Customer Feedback + Press

oleg cassini dress
1950s Oleg Cassini cocktail dress

"on time, beautiful, a dreamboat of a dress" stylist for Masters of Sex

1930s Black Wool Crepe Fur Collar Coat

"I would give this jacket 10 stars if I could! It's amazing! Thank you Hemlock Vintage for offering up this piece of art!!"

1950s SOPHIE ORIGINAL silk satin damask dress
1950s Sophie Original silk damask dress

"Wow! Better than described!!! Thanks"

1920s Whiting & Davis gold mesh purse
1920s Whiting & Davis gold mesh purse

"I love, love, love, love, love this bag! It’s in excellent condition. I couldn’t be more pleased. The seller packed it very well in a sturdy, stable box. It arrived quickly and I’m tickled pink!"

1950s Nettie Rosenstein silk wool dress

"Absolutely love this dress! It is something truly special and fits perfectly. Seems to have been beautifully preserved. Service was wonderful as usual. Thanks again Julia!""I would give this jacket 10 stars if I could! It's amazing! Thank you Hemlock Vintage for offering up this piece of art!!"

1950s James Galanos Silk Wool Coat Dress

"Super professional, very forthcoming seller - a pleasure to do business with! And the dresses are absolutely amazing, pristine vintage at its best."

1950s Helena Barbieri Evening Dress

"This was a very happy transaction for me. Seller promptly and candidly replied to all my questions so that I was, in the end, confident of this purchase. She also facilitated express shipping so that it would arrive in time for a special event. The gown was every bit as beautiful as the images suggested. Thank you so very much."

1950s 60s feather trimmed cocktail dress
1960s feather trimmed cocktail dress

"Love this dress. Thank you!"

1950s Carolyn Schnurer Purple and Gold Batik Dress

"wow! the pictures did not do the pattern justice. the colors are incredible! perfect, beautiful summer dress! julia was awesome! thank you so much!"

1950s Maxwell Shieff Pink Lace Evening Dress

"I love the dress! It is so beautiful and in the most perfect condition! Thank you so much."

1960s Sarmi Floral Print Raw Silk Dress

"I adore this dress! So unusual in both fabric and structure. Fits perfectly, as though it was made for me. Thanks Julia!"

1940s Gabardine Swing Coat with Swirled Buttons

"This coat is truly exquisite vintage. Merchandise was shipped quickly and in excellent condition. I can't wait to wear it and look like a forties' gal! Thank you."

1960s leopard collar Jacques Heim suit
1960s Jacques Heim leopard wool suit

"Woah ! Wonderful suit in a very heavy wool fabric. It fits like a glove and makes me feel very classy in it. Ideal in this dreadful weather. I especially love the collar and the way the skirt flows a little around my legs. It was well packaged, quickly sent and the seller was very kind and helpful. Thanks again !"

1950s Carolyn Schnurer Bonwit Teller Dress

"Gorgeous dress in pristine condition ... carefully packed and shipped, and great communication throughout. Thank you!"

RARE!! 1950s William Travilla Cocktail Dress and Coat

"Absolutely beautiful - seamless transaction & v well presented THANKS"

Late 1950s Grenelle Estevez Green Satin Dress

"Perfect as always :)"

1950s Anne Fogarty 1950s Check Quilted Dress

"Absolutely perfect! I can't wait to wear it!!"

1940s plaid wool dress
Adorable 1940s Plaid Wool Swing Dress

"Adorable dress, excellent service."

unworn 1920s peach silk + embroidered chiffon teddy
Unworn 1920s silk + chiffon teddy

"Beautiful and exactly as described."

Vendome glass pearl necklace with sterling clasp
Vendome glass pearl necklace

"Came beautifully wrapped and in perfect condition. Thank you so much."

1960s vintage yellow slubbed fabric dress with stitching
1960s yellow dress with stitching

"perfect, as described! I love it"

1980s gorgeous white fox coat (repair)
1980s gorgeous white fox coat

"My first purchase from Etsy has been one of the best experiences I have had online - comunications clear & to the point - item description exact - item sent from US to Australia with reasonable postage & well packaged - Special thanks to Julia from Hemlockvintage for all your help."

