Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Vintage Champagne Glasses

As part of our Valentine's Day celebration, my boyfriend and I watched "Casablanca." While there are a million great things about this movie, this time around I kept noticing the amazing champagne glasses. Classy and vintage.


Lookin good, Bogey.

I pointed out to my boyfriend how it would be great to own some vintage champagne glasses, and resolved to keep an eye out for them.

Fast forward one week. I was in Columbus, OH this weekend visiting a friend, and we made a stop at the antique shops in uptown Westerville. I was in a store for about 4 minutes before I spotted these.



What's more, the set of 2 was $10! A couple hours after landing in Boston, we were christening these with a bottle of Andre. Good deals all around.

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