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Competition winner

The winner of our competition to Win a Mad Men-style 1960s vintage dress  is Anna Kobielak Becky Downey– Congratulations Becky we’ll pass your details onto Juno Says Hello and they will contact you about your prize directly. Sorry Anna, but the vintage dress was only available in the size advertised. If you didn’t win why not enter our(…)

How did 1950s models get such tiny waists? The low down on waist training

How did 1950s models get such tiny waists? The low down on waist training

I’ve often marvelled at the different body shapes which have been in fashion over the decades: from the skinny boyish figure of the 1920s and 1960s to the fabulous hourglass figures of the 1950s. It also got me wondering why people don’t look like that today. Above: 1950s model and pinup Betty Brosmer. Image courtesy(…)

Win a vintage 1950s black satin evening bag

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE This week’s competition has been donated by Posh Girl Vintage, a vintage online clothing store which is family owned & operated in beautiful Southern California. This is what they have to say about Posh Girl Vintage: Our family has a long history in the(…)

Vintage Style Heroes: Josefine of the Ritzy Ladies

Vintage Style Heroes: Josefine of the Ritzy Ladies

Josefine loves everything vintage, especially things from the beginning of the 19th century til the 30’s but also 40’s and 50’s. Wedding dresses and hats are the things she loves the most. She blogs at The Rity Ladies What inspires your vintage look? Hmm, old hollywood movie stars, burlesque dancers from the 30’s, other vintage(…)

Competition winners

The winner of our competition to win handmade pink applique bunting is Isobelle Forde– Congratulations Isobelle we’ll pass your details onto The Lollipop Tree and they will contact you about your prize directly. The winner of our competition to win a vintage-style hair and makeup session is Frances Gourlay – Congratulations Frances we’ll pass your details onto Sabrina(…)

Win a Mad Men-style 1960s vintage dress

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE. This week we’ve got an amazing prize to give away to one lucky reader: this beautiful vintage 1960s dress – this is one prize that I would love to win myself! This prize was donated by Juno Says Hello, a London-based online boutique specializing(…)

Win a vintage-style hair and makeup session

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE. This week’s competition prize is a vintage-style hair and makeup session with the fabulous Sabrina Lily. Sabrina is a London based hair and make-up artist, who is currently working on a West End Musical and freelancing for TV, Editorial and Bridal projects. The prize(…)

Friday news: 2 competition winners and an award!

I’m so excited to announce that thanks to all your votes We Heart Vintage won the Little Blog Award for May 2012! I’m thrilled! If you want to enter your own blog into the awards for June you can do that here (post a link here too so we can see your blog) I’ve also(…)

Win Handmade Pink Applique Bunting

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE. This week’s prize has been donated by The Lollipop Tree, who specialise in “boutique chic at sweet prices” and stock beautiful vintage-inspired homewares, jewellery, accessories and toys. The Prize: Pink linen bunting, handmade by Evangelina Designs in North Yorkshire. This beautiful linen bunting adds(…)

Win a Vintage Pin Up Photo Shoot

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED, WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE. YOU CAN SEE OUR CURRENT COMPETITION HERE. This weeks fantastic competition prize is being offered by Frisking The Whiskers,  an East London based photography studio who specialise in quality vintage glamour and 1950s pin up photography. Frisking the Whiskers are a team of photographers(…)

Competition winner

The winner of our competition to Win vintage-style lingerie by What Katie Did is Sarah Lambert – Congratulations Sarah, we’ll pass your details onto What Katie Did, and they will contact you about your prize directly. If you didn’t win, you have until the end of today to enter our current competition: Win Victorian Style Vintage(…)

Win Victorian Style Vintage Pearl Earrings

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED, WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE. YOU CAN SEE OUR CURRENT COMPETITION HERE. This week’s competition prize has been donated by MeggyMoos, a vintage and retro-inspired gift shop, who, in their own words: “love French Vintage, Vintage Chic & Retro Style … simply, we just love lovely things!” The Prize:(…)

The Duchess of Windsor in a polka dot dress

The Duchess of Windsor in a polka dot dress

Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor photographed by Toni Frissell with a big umbrella and a very pretty polka dot dress. Source and copyright: This work has been released into the public domain by its author, Toni Frissell. This applies worldwide.

Competition Winner

The winner of our competition to Win a vintage 1950s necklace is Victoria Cunniff – Congratulations Victoria, we’ll pass your details onto Virtual Vintage and they will contact you about your prize directly. If you didn’t win, you have until Thursday night to enter our current competition:Win vintage-style lingerie by What Katie Did. Good luck!

Win vintage-style lingerie by What Katie Did

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE. YOU CAN SEE OUR CURRENT COMPETITION HERE. This week’s competition prize has been donated by What Katie Did, who specialise in amazing vintage-style lingerie and hosiery. Prize: A Cabaret Torsolette (pictured right), which is available in either black or peach.  Sizes available are: 32B(…)

Vintage Lookbook: 1950s Teal Queen

Clockwise from top left: Beyond Be-leaf Necklace by Kitsch, Dalida Dress By Anaëlle Péridot – Carnet De Mode by Carnet de Mode, Ben Amun – Gold Button Earring With Green Stone by Thomas Laine, Jade Green By Tykana by Carnet de Mode

Competition Winner

The winner of our competition to Win a Retro 40s Red Dress is Caroline Ashton – Congratulations Caroline, we’ll pass your details onto Daddy-O’s and they will contact you about your prize directly. We had a great response, and I loved hearing about everybody’s favourite movies – it reminded me of a lot of movies I need(…)

Vintage Lookbook: Diamond Jubilee

Now, I’m not saying I’ll be wearing a 50s-style union jack corset to my street party for the diamond jubilee, but I certainly will be getting in the party spirit and knowing the British weather a union jack umbrella and matching champagne might well be perfect! Clockwise from top left: Union Jack Lips Brooch by(…)