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We ran into EM & Co's proprietor Eveline at Concept, and she told us she was bringing some vintage into the mix for the holidays. The idea was to offer customers unique looks at budget-friendly prices. She tapped Studio Vintage's Sivan Bendavid to curate the collection, and they kicked it off with a party last Wednesday night.
Sivan pulled together an assortment from the late 60s to the 90s for the collection. Most of the pieces are cute and timeless, but there are a few pieces that are very representative of their era -- for example, the oversized acid-wash blazer and the fringed crop-top. The collection includes some day-to-night pieces, and a couple of dresses that look right out Bob Mackie's heyday. The idea was to provide lots of accessibly priced pieces that you could thrown on with a pair of jeans and create your own look, but they've also included a few standout party dresses that, should you wear them, you will totally dominate the room.
The prices are right on for pieces of such high quality: we found plenty of blouses in the $45 - $60 range, spangly tops for under $100, and the OOC sequined dresses for around $230. Everything is in tact, no threadbare spots, and the garments are all free of the dreaded vintage smell. The collection will be there for your shopping pleasure through December 31; EM & Co is at 7940 W. 3rd Street, and they're open from 11am to 7pm daily.
· EM & Co [Official Site]
· Studio Vintage [Facebook]