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Hi, there!

Thanks for visiting! Dressed Her Days Vintage started in 2010 as an appreciation of vintage fashion and iconic women, a celebration of life after 50, and an occasional comment or exploration of good and bad ideas from the past and present.

Doing the same thing over and over again bores me. And I got very bored with taking pictures of myself, dressed in my collection of one-of-a-kind vintage clothes. A lot of fashion bloggers manage that very gracefully, but I felt pretentious about it. That forced me to start working on content that feels more natural to me.

The word “vintage” deserves a much fuller exploration. It describes the best qualities or characteristics of works done by a certain person or creator. It describes things that aren’t new, but are still valued because of their good condition, attractiveness or design. By those definitions, who wouldn’t want to be personally defined as vintage?

Gradually, DHD Vintage became not-quite-a-fashion blog. Content has shifted toward:
• Bringing attention to vintage collectors and resellers
• Highlighting artists and designers who do unusual or custom work
• Honoring unsung heroes and other ordinary people who do extraordinary things
• Exploring matters of the heart, mind and spirit
• Sharing pieces of fashion history, forgotten arts and objects
• Celebrating iconic women
• Mining the world to find simple pleasures

Whether you’re interested in improving the interior or the exterior of your life, I hope every visit leads you to something that makes life more beautiful.

We end each post with these words, encouraging you to seize every opportunity to strive for your personal best and to choose the greatest good—not necessarily what’s best according to the world:

Life is short. Wear the good stuff.

About Editor & Founder Crystal Hammon

In real life, I am a professional writer who specializes in online healthcare content for hospitals and healthcare systems. When I am not working, I love golf and I read voraciously. My husband and I also spend a lot of time with my parents, who are in their 80s. Although I live very much in the present, I often long for the good things that are tossed aside by our contemporary society. Writing about old-fashioned ways, style and ideas makes me feel like I’m playing a small part in preserving them, and hopefully, helping people reclaim good stuff from the past.

Disclosure information

I like to be open about the practices I have for the blog, so here’s a little disclosure info, subject to change at any time. If I change my mind about something, I’ll let you know.

Sponsorship and Advertising


I work very selectively with companies that compliment the interests, ideas, and fashions covered by Dressed Her Days Vintage. If I ever accept compensation for advertising or post content that is sponsored by another party, this will be clearly identified for readers.

Product Reviews


I review products that interest me or my readers and friends. If I like them, chances are they will, too. Product reviews are always credited with language like, “This product was reviewed courtesy of Company Z.” The views and opinions on this site are purely mine. I only endorse products or services that I believe are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider. If I receive a product I am not expecting, I can’t guarantee that I will review it.

Giveaways


The majority of giveaways on Dressed Her Days Vintage are one-of-a-kind vintage items that are part of my personal collection. I will consider other giveaways on an individual basis, but mainly for companies who are sponsoring posts.

Links

I love suggesting resources and products that help people in some way. Some of my posts include links to sites and products that I find interesting. For the most part, I do not have business relationships with sites I linked to in posts prior to July 2012. After that date, it is likely that links you see on Dressed Her Days Vintage posts may pay me if you choose to shop with these vendors.