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

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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

1940s · 1950s · Most marvellous meet ups

M is for Most Marvellous Meet Ups: The A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

Blimey, we're halfway through my A-Z of being a vintage girl in a modern world. How did that happen? It feels like I only started it 5 minutes ago. And I'd like to commemorate the fact we're halfway through with a very special blog post, talking about Most Marvellous Meet Ups. Regular readers will remember me… Continue reading M is for Most Marvellous Meet Ups: The A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

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

I is for Inspiration: the A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

For the first time ever, this post is on a Monday, not a Sunday. But, I’m hoping that as it’s a bank holiday Monday, you’ll let me off. I was at a friend’s wedding, you see, and while it was absolutely spectacular (more to come in a future post), I had naff all signal. We… Continue reading I is for Inspiration: the A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

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

E is for elegance: The A-Z of a vintage girl in a modern world

This week, I struggled to think of topics beginning with 'E' for my A-Z. The Boy and I had a bit of brainstorm walking to the cinema last night, quickly deciding that 'elegance' was the way to go. For fun, here's a selection of other ideas: Exercise - because I've been doing a bit (and… Continue reading E is for elegance: The A-Z of a vintage girl in a modern world

1940s · 1950s · General musing · Most marvellous meet ups · Uncategorized · vintage fashion

C is for Cahoots and Car Boots – the A to Z of a vintage girl in a modern world

This weekend, several rather exciting things have happened. On Friday, I saw some lovely chums who I haven't seen since I left my job, and had the most amazing ribs (if you're near to Hitchin, I'd definitely recommend them, and the restaurant they come from, Hermitage Road). As I left, one of the waitresses told… Continue reading C is for Cahoots and Car Boots – the A to Z of a vintage girl in a modern world

1940s · 1950s · Old Hollywood · Uncategorized · Vintage icons

A is for Audrey (and others) – the A-Z of a vintage girl in a modern world

Happy Sunday everyone! First things first (and - fair warning - I'm here with my begging bowl) - I've entered Miss Vintage UK again this year, and it would mean the world to me to get into the final, which is held at the Twinwood Festival in August. To help me get through to the… Continue reading A is for Audrey (and others) – the A-Z of a vintage girl in a modern world