The Final Season: Mad Men Style

Posted in Jewelry, Lifestyle, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

  As viewers bid adieu to the final season of AMC’s hit series Mad Men, Ruby Lane takes a “then and now” look at the women of Mad Men and the iconic fashions that depicted and defined  an era. Responsible for the vintage clothing designs was Emmy Award winning costume designer Janie Bryant, who faced… Read more »

Shades of Grey

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by Cathy

        Perhaps it’s all the hysteria surrounding the author E. L. James trilogy turned film Fifty Shades of Grey, but grey appears to be the color of the moment. In many fashion circles, grey is the new neutral as it can literally go with just about anything. Once a color relegated to wearing in the… Read more »

Lady Mary Style

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by Cathy

  Sunday, January 4th marks the long-anticipated Season Five of Downton Abbey on PBS and we at Ruby Lane are huge Lady Mary Crawley fans. Played by British actress Michelle Dockery, her sense of style is sleek and elegant and personifies upper crust pre-World War 1 England. If you’d like to channel your own inner Lady… Read more »

The Meaning of a Date Code on my Louis Vuitton Items

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by Carol

PRE 1980 – Vintage Louis Vuitton – Have No Date Codes Louis Vuitton started using date codes in the early 1980’s. Since this is the case you will not find a date code on LV handbags in the earlier years and the early 1980’s. You can tell the bag is vintage by the LV hardware… Read more »