1950s Claire McCardell Brass Toggle Dress

"Absolutely STUNNING dress & super fast shipment! Thanks so much! A++++"

Embroidered Suede Lambskin Shearling Coat

"Beautiful, exactly as pictured. Great experience all around. Thank you for being so wonderful. Best Wishes."

1960s Bonwit Teller Italian silk jersey dress
1960s BONWIT TELLER Italian silk jersey dress

"The dress is wonderful! Thank you so much!"

1920s 30s unworn mint printed silky dress
1920s unworn silky dress mercerized cotton

"beautiful dress exactly as described fast shipping"

1960s 70s Nelly de Grab floor length skirt
1960s 70s Nelly de Grab maxi skirt

"Cet article me convient parfaitement"

Early 1960s Ransohoffs Wool Coat

"This is truly the nicest piece of vintage for the money that I've ever seen. I could not be happier with this seller. Her collection is to die for."

1950s Auerbach's Black Velvet Dress

"Positively stunning, fits me like a glove, very accurate measurements were posted and exquisite quality"

1950s Nathan-Strong Black Silk Cocktail Dress

"great design, flawless, lovely and amazing"


"15 Vintage Frocks for the Modern-Day Gal", Rebecca Taras, Oct. 24, 2013

The Lohasian blog

"Vintage Chic, Online Retailer Delivers High Style For The Eco Fashion Set" 2007

InStyle magazine

“Site Seeing,” the best for 40’s & 50’s vintage, September 2000

Chicago Social magazine

“Surfing for Vintage: The Best of Retro Online,” January/February 2003

Lucky magazine

“Vintage Crazy,” Showcased September 2001

Joy magazine

[German], Showcased May 2002


Recommends Hemlock Vintage as the website for wearable 1920’s clothing. "Best buys...Check out" 2004/2005, Anna Johnson, "Second-Hand Rose: The art of shopping and wearing vintage". Anna Johnson, author of Handbags: The Power of the Purse, has written for Elle, Vanity Fair, Vogue UK, and many other publicatons.

Ceil Chapman Black Silk Sculptural Dress

"Hi Julia, The Ceil Chapman and ruffle dress arrived very safely indeed on Saturday August 7. To my great delight they both fit beautifully and I think I will have to go and learn to tango to do the ruffles justice. Thank you for your care in packing and shipping. Both were uncreased and I could have worn straight away. I look forward to being tempted by more of the beautiful dresses on your site. Put me down as a loyal customer already. Kind regards, Karen [Australia]"

Helft's of Beverly Hills black silk 1960s dress
1950s Parade yellow polished cotton dress + shawl

"I just thought I should let you know that I not only received the 1950’s Polished Cotton Dress and Shawl but that I absolutely love it! I am very impressed with Hemlock Vintage Clothing and I love the items you have for sale. I will be recommending this site to all my friends, family and colleagues. Thank you again, Amber"

Pattullo-Jo Copeland 1950s silk satin dress

"Hi Julia, just got the dress, very quick delivery. What a fantastic dress, it is so much better than what I was expecting, it is perfect. Thank you so much and I am sure we will be doing more business again in the future and look forward to buying from you again. Many thanks, Roger [England]"

1920s fur collar coat
Old Stock 1920s Blue Wool + Fur Coat

"Hi Julie, Just wanted to let you know that I received the coat today! Lovely! I can’t wait to wear it out! Regards, Elaine, Great Britain."

1950s Harvey Berin deep bsilk damask cocktail dress

"I wanted to let you know I received my dress today. It is even more stunning than in the picture. Thank you so much for your beautiful photography, accurate descriptions, wonderful customer service and prompt shipping. This has been the absolute best experience, I could not have asked for anything more. I will be visiting your on-line store often. It is sites like yours that make internet vintage shopping such a pleasure! Thanks again. Julie, Maryland"

1950s Bergdorf Goodman black lace cocktail dress

"hi! I love it! …I absolutely love it...Thanks, again, for everything. Alexandria"