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Search results for "reproduction"

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 »

The Style Council: things you've been asking recently...

Every now and then, when I'm supposed to be doing actual work, I log into our stats report to see what you lot have been searching for. By typing in things like 'Who is' and 'Where can' in the keywords section, I often stumble... Read more »

Paul & Joe snap up Pierre Cardin archive rights

Pierre Cardin may have licensed himself into near oblivion (I remember wearing a particularly dodgy pair of PC trainers from Wembley Market as a child...eek!) but it hasn't deterred Paul & Joe from signing an agreement with... Read more »

Barbie turns 50 in 2009 with a fashion retrospective

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the year the first ever 'Barbie Teenage Fashion Model' hit the shelves in the US. To celebrate, Mattel are producing a line of reproduction Barbie dolls that pay homage to some of the... Read more »

eBay Picks: Vintage velvet, Mary Quant and Betsey Johnson doing shabby chic

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... Read more »

Gemma's adventures in Fashion: can I actually remember how to sew?

Gemma Cartwright writes... There was a time when I could wield a sewing machine with the best of them. I put fifteen plastic bones into the corseted top of my leaver's meal outfit. But that was years ago, and since then... Read more »

Dress of the day: Dorothy Perkins red ruffle dress

This dress (£28) caught my eye this morning as I was walking past Dorothy Perkins, and it's safe to say looks much better in real life than it does in photos. It looks a bit straight in photos, but actually has a lovely... Read more »

Get the look: Taylor Swift's pretty vintage dress

Taylor Swift's new album Red went on sale today, which means she's been burning the candle at both ends on a promotional trail that's included just about every TV show in America, plus a stop off at an event sponsored by... Read more »

Dita Von Teese talks fashion and shares her tips for a glamorous life

Dita Von Teese is one of a kind. A tiny, perfectly polished throwback to a time when 'making an effort' involved more than a spritz of dry shampoo, some platform heels and a lick of mascara. She is always perfectly poised... Read more »

5 steps to picking a bikini or swimsuit to suit your body shape

Ladies, it's almost Summer. I know you wouldn't think it looking out the window right now, but the Sun is out there somewhere, and at some point in the coming months, you may be forced to wear swimwear in public. I know. It's... Read more »