Jun 1, 2017

Spring/Summer vacations and weekend trips are a fun time to rethink your travel wardrobes! The weekend travel packing task can be used as an example for longer trips. So I have presented here a basic format for your consideration. You can choose a special color palette and expand upon it using the format presented here,… Read more »


Feb 28, 2017

Hello fashion focused women, with the parties and galas coming up this 2017 season, many parties have a theme. The 1920’s Great Gatsby themes are a romantic and fun era to dress up! So to help you dress for the event, we have assembled several pieces for you to mix and match! We have several… Read more »


Mar 18, 2016

As experienced by Elinor Coleman When I think of Paris the first image that comes to my mind is that of the many beautiful and romantic bridges over the Seine River and the horizon sky, the Parisian blue skies and egg shell cream colored clouds. These colors then melt into the colors of dawn with… Read more »


Feb 17, 2016

The First of Several Blogs on My Account of Paris, November 6 to 15, 2015 By Elinor Coleman, owner Elinor Coleman’s Vintage Mirage This blog content will discuss and describe my emotional response to the violence in Paris as well as the concept of the mostly unreported and systematic silence about the extreme number of violent… Read more »


Nov 16, 2015

Elinor Coleman Describes Her Visit and Shares Her Impressions on Viewing the Costume Institute Exhibit “China – Through the Looking Glass,” Metropolitan Museum of Art, September NYC 2015 This past September, my husband and I went to New York City in order to visit friends and see several art exhibits. The most thrilling exhibit was… Read more »


Apr 27, 2015

Welcome to Vintage Mirage. We offer the most unique and inspiring designer fashions in Jewelry, Clothing & Accessories. The Vintage Mirage collections on the sales floor rotate regularly and are from around the globe, including artisan and handcrafted, tailored, one-of-a-kind items. You will find the best, most unique, and often quirky, bedazzling, fun and exotic… Read more »


Feb 15, 2015

Last week I was in New York City for fun and business. How can you go to NYC and not have fun, in between meetings and shopping! As you have read or heard, I lived in Soho for 23 years in a drafty loft. Now here in Alexandria,  I have a warm store and a warm… Read more »