Of all the decades that speak to me sartorially, the '70s definitely speaks the loudest. High-waisted pants, velvet, wild patterns, jumpsuits...I love 'em all. And I especially love the vibrant embroidered accents that were a signature of the hippie times, which also feel perfectly apropos for summer 2010. Here are just a few of the embroidered goodies that await you in eBay land. Tip: Search under "needle-point" as well, since some sellers can't really tell the difference.
7. Vintage Diane Fres/Neiman Marcus Dress—Old dresses by Diane Fres can be completely nuts, but this one is really pretty special. Starting price: $23.99. Check it out here...