This stunning Jean Varon vintage floral dress was found many years ago and I kept it safe until recently sold to another vintage seller. I have to say I secured it for a very good price (which is rare with Varon’s) and because I try to be really fair with my customers, I let her go for a bargain price! I imagine she’ll be sold on to a lovely new home, and for me that’s what it is all about. Vintage for me is not just about celebrating bygone eras and recognising amazing design and craftsmanship; it’s also about trying to play a part in decreasing waste and saving resources on this little planet of ours.
So, if you pass by this beauty in the street sometime, give her a wave and wish her well on her next fabulous adventure!
The unique vintage prom dresses, day dresses and evening dresses at Frock & Stole Vintage are fur free. I have always worked with ethical companies and non-profits, and that includes cruelty free fashion and beauty brands. So it will come as no surprise that when I decided to set up a unique UK vintage dress boutique that it would have to be fur free!
Some say wearing fur should be a personal ‘choice’, however I will never be able to agree with this view point.
This was a special find, a handmade 1960’s dolly dress, and it’s now happily rehomed with its new owner. If you see it out on the town in the summer, then perhaps you can take a photo (with the owner’s consent of course!) and let me know.
The new owner of this gem said on Etsy: “Fab dress in wonderful condition. Can’t wait for summer so I can wear it to party’s. Great seller wouldn’t hesitate to buy from her again. Many thanks.” How kind!
It is rare to find a day dress in such amazing condition from the 60’s. A beautiful shade of green with silver flashes, this lovely A-line shape is a true icon from the period.
You’ll find more divinely vintage gems in my Frock & Stole Vintage Etsy Shop store. Hope to see you there soon x
Frock & Stole Vintage Joins Born Free USA’s International Fur Free Retailer Program
Washington, D.C. — The online retailer, Frock & Stole Vintage(www.frockandstole.com), dedicated to vintage dresses and accessories, became a member of the International Fur Free Retailer Program(www.furfreeretailer.com) this week. The announcement was made by Born Free USA and store owner, Lauren Bates.
Bates said, “As an animal advocate, I feel passionate about my brand not being involved with the cruel fur industry, and that includes not selling old fur. I am incredibly proud that Frock & Stole Vintage is the first online vintage dress boutique to be approved by Born Free USA’s Fur Free Retailer Program.”
According to Adam M. Roberts, CEO of Born Free USA and the Born Free Foundation, “Retailers continue to step up worldwide to take a stand against the use of fur in fashion, thanks to companies like Frock & Stole Vintage. We are proud that the program is attracting companies like this and hope this wave continues.”