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Victoria Beckham taps into her inner 50s pin-up girl for Harper's Bazaar

For her latest magazine shoot Victoria Beckham has gone down a new style route by donning a series of 1950s-inspired bathing suits. The Spice-Girl-turned-fashion-designer channels Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor as she... Read more »

3 Ways To Wear: Oasis floral 1950s style full skirt

For this week's Three Ways To Wear we're looking to the 50s with one of many pretty floral pieces from Oasis' Spring / Summer collection. Nobody does retro prints on the high street as well as Oasis does, and the Prada / Dolce... Read more »

Shopping Guide: Where to buy 40s / 50s vintage reproduction, retro rockabilly and burlesque clothing

The retro finds on my Christmas wishlist yesterday had Angel asking where else she could find vintage reproduction dresses and retro / rockabilly styles. Longterm readers will know that this is one my favourite subjects,... Read more »

Zombie Doll Clothing - custom Rockabilly style for your inner 50s bombshell

Rockabilly and retro dresses are constantly searched for on Catwalk Queen, and labels like Vivien of Holloway are always well-received. Now Zombie Doll Clothing makes the whole process of finding the perfect fit even... Read more »

eBay Picks: vintage cossies, brogues and skirts

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... Read more »

So what exactly is our obsession with 1950/60s nostalgia all about?

Kimberley Foster writes... It is undeniable. We are a society that is obsessed, yes goshdarnit obsessed with 1950s/60s nostalgia. You only have to flick on the telly or flip through a magazine to see how... Read more »

Gemma's adventures in fashion: retro to go-go, yet again.

Gemma Cartwright writes... You'd have to be an idiot not to have noticed a rather large percentage of posts from me recently concerning vintage fashion and retro style. I've always written lots about the 40s and 50s,... Read more »

Dita Von Teese for Wonderbra: The second installment

She's baaack...! The second Wonderbra by Dita Von Teese collection is ready to hit the shelves, with more glamorous 1940s and 1950s styles. At CQ, we know how much you adored Dita's debut collection , so it's no... Read more »

London Fashion Week - Interview backstage with DAKS

Day two of London Fashion Week kicked off with the DAKS Spring Summer 2012 show yesterday. We were treated to a delightful 50s poolside glamour inspired preview and sweeties for breakfast on the front row. To read the runway... Read more »

Henry Holland and Pam Hogg turn up for the opening of Mr Start

Mr Start, Start Boutique's tailoring shop opened last night and it was a great party. We sipped on mini bottles of Moet and danced to '50s hits while stylish waitresses brought out canapés and meat on a stick...mmm... Read more »