Made in America – Since 1981

By | July 21st, 2017|Recollections, Thank You, Uncategorized|

Recollections Clothing - Made in America just for You! What does it mean to make a purchase from Recollections? You are investing in a quality garment, for sure. But, you are also investing in a quality garment that is designed and manufactured one at a time by hand just for you. We are proud to be [...]

Third Annual Patriotic Photo Contest

By | July 1st, 2017|Holidays, Uncategorized|

We love to celebrate the 4th of July at Recollections! We are proud to be able to bring you garments that are designed and created right here in the good ol' USA. Our Third Annual Patriotic Photo Contest is an opportunity to have some fun this holiday and win a $50 gift certificate. There's nothing [...]

25 Women of the American Revolution Crossword Game

By | July 1st, 2017|Holidays, Uncategorized|

Thank you for playing our 25 Women of the American Revolution Crossword Game. We have our winners! They will be announced on Wednesday, July 5th. Enjoy your 4th of July festivities! It’s a crossword without clues. Instead, we are filling in selected letters each day until someone submits all the correct words. Think of it [...]

July 4th Candy Counting Contest 2017

By | July 1st, 2017|Holidays, Uncategorized|

It's back! We had a lot of fun with our Valentine Conversation Hearts Candy Counting Contest in February. We thought we'd have some fun with red, white, and blue M&Ms this time. Our July 4th Candy Counting Contest 2017 runs through Wednesday night, July 5, 2017, at midnight. Winners will be notified by email on Thursday, [...]

Memories of Dear Ol’ Dad Story Contest

By | June 16th, 2017|Holidays, Uncategorized|

We really enjoyed your memories on Mother's Day so we're doing it again in honor of Father's Day! This time we’re looking for your favorite memory of dear ol' dad. It can be about a Father's Day celebration or a favorite experience you had with your dad. Stories can be funny and/or poignant. The three [...]

Recollections’ “Sharp Objects” Debut

By | June 9th, 2017|Ball Gowns, Civil War, Customer's Ball Gowns, Uncategorized, Victorian Era|

What do you do when Hollywood comes knocking on your door? You answer the call of Sharp Objects! Sharp Objects is the new eight-episode HBO series that went into production in May. It is based on the 2006 debut novel by Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).  The series stars Amy Adams (Arrival) as Camille Parker, a reporter [...]

U-Pick the Photo for Our New Home Page

By | June 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

We recently created 13 new Facebook covers for our page from photos of our models in various settings around our home county. Now, it is time to pick the final two photos for the header of our new website's home page (under development) and we want your help! All 13 of the covers appear below. [...]

Cape May, NJ – Victorian Seaside Homes

By | May 24th, 2017|Uncategorized, Victorian Era|

Since we’re celebrating the unofficial start of summer, let’s look Cape May, New Jersey, a favorite East Coast destination that is steeped in Victorian history and architecture. Cape May is located at the southern tip of New Jersey. The peninsula in which it is located sits where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. It [...]

Victorian Women as Michigan’s Lighthouse Keepers

By | May 16th, 2017|Civil War, Edwardian Era, Victorian Era|

Accidental research can lead to unexpected places. We know you love history and the clothing women wore during the last two hundred years or so. Inspired by a photo of our models at the 40 Mile Point Lighthouse, the curiosity light bulb lit up with the question “how many women served as lighthouse keepers during [...]

It’s our birthday… Happy Birthday to us!

By | May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Happy 35th birthday to us! What seems like a long time ago when you look at the calendar but passes in the blink of an eye? Ah, how the years seem like nothing but fleeting moments when you are investing in your passion! Flash back to the early 1980s… Our founder and designer was a [...]