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A treasure trove of Goldmine Trash auctions end today! Epic vintage dresses, vests, and duster jackets from the 1950s – 1980s to keep you ladies stylish all festival season long. Viva Las Vegas? Austin Psych Fest? Coachella? Check. Check. Check!

Emerald green 1950s Fred Perlberg. Full circular skirt, pleated cummerbund inset, boned bodice. Yow!

Runway style 1960s/70s black maxi vest w/ gold + metallic gold embroidery, forming Indian paisley motifs.

Dandy in the underworld. 1960s purple velvet + silk chiffon mod mini w/ metallic silver sequin trim.

Global goddess 1960s/70s dashiki maxi dress. Gauze like vanilla cotton w/ Indian paisley ethnic print.

Couture style construction! Bad photos, but a serious stunner in person. Shocking hot pink late 1950s-60s Mad Men style cocktail dress. Velvet + satin. Kay Selig designer label.

Gothy 1980s-90s black burnout stretch velvet robe/duster jacket.

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If auctions leave you impatient, have no fear. This weeks listings (sold via Sisters of the Black Moon) are all Buy It Now’s.  No 10 day waiting period and bidding wars this time around : D.

A dress Coco Chanel would have loved. Classic black & off white ‘secretary’ style dress with accordion pleated skirt and peter pan collar. Very on trend for fall. Pair with lace stockings and vintage furs! here

This could would pair well with the dress above quite nicely. Early 60s houndstooth wool w/ big black buttons and fur trim.  So warm and comfy! here

30s inspired color block knit maxi dress, via the 70s. Black, spiced apple, and metallic silver. Long poet/balloon sleeves. Soft fluid skirting. Very Rudi Gernreich! here

Exotic opulence. Late 60s metallic brocade romper w/ matching belt and gillet. Pristine condition with amazing trim. If you live in a warmer climate, this is perfect holiday wear. here

Also up for grabs > this 60s burgundy velvet mini, this 20s metallic dress, and this 60s baby doll mini w/ fringe trim. Plus plenty of the Sisters’ own fabulous finds! Vintage velvets, furs, fringe, etc. More on the way soon : D.

 xoxo, SJ




This amazing oversized mongolian lambs wool coat sold earlier this week. Though I’m glad it found a happy home, part of me wanted to hoard it to myself! Instead, my consolation prize was to snap a few pics in it before sending it off for good. I’ll miss having it around, and hope to find a similar one soon. The wool/hair was curly and around 6″ or 8″ long, like fringe. Plus it was super soft and warm. Perfect for pairing with wide 80s belts , black body con dresses, and over the knee boots.

Clearly, I’m ready for fall/winter. Thank goodness it’s cooled down this past week. I Survived 4 Arizona summers just fine, but have yet to adjust to TX humidity. 90 degrees and humid is worse than 120 degrees in a dry heat, believe me. And besides, extreme weather doesn’t pair well with fashion.

 On that note, new items land in the Etsy shop mid September! Super cute 50s, 60s, and 70s dresses for starters. Plus a lot of shoes and boots from the 60s, 70s, and 80s. The Etsy shop will remain open throughout fall, while the new goldminetrash.com gets built. In the meantime, I hope you’ve all had a wonderful summer, and are enjoying the inspiration posts I’ve been making. I’m curious to know who/what inspires your style : ).