1950s · vintage fashion · vintage reproduction

Interview with…Voodoo Vixen HQ

Some of my most lusted-after items at the moment are from Voodoo Vixen (including - but not limited to - the Ella dress and Madelyn skirt).          I saw lots of things the brand has coming up when I visited London Edge, and wanted to get some more details on the inspiration… Continue reading Interview with…Voodoo Vixen HQ

Reviews · vintage fashion

Review: The House of Foxy shawl collar blouse

I've been experimenting a bit with fashion lately, so when the lovely team at The House of Foxy asked me if I would like to try one of their shawl collar blouses, I was very excited. The blouse is 1930s inspired, and is designed to be tucked into things (skirts, shorts and trousers mainly, although… Continue reading Review: The House of Foxy shawl collar blouse

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My visit to the Pin Up Pop Up Shop

The Pin Up Pop Up Shop is currently in its third year; I wanted to go last year and didn't make it, so this year I decided to put my best vintage foot forward and head to London's Old Truman Brewery to meet brands Love Ur Look, Silly Old Sea Dog, Gatsby Lady, Palava, Dolly… Continue reading My visit to the Pin Up Pop Up Shop

vintage fashion · vintage reproduction

Festive frocks: Christmas party chic

It's time for the third in my series of festive frocks, with ideas on what to wear for any sort of occasion. So far, I've written about a gorgeous Gatsby Lady frock for posh evening parties and a quirky Lindy Bop novelty print for daytime shenanigans.   Today, I'm writing about a Collectif dress, paired with… Continue reading Festive frocks: Christmas party chic

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Festive frocks: night-time glam

The festive season is almost upon us. I'm halfway through my festive reads (mostly Jenny Colgan books, with Calling Mrs Christmas by Carole Matthews thrown in, in case you were wondering) and have The Muppet Christmas Carol soundtrack accompanying my working days (through headphones, of course. The people I work with are lovely, but I'm… Continue reading Festive frocks: night-time glam

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Northampton Vintage Fair and a hatcident

Much as I love the summer and the weekends spent at vintage events, I have to admit that it leaves me quite worn out come September! So, one of the things I love most about the nights creeping in and the weather getting colder is having time to spend browsing vintage fairs. I'm very lucky… Continue reading Northampton Vintage Fair and a hatcident