Search results for Vintage
26 April 2013
Though we love a good itsy bitsy bikini, we know that not everyone likes to flash the flesh on holiday. For whatever reason, plenty of women like their swimwear to be a bit more modest - but that doesn't mean it has to be dull and boring. Swim dresses and...
22 April 2013
Anyone who was a member of the brownies or the boffin of a GCSE textiles class will have probably had a go at dying fabric with tea at some point. Most of the results were probably along the lines of a particularly bad Regretsy find - mottled, messy and...
18 April 2013
If pinterest is anything to go by, you've been loving our retro swimwear picks, so here's another to keep all you pin-up fans happy. This is one of the new 2013 styles from What Katie Did, who also do an excellent line in corsets and bullet bras. The cute...
11 April 2013
I always try and sneak a good retro piece (or ten) into our annual swimwear picks, and they don't get more retro than this fun find from ModCloth. It's the 'Poolside Paradise' bikini, with high-waisted briefs and a bra top with crossover yellow straps in a
20 August 2012
Country star Taylor Swift has been hitting the beach over the last week or so on the arm of new boyfriend Conor Kennedy. Eschewing the usual popstar wardrobe of the skimpiest bikini possible, Taylor has gone retro with her choices, opting for a 1940s-inspired
30 April 2012
Who looks this good when they get off the Eurostar? Burlesque dancer/model/author Dita Von Teese that's who! Arriving in London straight from Paris, the gorgeous glamour puss looked immaculate (as usual) in a relaxed teal dress gathered at the waist (naturally)
30 April 2012
Brace yourselves people - the 1990's can now officially be classed as 'vintage'. This announcement might come as a shock to those of us who remember them like they were yesterday (that's because they WERE yesterday) but I'm afraid it's true. Confirming its place
7 March 2012
With the revival of the longline bra and frilly knickers over recent years, retro-inspired lingerie has never been more in demand. And while plenty of modern brands are doing vintage style pieces, for the real deal you need to look to smaller brands and indie
27 February 2012
As the face of Miss Dior Cherie perfume, there was always a big chance Natalie Portman would wear Christian Dior to the Oscars. But few people were expecting vintage. Her pretty red polka dot gown with boned bodice and slightly ruched bust dates back to 1954,
21 November 2011
There are just over 30 shopping days left until Christmas, so if you haven't got your festive shopping list (or wishlist) sorted yet, now is the time to start planning. To help you (and Santa) out a bit, we'll be bringing you a series of gift guides styled around
14 November 2011
At Catwalk Queen we love a bit of retro lingerie, but full-on vintage pieces like bullet bras and girdles can be a bit difficult to wear with a modern wardrobe. Luckily, for those of us without the inclination to be the next Dita Von Teese, retro-inspired lin
7 June 2011
Last week, we brought you a sneak preview of Lily Allen and sister Sarah Owen's newly designed fashion range stemming from their highly successful fashion store Lucy in Disguise. Luckily enough, here at Catwalk Queen, we've been invited to view it up close and
16 March 2010
Could Lily Allen's much-anticipated clothing label be doomed before it starts? Reports are circulating that the popstrel is rowing with her half-sister, Sarah Owen, who is working on the fashion project with her.
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