Vintage Outfits

Vintage styling guide for the glamorous femme fatale! Master the art of mixing vintage pieces from the 1930s-1970s with modern wardrobe staples. Learn the rich & fascinating history of vintage fashion.

A Brief History of CC41-The Utility Clothing Scheme

A Brief History of CC41-The Utility Clothing Scheme

History of CC41-The Utility Clothing Scheme A brief history of CC41-The Utility Clothing Scheme with examples of CC41 clothes from my personal collection. I’ve been fascinated by the history of CC41 – The Utility Clothing Scheme in Britain for years and I have a very strong penchant for buying garments with the CC41 logo, even multiples of the same item….

The 1940s DuBarry Dress for the Modern Girl!

The 1940s DuBarry Dress for the Modern Girl!

The 1940s DuBarry Dress & Its Versatility The DuBarry brand was known in the 1940s – 1960s for simple yet elegant evening gowns, cocktail and prom dresses, as well as mother-of-the-bride wear. Today the label is synonymous, amongst us vintage girls, with the best that ready-to-wear vintage has to offer. I love how easy it is to dress up or…

Some People Need Sequins, Others Don’t.

Some People Need Sequins, Others Don’t.

Why I fell in love with sequins! Some people need sequins, others don’t. Edith Head History of Sequins-Fashion Trivia Edith Head, one of my favourite Hollywood costumiers, once famously said, “Some people need sequins, others don’t.” She made that comment to the press in reference to a dress she designed for Grace Kelly to wear at the 27th Academy Awards…