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Rockabilly Retro: Styling ModCloth's Fall Essentials

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Rockabilly Retro: Styling ModCloth's Fall Essentials

As a vintage blogger, I was delighted to be contacted by ModCloth to design an outfit for Fall. I loved the Rockabilly style of these cute accessories, and especially that swallow-motif cardigan which would look oh-so chic with a pencil skirt and some heels. ModCloth have a fabulous variety of retro-inspired sweaters and cardigans in store at the moment which are perfect to wear to add some warmth to a pretty vintage dress. I love the way this cardigan is fitted so you can keep that 50s hourglass shape. If you pair this silhouette with some winged eyeliner and bright red...

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3 Ways to Style A Vintage 1960s Dress

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3 Ways to Style A Vintage 1960s Dress

What are the rules about wearing vintage?  If you're new to buying vintage clothing it's easy to feel that you don't know HOW to wear that amazing new vintage dress you've just bought. Don't panic though, I'm here to help! Simply put, there are no rules! You can go for a totally retro look and pair your vintage dress with beautiful original vintage shoes and accessories, or you can mix and match with modern clothes to create any look you like. The important thing about buying a vintage dress is to choose something you love, and something that really suits...

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10 Vintage Summer Dresses to Keep You Cool This Summer

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10 Vintage Summer Dresses to Keep You Cool This Summer

How on earth do you beat the heat and yet stay stylish this summer? In vintage of course! I've picked my top 10 vintage summer dresses for staying cool this summer, they range from 60s maxi dresses, to cool classic 50s sundresses and original 1940s day dresses. Which is your favorite? I particularly love the orange outfit which I think would look amazing on Lady Edith from Downton Abbey (even though its vintage 1940s rather than 1920s!) 1. Vintage 1960s lemon yellow maxi dress   2. Original 1940s papaya day dress 3. Cute red and white gingham pinafore 1940s dress...

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Red & Gray 1940s Vintage

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Red & Gray 1940s Vintage

When I started looking for a 1940s dress to build this outfit around this gray wool day dress really stood out for me. It's the kind of dress you could dress up or down and wear for any occasion.  It's also got beautiful red buttons so I decided to accessorize with some gorgeous red vintage accessories to make those buttons really pop! The accessories are all 1940s too, but don't be scared to mix-and-match different decades. Wearing vintage is all about individuality, so just enjoy it! Clockwise from top: Vintage Charcoal Gray Tweed Wool Day Dress Late 1940s My 1940s...

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How to Accessorize a Vintage 1940s Dress

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How to Accessorize a Vintage 1940s Dress

Vintage clothing and accessories from the 1940s and 50s is incredibly popular at the moment, ( well has been FOREVER!)  not least because the clothes and accessories from this era were so beautifully stylish.  If you're only just starting to wear vintage (or even if you're not) we know it can be tricky to know how to put together a vintage outfit so we thought we'd share our outfit ideas. This is how we would accessorize this gorgeous vintage 1940s dress. How would you wear it? So embrace your inner lady-ness and get yourself a beautiful mid-century gown and some...

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