Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Bag It: Vintage Gucci Camera Bag

From Gucci comes this immaculate, never-used tan leather camera bag that features sturdy construction and a clean, unadorned, logo-free heritage minded composition. Available in-store and online at TheCools.com with worldwide delivery.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Showplace Vintage Frames!

We've just restocked our Showplace location with a number of awesome vintage frames from Persol, Ray-Ban, Alain Mikli, Christian Dior, Ferre, and more!
These vintage Christian Lacroix frames are an example of the unique selections awaiting you at the Showplace Antique Center. What are you waiting for? Stop by soon to pick up a pair of your own.

You can find the Showplace at 40 West 25th Street  New York, NY 10010, and for more information you can call (212) 633-6063. We hope to see you there shortly!

Monday, July 23, 2012

V&M Vintage Chanel Bags!

A selection of timeless Chanel bags possessing the signature elegance of the brand are available on V&M! These bags come in varying shapes and sizes, so there's something to please everyone.
 This small, purple shoulder bag dates from the 80s/90s, is made of suede and has a 20" chain strap.

The double chain strap, quilted leather exterior and gold Chanel logo lend this bag a classic feel offset by a rich burgundy interior.
Lastly, our favorite Chanel bag comes in a striking shade of kelly green and is accented with a quilted pattern on the bottom part of the bag, a large tassel, and Chanel's trademark chain straps.
For more information on these bags and others, check out our store at V&M!

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Vintage Hermes Online and In-store!

We currently have in stock a wide selection of well-preserved Hermes items, ranging from piano purses, scarves, and signature tote bags to vintage collectibles. To give you a taste of what we have in store for you, we've put together a sampling of a few of the exciting pieces available both in store and online at V&M.
These beige oxfords with red tips date back to the 80's and are of patent leather construction.  
This blue leather shoulder bag has a white bone accent near the top. 
This brown leather cord bracelet is finished with a sterling silver knot closure. For more information on these pieces and others, visit our online store at V&M.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Introducing Our New Location!

We are proud to introduce a new Bond 07 location at the Showplace Antique Center in Chelsea!

Exterior of the Showplace Antique Center - Bond is located inside
At the Showplace Antique Center you'll find a carefully curated selection of vintage items from designers such as Roberta Di Camerino, Chanel, Tiffany, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Alaia. Like our current Bond Street location, the new store offers great quality vintage eyewear, clothing, accessories, and handbags but in a smaller gallery setting. 

Teaser: Roberta di Camerino bags from the store
We've been working tirelessly to stock our store with the best designer vintage you can find in Chelsea, so come by soon and let us know what you think!

For more information about the Showplace, you can check out their website here

Carven Ruched Dress

We recently found a picture of this dress from the Carven Spring 2011 ready-to-wear collection that's currently on our online store at The Cools on the style.com website!

This ruched beige dress has curved zippers running down the front of the dress and a triangle cut-out in the back tied with a bow at the base of the neck.

Check out style.com's feature on the collection here and see the dress on The Cools here!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

1970's Pastel Pink Outfit

This shimmery 1970's Oscar de la Renta top is highlighted with a tan Bally skirt and a pair of Selima Catherine shades. 

The Italian Girl Outfit

The blue and red in this colorful striped Missoni top are repeated in this vintage Issey Mikaye skirt. We paired this casual outfit with a pair of Selima Yasmine sunglasses.

Katya Wildman Bombshell Dresses

We have in stock a selection of covetable Bombshell dresses from Katya Wildman!

Monday, July 9, 2012

Sailor Outfit

This mixed-print outfit in black and white is accessorized with a vintage bag for a pop of color. The jacket is Norma Kamali, the dress is by Issey Mikaye, and the Zazou sunglasses in red, white, and blue are designed by Selima. 

Outfit Idea: Going Out

Here's an outfit styled around this beaded Rue du Mail dress (worn by Amber Rose) that's perfectly suited for going out. We paired it with a vintage lambskin Chanel handbag from the 80s, a pair of strappy gold YSL heels from the 70s, and Cutler and Gross sunglasses. 

Outfit Idea: Working Girl

Here's an outfit styled for the working girl, pulled together with vintage items from our store. The jacket is Geoffrey Beene, the top is by Miu Miu, trousers by Romeo Gigli, and the glasses are Nicolas in black. Come by the store to stock up on business casual essentials!

Sale at Bond07 by Selima

SALE: 30%-50% OFF SELECT VINTAGE ITEMS! Come by the Bond Street location soon to check out our large and varied selection of beautiful vintage items.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

4th of July: Patriotic Purses

Our recently acquired purses are perfect for 4th of July festivities and suit casual wear very well. This patriotic purse from the 80's is crafted from leather and handmade in NYC.
A truly one-of-a-kind elephant purse carved from wood gets a boost from a colorful flag design.
Stop by to check out our recent finds and have a great holiday!

Sunday, July 1, 2012

The Return of the Button Earring from Chanel

From Chanel comes a selection of vintage button earrings that possess classic designs elements to give them a timeless elegance while nailing the return of the button earring on the dot! Available in-store & by phone order worldwide...

In a petite size, this pairs bold logo detailing looks less ostentatious and all the more appealing for incorporating into a daily uniform.

Iridescent pearls lend a softness to this pairs intricate logo's.

The largest pair in the bunch, these jet earrings boast signature clover detailing.