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Castaway Vintage is Moving to NYC!

5 May

Please pardon the lack of postings, updates, and product listings while we are in this transition period!!  We are doing our best to keep up and list as often as we can- and will be picking up all sorts of new merchandise for the shop when we begin our 3,000 mile drive across the country starting tomorrow!  I hope to highlight all the small towns we drive through and thrift store finds that come our way in a new blog series called “Thrifting Our Way Across the USA” coming this weekend/early next week.

While it’s true Castaway Vintage was born in the heart of Southern California- Los Angeles, the owners of Castaway Vintage have our roots firmly planted in NYC, as we both lived there for several years before transplanting to LA.  It’s been fun, the weather is amazing, and the flea markets are hard to beat- but the excitement and energy of the city has been calling us back home.  Hardly and end to Castaway Vintage- but just new beginnings and fun in finding treasures for the shop on the other coast of the country!!  I’m excited to find my new secret shopping spots for all the best vintage for all the loyal Castaway Vintage customers that have helped us grow in the past year and a half- starting with a mere 12 listings on day one, now just 14 sales away from 400!!

Our 1st Etsy Sale- Nov 11, 2009

Please, bare with us, we have all of our stock with us on the road so orders will ship normally, and stay tuned for all the upcoming products and changes!

We love you!

Castaway Vintage is MOVING!! BIG SALE!

27 Apr

Yep- we are MOVING!!  We aren’t ending Castaway Vintage, but we are driving 3,000 miles across the country from Los Angeles to New York City, and we don’t really have room to bring all of the inventory so this week we are offering EVERYTHING in shop at 25% OFF!!  Now til Friday April 29.  Once we start our drive cross country, we will be hitting up all the thrift stores and flea markets we can find- and posting here on the blog as a “Thrifting Our Way Across the USA” series- stay tuned!!

Grab your favorite items at unheard of discounts as we don’t do this very often, and prices return to normal Saturday- items moving fast!!

A few goodies still left:

Vintage Pink Ikat Navajo Cropped Jacket- was $54, now ONLY $40.50

Vintage Universal Studios Wardrobe French Bodycon Dress- was $48 now ONLY $36

Vintage Levi’s Shorts- were $35 now ONLY $26.25

Vintage Leslie Fay 1960s Houndstooth Plaid Dress, was $54 now ONLY $40.50

Vintage 60’s MOD Red Checkered Mini Dress, was $44 now ONLY $33

These and MUCH MORE at CASTAWAY VINTAGE !!

All Vintage Everything

22 Apr

Friends in Los Angeles- come see Castaway Vintage tomorrow at Space 1520, for All Vintage Everything; a one day vintage only pop-up marketplace!!  Presented by DNA (designers+artists), co-founder Lirany Vasquez states that:

“DNA (designers+artists) nurtures and promotes up-and-coming fashion & accessories designers, graphic artists, painters and photographers through special projects, social media, events and shopping parties. Our goal is to expose fresh talent to the cultural and retail markets of San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City. We strongly believe in supporting the fashion community as a whole, which is why we also work closely with established designers and vintage retailers– who’ve become so influential in today’s market and trends.

Our events are really fun! We have great vendors, amazing fashion, great deals, live dj sets– a great shopping party vibe. We love the courtyard at Space 15Twenty because its the perfect place to enjoy an outdoor event like this.  Also, Umami burger is part of the courtyard so you can grab a burger and a beer to refuel from all the shopping!
So come out and enjoy vintage shopping from 12 hand selected vendors- including Castaway Vintage!!  We will have a $5 rack, and discounted prices on all of our merchandise!!

Vintage Leopard Print

28 Mar

I absolutely adore leopard print.  Such a classic print that’s widely versatile- from 1960’s Mod swing coats, to 1980’s trashy Peg Bundy looks it always stands out and gives a sultry edge to any wardrobe.  I wish I could find more vintage leopard print, as of right now we only have 2 leopard pieces in stock at Castaway Vintage, though they are both amazing pieces!   Here are our lovely leopard pieces, and some favorite pop culture leopard inspiration!   The dress is spoken for an Aussie customer, but the amazing rare 1960’s-70’s Robby Len sexy cutout swimsuit is still up for grabs!!

Vintage Leopard Print Babydoll Mini Dress, Castaway Vintage

 

Vintage 1960’s-70’s Robby Len Leopard Print Cutout Swimsuit, Castaway Vintage

 

Alabama in True Romance

 

Brigitte Bardot

 

Peg Bundy

 

Audrey Hepburn

 

Marilyn Monroe

 

Blondie

 

Jayne Mansfield

 

 

Jackie O

 

Hope you enjoy all these classic leopard finds, be sure to shop Castaway Vintage ♥♥

Winter Coat Sale!

2 Feb



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Winter Coat Sale!  Castaway Vintage is having a winter coat sale on all your favorite winter coats and capes from February 2-9, up to 60% OFF!!

 

 

Vintage 60s Camel Cape, Originally $180, NOW $76

Vintage 60’s Navy Zim Stra Cape, Originally $235, NOW $116

Vintage KARL LAGERFELD wool coat, was $125, NOW $100

Vintage Navy Long wool Military Coat, was $125, NOW $80

Vintage 80s Gray leather biker jacket, Was $74, NOW $60

Vintage 70’s Western Suede Fringe Jacket, Was $60, NOW $48

Vintage Authentic British Military Coat, Originally $175, NOW $80

Vintage 60’s Plaid Original Penguin Coat, Was $60, NOW $48

Etsy Update- Little Plaid Riding Hood

31 Jan

How cute is this hooded plaid cape we found recently for Castaway Vintage?  I love plaid, and the neutral tones and hood add some really great details!  We just did a new photo shoot on Friday, and have some really great items going into the shop this week!  And, as blogging has been a little slow lately, I promise to be bringing regular posts!!

Shop CASTAWAY VINTAGE♥♥♥

Vintage 60’s Mod Camel Cape- On Sale!!

18 Jan

One of our most sought after pieces this season, recently featured in the Etsy Newsletter, and with close to 2,000 views and 85 Etsy ‘Hearts’ – the classic vintage wool 1960’s Camel Cape, is now on sale!!  Most recently listed for $145, I have now dropped the price to $95, after noticing a few tiny moth holes on the back acquired over the winter in storage.  Really not too noticeable with how the cape drapes in the back, and still a stunning clean classic piece!!  Compare to over $160 at American Apparel for plain, mass produced generic versions!!

 

Also, we have tons of new listing that have been going up lately, almost daily- and selling out quick!  Be sure to visit us on Etsy at Castaway Vintage for all of our latest finds!!