Category Archives: Vintage

Read about vintage shopping, lifestyle, and events at the Pop Shop America blog. These posts are sure to please anyone interested in vintage like rockabilly, mod, 80s, and hippie.

Emphatics Fashion Exhibit Opens at Phoenix Art Museum

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A few weeks ago, eager fashionistas and museum-goers in the Phoenix area, as well as a large group from Pittsburgh, flocked to Phoenix Art Museum for the grand opening of the exhibition Emphatics. Emphatics was a high-end lifestyle boutique in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and owned by James and Karin Legato. In the early 1960s, James started the business […]

How to Plan and Style Your Own Vintage Photo Shoot

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When it comes to vintage and styling a vintage photo shoot, I’ve come to know a thing or two about making it work for me and the time allotted for the shoot. Some shoots have been spontaneous, while most are usually planned ahead of time.     Before I even reach out to my photographer, […]

Lady Luchador: Vintage Mexican Wresting Fashion that You Must See Now

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Vida Antigua, Houston Vintage Clothing Company, has created their latest look book and the photos are out of this world. Try to not faint or have a heart attack. Clothing by Vida Antigua Vintage – All Available for Purchase and Photos by Walter Rodriguez Luz from Vida Antigua calls the luchadors “luchadonnas” and said, “Walter the […]

Tiki Bar and Party Guide for a Perfect Vintage Home

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This Blog May Contain Affiliate Links. Nothing says party like a Tiki Bar! It’s vintage cool, retro, and fun loving. It includes lots of wood, bamboo, warm and natural tones, and lots of good vibes. Here’s our perfect gift guide with all things vintage and all things Tiki. 1 Wooden Modern Art Sculpture by Jet Set Retro […]

Turn Everyday Vintage into Extraordinary Halloween Costumes

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Halloween is right around the corner! Are you ready? Do you ever crave a Halloween costume that doesn’t feel like a costume? I know I do. Sometimes you just gotta wear something made of a nicer fabric that fits better than your average Halloween Costume. Sometimes we all need a costume that’s a little different, […]

Something Borrowed, Something Blue: An Interview With Ramon Maiden

Ramon Maiden Featured Image

It’s time to reveal my chat with the humble and worldly Ramon Maiden. He has a special style using small ball-point pens or water and ink to decorate old photos, vintage postcards, wooden hands and even porcelain figurines with intricate, tiny tattoos. His art is beautiful and easy to love. Let’s have a look-see and peer into […]

Eado Vintage Celebrates Grand Opening

Eado Vintage Celebrates Grand Opening

The neighborhood east of Downtown Houston (known as “Eado”) recently celebrated the grand opening of Eado Vintage. The shop is nestled on the corner of Polk and Dumble Streets, in a small strip mall that is slowly coming back alive with local businesses. The owner- Jennifer Rowland has always had a keen eye when it involves […]

Welcome to Catacomb: An Interview With The Brains Behind It All

Welcome to Catacomb: An Interview With The Brains Behind It All

On March 26th 2016, Catacomb Shop Houston closed! But don’t think it’s over for the founders Blake Jones & Ashley Cid. These two have been powerhouses of Houston design before Catacomb ever existed. We talked to Ashley Cid about what’s next for them. BB: What’s next for Milk + Honey Vintage? AC: In regards to clothing […]

Meet Dawn Bell: The ‘Belle’ of Houston’s Vintage Scene

Dawn Bell Vintage Collector and Host of Houston Vintage Event

Dawn Bell is a gal after my own heart, as we are both artists and creative in terms of fashion and vintage style. Her career is vast, ranging from styling glamorous campaigns for Elaine Turner to spearheading Fashion Camp and Houston Vintage, both of which are gaining a following throughout the community. She also owns a warehouse/classroom/vintage […]

The Best Songs with Omnichords

Omnichord 80s Electronic Auto Harp Cool Musical Instruments

The omnichord is a used-to-be-obscure instrument that has become over the last few years because of it’s awesomeness. It’s easy to play with a unique – sprinkly-magical-vintage keyboard sound. It was made by Suzuki in the early 1980s and sounds like the times. It is an instrument that’s perfect for beginners, for learning to play […]

The End: Vintage Shopping Oasis in the Heart of Joshua Tree

The End Vintage Shopping Joshua Tree Vintage Clothing

Located just about 27 miles north(ish) of the desert oasis of Palm Springs, lies the quaint little town of Yucca Valley- a gateway to Joshua Tree National Park. Yucca Valley is home to the famed Pioneer Town, as well as numerous little coffee shops and antique and vintage shops; one in particular being- The End. The […]

Late Night Vintage and Antique Shopping at The PLACE Upstairs

Laura and Mike Owners of The Place Upstairs Oddities Shop Antiques Houston

“Beautifully Bizarre” is the tagline for The PLACE Upstairs- Houston’s latest and greatest late night antique and vintage shopping experience. With a tagline and offbeat shop hours like that, you just have to wonder…’What DO they have up there?’ and ‘Who goes antique shopping at 11:30 at night?!’ The PLACE Upstairs is located well…as it’s […]

The Indies: 2015 Texas Maker Award Nominations

Click here nominate a maker Every year, we have a little fun by awarding the makers, artists, and writers, in this fair state for their excellence. So here’s the rules. You can’t nominate Pop Shop America for anything since we’re hosting the contest. Vote for yourself or vote for someone else. Yes we can see […]

Tour the Atomic House Midcentury Home Houston

Atomic House Porch | Mid Century Homes | Westbury Houston

The Atomic House is the name of a very special mid-century home in Houston. Westbury, an up and coming neighborhood in the 1950s and 1960s, is full of atomic era mid-century homes. At the time they were built, these homes were cutting edge displays of modern design. The Atomic House was built for and featured in the […]

Reverberation DJ’s Vintage Soul Playlist

Reverberation DJs at Boondocks Houston | Vintage Vinyl Soul DJs

Reverberation DJ’s are the quintessential group for classic vinyl. Catch them at bars, events, and happenings around Houston. They play a blend of vintage soul, funk, psych, and rock and roll all on vinyl. Prince Cobra made us this cool mix that features The Bar-kays, Dusty Springfield, Redbone, and more. Follow Reverberation and their escapades in […]