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    Reasons Why Vintage Isn't Always Better

    It's not cool, it's just scary.

    The idea of antique lace is charming,

    But it doesn't always age well.

    Framing a vintage print can make your studio apartment look sickeningly cool,

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    but a lot of those advertisements are terrifying.

    Yikes.

    We've found better ways of expressing ourselves.

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    Now,

    Yes, they look cool, but sometimes old sewing machines can be both,

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    1. Difficult to maintain,

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    2. Really creepy.

    Some styles are better left in the past.

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    However, some aren't.

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    Don't worry, there are still some awesome retro-inspired styles to keep. Go forth and thrift (though with caution), or reference our collection of vintage style clothing.