jenstylechicvintage

adventures on a vintage trail

Detroit, Michigan · 933 Sales

jenstylechicvintage

adventures on a vintage trail

Detroit, Michigan 933 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Announcement   Welcome to jenstyle chic vintage!!!

all the best vintage, at fashion's height...

Announcement

Last updated on Oct 4, 2016

Welcome to jenstyle chic vintage!!!

all the best vintage, at fashion's height...

jennifer lorenz

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jennifer lorenz

1980s Vintage Top Neon Flower Power Shirt
$22.00
1980s Top Gold Metallic Crop Turtleneck
$24.00
1980s T Shirt Tulip Glitter Top
$18.00
L.L. Bean Vintage Dress 1980s Black Denim
$48.00
1980s Romper Pastel Plaid Button Up Shorts
$36.00
1960s Vintage Dress Gold Ruffle Cupcake Party
$86.00
Vintage 1980s Dress Hot Pink Fuchsia Silk
$45.00
1980s Dress Cheetah Wild Party Dress
$48.00
1970s 1980s Shirt Red Plaid Button Up Top
$24.00
1980s T Shirt Betty Boop Crop Vintage Top
$18.00
1990s Shirt Plaid India Geometric Button Up Top
$25.00
1960s Dress Vintage Formal Red Lace Party
$68.00
1980s Overalls Guess Light Denim Blue Jean Dress
$44.00
1980s Vest Vintage Yellow Fitted Top
$18.00
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jessandtheo1

jessandtheo1 on Nov 29, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

It took a while to arrive but it was shipped from the USA. I am delighted with the jacket, it has been extremely well cared for. It is exactly as described and illustrated, beautiful. Love it, thanks Jen xx

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About

A Collector's Gene

As a child, I grew up going to antique stores with my parents. It would be our fun Sunday weekend. If I was lucky, I was able to pick out a children's book to take home and read. No surprise that also became a book worm (and children's librarian)!!!
With this upbringing, I would come to love and appreciate all things old. My father collected old books, furniture, and artwork. OK, also coins, stamps, and postcards. Wait, plates and bier mugs too. He inherited the Collector's g
Gene from his father. During WW2, my grandfather refused to join the Nazi party in Germany. He had to go into hiding, but still had to provide for his family. He made his hobby of collecting into a business by buying and trading antiques to keep his family fed. My papa would often tell the "big fish" story of the treasures that my Opa would trade for "nothing". That "nothing" being food for his family.
My mom's story of the Collector's Genes is a bit more humorous. She had a bachelor uncle, Kahree that would leave every morning with his cloth sack. He would walk up and down the streets and local parks looking for "treasure". She said that the family could spot Kahree because he always walked with his head down, looking for his "big fish". Now, Kahree of course would get hungry along the way, and being as resourceful as he was, he became "friends" with women along his routes. He would stop in and have breakfast and/or lunch, talk a little, and then continue on the hunt. The family would await Kahree's arrival for dinner. He would walk into the house, throw his treasures on the table and everyone would ooh, ahh, or laugh at what Kahree's finds for the day were. To this day, my mom always walks with her head down, looking for coins. She is the luckiest coin finder I know and even found $60 in the park once! I imagine Kahree has a smile above for every time a treasure is found.
Coming from these Collector's Genes, how could I not love things of old. My greatest obsession is vintage clothes and like many sellers, my personal collection from my teens grew out of control. From a friend's suggestion, I learned about selling online and in 1999 a business bloomed. I have been selling online since! Vintage shows began accepting vintage clothes as a collectable and I began selling at shows also. This has led to many wonderful friendships with other amazing sellers and customers!!!
I am based out of Chicago and Detroit. I also have a vintage trailer, A 1967 Fan, that has been converted into a vintage store. Let me know about any great shows in your area you would like jenstyle vintage to pop-up in!!!
One of the most important aspects of my business is that items come to the buyer ready to wear and/or use. I mend and clean all items so they are coming to you to be worn and loved. If you wear vintage, you know the quality is far superior to what is being produced today. Wearing vintage keeps our earth happy by keeping it away from landfills.
I hope you enjoy what you see. It was picked with great love for you. I appreciate feedback and especially love pictures of you in your vintage. I really hope you have a wonderful day and thanks so much for stopping by. You are Beautiful!!!

xoxoxo- jen

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  • jen

    Owner

    HI! I'm Jen and you could say I was born to collect. It's in my genes and there is just nothing I can do about it! Because of this, you have the chance to shop my vintage hoard of a collection (and this is just an itty-bitty, bit of it).

  • mazie

    Curator

    Ms. Mazie is chief protector of all vintage goods, especially if there is a warm ray of sunshine nearby.

Shop policies

Last updated on September 10, 2013
jenstyle strives to bring you hand picked, clean, chic vintage that reflects fashion's current trends. All items, with the exception of fur and leather, have been either hand washed or dry cleaned. Items are in ready to wear condition. We strive for jenstyle's pieces to be your absolute favorites!!!

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Payment
Payment is due immediately upon purchase. If there is a problem, please do not hesitate to contact me. I understand that problems arise, but they can not be resolved without communication.
Shipping
Items will be shipped within a week of payment. Please let me know if you need an item sooner.

All items shipped within the United States will be sent with tracking information.

International customers: I'm sorry for the rise in shipping prices but the post office has raised international shipping prices like crazy!!! If there is a price difference over $2 for shipping, I will happily refund you the difference!
Refunds and Exchanges
All items have been handpicked and examined. Vintage items have been loved, like your favorite sweater from 7th grade. Please expect minor wear and tear. If there are any significant issues, they will be noted. If you feel something is very wrong, please contact me to discuss the matter.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please know that all clothing items (with the exception of fur and leather) have been either hand washed or dry cleaned. Items are ready to wear.