all of your finds look amazing!!! I can't wait to see what you wear with that hat!

    Carla, Tiny Angry Crafts

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