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“Mad Men” Inspired Fashion

AMC’s Mad Men has inspired a new culture of retro chic fashion! From the bold Don Draper to the sexy yet feminine Joan Harris, this show has brought vintage inspired fashion to the forefront. Ladylike silhouettes and dainty accents have continued to rule the fashion runways, while Fall 2010 has officially marked the return of the well dressed, sophisticated gentleman. Whether you’re a fan of the show or not, the following fashion items will definitely take your modern day style on a trip back to the early 60’s – an era of refined and understated elegance.

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Vanessa Dress ($90, Heartbreaker Fashion)

The ladies of Mad Men have reminded us that nothing says you’re a woman better than showcasing your hourglass figure. With simple sheath styles, flirty floral skirts, and sexy wiggle dresses, women have been inspired to show off their curves in these classic and elegant looks. Heartbreaker Fashion is a fantastic resource for vintage inspired dresses at an affordable price. The Vanessa Dress is sexy and polished, perfect for the office or a night on the town. The neckline, button details and cinched belt add a graceful touch that will truly make you feel like a woman!

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Spring Street Compact ($48, Saks Fifth Avenue)

The compact was the ultimate female accessory in the era of Mad Men, perfect to reapply your lipstick and pretty enough to start a conversation over cocktails. In a simpler time when cell phones and iPads weren’t even a possibility, there was nothing that defined a woman more than her compact. This lovely compact from Spring Street was inspired by the ladies of Mad Men and is sold exclusively at Saks Fifth Avenue. The enameled compact features a chic black and white palette and bold flower embellishment made of crystals and glass pearls. The classic feel of this compact is ultra feminine and would make a beautiful gift for women of all ages.

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Dear Betty Handkerchief ($28, Happy Hanky)

The handkerchief is a symbol of feminine elegance. Not just for weddings or special occasions, hankies are dainty, romantic, and a great addition to a modern woman’s handbag! Happy Hanky is a line of vintage inspired handkerchiefs, all featuring chic prints and trims that are reminiscent of Mad Men.  All hankies are made of 100% premium cotton and arrive with the signature Happy Hanky poem. The black and white floral pattern and hot pink lace trim on the Dear Betty handkerchief is the perfect combination of sweet and sassy, just like Betty Francis!

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Silver Tie Bar & Black Fedora ($29 & $45, FineandDandyShop.com)

A well dressed gentleman is not complete without his dapper accessories. FineandDandyShop.com is THE website for men who live to dress to the nines. For those who appreciate the finer things in life, from ascots and pocket squares to cuff links, this essential site makes accessorizing for men fun and accessible. This chic Silver Tie Bar would complement every man, while this Black Fedora will make you feel as powerful as Don Draper himself.  Thank you Mad Men, for inspiring a new generation of men to dress up again!

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