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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 »

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 »

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 »

The Renewal corset dress - the basis of your 'vintage Madonna' Halloween costume?

I love the idea behind Renewal's corset dresses. They take vintage 1950s corsets and rework them into cute little prom dresses. The great thing about using vintage source material is that all the dresses are slightly... Read more »

Kelly Brook outshines Amanda Holden as she judges the nation for Britain's Got Talent

[Celeb image: Mark Campbell/Rex Features] Turning up at the Manchester auditions of Britain's Got Talent, Kelly Brook ignored the damp, cold weather to sport a white Modernist S/S 2009 dress with graphic floral... Read more »

Richard Nicoll for Fred Perry Laurel Wreath S/S 2011 collection

Our favourite Aussie-born designer, Richard Nicoll, has launched his first Laurel Wreath collection for Fred Perry . Here is the lookbook for the Spring/Summer 2011 collection which has been inspired by Ken Russell's iconic... Read more »

London Fashion Week SS12: Bernard Chandran

Publicity for Bernard Chandran 's S/S '12 collection promised both "sheer sculptural simplicity" and "1950s glamour": two concepts that we would not normally expect to see combined in one show. But the designer's... Read more »

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 »

We Spotted Get Waisted at London Fashion Week

Get Waisted produce beautiful evening and party dresses, corsets, ball gowns and bridal wear. Toni Pickles is the founder and designer at Get Waisted . She originally trained on Savile Row and her signature item was the... Read more »

A fashionable weekend in London

"What are you up to this weekend?" It's the age-old question that you're guaranteed to ask, or be asked, on a Friday afternoon. Some of us let the weather rule our weekend activities (which seems odd to me considering how... Read more »