Japanese Fashion at the Crow Back left: Yoshi Yamamoto, Sweater and underdress, wool, 2012 Back right: Issey Miyake, 132_5 Dress (polyester) 2010-2011

East Meets Texas, Part 1–Mary Baskett Collection of Japanese Fashion at the Crow Collection of Asian Art

Two exhibitions have brought Japanese art to the city of Dallas. It is a welcome change from shows like the staid flower paintings of Bouquets at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA). These two exhibitions, one at DMA (Between Action and the Unknown: The Art of Kazuo Shiraga and Sadamasa Motonaga) joined The Mary Baskett Collection of Japanese […]

Antique Elegance Introduces New, Younger Crowds to Antiques (and they love it)

The Antique Elegance Show, formerly the Victorian Elegance Show in the Dallas suburb of Richardson, is a show of a different breed. Changing the name from Victorian to antique does not change the dandy nature of the show. If vintage clothing and jewelry have traditionally distanced some antiques dealers who strictly follow a thumb rule […]

Let’s Talk About Pure Vintage Authenticity

If you’ve spent a moment fretting about what is and isn’t vintage or have been aghast to see items in major retail stores labeled as vintage, you’ll want to listen to a new podcast. Eric Miller discusses vintage and authenticity with Massachusetts dealer Jane Hudson, North Shore Flea promoter Melissa Sands and Jon Jenkins of Jenkins Promotions. You can […]