Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Preferred Vendor: Mill Crest Vintage

For those of you that know me you know that I have a deep love for all things vintage.  I absolutely adore vintage clothing, hairstyles, and accessories.  If I could, I would redo my entire wardrobe to have pieces from the 1920's-1950's.  Don't believe me? Take a look below:

So with my love of vintage, I am ecstatic to present to you a preferred vendor, Mill Crest Vintage!  Mill Crest Vintage is a lovely boutique, located in Lambertville, NJ featuring beautiful, hand-selected vintage fashions and accessories directly from the past 100 years of fashion history. You can visit their site by going to  They not only offer vintage day and evening dresses, but they also offer bridal gowns!  And I must say, their gowns are absolutely exquisite.  For you brides looking to have a unique and vintage flair to your wedding dress, this is definitely the place to shop. Have a look for yourself at some of their lovely gowns:

1940's Pearl White Bustle Gown

This incredible wedding gown was designed in the late 40's for a very special bride
indeed. This is truly a ball gown made of a opulent pearl white silk organza, which fully
lined with a beautiful soft satin in the same pearl color. The bodice is boned and
features a strapless neckline which curves around the back in a slight dip. The waist is
banded with four pleats, which accentuate the figure beautifully. The bust line carries a
partially attached frontal flap that is adorned with the most interesting, yet unusual
beadwork of black steel and sequins with 9 tear drop pearl accents (one is missing, but
can be easily replaced). The skirt flows from the natural waist in a princess or A-line
cut and includes an additional layer of tulle for added fullness. The back of the gown
has a charming little bustle finished with a self fabric bow and fastens in the back with
a concealed metal zipper. There is some slight discoloration and staining on the hemline,
but can be easily remedied by a professional dry cleaner.

Very Good Vintage Condition

Bust: 32"
Waist: 24"
Hips: Full
Length: 54"

1950's Something Blue Dress

This sweet, classic 50's wedding dress features a strapless, shelf style bodice
embroidered in a delicate floral pattern over ivory chiffon and ornamented with rows of
net pin tucks. Matching net forms a large, full overskirt which is gathered at the
natural waist and poufs over the hips. The underskirt is a pale pinkish color skin-toned
rustling satin. The waist is accentuated with a pale blue velvet ribbon and a lavender
rose corsage.  The dress fastens up the back with a concealed metal zipper and would be
perfect for a a bride looking to achieve that classic 50's look.  There are some small
spots of discoloration on the net skirt in the front left.

Very Good Vintage Condition

Bust: 32"
Waist: 24"
Hips: Full
Total Length: 49"

1960's Tea Length Silk and Lace Dress

Designed in the 60's, by House of Fashion, this beautiful dress would be perfect for a
wedding or even prom and is made from champagne toned silk chiffon with a cotton lace
overlay, and is lined in silk taffeta of the same color. The sleeveless bodice features a
lovely scooped neckline and high back with a beaded lace edging detail. The gorgeous lace
overlay is attached to the bodice and had been paired with silk satin champagne toned
ribbon (not included), which we have wrapped around the high waist. The smooth silk
chiffon A-line skirt falls with gorgeous flowy folds from the high waist, making it
perfect for dancing. The skirt is lined with a silk taffeta and the dress fastens in back
with a concealed metal zipper and hook n' eye enclosure. There is a tiny bit of staining
at the inside lining back collar, which cannot be detected when worn.

Very Good Vintage Condition

Bust: 36"
Waist: 30"
Hips: 42"
Length: 49"

Here is some more information directly from their site:

Our extensive collection of one-of-a-kind vintage fashions is a true reflection of our
love and passion for making women uniquely beautiful. Great time and care goes into
assembling just the right vintage collection. To ensure that we bring only the finest in
vintage fashion to our clientele, each individual piece is scrutinized with exquisite
attention placed on every detail from the cut and fabrication of the item to its overall

Personalized service is just as important to us as the quality of the collection we
offer. We want each woman to leave our boutique looking and feeling her very best. This
level of service also includes a personal seamstress to achieve that perfect fit.

Recently, we have expanded our repertoire to include vintage bridal gowns. We understand
the importance of the bridal gown to set the tone of the wedding day. Our bride has a
love of vintage and is looking for that perfect dress to express her own personal style.
It is our privilege to assist each bride in achieving just the right look for one of most
important days in her life. Vintage shoes and accessories are also available to complete
the ensemble.

Once again, they are an amazing shop with an amazing selection of vintage dresses.  They have dresses that vintage lovers will drool over!  Be sure to visit their site and browse around! Click below and experience it for your own.

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1 comment:

  1. waht does my name mean?April 27, 2010 at 11:04 AM

    hi wat is ur facebook site?