Friday, December 21, 2012

My Top Ten Holiday Favorites...ON SALE!

Behold the incredible beadwork on this 1960s emerald green evening gown by Giuseppe. Incredible! Available for 498. Fits between a size 2-6, stretches to fit. 

This 1960's lipstick pink satin combo by Sandra Sage is sublime. Evening coat is lined in white satin and features a shawl collar. Waist is 25". Set available for 498. 

Irresistable early 60's Lilli Ann coat with fox fur trim. Original tags still attached. 298.

The ultimate holiday bombshell dress! 1950's ivory silk with red sash. Made by Lou-ette. Waist size 26".

1960's couture evening gown by Rappi. Petite size 4. 398.

Gorgeous 1950's Traina-Norell velvet swing coat with snap off white mink collar. Size med. 398.

Sensational 1950's copper beauty with silk poppy petal spilling over the bust. Waist 30", 398. (Not on sale.)

1960's white hot party dress by Mardi Gras, size 2 (waist 24") with white ostrich trim. 298.

One of my all time favorite coats here at Xtabay. 1960s red wool coat by Modelia with huge silver metal buttons. Size small. 398.

Darling 1950's cotton dress with red buttons. Waist 26", 248.

Season's greetings! 

Xtabay is ringing in the New Year with a huge 30% off SALE! Sale ends on January 1st so come in now to get the best deals. If you are out of town and see something you love you are welcome to purchase items over the phone. Call us at 503-230-2899 with any questions. 

We hope you have a wonderful holiday and hope to see you soon!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Available Now! Xtabay Holiday Coat & Dress Collection!

Releasing the Special
Xtabay Holiday Collection


We are proud to announce that the annual Xtabay Holiday Fashion Show raised $1,200 for Cascade AIDS Project, and we looked good while doing good. Thank you to those who were able to come out & see the show!

Xtabay also participated in the Multnomah Athletic Club's fashion show on December 4th and 5th and showed a new group of people some festive and glamourous ways to dress for the upcoming season. It's great to reach out into the community and spread some (vintage) holiday cheer!

Now that our winter fashion shows are complete, all of our fabulous pieces have been released in our store for you to enjoy! Come check them out and get ready for a cold winter with a furry or colorful coat, or ready to party into 2013 with some stunning cocktail dresses and gowns! Whether it's lace, velvet or chiffon & lots in between - we've got you covered.

Xtabay was also featured in the Oregonian newspaper for the Vintage Bridal Salon:
Check it out: here

If you would like to check out the video of the fashion show you can view it here:
1) Coats
2) Cocktail Dresses
3) Evening Gowns
A Preview Of Items Available! At Xtabay Now!
Exquisite 60's blue fox trimmed sleigh coat  - SOLD                50's silk bamboo print jade taffeta party dress -- $298
Photos by Jade M. Sheldon Photography
50's lace over blue underlay w/ rose appliqués -- $248               60's lynx trimmed coat w/ matching wool pants -- $895
50's new-old stock leopard print coat -- $398                        60's lipstick pink satin dress with shawl collar coat --  $398
Photos by Jade M. Sheldon Photography
50's plaid dress w/ rhinestones from Charles F. Berg -- $498    Fantastic 60's patchwork coat by Modelia -- $298
...and much, much more in our store!
If you see something you love & must have --
come visit us at 2515 SE Clinton St.
or call us: (503) 230-2899
We can take payment over the phone & ship your vintage items right to your doorstep before your holiday party happens!

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Part 2: The Cocktail Dresses...

Dianne in a 1960's pink ostrich feather trimmed party dress by Mam'selle size 4, 398.

photo by Jade M. Sheldon Photography

Krystal in 1950's silk bamboo print jade taffeta party dress, waist 25", 298.

Holly in a late 50's metallic brocade dress by Suzy Perette, waist 29", 498.

photo by Jade M. Sheldon Photography

Kara in a early 50's graduated plaid party dress with rhinestone studs and velvet piping-from the Chumley shop at Charles F. Berg, waist 25" 498.

photo by Jade M. Sheldon Photography

photo by Jade M. Sheldon Photography

Iris in a most festive 1950's flocked apple print party dress with huge red bow--waist 26", 248.

Miss Margaret in a late 50's lace over blue underlay with rose appliqués, waist 28", 248.

photo by Jade M. Sheldon Photography

photo by Jade M. Sheldon Photography

Terri in a 1960's lipstick pink satin dress with matching shawl collar coat--waist 25", 398.

photo by Jade M. Sheldon Photography

photo by Jade M. Sheldon Photography

Mila in a early 1950's "New Look" taffeta party dress with halter neck, bolero jacket and petal appliqués .
Waist 25", 398. 

Margot in a fabulous 1960's beaded cocktail dress by Gene Shelley, waist 30", 298.

Jennafer in liquide satin late 20's blush dress with matching lace cape-let, dress is size 4-6-498. 

Pearl in early 50's couture cocktail dress with rosettes and beading. Waist 27", minor condition issues-348.

photo by Jade M. Sheldon Photography

photo by Jade M. Sheldon Photography

Jade in 1960's green silk shantung dress and matching jacket-set 398.

I want to thank all my gorgeous models for taking time out of their busy schedules to help make the world a little more beautiful. Thanks especially to the brilliant hair stylists and make-up artists at Bliss Salon and Day Spa for providing such period perfect hair and make-up--I highly recommend going in and having Laura give you a facial and an eyebrow wax-she's the best!

Items are all available for purchase. Call us at 503-230-2899 to arrange shipping and payments over the phone--or you can email me at with any questions!

Stay tuned for the final installment of our holiday collection--the gowns.

Xtabay is proud to have raised $1,200 for Cascade Aids Project and thanks to everyone for coming and contributing to the cause.

Happy Holidays!