MODERNEMILLIE

MODERNE MILLIE

Houston, Texas · 305 Sales

MODERNEMILLIE

MODERNE MILLIE

Houston, Texas 305 Sales On Etsy since 2013

5 out of 5 stars
(171)

Announcement   NEW YEAR'S SPECIAL: Each purchase over $100+ comes with a small gift.
Happy 2018!

Welcome to MODERNEMILLIE! To introduce myself: I'm a flapper at heart who loves the Deco era, and I'm also drawn to sleek mid-century style and MAD MEN chic. In real life, I'm a writer/editor and novelist who worked for two antiques dealers/designers between journalism jobs. When deadlines drove me nuts, I began going to antique shows and flea markets for fun (to relieve stress) and collecting vintage Deco. I look for items in great shape with classic lines and appeal.

Please check out my vintage bags for weddings, formals, dances and plays/the opera. Mint in the box compacts and items make great gifts. New stock added regularly. I do ship overseas to some countries but please ask in advance re: shipping costs and policies. Thanks!

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 6, 2018

NEW YEAR'S SPECIAL: Each purchase over $100+ comes with a small gift.
Happy 2018!

Welcome to MODERNEMILLIE! To introduce myself: I'm a flapper at heart who loves the Deco era, and I'm also drawn to sleek mid-century style and MAD MEN chic. In real life, I'm a writer/editor and novelist who worked for two antiques dealers/designers between journalism jobs. When deadlines drove me nuts, I began going to antique shows and flea markets for fun (to relieve stress) and collecting vintage Deco. I look for items in great shape with classic lines and appeal.

Please check out my vintage bags for weddings, formals, dances and plays/the opera. Mint in the box compacts and items make great gifts. New stock added regularly. I do ship overseas to some countries but please ask in advance re: shipping costs and policies. Thanks!

Ellen M. Collier

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Ellen M. Collier

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(171)
AllTheWayMay

AllTheWayMay on Jun 13, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

I absolutely love my vintage percolator! Ir is in mint condition! I am so over the top happy that it came with the original box! Elen was a pleasure to deal with. She answered all my questions promptly and was veru personable. We purchased it for our vintage trailer are renovating. Future pics to come! So happy! I love it! Thank you ModernMillie!

Sally

Sally on Jun 11, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Very nice item. Shipped very quickly from this excellent seller. Thank you!

Melissa Marion

Melissa Marion on May 30, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

This vintage lucite purse is darling! In excellent condition & exactly as described. I was skeptical at first, because the price was so low. Ellen, the shop owner re-assured me that the purse was in good condition & she wouldn’t sell anything otherwise. Ellen communicated w/ me every step of the way, maintaining confidence in my decision. This beauty was purchased to wear on my wedding day so I wanted everything to be just right. I cannot be happier!! Thank you Ellen! I will absolutely be back to your store looking for more treasures like this one!!

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About

Vintage Vamp

My love for vintage started as a journalism student at the University of Texas @ Austin when vintage clothing was cool. (Of course it still is!) I used to love wearing beaded sweaters, 1940s dresses and carrying vintage handbags to formals and dressy events--at that time, vintage clothing was ideal for a student's budget.

After I graduated, I worked for two antiques dealers/interior designers between journalism jobs who took me on buying trips and showed me the ropes--and that led to my interest in period furniture, Art Deco and vintage accessories. Of course I still couldn't afford the items I wanted, and usually put furniture, etc. on lay-away.

One year, I wore a formal 1950s gown--all I could afford--to the Consular Ball in Houston and was written up in the society pages! I even got married in a beautiful 1940s satin wedding gown with hand-embroidered lace and pearls at the neckline.

Now I know the business a bit better and appreciate antiques even more, and I still often put items on lay-away. My house is half-furnished in antiques and I try to buy quality over quantity--still it's hard to say no to a beautiful design!

Shop members

  • Ellen M. Collier

    Owner

    Welcome to MODERNEMILLIE! I'm a flapper at heart who loves the Deco era and sleek mid-century style and MAD MEN chic. I look for items in great shape with classic lines and appeal. Please ask in advance re: overseas shipping costs and policies.

  • Gary E. Collier

    Photographer, Owner

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