Maryellen has been selling vintage since she was 19! She has a passion for hats and Victorian era pieces along with anything 1940's. See this Chicago native at the show, her pieces are bound to amaze!
first name: Maryellen
bus name: Mary's Stuff
how did you get into vintage fashion?: had my first store here in Chicago when i was 19 years old (right out of high school!), so over 40 YEARS
in business with numerous store locations and always loved vintage clothing and hats myself (a passion) and collected for me
and my store
Are you a collector? YES a big collector!
What do you collect?: Hats and Victorian to 1940s Clothing
Favorite piece: a group of very fine Victorian Hats (will never leave my collection!)
Where are you from?: Grew up here in Chicago, have always lived here.
Do you have a shop? Sell through Broadway Antique Market and Private Collectors
attaching pics of:
Black Chiffon Dress, ca: 1930s with velvet and lace trim
Edwardian ca:1910 Lawn & Lace Tea Dress
60s Wide Brim Faux Leopard Picture Hat
60s Black & White Feather Wide Brim Hat
(these are the kind of hats perfect for Derby Season!)