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91 Vintage Inspired Innovations

— May 2, 2009 — Art & Design
Vintage innovations have gone from being things in your granny’s closet, to being chic must haves, even for those who can afford to wear haute couture. People want something different, unique, and not the same-old garb in every modern designer’s sketchbooks. Now with the credit crunch, however, shopping at vintage stores is more appealing than ever as people flock for sales and look for those items that let them seem stylish, fashionable and on the cutting edge.

This cluster of vintage innovations includes everything from real consignment fashion to faux antique furniture and vintage replica cars.
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Vintage TV For Modern Education
Vintage TV For Modern Education
'The Electric Company' Is Set to Zap A New Generation
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Craving Classic Films
Craving Classic Films
Warner Bros is Shocked by Sudden Demand for Vintage Films
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Vintage Furniture for Stylish Children
Vintage Furniture for Stylish Children
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Plastic Purse
Plastic Purse
When Vintage Couture Meets Modern Material
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87
Vintage Anime Shopping
Vintage Anime Shopping
GlobalZoom Has All the Goodies From Your Childhood
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86
Retro Christmas TV Specials
Retro Christmas TV Specials
Betamaxmas Features Rabbit Ears and Vintage Shows
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85
Vintage Hand Signals
Vintage Hand Signals
In the Days of Mad Men, the Stork Club Owner Ruled
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$5 Million Vintage Prototypes
$5 Million Vintage Prototypes
Jaguar E2A at Bonhams & Butterfields Auction
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83
Graphic Bibles
Graphic Bibles
Wolverton Bible Has Vintage Cartoons Even The Non-Religious Will Like
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82
Rugs Made of Gloves
Rugs Made of Gloves
'A Proper Lady' Eco Mat Made From Vintage Accessories
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81
Vintage Fashion for Dogs
Vintage Fashion for Dogs
bentley B Recycled Tees
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80
Leather Jackets From Vintage Carseats
Leather Jackets From Vintage Carseats
Platinum Dirt VIN Jackets
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79
Vintage Mailouts
Vintage Mailouts
Telegram Stop Lets You Send Messages the Old-Fashioned Way
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78
Bringing Back Vintage Telephones
Bringing Back Vintage Telephones
The Leather-Bound Rotary Phone
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77
Solar-Powered Parasols
Solar-Powered Parasols
Elena Corchero's Collection Blends Vintage Fabrics and Green Tech
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Vintage Watch Cufflinks
Vintage Watch Cufflinks
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Saloon Girl Totes
Saloon Girl Totes
Undercover Tribal Messenger Bag For Lovers of Femine Vintage
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Retro Baby Pedal Cars
Retro Baby Pedal Cars
1930 Pink Ford & More Vintage Rides
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Vintage Photo Makers
Vintage Photo Makers
Wanokoto Labs
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Science-Fiction Scarevertising
Science-Fiction Scarevertising
Sci-Fi Channel Campaign Mimics Vintage Movie Posters
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Faux Vintage USBs
Faux Vintage USBs
Ornate Memory Sticks Mimic Victorian Era Keys
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70
DIY Vintage Wallpaper
DIY Vintage Wallpaper
From Old Letters to Home Decor
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69
Test Tube Wine
Test Tube Wine
‘So Chic Wines' Comes in Box and Tubes in Vintage Design
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68
Vintage Electronics
Vintage Electronics
Urban Outfitters Retro Reproductions
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67
Vintage Turbine Furniture
Vintage Turbine Furniture
The '747 Jet Liner Bed' Scores High Points in Recycling
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Vintage Zingara Fashion
Vintage Zingara Fashion
Dark Carnival by Gypsy Moon F/W ‘08
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Bedlinen from Vintage Scarves
Bedlinen from Vintage Scarves
Dream Psychedelic Dreams
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Unlocking Home Decor
Unlocking Home Decor
Vintage Skeleton Keys Modernized for Innovative Interior Design
