Wondering What Our Items Would Look Like With A Makeover?

Wondering What Our Items Would Look Like With A Makeover?

What you see at Casa Victoria is not always what you get. While a lot of our items are perfect as-is, some of them could benefit from a little nip-tuck (if you know what I mean.) That's why we were so thrilled to have Reviltaliste, a full-service furniture revitalization company that handles everything from pick up to final delivery, acknowledge us as a go-to source for antiques and vintage in the Los Angeles area.

Trusted by top interior design professionals, Revitaliste makes it easier than ever to transform your favorite furniture into something you will truly love. In their most recent blog post, they've taken some current Casa Vic items and added their own design flair - from bold lacquer to fresh upholstery fabrics.

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Vintage Gifts & Who To Give Them To

Vintage Gifts & Who To Give Them To

It’s that time of year again - the shortest day of the year is on it’s way and western culture has long celebrated this event with the tradition of gift giving.  Whether you’re a Kwanza, Festivus, Hanukkah or even Christmas fan, giving the coolest gift means you can finish the year as a total legend!

While your family and friends are taking it easy with Amazon online, you can stand out with a gift that just screams “I actually spent my time thinking about you and getting something unique that you’re going to love!”  That dear reader, is what this time of year is supposed to be about.

We’ve grouped types of people into five different categories and come up with unique but inexpensive gifts that will show just how much you care, deeply about the intended recipient.

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Five Current Trends In Vintage

Five Current Trends In Vintage

It’s October 2017 and there’s a change in the air - can you feel it?  And no, we’re not talking the weather - we’re talking style, we’re talking fashion, we’re talking luxury!

While it may be a little early to declare the death of Danish modern and classic mid century, our customers are voting with their wallets.  They want brass and bronze, not chrome, they want large print fabrics and elegant buttons instead of clean lines and minimalism.  When everybody can get that clean look from IKEA - why would you - someone with style - want the same?

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Feng Shui & the Art of Selling a House

Feng Shui & the Art of Selling a House

Selling a house is easy right?  That's why realtors charge super low commissions and the whole process is a breeze!

OK - now that we've all had a good laugh, today we're going to look at how, with a bit of homework and some great vintage items, you can make the whole thing not only enjoyable, but incredibly profitable too!

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A Guide To Vintage Luggage

A Guide To Vintage Luggage

My love of vintage luggage can be traced to my days running one of California’s finest luggage shops, El Portal Luggage in Century City.   It was a little Rodeo Drive under one roof - the things we sold were amazing.

El Portal had started as a 400 square feet store on Las Vegas’ Fremont street in 1936.  Their focus on selling only the best brands and merchandise meant by the end of the century they were an international operation with stores all over the world and 17 in California and Nevada alone.

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