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About Voodoo Couture Vintage

Fresh, hip, vintage clothing from the 40's to the 90's for all lovers of vintage.

Here are a few vintage cuties will be in our Ebay closet this week @ http://www.voodoocouturevintage.com    Everything has a start price of 9.99 so go ahead…put a little voodoo on ’em! Advertisements

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Chanel

CHANEL (1883?–1971) Chanel is known as one of the great influential couturiers of the 20th century. Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel got her start as a milliner c.1908. By the end of WWI she had set up a dressmaking establishment, making jersey … Continue reading

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Fashion show shenanigans

Well last saturday’s fashion show for Pins & Needles III was amazing.  This year I stayed back and dressed the girls and let me tell you it is quite an experience! Clothes, shoes flying everywhere, people shouting names of who … Continue reading

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I MAGNIN

I. Magnin was a legendary San Francisco department store, founded in 1876 by Mary Ann Magnin, and named for her husband Isaac.  Originally, the couple sold baby clothing, which Mary Ann made, and Issac sold as a peddler.  The following … Continue reading

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I MAGNIN

In 1906, their store was leveled by the Great San Francisco Earthquake, but that did not stop the Magnins.  They continued to sell from their home until a new store could be rebuilt. In the next ten years the family began opening … Continue reading

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I magnin

The family sold their interest in the stores to Bullock’s, a Los Angeles department store, in 1944.  In 1964 Bullock’s became a part of Federated Department Stores.  Then in 1988, Macy’s gained control of Federated.  By 1994, the last I. … Continue reading

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Finishing up

So today and tomorrow we will be finishing up for the pins and needles fashion show on saturday.  Getting last minute fittings and putting jewelry and shoes together.  It is kind of a dreary morning with overcast skies which always … Continue reading

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