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Models as Retro Fashion Designers
Models as Retro Fashion Designers
Kate Moss For Vintage 'Topshop' Collection
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DIY Retro Cinema
DIY Retro Cinema
Pensioner Turns His Shed Into A Vintage Movie Theatre
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Masquerade Footwear
Masquerade Footwear
These Fantasy Vintage Sandals Are Perfect for a Costume Ball
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Vandalized Vintage
Vandalized Vintage
Classic Dinnerware Hand Painted with Profanity
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Vintage Hygiene Packaging
Vintage Hygiene Packaging
Claus Porto Still Makes Soaps Like The Old Times
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Vintage Luxury Sweets
Vintage Luxury Sweets
Chocolove Delivers Quality Chocolate in Sweet Wrapper
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Blinking Eye Jewelry
Blinking Eye Jewelry
Vicky T. Hunt's Vintage Dolls Eye Rings Blink When You Move
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56
Naked Books Skins
Naked Books Skins
Reproduction Vintage Dust Jackets to Delight Booklovers
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Fashion Lines Inspired by Vintage Icons
Fashion Lines Inspired by Vintage Icons
Victor Carranza Designs ‘House of Monroe'
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$17,000 Denim
$17,000 Denim
Vintage Levi's Jeans
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Vintage Books as Art Pieces
Vintage Books as Art Pieces
Budget-Friendly Beautiful Bindings
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Shimmery Blouson Dresses
Shimmery Blouson Dresses
Angelina Jolie Rocks Vintage-Inspired Versace at 2009 Golden Globes
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Elegant Vintage-Styled Spreads
Elegant Vintage-Styled Spreads
Beyonce Channels Glamour of the Past for Ebony Magazine
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50
Faux Animal Skin Rugs
Faux Animal Skin Rugs
Vintage Dutch Blanket Polar Bear Carpets
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49
Vintage Hair Wear
Vintage Hair Wear
Beautiful Accessories for Social Events From Enamore
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48
Vintage Trashy Lighting
Vintage Trashy Lighting
Gilles Eichenbaum Recycles Kitchenware into Unusual Light Fixtures
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Vintage Photos in 3D
Vintage Photos in 3D
Remastered Old Photos
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46
Old New Furniture
Old New Furniture
Knoll's Vintage Style Barcelona Chair For Modern Lounging
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45
Vintage-Style Accessories
Vintage-Style Accessories
Nicole Richie Promotes Her House of Harlow 1960 Jewelry Line
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44
DIY Button Fashion Projects –  Vintage Button Accessories and Ornaments You Can Make
DIY Button Fashion Projects – Vintage Button Accessories and Ornaments You Can Make
Vintage Button Accessories and Ornaments You Can Make
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Vintage Chic Tiles
Vintage Chic Tiles
Sicis Pin-Ups
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Star Wars Holiday Cards
Star Wars Holiday Cards
Vintage Season's Greetings from George Lucas
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Vintage Subway Ads
Vintage Subway Ads
Using Old London Underground Campaigns to Inspire New Creativity
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40
Philatelic Fashion Accessories
Philatelic Fashion Accessories
Recycled Vintage Postage Stamp Jewelry
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Vintage Cereal Fashion
Vintage Cereal Fashion
Get Your Kix With Boo Berrywear T-Shirts
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Plane Crash Editorials
Plane Crash Editorials
'Chocks Away' by Vogue UK Uses Vintage Aviation Theme
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Retro Fantasy Wardrobes
Retro Fantasy Wardrobes
Vintage Cartoon and Sci-Fi-Dresses
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Vintage-Inspired Luxe Luggage
Vintage-Inspired Luxe Luggage
Samsonite Black Label by Viktor & Rolf Channels the 50's a
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Faux Vintage Totes
Faux Vintage Totes
Paul Smith Laptop Case Features Antique Letter Board Print
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Vintage Ray-Ban Revivals
Vintage Ray-Ban Revivals
Iconic 'Clubmaster' Sunglasses to Be Re-Released
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Vintage-Styled Photo Shoots
Vintage-Styled Photo Shoots
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes for T Style Magazine
