June 23, 2017 1 Comment

Why vintage makes a great gift for so many occasions.

Do you love to give gifts but find that hunting down the perfect thing induces a stomach ache or hives?

How many times do you shop for a gift and think “I’m going to find the perfect thing!” only to walk out of the mall or store with a gift card in hand saying, “next time"?

How many times does a day like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, a special birthday or anniversary roll around and you think to yourself, “What am I going to her? She has everything?!?!”

When was the last time you gave a gift that someone was left speechless or smiled so big that you knew they would treasure it forever?

Happy Friday, friends! In Wednesday's post we talked a little bit about gifting vintage jewelry to your bridesmaids and today we are going to take that one step further and chat about why vintage makes a great gift for many of your loved ones.  

It a world where we are busier than ever, rely on convenience and do more online shopping than ever -- how do you get that special, personal, perfect gift without breaking the bank or spending hours searching only to turn up empty-handed with card and gift card in tow? 

Of course, my answer on how to give a truly memorable gift is to gift vintage.

5 Reasons to Gift Vintage

  1. One of kind people deserve one of kind gifts - nothing says “You mean the world to me,” than something so unique that it’s one of kind and can’t be easily found again, if ever. Even a reproduction, won’t do -- why buy a copy when you can have the original?
  2. Quality - when you buy something vintage you are buying something of a higher quality and design.
  3. An extension of your love or thoughtfulness in a tangible way. Have you ever taken a really memorable trip or shared an experience that you wanted to last forever? How about a vintage ring to go with gift certificate to a spa for a mani pedi? Or a bottle of champagne like the kind you drank on your honeymoon with a brooch tied to it? With a little thought you can relive memories with thoughtful vintage gifts
  4. History and Sustainability - Vintage gifts reflect the timelessness of your relationship, it is a peek into your past together. Vintage gifts also reflect a person’s commitment to being together forever.
  5. Starting a collection! If you have ever struggled to find the perfect gift for someone, vintage is the answer. If you know they love art, why not start by finding a vintage print of their favorite city for birthday? If they love to entertain why not gift a vintage platter for a birthday, at a later time you could gift some vintage serving pieces to go with it? Jewelry always makes a timeless memorable gift, you could easily gift someone a beautiful necklace and then at a later time gift a matching piece like a brooch or earrings to go with it.

As you can see, reasons to gift vintage are numerous. Additionally, vintage gifts can become family heirlooms that are passed down for generation and become some of the most meaningful possessions in a family. 

If you have further questions on gifting vintage or selecting the right gift for a loved one, please don't hesitate to reach out to us!



1 Response


June 28, 2017

I love vintage!

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