Monday, 11 December 2017

Lookbook: Glam Grunge



1. Push The Bow Out

A statement bow was a staple of many 1980s prom dresses - and what says 'Christmas' better than mimicking a (very glamorous) gift?



2. Sophisticated Separates 

OK, so number two on our list isn't a dress... but with a cashmere turtle neck, any brocade maxi-skirt has the instant look of a Met-worthy ballgown!


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3. 1970s Velvet 

The fabric that was MADE for the season. The 1970s and 1980s were awash with statement dresses in soft, velvet materials that were warmand sumptuous.

4. The Power Sleeve 
If you're not a fan of swishy skirts, try a more sleek and modern silhouette by embracing the power sleeve. The 1960s and 1970s has plenty of maxi-dresses with batwing or fluted sleeves.


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5. Santa Sweetheart 

Think Sandy before her transformation: A sweetheart neckline, ruffles and full skirt are a true vintage way to rock your festive outfit. You could always wear a prom dress with a tight-fitting jumper in a bold colour if you wanted to push the boat out.


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6. Glittering Details

 A small, sparkling embellishment can draw the eye to the right place this Christmas. This vintage Bob Mackie beauty is uber flattering, as the detail cinches in the waist.



7. Victoriana! 

A newly popular silhouette involves high necklines, ruffles and sweeping long hems. Pair with ridiculously high heels
for a vibe that's witchy and eccentric!


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8. Dripping In Gems 

Not for the shy and retiring, an all-over-glitz dress shout 'HOLIDAYS!' like nothing else. Come armed with a sewing kit though, because no one wants their sequins falling in the cranberry sauce...


Saturday, 2 December 2017

8 Ways To Rock A Vintage Dress for the Festive Season


Nitya Flora Jacket

Naomi has an amazing blog that I've been following since I met her, about 6 months ago, but our constantly busy and clashing schedules mean we only just got around to shooting with each other!

Naomi's style is usually understated elegance or casual cool. She can't live without her figure-hugging black jeans or her pretty embroidered Zara shirt which she paired with a delicate black lace bralette to meet me at my studio.

What I found really surprising and fun was her willingness to embrace the quirkiest prints - she singled out a men's silk shirt with a Chinese monk print and jiggled it with glee - 'I love this! It's crazy! Why do I love this?!'

I really enjoyed how she adapted my more 'out there' garments to make them extremely wearable and on-trend. You can check out her blog here and her Insta here.  Enjoy her lookbook below!


La Strada Cotton Shirt




Les Nguyen Kimono Jacket


Mondi Tassel Print Shirt









Ceramic Necklace




Vintage Floral Top







Wednesday, 29 November 2017

#StyledByMe: Naomi





A Vibrant Silk Scarf


Embrace an autumnal colour palette of oranges and golds combined with heavier silk twills and wool lends for warmth.

1. Vintage 1980s Paisley Fringed Hem Scarf
2. Vintage 1980s Silk Neck Scarf Orange and Black Arabesque Print
3. Vintage 1980s Laura Ashley Scarf Tartan Wool Silk Blend Scarf
4. Vintage 1970s Haye Paris Astrology Motif Silk Scarf
5. Vintage 1960s Laure de Berins Graphic Print Silk Scarf
6. Vintage 1960s Chandon Green Floral Print Silk Square Scarf
7. Vintage 1960s Gucci Cotton Circus Motif Scarf
8. Vintage 1980s Bob Mackie Woman Motif Silk Scarf
9. Vintage 1980s Duck Print Salvatore Ferragamo Silk Scarf



A Statement Jacket

A statement jacket might be a classic plaid or a bright pop of colour - throw over the shoulders for a look that is elegant, yet inspiring.

1. Vintage 1980s Florence Orange and Yellow Plaid Wool Jacket Size Medium
2. Vintage 1980s Marathon Mustard Houndstooth Jacket Size 14/42
3. Vintage 1950s Red and Black Faux Fur Collar Swing Jacket Size Large
4. Vintage 1970s Tapestry Print Multi-Coloured Dress Jacket Size Medium
5Vintage 1980s John Patterson Sheepskin Fawn Jacket Size Extra Small
6. Vintage 1970s Cherry Multi-Coloured Zig Zag Jacket Size Medium
7. Vintage 1980s Kenzo Yellow Abstract Print Jacket Size 12/40
8. Vintage 1980s St Michael District Collarless Jacket Size 10/38

The Mini/Micro Bag

The smaller bag is back! Styles from the early 2000s are back in a big way. It might not be the most practical, but for an evening out, what could be more effortlessly chic than a white shirt, dark jeans and a handheld bag - just about big enough for your phone and keys!







Thursday, 16 November 2017

What To Pair With A White Shirt For Autumn/Winter



1. The Mummy

Layer up some bohemian jewellery with creepy bandages and golden make-up to channel the spooky, Ancient Egyptian ghoul.



2. The Magician 

Harlequin print shorts, a velvet cape and optional bunny in the hat! Everything you need to magic up a perfect outfit.


3. The Spooky Clown 

Inspired by IT, there are bound to be a tonne of clowns around this halloween! Rock stripy overalls with pom pom details and spooky harlequin inspired make-up.


4. The Hippy 

A classic - layer up flower power flares with a ridiculous pair of sunglasses and a poncho. If you look like you've come straight from Woodstock, you're getting the idea!


5. 1920s Flapper 

Check out Make Do And Vamp's tutorial (click on the image below) for this gorgeous 1920s style crown. Wear with a beaded drop waist dress and art deco inspired jewellery for optimal impact.


6. Margot Tenenbaum 

Fur coat and pastel colours = done! Probably the quickest fix costume on this list.


7. Cheerleader 

Oh I think that I've found myself a cheerleader! There are lots of vintage cheerleading sets hanging around online, and the best thing is that you can keep the outfits and wear the skirt and sweater separately for day to day looks.

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8. Dorothy

We're not in Kansas anymore! Because here you can find ruby woo slippers, gingham check and adorable vintage wicker bags within the click of a button.


9. Prom Queen 
Layers of tulle and ruffles in ice cream colours look amazing for Halloween. This dress is a particular favourite! You can find some other Grease inspired options here and here.


10. Showgirl 

Embrace sparkles with a diamante bralette and ostrich feather headdress!

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11. Amelia Earheart 

For fearless girls. Beige jodhpurs, a crisp white shirt, and flying leathers will complete this!

Monday, 16 October 2017

The Best Vintage Inspired Halloween Costumes



One of Italy's most iconic fashion houses has a long legacy of humorous, sometimes satirical, but always conversation-starting fashion. Moschino's ingenuity means that is has been pushing the limits of high-end fashion since it's inception in the early 1980s. 

We have rounded up our favourite selection of Vintage Moschino on the web - some of these pieces have been sold already but are included for their importance and striking design. A lot of these pieces are still available for purchase, click the link to be taken to the product page! 

We hope you enjoy this round up, and we will be doing this for several more designers as we understand the importance of curating the best of vintage when the web can be so overwhelmingly full of products.

















1. Moschino Vintage House Print Coat
4. Moschno Car Print Bomber Jacket
6. Moschino Novelty House Handbag
8. Moschino Lichenstein Print Top



1. Moschino Newspaper Print Blazer
5. Moschino Cruise Me Top
6. Moschino Love Is Art Skirt (£337)






8. Moschino Jeans 


1. Moschino Bustier Top
2. Moschino Spotted Dress
3. Moschino Strapless Dress
7. Moschino Men's Photocollage Shirt
8. Moschino Jacket



5. Moschino Belt (£200)













Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Moschino Top 100 Curated by Trendlistr

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