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all i want for christmas…

Posted: December 24th, 2010 | By:

is vintage treasures from Screaming Mimis.

Our final 2010 gift guide, by Jade.


Karl Lagerfeld Earrings $185

Taxidermy Bull Necklace $125

Fur Leather Stocking $35

1960s Tassel Fur Scarf $65

1960s Go Go Patent Leather Ankle Boots $155

Helmut Lang Oversized Wool Sweater $225

Old Fashioned New Years Eve Noise Makers $1.50 each.

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gift ideas that are a little bit country, a little bit rock ‘n’ roll

Posted: December 22nd, 2010 | By:

Alice is a true veteran of Screaming Mimi’s, which makes her super cool. She plays the accordion, sings her heart out, and knows classic country music like nobody’s business. Her holiday gift choices are the perfect representation of her overall style. <3

1970s Suede Jacket $185

1970s Suede Bowling Purse $68

Fur Cuff Links $75

1970s Western Tie $58

Triskaidekaphobia Necklace $135

Beaded Cloche Hat $110

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4 days…here is today’s gift guide!

Posted: December 21st, 2010 | By:

James is the only dude around here and we sure do appreciate it. We’re always looking to him for advice on film, music, and technology. It only comes natural that we would ask him for advice on gift giving.  Here is today’s gift guide, boy version!

MegaDeath Levi’s Denim Jacket $300

Kamp King Pocket Knife $45

1980s Star Trek T-shirt $125

Yves Saint Laurent Velvet Loafers sz $265

Scrimshaw Tie Clip $65

Arms & Armory Pin $46

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holiday gift guide

Posted: December 20th, 2010 | By:

Kimie, our store manager, knows her customers well! Her laid back California style and attitude is a must-have around here, especially during the holidays. Check out her top gift picks for this season.

Whistle Pendent Necklace $110

1960s Mink Purse $185

1940s Pin Up Key Chain $28

Vintage Stocking stuffed with Screaming Mimi’s old fashioned style candy!

1960s Hermes Silk Scarf $225

Mens Pipe $65

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look of the week

Posted: December 17th, 2010 | By:

These are the things that make us wish every day was like Christmas.

Shop the look here or come check out our hundreds of holiday looks in the store!

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9 ladies dancing…

Posted: December 16th, 2010 | By:

China has a gift for creating beautifully fluid ensembles from unusual items. Whether its music, fashion, or styling a customer in the store, her creations are so much more than their component parts. Here are her picks for our gift guide, a little something for everyone!

1980s Leather Rhinestone Shop Clips $55

Harley Davidson Leather Travel Duffle $225

Classic Black Bow Tie $35

1980s Original TRON Sci-fi Tee $150

1960s Mickey Mouse Key Chain $45

The Perfect Ski Sweater $78

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santa claus is coming to town

Posted: December 15th, 2010 | By:

Our buyer, Nicollette Santos, is always surprising us with the best goodies from her travels. Her personal style and an eye for trends makes Screaming Mimi’s what it is today. It’s like Christmas around here every time she gets back from a buying trip. Shes our Santa Claus. Here are her top gift giving picks for the holiday season!

Dries Van Noten Silk Maxi Skirt $295. Buy here.

Fendi Ostrich Leather Purse $350. Buy Here.

1960s Christian Dior Pill Box Beaded Hat $175. Call to order.

1950s Faux Fur Collar $110. Call to Order.

Skull Ring $185. Call to order!

1980s Faux Fur Leather Coat

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and these are a few of our favorite things…

Posted: December 10th, 2010 | By:

Laura Wills, owner and founder of Screaming Mimis, gives us her top picks for holiday gift shopping. Her personal aesthetic is the key to over 30 years of a successful business in the fashion industry. These picks are sure to give any of your picky fashionista friends a happy holiday.1960s Horse Hair Pill Box Hat $175. Buy Here!

70s Wool Fur Vest $75. Buy Here!

70s Red Shearling Fur Coat $425. Call to order!

Multi Chain Gold Necklace $225

60s Pink Rhinestone Elton John Sunglasses $195

Pierre Cardi Leather Belt $128

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monkey see. monkey do.

Posted: December 9th, 2010 | By:

This piece is so stunning it deserves its on blog post. Monkey fur became popular in the 1930s and remains to be a symbol of fashion and luxury today. Then it was Gloria Swanson and Evelyn Brent, who opened the doors to the world of glamour and iconic style. Today its designers, celebrities, models, and fashionistas that wear fur likes its never gone out of style, whether its vintage or straight off the runway. Stand out this holiday season in our 1930s monkey fur capelet.

Buy here

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Look of the week!

Posted: December 7th, 2010 | By:

70’s Sophisticate! Styled by China.   Shop this and other looks.

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