Bandits in Bandeaus

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There really should be a fan club that celebrates what Richard Prince and Abbey Lee created for Pop in 2010. If there isn’t, then I will make one and text all of you about it. It’s been four years since the editorial came out, but the leather-loaded images still make me want to ride a bike or buy a gun holster or both. Lucky for all of us, we just rounded up enough Western wear to last us until the cows come home.

Pirelli Calendar Gals

This #ThrowbackThursday, we’re celebrating 40 years of sizzling Pirelli calendar gals because, dang, it’s cold out there, and we need to heat things up. The now-infamous (and highly exclusive) calendar launched in 1964 and has featured some of the biggest photographers (think: Richard Avedon and Annie Leibovitz) and models (see: Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell) in the entire fashion industry. Take a peek at some of our favorite shots from the ’60s until now, and we promise you’ll break a sweat.

Kickin’ It Through The Decades

Some things never change. If you’re a girl, and you’ve lived…well…ever….chances are you love shoes. Because we have some major shoe news right around the corner (we promise!), we decided to look back at some styles that inspired serious devotion in decades past.

Mod Culture drove fashion in the ’60s, and secured a place in footwear history for the square toe, shorter heel and Go Go Boot.

The Everlasting Crop Top

Contrary to popular belief, crop tops have been around long before Britney went there… “one more time.”  As this timeline of short shirts shows, crop tops have been the most un-selfconsciously sexy piece in every girl’s closet, dating all the way back to the 1940s. To put that in perspective, that was before girls were even allowed to wear jeans to school! As the below photos show, though, the crop top is the ultimate clothing cameleon, blending in seamlessly with the style of each (and every) decade.

(Hoodoo That Voodoo,

Information Download with Vintage Buyer Liz

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Sure, we love grabbing the latest, hot-off-the-sewing-machine goods as much as the next girl, but vintage—make that, especially awesome vintage—is a major part of Nasty Gal’s DNA. Not to mention, it’s the only way to get yourself some unsurpassed sartorial street cred. And who, you might ask, is responsible for our weekly upload of out-of-this-world finds? Why, Liz, Nasty Gal’s Vintage Buyer, of course! Because we can’t just accept the fruits of her labor graciously and silently, we sat down with Liz to pick her brain on everything from Ally McBeal to 1940s rayon—and tried desperately the learn some of her secrets.

A Very Fine Vintage

Have you been over to our vintage section recently? We just uploaded a major haul of crazy awesome clothes today! We’re talking Moschino, Pucci, DVF, Dolce & Gabbana–and way, way more. For an added dose of throwback frenzy, our vintage buyer Liz Franczak sent over some inspiration photos to get us thoroughly ready to snap up, well, basically everything. Scroll on, then hurry over to the site—before we do.

Who’s The Nasty Gal Prom Queen?

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Because love can be awkward and because it’s in the air and mostly because we love you—we’re dipping deep, deep into our personal archives to show you our very own prom photos. We may be touting a too cool Anti-Prom platform these days, but back then we rocked it unironically. So please, try not to be intimidated by our clearly very superior sense of style.

Take a look, then let us know: Who was the Nasty Gal prom queen?

Pure Magic

Our latest vintage collection combines the best of our two favorite fashion eras – the carefree nature of Seventies rock muses with a dose of Nineties grunge. Imagine digging through Abbey Lee and Marianne Faithfull’s closets filled with lace, velvet and fringe before raiding Fairuza Balk’s jewelry collection from The Craft. Yeah, we went there.