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Welcome to Day 1 of our Holiday Giveaway!

Let’s start the season off with a chance to win a collection of titles from Fox Chapel Publishing! Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Tuesday, December 6th to be entered to win!

This collection of titles includes the complete Illustrated Guide to Sewing Series: Guide to Sewing: Tailoring, Guide to Sewing: Couture Techniques, Guide to Sewing: Garment Construction, and Guide to Sewing: Home Furnishings.

For a free downloadable sewing pattern, visit Fox Chapel Publishing!

Comment to Win: What is your favorite vintage fashion?


This giveaway is sponsored by Fox Chapel Publishing

*Please note: If selected as a winner, any personal information you provide to receive your prize in this giveaway is subject to the sponsor’s privacy rules. These may differ from BurdaStyle’s rules, so please review the rules before entering your information. BurdaStyle is not responsible for the handling of your data in connection with this giveaway."

[Update 12/6/11] – Congratulations to member insuregirl for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 1!


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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.52 PMby dreaz03

    I have been looking for a great vintage swimsuit pattern! I also love the shape of vintage hat styles! Thank you so much for the giveaway!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.44 PMby indigoeve

    Flapper dresses!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.40 PMby andreach

    For me there is nothing better than vintage 60’s evening gowns. Classy, sexy, elegant.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.40 PMby bemidjirose

    I love the looks 0f the 1930’s & 40’s – very tailored yet very feminine.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.36 PMby dmd1177

    I love the style lines and the femininity of the 1950’s. Being of a smaller…aka shorter frame, tailored clothes always look so much better. However I do love the 1940’s for it glamorous thriftiness.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.36 PMby matilda116

    Oh how I love the minis that Besty Johnson brought us in the 60s and the glam of the 40s. Both earas make a graet mash up of fashion!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.31 PMby Wendeeflys

    I love 40s shapes and styles most of all, so very elegant and glamorous. Sigh!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.30 PMby Katie Sayers Raschdorf

    the 50’s all the way!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.28 PMby madyb

    I love the 60’s,the simple lines and the mini dresses!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.28 PMby gemmafloyd

    The 40s! It was so original and feminine. Too bad it’s not so recognized these days as the 20s or 50s…

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.25 PMby kfarley

    The t.v. show Mad Men has inspired me to indulge in new projects from fashion from the 60’s.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.23 PMby hellokitty1

    I love 50’s and 60’s dresses with full skirts.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.16 PMby Linda Thompson

    I’m giggling…60s and 70s vintage? Does that mean I’m vintage too….I love the 50s, probably my favorite was my mom’s basic housedress, which had a set in thingy around the waist cut on the bias to add stretch to the waistline and bendable for garden work. But actually, my fav style would be the sweetheart neckline with the full skirt that just twirled around so easily.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.14 PMby Linda Thompson

    I’m giggling..just giggling…my favorite vintage style would be the sweetheart neckline and full skirts with the head scark (AKA Lucy Ricardo)…I’m giggling, because I’m having a hard time dealing with 60s and 70s being vintage…No way…ladies…not vintage!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.14 PMby reliablechef

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.08 PMby mlssfshn

    Any thing Dior form post war 40’s

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.07 PMby pinkjello

    I am in LOVE with the 60’s Mod look. Very classic. :)

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.07 PMby Stabbo

    For myself, I am a huge fan of late 50’s, early 60’s A-Line dresses because they are classy and super flattering to my figure. On other people, the 20’s -40’s never disappoint – I’ve never seen a vintage photograph from that period of a woman who did not look 100% put together.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.03 PMby alexphil

    oh I pretty much love them all! Remembering a burdastyle tribute to vintage clothing though, I’d probably say 40’s. Elegant, kind of “strict” lines, yet so feminine! :)

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.03 PMby jadedwish

    I like the 1950s rockabilly look

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.02 PMby mays

    i love fashion through all the decades, but my favorite has to be victorian – theres just so much work that goes into it and how it looks. its special ;)

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.00 PMby ravenztarot

    Late 50’s early 60’s,,, full skirts, aprons,neat easy dresses……but i love the hippy look tooo

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    Dec 1, 2011, 07.00 PMby Jordann Hall

    I love the 40’s. Elegant, Classic, and Feminine! What a great era for fashion!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 06.56 PMby cam557

    I love 70s style!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 06.53 PMby AnnaStevenson

    The simple yet flattering lines of Regency, along with the natural sensibility of that period (no makeup, very little jewelry), then 1960s and 1970s styles. Especially A-line dresses with bell sleeves – such a chic look with a clean cut.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 06.53 PMby shelley moore

    I would have to say 50s style dresses and aprons may grandma always wore an apron and thhey bring back great memories.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 06.51 PMby thecraftyone

    I love 70s maxi dresses and kaftans. They are so flowy and most of the prints are beautiful. Very flattering shapes as well.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 06.51 PMby karmologyclinic

    I love 60s dresses with full skirts but I also love the simplicity of the 70s mod dresses.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 06.50 PMby schue

    definitely ’60 clothing :-)

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    Dec 1, 2011, 06.48 PMby eyesofmad

    Oh I just love everything vintage but anything from the 20’s thru the 40’s is just so fab! Dior’s “New Look” with the A-line skirts are marvelous and I also love circle skirts!

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