• Iris Apfel, fashion icon

    Eye on Glamourous Style: Iris Apfel

    July 20, 2016 admin

    You cannot mention glamourous style without thinking of Iris Apfel.  An interior designer and a true fashion icon.  Her style is so well regarded that The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art located in New York premiered an exhibition about her style called Rara Avis which means Rare Bird. Having worked many years in interior design and overseeing the production of historical fabrics, she has worked for many famous people including presidents! She attributes her massive collection of…

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  • vintage hairstyle


    July 19, 2016 admin

    These are vintage hairstyles you just gotta try!  They are so easy.  I thought it would be fun to share with you my favourite videos which show you how to create that vintage / retro hairstyle.  Let’s face it we all adore some vintage glamour in our lives.  So to add to the vintage clothes, the vintage cake stands and the vintage repurposed jewellery this seems like the next logical step!   Related Posts 8 Genius Ways to use coconut…

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  • Vintage Fashion: Learning about 1960s Fashion

    July 8, 2016 admin

    The fashion of the 1960s I could sum in in a decade of two halves!  At the start of the era the fashion icon of the time was the beautiful Jackie Kennedy with her perfectly tailored outfits, dresses and of course white pearls.  Towards the end of the sixties fashion and icons move on to super model Twiggy and the idea that “there is no such thing as too short”! The style of Jackie Kennedy was clean, it was well…

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  • Eye on Glamourous Style: Dita Von Teese

    July 7, 2016 admin

    I have to admit that Dita would be my number one in the glamour stakes.  Don’t you think so? Dita has to be the most well-known celebrity to wear vintage clothing.  For me she has a ‘vintage’ soul. She oozes elegance, glamour, eccentricity, and above all else she is unique. Not much more to say about her, the photos speak louder than words. To read up on all things glamour and Dita Von Teese, have a look at her book:…

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  • Vintage Fashion: Learning about 1950s Fashion

    July 5, 2016 admin

    I’m not really sure I can pick a favourite from the 1950s, the pulled in waist and full skirt or the slim fitting pencil skirt. These are the iconic look of 1950s fashion. For me this look fits any body shape especially those with curves! It’s hard to forget that this fashion era started with rationing which didn’t end until 1958 so expressing yourself through your clothes was really important to people. At the end of the era the country…

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