Call on Cynthia is a weekly blog feature where you ladies or gentlemen can get prompt and helpful answer to all your life's problems.
Cynthia is a world renowned beauty and fashion expert and holds a PHD in Nature Sciences. Cynthia is a vintage gal living in a 21st century world.
I'm looking for tips on mixing vintage accessories and jewelry with today's fashions.
How I admire you daring young gals for your bold fashion choices!
Of course, Miss Cynthia wouldn't dream of leaving the house dressed in anything other than the latest look from a 1955 Vogue. Yet, I can understand how one might want to "mix it up" a bit.
The best way to add just the right touch of vintage glamour to even the most modern of outfits? A brooch! It elevates everything from blue jeans to a party dress. Vintage brooches are a delightfully versatile fashion accessory. They can adorn anything from your shoulder, waist, coat, hat or pocketbook.
A vintage brooch in a sleek modern style is always spot on, like this one from the Etsy shop PoppyLesti
Gold Swirl Brooch
A rhinestone brooch adds a pop of color to even the drabbest duds.
This lovely Vintage Butterfly Pin is perfect. You can see and other vintage goodies at KarensChicNShabby
Celebrate every season with a charming holiday brooch:
Bunny Rabbit Pin with green rhinestones from MrsRshop
Need another wonderful way to show the world you're in the fashion know without compromising your vintage sensibilities? Select a vintage brooch that reflects the hottest fashion color of the moment. The 2014 Pantone Color of the Year is Radiant Orchid.
This Lisner Pink & Fuchsia Brooch brooch from mamiezvintage is perfect.
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