Vintage Fashion Looks

My vintage fashion looks from the 1930s-1950s with a modern twist.

The American Look
You don’t mind me being a Witch, do you?

How to dress like a 1940s Femme Fatale!

Tips on how to dress like a 1940s Femme Fatale!

  A while back I wrote an in-depth article about Femme Fatale depicted in 19th and 20th-century art focusing on literature and painting. In this, considerably lighter post, I would like to show you how to create a 1940s Femme Fatale look with original 1940s clothes as well as modern reproductions.  

A brief history of CC41-The Utility Clothing Scheme
When in doubt, wear a Handmacher suit!

What to do during self-isolation!

What to do during self-isolation!

Part1 If you’re self-employed like me and mainly work from home, you’re probably quite familiar with the need for self-discipline. Following a routine is essential, as it’s far too easy to find distractions. A walk with your beloved pooch or a lengthy perusal of your favourite seller’s page on Etsy. Do these things and just watch those hours slip by, leaving you wondering where the day went and why didn’t you get any of those things done that you promised yourself you would.

Top 10 Shiseido products

Top 10 Shiseido products

There is only one woman I know, who is a bigger shopaholic ...

How to date vintage clothing

How to date vintage clothing

How to date vintage clothing Establishing the year in which a particular vintage ...

A brief history of CC41-The Utility Clothing Scheme

A brief history of CC41-The Utility Clothing Scheme

Examples of CC41 clothes and lingerie from my personal collection.   I've been fascinated ...