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We're giving away a $50 Gift Certificate!

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We're giving away a $50 Gift Certificate!

I'm delighted to share the news that we've partnered with the fabulously stylish Jessica from Chronically Vintage to giveaway a $50 gift certificate to spend in store. Head on over to her blog to enter the competition, then go do some window shopping so you know what you'll spend your gift certificate on if you win!

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1950s Vintage Blouses and How To Wear Them

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1950s Vintage Blouses and How To Wear Them

Vintage 50s blouses come in a huge variety of different styles, prints and colors, which is probably why I love them so much. Whether you're looking for a smart pretty blouse to wear to the office, a rockabilly shirt to wear with capri pants and a pony tail, or some Mad Men style glamor: a genuine 1950s blouse will take you there. Workwear Whether you prefer sheer lace or a more preppy look, the tailoring of a 50s vintage blouse will look great in the workplace. Team a blouse with a smart pencil skirt and you'll look fabulous! Above: Sheer vintage...

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A Vintage Suit for Spring!

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A Vintage Suit for Spring!

Now is the perfect time of year for wearing cute vintage suits. The jacket will keep out any remaining winter chills, but you can just as easily sling the jacket over your shoulder to look instantly summery! Here are some of my favorite vintage suits in store at the moment. They range from 1940s Hollywood starlet, through 1960s Mad Men style to amazing 1970s designer suits, and of course they are all genuine vintage! Which suits your style the best? 1940s Above: Fantastic is really the only word to use when describing this vintage Lilli Ann suit! It still has...

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A Brief History of Vintage Swimwear: From Baggy Knits to String Bikinis

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A Brief History of Vintage Swimwear: From Baggy Knits to String Bikinis

You can buy swimwear in any style imaginable now, from the tiniest bikini to form-enhancing shape-wear swimsuits and even burqinis, but it hasn't always been that way.  Here's a brief history of modern swimwear, from it's beginnings in the 1920s through to the 1970s. 1920s The 1920s was the decade where swimwear first started to resemble the swimming costume we know today. The Twenties were a decade of female emancipation: long hair was bobbed short, hemlines got higher and higher and it got increasingly more acceptable for women to have careers. The new form-fitting swimwear reflected the spirit of the...

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Stealing Agent Carter's Style (Plus a Sale Code)

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Stealing Agent Carter's Style (Plus a Sale Code)

We've all been admiring Agent Peggy Carter's style recently, and what better way of enjoying the show than to grab yourself some of her fabulous 1940s style? The best way to do this is by starting with a genuine 1940s suit - I've picked this stylish 1940s cranberry color suit, but there's a lot of choice out there (take a look here for starters!). You want something knee-length or slightly longer with sharp lines and small shoulder pads ideally. Then pair it with a statement hat (you can stick with her favorite red, white and blue color scheme if you...

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