Throwing on vintage gladrags for a weekend of pubs, pastels and Pimms

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Last Saturday I decided to do the decent thing and take my new-to-me vintage maxi skirt on a night out and show it a good time. I paired the gold and black jacquard skirt with a simple black bodysuit, towering Continue reading

Birthdays, bargains and bloomin’ lovely shoes: ‘Beside The Seaside’ vintage fair @ Haigh Hall, Wigan

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It’s been a busy old few weeks with one thing and another and this weekend was the one and only Mama Vintage’s birthday. Safe to say dad and I were completely on the ball up to our usual tricks and trying Continue reading

National Vintage Awards 2014 @ Fazeley Studios, Birmingham

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Psychedelic maxi dresses, sequinned Jessica Rabbit-esque numbers and a whole lot of victory rolls rocked up to the National Vintage Awards in Birmingham last week. The ceremony, which brought together vintage-inspired companies, entertainers and writers, took place in the pretty Continue reading

Destined for landfill: What to do with an Edwardian lingerie dress

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I have a confession to make. I’ve had this gorgeous Edwardian (is it, or is it a bit later? Can an expert jump in and impart their wisdom please?) lingerie dress in my possession for seven months now. Seven months in Continue reading