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1960s fashion

1960s fashion

A gorgeous fur trimmed jacket and skirt photographed in 1966. Source and copyright:This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Germany license.

Win a piece of silk Burlesque-style lingerie

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. WE HAVE ANNOUCED THE WINNER HERE. YOU CAN SEE OUR LATEST COMPETITION HERE. This week’s competition prize has been donated by the delicious Miss Jones Lingerie. Miss Jones is exquisite bespoke lingerie, handmade to order from pure silk, with French Chantilly lace, and adorned with Swarovski crystals. For romantic Brides,(…)

1930s fashion

1930s fashion

1930s movie star Paulette Goddard in a beautiful dress on the cover of Cinegraf Magazine. Source and copyright: This image is in the public domain because the copyright of this photograph, registered in Argentina, has expired.

The best mens vintage fashions from Goodwood Revival

The best mens vintage fashions from Goodwood Revival

Following on from my post about my top 20 best dressed women at this year’s Goodwood Revival, here’s my list of the top 20 men. I haven’t put them in any particular order. For some reason I found it even harder to choose which was my favourite this time! Which outfit do you like best?(…)

Vintage French weddings 1920s-1970s

Vintage French weddings 1920s-1970s

I’m delighted to have a guest post today from the lovely French blogger Anne who blogs at chicandgeek.com. She has agreed to share some of her wonderful family wedding photos from the 20s through to the 70s. Enjoy, and merci Anne! The pictures I’m happy to share with you today came in my mailbox (the(…)

Goodwood Revival 2012: my top 20 best dressed

Goodwood Revival 2012: my top 20 best dressed

You might remember I went to Goodwood Revival a few weeks ago (you can see my post about the day here if you missed it). It was a wonderful weekend filled with vintage fashions and cars and I was delighted today to come across these wonderful photos of the best dressed people at the Revival(…)

Girl in front of a 1960s window display

Woman with window display photographed by American photographer James Jowers in 1968. How fed up does she look? It looks like she’s been waiting for someone for some time… Source and copyright: George Eastman House Collection: No known copyright restrictions  

Goodwood Revival 2012: the photos

Goodwood Revival 2012: the photos

I went to the Goodwood Revival on Friday – and what a fantastic day out! If you haven’t heard of it before, the Goodwood Revival is a 3-day long festival of fashion, cars and planes from the 1940s, 50s and 60s. You’re encouraged to dress up, and this gives the event a really special and(…)

Voucher codes for vintage goodies for We Heart Vintage readers!

Some very kind people have offered discounts to We Heart Vintage readers, so I thought I’d share them all here – hope they’re of use to you! 20% discount on vintage clothing at Candy Says Online vintage department store, Candy Says is offering new customers a very tasty 20% discount on their first order if(…)

Help me find the best vintage fashion stores!

I need your help to find some new vintage shopping inspiration. I’ve posted a new topic on the Vintage Fashion Forum, so please go and tell me about your favourite online or offline vintage stores. Oh and if you own a vintage shop please feel free to tell us about yourselves too!

Vintage Lookbook: Dita Von Teese’s Showcase Dress

Vintage Lookbook: Dita Von Teese’s Showcase Dress

Day 3, and time for the third of the four items in the new Dita Von Teese collection – the Showcase dress. Which do you like best from the collection so far? This, the VIP trench coat or the Follow Me dress? Dita’s inspiration “I have a vintage dress in my collection that has a(…)

Vintage Lookbook: Dita Von Teese’s Follow Me Dress

Vintage Lookbook: Dita Von Teese’s Follow Me Dress

This is the second piece from Dita von Teese’s new capsule collection: The Follow Me Dress. This is what Dita herself had to say about the design: “This is designed after a dress from the 1950’s that I have worn over and over for about eleven years, and I always get compliments on it. It(…)

Vintage Lookbook: Dita Von Teese’s VIP Trench Coat

Vintage Lookbook: Dita Von Teese’s VIP Trench Coat

Dita von Teese’s new capsule collection is finally available so to celebrate I thought I’d style each one of the four gorgeous vintage-inspired pieces in the collection. the first is The VIP Trench coat by Dita von Teese – I thought a splash of red would really compliment it. This is what the lady herself(…)

Corsets vs Spanx (or lace, corsets and boning Oh My!)

Corsets vs Spanx (or lace, corsets and boning Oh My!)

I’ve had a bit of a revelation this week after being sent a gorgeous lace corset by the nice people at Corsets UK. You see I was a rather jealous of the winners of the competition we ran with them and when I mentioned this they were kind enough to send me my very own(…)

Win Goodwood Revival 2012 Tickets

Win Goodwood Revival 2012 Tickets

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. THE WINNER HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED HERE This week’s competition is really something special – a pair of tickets to the Goodwood Revival! For those of you who don’t already know about the Goodwood Revival, it’s a wonderful step back in time into the world of vintage cars and fashion at(…)

Win a beautiful black corset

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE This week we have not one but three of these beautiful black lace boned corsets to give away, thanks to the kind people at Corsets UK. Corsets UK is a corset and accessories company which for over 20 years has been specializing in corsets for fashion(…)

Vintage bathing suits

I’m a huge fan of vintage swimwear (sooo much more appealing than a string bikini *shudder*) and I’m delighted to welcome Julia of Jeeze Julia who’s agreed to do a guest post for me and share two of her grandmother’s beautiful vintage bathing suits, enjoy! When you’re a lake girl, you collect a lot of(…)

25% discount for We Heart Vintage readers

Remember the competition we ran a few weeks ago to win a Mad Men-style 1960s vintage dress? We had a great response and as a thank you to everyone who entered  Juno says Hello has selected the 3 most popular dresses mentioned in your entries and has marked them down by 25% until Monday 23rd July.(…)