A while ago, I wrote a post with tips for buying plus size vintage, which goes into detail about what to consider when buying vintage clothes and mentions some of the sellers I know of that often have plus size vintage clothes in stock. Since the post is a few years old now, I thought… Continue reading Where to buy plus size vintage
Styling one Pretty Retro 1950s shirt waister dress four different ways.
Hello, lovely readers. It's been a while, and I'm sorry about that - there seems to be a lot and nothing going on all at once at the moment, and blogging has taken a bit of a backseat. I seem to have a lot of ideas for posts, but lack the discipline to sit down… Continue reading Top tips for Twinwood Festival
A round up of my favourite outfits from last year.
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
Review of the Pretty Retro emerald swing dress
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
Top tips and tricks for buying plus size vintage
I've written about my love of The House of Foxy on the blog before (you can read about it here and here), so I was pretty darn excited when sister company Pretty Retro started popping up on my social media feeds, focusing as it does on affordable wardrobe staples inspired by the 40s and 50s. One of the… Continue reading Review: Pretty Retro shirt dress
Today, I am suffering quite badly with hayfever (love the warm weather, hate the sneeziness that comes with it), and my brain isn't firing on all cylinders. I asked The Boy what I should write about, and he told me I should write about the amazingness that is the new Legend of Zelda game. He's… Continue reading The vintage crew goes to Kew