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Win a vintage 1950s necklace

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 Virtual Vintage, who specialise in authentic vintage clothing and accessories for men and women from the 1950s-1980s, as well as authentic vintage homeware from the 1920s to the 1980s.(…)

Competition Winners (lots of them!)

I’ve got lots of winners to announce again today, even more than usual because I forgot to announce last week’s winners too (sorry!) So, down to business! The winner of the Vintage French ‘Bally Kick’ Poster is: Janine AtkinCongratulations Janine We’ve passed your details onto PosterClassics.com and they’ll be in touch with you to arrange delivery(…)

Vintage Style Heroes: Andi B. Goode

Vintage Style Heroes: Andi B. Goode

Andi B. Goode (real name Andrea) is a forties- and fifties-loving girl from Adelaide, South Australia, whose lips were just made for red lipstick. I’ve got serious pout-envy! She blogs about vintage and vintage lifestyle on her blog AndiBGoode.com What inspires your vintage look? I spend a lot of time watching movies so I get(…)

Vintage Lookbook: 1950s-Style Leopard Print

Chic and elegant, there’s nothing like a spot (geddit…?) of leopard print to make an outfit. That plus a slash of smooth red lipstick and you’re guaranteed to look stylish! I’ve just bought this very lippy and I feel well dressed the minute I put it on! Clockwise from top left: Leopard Satin Bow Skinny(…)

Vintage Lookbook: Summer Fun 50s Style

Clockwise from top left: Pink Cat Eye Sunglasses With Cut Away Detail by ASOS, Style on a stick necklace by Modcloth, Leather & Suede Leaf Sandals by CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA, Lily Hair Clip by ASOS, Playsuit In Car Print by ASOS

Win a Retro 40s Red Dress

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE. YOU CAN SEE OUR CURRENT COMPETITION HERE. This week’s prize has been offered by Daddy-O’s, a fabulous one stop shop for rockabilly & swing clothes, bowling shirts, lounge wear and vintage inspired clothing! The Prize: This amazing dress by Stop Staring looks like it(…)

Vintage Lookbook: Lolita

Clockwise from top left: Apple Fascinator Hat, Petite Exclusive Mini Dress With Tie Back, Round Sunglasses With Metal Bridge Detail,  Open Heart Drop Earring all by ASOS

Win this Vintage French ‘Bally Kick’ Poster

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED, WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE. YOU CAN SEE OUR CURRENT COMPETITION HERE. For this week’s competition prize, I’m happy to be able to offer this beautiful vintage French fashion poster thanks to PosterClassics.com, who are one of the largest sellers of Vintage Poster art on the Web since 1997. The(…)

Competition winners

I’ve got 2 winners to announce again today! The winner of the $100 Gift Voucher for Chelsea Girl Vintage is: Toni Congratulations Toni – don’t try altering your prize yourself 😉 We’ve passed your details onto Chelsea Girl vintage and they’ll be in touch with you to arrange delivery of your prize shortly! The winner of Style Me(…)

Books: Wearable Vintage Fashion

A great new vintage book arrived on my doorstep a few days ago: Wearable Vintage Fashion by Jo Waterhouse & Clare Bridge. This book is a real find for anyone who is looking to get into vintage: whether you want to adopt a 1950s look for every day, find a great 1920s fancy-dress outfit, or(…)

Win a Stop Staring dress

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED, WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE. YOU CAN SEE OUR CURRENT COMPETITION HERE. This week’s competition prize is your choice of  cocktail dresses from Stop Staring – the celebrity go-to brand for retro styling on the red carpet! Their beautiful vintage dresses are inspired by the 1940s and 1950s. Please note(…)

My land girl inspired lookbook made the top 10! Woop woop!

What a nice start to the day, by discovering my Land Girl inspired festival look made the top 10 in IFB Project Round Up #42: Show Us Your Festival Style. If you fancy seeing the rest of the top 10 they’re listed here – my favourite is this outfit for the Goodwood Festival of Speed,(…)

Competition Winners

I’ve got 2 winners to announce today! The winner of the 60s vintage boho amber necklace is: Denise Soos. Congratulations Denise! We’ve passed your details onto The Stellar Boutique and they’ll be in touch with you to arrange delivery of your prize shortly! The winner of Audrey Hepburn: A Life in Pictures is Catherine M.(…)

Vintage Lookbook: Festival Land Girl

Project #42 on Independent Fashion Bloggers is to create a Festival Look. I know that lots of people will go with bikini tops, crochet scarves and floppy hats, but I dream of wearing something inspired by 1940s land-girl style. Hair tied up, some red-tinted lip salve and a 40s’s inspired bodysuit – glam, practical and(…)

Book Giveaway: Style Me Vintage: Clothes

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED – THE WINNER HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED HERE YOU CAN SEE OUR CURRENT COMPETITION HERE. This week I’ve been given a copy of  Style Me Vintage: Clothes, a  guide to sourcing and creating retro looks by Naomi Thompson to review – and giveaway to one lucky person! This is how the book(…)

Win $100 Gift Voucher for Chelsea Girl Vintage

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE. YOU CAN SEE OUR CURRENT COMPETITION HERE. This week’s competition is courtesy of the inspiring Elisa from Chelsea Girl Vintage Clothing in NYC – $100 gift voucher to spend in her gorgeous online boutique! Chelsea Girl specialises in finding fashion-forward items that defy the(…)

Vintage Lookbook: 21st Century Rockabilly

This might not be a genuinely vintage rockabilly outfit, but I couldn’t resist adding in those tattoo print shoes and nails. Besides, why not combine the best of vintage with beautiful things from the here-and-now? rather like vintage + blogging 😉 Teamed with a black halter top, victory rolls (and that red scarf) in your(…)

Competition Winner: 1930s Needlepoint Bag

The winner of our 1930s needlepoint handbag competition is Jane (we haven’t got your surname Jane!). Congratulations! We’ve passed your details onto I Love VintageBagz and they’ll be in touch with you to arrange delivery of your prize shortly! I have got a fantastic little red dress (seems to be the red dress is the(…)