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1960s Fever
1960s Fever
From Vintage Burlesque to the Robert Wagner Barbara Stanwyck Affair
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Geeky Vintage Collections
Geeky Vintage Collections
The 'Nerd Watch Museum' For Appreciators of Old-School
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Cut-Out Mustaches
Cut-Out Mustaches
Nike Vintage Shows Love for Retro Facial Hair
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Modern Retro Clothing
Modern Retro Clothing
Revamped Vintage Designs from Kate and Kass
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Retro-Glam Spreads
Retro-Glam Spreads
Kate Winslet Goes Vintage for Elle Magazine
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Hats Made from Vintage Coats
Hats Made from Vintage Coats
Recycled Textiles for Winter by ‘Lao Hats'
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Retro Magazine Purses
Retro Magazine Purses
Momaboma's Paper Vintage Bags
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Pop-Up Pin-Up Art
Pop-Up Pin-Up Art
From Vintage Books into Modern Mini Masterpieces
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Futurized Vintage Hogs
Futurized Vintage Hogs
'Million Dollar Motorcycles' Are Traveling Art
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Nouveau Vintage Camping Gear
Nouveau Vintage Camping Gear
Etsy Accessories Fit for Your Next Springtime Adventure
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Vintage Foosball Tables
Vintage Foosball Tables
Swinnen Automatique Gaming Decor
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Retro Knit Swimwear
Retro Knit Swimwear
Krelwear Resort Collection is Vintage Miami Chic
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Bright Vintage Patterns
Bright Vintage Patterns
Fashion Designers Recall Classic Looks From the 50's and 60's
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Chic Vintage Headpieces
Chic Vintage Headpieces
Beautiful Feminine Headwear From Be Something New
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Vintage Recycled Rubber Bags
Vintage Recycled Rubber Bags
English Retreads
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Interior Design Ideas for 2009
Interior Design Ideas for 2009
Gold, Vintage, Accessories and Minimalism
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Vintage Hairstyle Revivals
Vintage Hairstyle Revivals
Heidi Mount Rocks the Retro Do For Numero Magazine
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Modern ‘Vintage' Ads
Modern ‘Vintage' Ads
Mel Ramos' Pin Up Series
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Retro Kitchen Fashion
Retro Kitchen Fashion
Glamour Girl Vintage-Inspired Aprons by Carolyns Kitchen
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Vintage Uniform Fashion
Vintage Uniform Fashion
Dear Creatures Fall 2009 Campaign Inspired by 1960s Girl Scouts
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Vintage-Inspired Swimwear
Vintage-Inspired Swimwear
Eres 2009 Swim Features High Waists, Belts and Half-Moons
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Vintage Badvertising
Vintage Badvertising
Hilarious Dated Slogans to Inspire Contemporary Mad Men
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Burlesque Boutiques
Burlesque Boutiques
Mint Siren Lingerie is Perfect for a Vintage Peep Show
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Vintage Replica Supercars
Vintage Replica Supercars
2009 Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing Panamericana Replica
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Retro Hollywood Salons
Retro Hollywood Salons
Vintage Glam 'Pimps & Pinups' Hair Salon in NYC
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Vintage African Fashion
Vintage African Fashion
The Fair Trade Fashions of Suno NY Began in Africa
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Vintage Furniture Transformations
Vintage Furniture Transformations
Reupholstering Reuses Chairs and Sofas Destined for Destruction
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Recycled Record Sculptures
Recycled Record Sculptures
10 Reinvented Vintage Vinyls
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Vintage Corset Reinventions
Vintage Corset Reinventions
‘What Katie Did' Lingerie
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Underwear With Tails
Underwear With Tails
Strumpet & Pink Vintage Lingerie
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Paper Dresses
Paper Dresses
Origami Fashion by Chris Nevin Dazzle in Toronto's Vintage Drake Hotel
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1950's Pin-Up Revivals
1950's Pin-Up Revivals
Eva Longoria's Vintage Ensemble is Truly Retro-Glam
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