An adorable red rain slicker with Burberry-esque interior plaid lining. Truly vintage, I'm guessing this piece is from the 1970s or 80s, though could be older. Although it's in good working condition, it does have some notable problem areas like rusty looking metallic details (the pocket snaps mainly), pulling in the arms (as photographed) and some minor stains/scuffs both inside and outside. Also please note it has a mild musty smell, though it has been cleaned. Wore it out not too long ago and though it is a bit stiff, it has a sturdy, comfortable feel and just looks really sharp on.
Asta is the fictional pup of The Thin Man, a 1934 detective novel written by hard-boiled genius Dashiell Hammet, adapted as a film by the same name in the same year starring William Powel and Myrna Loy as Nick & Nora, Asta’s wise-cracking, case-cracking owners.
Bad Asta, on the other hand is the brain-child of Kate Dawson and Nicole Horowitz, two vintage thrifters with a shared love for film. Our Vintage Brand is founded on principles of aesthetics and sustainability, with a little dose of old-timey fun along the way.
Kate and Nicole
Purveyors of Pastiche
Nicole Horowitz & Kate Dawson are the “purveyors of pastiche” behind Bad Asta Vintage. Hailing from LA and Philly, respectively, the two met at Oregon State University while pursuing MA degrees, and quickly bonded over a mutual love of classic film. Their bi-coastal journey into the marriage of film and fashion is Bad Asta's raison d'être. We hope you'll come along for the ride.