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Time flies in the
fast fashion lane. Just 20 years ago, we didn't have Proenza Schouler, Miu Miu, or Marc Jacobs. And 60 years ago? There were no Diane von Furstenberg or Yves Saint Laurent labels in sight.
The fashion landscape has changed so many times in recent history that even if you considered yourself a fashion savant now, the industry just five years ago might look like foreign territory. So, for a brand to have reinvented itself, survived, and succeeded since its inception is a huge feat.
Many old-school brands — the ones you look for while vintage shopping — have experienced a recent moment in the sun. Ahead, we feature five heritage brands that are designing some new, exciting things and prove that age ain't nothing but a number!
Wearing yellow gold with white gold with silver with oxidized silver with platinum has been a contentious jewelry topic for decades. Is metal-mixing a fashion faux pas, or is it just plain fashionable? Some shun the mere idea, but the many-metals aesthetic — which first gained popularity between 1935 and 1950 — read