1940s · 1950s · body confidence · vintage fashion · vintage underwear

U is for Under Garments: the A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

Underwear, undergarments, foundation wear, that uncomfortable stuff under your outfit...call it what you will, it can be a pretty important part of dressing vintage. It doesn't have to be, of course, but for me, wearing something vintage-inspired underneath my dresses makes my outfits feel a little bit more special. In the run up to our… Continue reading U is for Under Garments: the A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

1940s · 1950s · A-Z of a vintage girl · Uncategorized

S is for Stories: the A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

An avid people watcher (and I mean, really avid – I do it while we’re walking around the supermarket, it drives The Boy mad), I love making up stories about people I see going about their day-to-day lives. They’re probably doing something pretty mundane (especially if they’re in the supermarket), but in my head, they’re… Continue reading S is for Stories: the A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

1940s · 1950s · A-Z of a vintage girl · vintage fashion · vintage style

R is for Vintage Reproduction Brands: the A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

As a vintage-loving girl with a waist that's really rather a lot larger than ladies from the 1940s and 1950s, reproduction vintage clothing is a somewhat vital addition to my wardrobe. Luckily for me, there are lots of fabulous repro brands around. These - in no particular order - are my favourites: The House of… Continue reading R is for Vintage Reproduction Brands: the A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

1940s · 1950s · A-Z of a vintage girl · Uncategorized

Q is for the Queen: the A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

Happy Sunday folks! I'm writing this from my garden - I'm actually sitting outside, instead of being cooped up indoors and wondering whether it's going to be a light drizzle or torrential downpour outside. This makes me very happy indeed! (And of course, I'm keeping a close eye on that big grey cloud that's coming… Continue reading Q is for the Queen: the A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

1940s · 1950s · Most marvellous meet ups · vintage fashion · vintage style

P is for Pinups: the A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

I would like to start with a good old-fashioned THANK YOU to everyone who voted for me for Miss Vintage UK. I am so very, very excited to be able to tell you that I'm through to the final, which will take place during Twinwood Festival at the end of August, eeek! More to come… Continue reading P is for Pinups: the A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

1940s · 1950s · A-Z of a vintage girl · Old Hollywood · Vintage icons

O is for Old Hollywood Heroes: The A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

So, the weather cannot decide what it's doing today. Is it sunny and lovely? Is it cloudy and humid? Or perhaps a spot of rain? I have two windows in my living room - from one, I can see a very ominous looking set of black clouds. From the other, I can see nothing but… Continue reading O is for Old Hollywood Heroes: The A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World