Brave The Cold: Vintage Winter Pieces To Try Now

We here at C.Mads may be in Sunny Miami, but a lot of our clients and friends are not so lucky. Snow storm Hercules laid down a thick blanket of white snow all over the North East and even though school might have been canceled, people still have to commute. We know what it’s like to want to go out in the freezing weather and still look chic, even when your toes are frozen. So, we picked out some of our favorite winter essentials, all available online, that are perfect for braving the colder months, all while looking undeniable cool. Adding classic Vintage pieces to your closet is the perfect way to spice up your routine. Well, Vintage and a latté.

First things first: the coat. Every fashionista needs a stylish coat that’s both cozy & appealing. Try this brightly hued Chloe Turquoise Cashmere Coat for a vibrant pop of color against a sea of black and grey. With 60’s style and grace this coat will stay relevant through years to come.

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Shop our amazing vintage coats HERE.

How about a cozy piece to wear all day long? Try out the Moschino Long Black Knit Cardigan for a serious dose of cool in a soft open knit fabric. The floor length sweater is perfect for layering- try it over a knee-length skirt, opaque tights, and boots for a fun yet practical ensemble.

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Browse our collection of vintage sweaters HERE

An A-what-a? These Alaïa Burgundy Leather Gloves are the perfect winter accessory. We all need our hands accessible, even in the bitter cold,  so mittens are out. Wear these gloves this year and for years to come. Just imagine this rich color against that bright Chloe coat!

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Check out our fabulous vintage gloves HERE

Don’t forget your neck! The scarf is a staple that can elevate your winter time style in seconds. The Etro Antique Floral Fleur De Lis Scarf is no exception. The lightweight yet warm wool/silk blend is soft against your skin and a welcomed addition to your routine.

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Shop our vintage scarves HERE

Add some pizzazz to your commute! Cold weather may call for more layers, but we like to add in some Old Hollywood glamour too. This Rocco Barocco Striped Swing Coat goes perfectly over your dressier outfits and adds some serious drama. the bold stripes brighten your day instantly, even when it’s grey out.


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Head over to C.Madeleine’s online for even more vintage finds to keep you warm all winter long!

Do It With Vintage: Space Age Fashion

The sleigh bells have ceased ringing, the soaring confetti all been swept. Yet again, a new year is upon us. And much to all disbelief, yes, it really is the year 2012. Although, this unimaginabe year has yet to deliver flying cars and space stations beyond this universe, at C.Madeleine’s we are savvy to the idea of these futuristic images and welcome the inspiration to our wardrobe.

With a Jetsons portrait in mind, we are reminded of the Space Age collections of the 1960s that were brought to us from such fashion pioneers as Andres Courreges and Pierre Cardin. To achieve such futuristic concepts, designers incorporated a heavy usage of unconventional materials and shapes to their clothing. Vinyl, PVC, and plastic textiles were utilized upon boxy mini-dresses and geometrically shaped accessories. This avant-garde look can be yours with C.Madeleine’s within your closet. Although, teleportation of your modern new pose is lightyears beyond our technology, order online and expect an ultra chic and futuristic parcel at your doorstep in 3 to 5 business days!

1980s Barrette, Pierre Hardy Heels, 1960s Frank Usher Mini-Dress, Chloe Cashmere Coat, 1980s Vinyl Clutch, Marc Jacobs Booties, Gareth Pugh Vinyl Dress

Do It With Vintage: Fall/Winter 2011 Trends

If you are on the hunt for your favorite in Fall/Winter 2011 trends, look no further! Complete your fabulous chilly weather ensembles the fast and easy way with C. Madeleine’s new Fall/Winter 2011 Online Boutique, found under the Shop By Occasion tab. Slither with sensational snakeskin; add a punch of pizazz with polka-dots; move with meaning in killer Mod. Whatever mode your trending, do it with vintage and the help of C. Madeleine’s Online!

Snakeskin Boots, Chloe Beaded Dress, Chanel Python Handbag , 1960s Sequined Mod Dress, Chanel Pumpkin Suede Bag, Missoni Zigzag Scarf

Directing yourself to the Fall/Winter 2011 Boutique is as easy as a few simple clicks. When on the C.Madeleine’s Homepage, scan your mouse over the “Shop By Occasion” tab and click on “Fall/Winter 2011″ when the text bubble pops up. Sit back and get your trigger finger ready, because here comes the fun part- browsing through Madeleine’s wide array of exclusive designer vintage duds. As always, the C. Madeleine’s Team signs out by wishing you Peace, Love, and Happy Shopping!

Recreate With Vintage!

Fashion Week’s front row is just as much of a fashion show as the catwalk, and Japan Vogue’s exuberant editor Anna Dello Russo, proves to continually be a scene stealer with her quirky and avant-garde ensembles. When we saw her in this daring yellow feathered dress from the Versace Fall 2011 collection, we couldn’t help but go bananas! She completed this look with dashing royal blue suede heels and cat-eye sunglasses.

Recreate this fabulous look with vintage duds from C. Madeleine’s! Check out this yellow shift dress with an ostrich feather hem from the 1960s, and the Chloe cat-eye sunnies!