• 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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  • Vintage Fashion: Learning about 1940’s Fashion

    June 30, 2016 admin

    Despite the war, the 1940s fashion still allowed for clothes that were not too clingy or form fitting, it was more about the curves with skirts becoming more A line and a slightly lower neckline. One of the stand out items of 1940s fashion was the embellishments, ruffles, piping, top stitching, gathers and pleats to name but a few! It was oh so classic.  Just look at these…   An excellent guide to styling the 1940s way Style me Vintage:

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  • 5 Ways to Wear A Vintage Brooch

    June 24, 2016 admin

    Versatile is one word I use to describe vintage brooches.  So here are 5 fantastic ways to wear that vintage bling brooch. On your jacket is the most traditional and popular way. It doesn’t have to stop there though, how about styling it in the middle of an outfit or blouse for something unique? On a headscarf. Headscarves are just so popular at the moment so add some sparkle for a completely chic and retro style – not to mention…

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