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Carolina Tirado

Last year I took on the position as buyer and stylist for *Vintage Boutique at Karmaloop. I graduated from Central Saint Martins College in London with a degree in fine art, but also started as a student in fashion. My greatest pleasure is in creating and surrounding myself by all things visually stimulating whether it be through sculpture, collage, fashion, or photography.


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Wear It Three Ways: The Adelina Suede Jacket

Wear It Three Ways: The Adelina Suede Jacket

We are just days away from Coachella, and mere weeks away from the best music festivals of the year! There's no better time to for you to max out on all that is vintage! This week I'll show you 3 stylish ways to rock a vintage suede jacket, perfect for dancing your way through the...
Photo Journal: South by Southwest

Photo Journal: South by Southwest

Last week the team made it out to SXSW to suck in all the vitamin D after a long snowy winter (Not to mention rub elbows with some of our favorite brands). Follow our footsteps as we photograph some of our most memorable moments during the music fest.
Wear It Three Ways: The Electric Lee Jeans

Wear It Three Ways: The Electric Lee Jeans

Spring is just around the corner - pull out your best acid wash denim, and hit the town! Our vintage buyer shares 3 rad ways to rock a great pair of acid wash denim without looking too out-of-date!
Wear It Three Ways: The Lioness Track Jacket

Wear It Three Ways: The Lioness Track Jacket

It may still be winter, but that doesn't mean we can't bring our favorite vintage track jacket into our wardrobe! Our vintage buyer shows us 3 ways to make this vintage piece as transitional as the weather.
Wear It Three Ways: The Elegance Suede Skirt

Wear It Three Ways: The Elegance Suede Skirt

Check out how our Vintage buyer Carolina styled this awesome 80s suede skirt. She demonstrates three different potential outfits that would all go perfectly with this great vintage find!
Wear It Three Ways: The Brittania Sweater Dress

Wear It Three Ways: The Brittania Sweater Dress

This grungy and amazingly comfortable sweater dress is the type of thing you can just throw on in seconds and still look great. That's what makes it so perfect! Check out 3 versatile ways to pull off the Brittania Sweater Dress (or any sweater dress for that matter!) utilizing pieces you can find right off...
Wear it Three Ways: Bazooka Sweater

Wear it Three Ways: Bazooka Sweater

'Tis the season to bundle up in the most coziest of sweaters. However, wearing a sweater can get a little boring after awhile...unless of course you know how to make it extraordinary. We build 3 different looks for the vintage Bazooka Sweater.
Wear It Three Ways: The Spotty Coat

Wear It Three Ways: The Spotty Coat

Check out how our Vintage Buyer Carolina styled one of our vintage pieces. Click here to see three different style choices that will all lead to a unique, chic look!
Snapshot: Mario Testino at Boston's MFA

Snapshot: Mario Testino at Boston’s MFA

The retrospective exhibit here at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, entitled “In Your Face,” is just that -- the chance to walk into what feels like a gigantic magazine layout exhibiting large format pictures of Kate Moss, Lady Gaga, Mick Jagger and just about any superstar you can think of.
Wear It 3 Ways: The D'Mode Jacket

Wear It 3 Ways: The D’Mode Jacket

Check out this perfect fringe specimen, the D'Mode Jacket -- even the label is cool! This cropped suede beauty comes in a bright camel hue which insures a match to just about anything in your closet. Here are three ways to showcase your inner cowboy!
Snapshot: Striking Images by Norman Parkinson

Snapshot: Striking Images by Norman Parkinson

Norman Parkinson was best known for his ability to capture style and finesse in a way that no other had done in his time. Born in the U.K in 1913, Parkinson set up his studio when he was just 21 years old. See my favorite photos after the jump.
Wear It 3 Ways: The Issa Top

Wear It 3 Ways: The Issa Top

A bit glam, a little gothic, and totally chic, the Issa Top from *Vintage Boutique is a one of a kind stunner to play around with this winter. See the three ways we styled it for some lace shirt inspiration!
Wear It 3 Ways: The Munich Military Jacket

Wear It 3 Ways: The Munich Military Jacket

This is definitely my best military find ever! The vintage 1940s cropped wool jacket is in mint condition, and has the most beautiful and feminine details you can imagine -- namely, decorative buttons in alternating shades of purple and pink!
Snapshot: Anne Hardy's Coordinate

Snapshot: Anne Hardy’s Coordinate

We love Coordinate, an example of the dreamlike environments British artist Anne Hardy puts together. What do you think of her work?
Wear It Three Ways: The August Max Trousers

Wear It Three Ways: The August Max Trousers

No one messes with a girl in leather pants! Check out these saddle brown beauties, the August Max Trousers! Here are three different ways to rock them.