So, you just got a record player—and now you need records. But… where do you start? Good question, so we enlisted the help of music expert/Nasty Gal social media maven Isabella to help us track down the top 10 records every girl needs to kick off her collection. (Think of these as classic albums that are sure to stand the test of time.) So, Isabella headed out to the iconic Amoeba Music store in Hollywood to pick out some of her favorite albums. Quick tip for scoring amazing vinyl: “When you buy used, it’s totally cool to check out the record and make sure there aren’t any scratches. Re-issues are great too and very easy to find. Check your local radio station or paper for record swaps. This is the jam if you want to score some rare vinyl, and you’ll probably learn about some awesome stuff you haven’t heard yet. Also, dig through dollar record bins—you can find some gems in there.” All right, let’s get to it!
We hope you guys are sitting down because we’re having one of the most insane giveaways yet—a free
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.
From her ‘90s grunge floral dresses to her signature cartwheels during her runway shows, Betsey Johnson has been here in a big way since the late 1960s, when she was a part of both the Youthquake movement and Andy Warhol’s too-cool underground scene. Even though she’s now in her 70s, she’s still rocking platforms, choppy bangs and energy to spare. Long live Betsey Johnson!
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.
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.
All right, you’ve scored your vintage… How do you not make that outrageous piece too costume-y? What are some basic
Hit the streets in our new designer vintage, a boutique we’ve named “The Score.” It’s a fresh edit
Get ready to rock in our latest stash of broken-in vintage tees and faded denim jackets that were made to go backstage.
Work your magic in free flowing frocks, silk kimonos, threadbare rock tees, and more fringe than you can shake a tambourine at.