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(…)
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(…)
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(…)
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
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.(…)
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(…)
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(…)
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
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(…)
I love the style of the 1960s and can kind of do that look, but I’ve decided I need to get a handle on how to get different vintage looks so I can wear them with confidence. So this is my vintage fashion experiment. What do you think of my 1950s sunny day outfit? From(…)
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED, WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE. YOU CAN SEE OUR CURRENT COMPETITION HERE. I’m madly in love with this week’s competition prize, which is being offered to us by the wonderful people at Devoted2Vintage. (I’m beginning to wish I could enter my own competitions!) This stunning 1950s black satin handbag(…)
My favourite movie of all time – if you haven’t ever seen it please do! It really is the most stylish, witty, romantic movie and this scene always makes me cry (in a good way!) If you haven’t seen the movie, the basic plot until this point is: Charming boy (Cary Grant) meets impossibly stylish(…)
I just heard this on the radio and wanted to share, but unfortunately couldn’t find an actual video of the Chordettes singing Mr Sandman, and this version made me smile… Hope you like it!
Model and pin up girl Betty Brosmer and her amazing 18″ waist – isn’t she fabulous?