Search results for '50s
26 January 2009
In a recession, you have to look to new places to stretch your pound that bit further. While the exchange rate's not exactly brilliant at the moment, the USA is definitely the place to look for vintage (especially if you're a larger size). The black velvet dr
3 October 2008
Right in the middle of our Wardrobe Swap I caught up with Fiona Sinha and Aleksander Stanic, the duo behind Sinha-Stanic in their East London studio. Fresh from London Fashion Week they talked to me about their influences, their partnership with USA Cotton and
1 August 2008
Click image to enlarge This week's eBay picks is skirt themed, choose from the '50s full skirt or the Topshop tulip. If you're bored of ditsy prints but still fancy the Luella-lite look then the ethnic print mini is perfect for you.
5 September 2007
My obsession with all things vintage is playing a part in my outfit choices again, and I simply couldn't resist putting together a distinctly 50s flavoured outfit when I saw this gorgeous little spot dress from Oli. I love it because of the demure cut countered
10 July 2007
Vintage lovers everywhere will already know about the fabulous What Katie Did collection, and if you want to achieve true vintage style, from Hollywood starlet to Rockabilly, then this underwear is a fantastic way to an authentic look...
28 June 2007
I think I've gone dress mad, but then it is (supposedly) summer time in the UK. I love this classic tea dress from Topshop which we have featured before in one of our Ascot outfits. They've taken a retro, demure style and updated it effortlessly by making it
26 June 2007
Fifties prom style is cropping up everywhere as a new hot summer trend and this dress from Miss Selfridge is a great choice to go from day into evening in a blink. The full skirt gives it that '50s edge (think Grease if you're a vintage virgin) and the pretty
26 March 2007
We were so busy at Shiny Towers last week that we couldn't attend the Ophelia Fancy show that opened Alternative London Fashion Week. By all accounts it was a great success, with their snow bunny themed collection going down a treat. Entitled 'Sweet Chalet' it
6 March 2007
I own a large amount of patterned vintage fabric so when I see faux-retro prints on the high street I'm often disappointed but this £59 Principles dress feels very authentic; the '50s style print is reminiscent of designs by textile goddess Lucienne Day. Part
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