Reviews · Uncategorized

Review: Dolly and Dotty May Dress

Hello my loves! It's time for a blog bonus post, hooray! As long-time readers of the blog will know, I love Dolly and Dotty's vintage-inspired dresses (I took the Poppy dress to the Isle of Wight and had a whale of a time), so when they asked me if I'd like to review one for… Continue reading Review: Dolly and Dotty May Dress

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

Uncategorized · vintage fashion

Introducing the all-new, old-fashioned blog

Let's start with me sitting here, second guessing my title. Can a blog be old-fashioned? I mean, I can pepper it with 'pip pip', 'tally-ho' and the like, but it's on a computer, and they're not really that old-fashioned. Well, some are. That laptop I took to uni and still have kicking around somewhere despite… Continue reading Introducing the all-new, old-fashioned blog

A Groom's guide to a Wedding · General wedding musings · Uncategorized

Meanwhile, The Boy did his own preparations…

I thought you guys deserved a bonus post this week! The Boy and I were chatting about my last post, and wanted to show what it's like for a groom in the lead up to a wedding. So, while I was pampering, preening and packing, here's what The Boy got up to in the few… Continue reading Meanwhile, The Boy did his own preparations…