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Vintage V&A design at Oasis as featured on Kate Beavis blog

Vintage V&A textile design at Oasis

Have you heard that Oasis has raided the archives of textile design at the V&A museum to bring us some corkers, printed onto their usual vintage style clothing? Well, this is their second season doing this, and I for one love them. To be honest, I love the brand anyway but especially love this idea. […] Read more…

DIY Pastel herb planters by Daphne Rosa as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Blog

DIY: Pretty Pastel Herb Garden Planters

  Today’s DIY tutorial comes from Kate from  from DaphneRosa who make fabulous bouquets from fabric. She recently decided to spruce up her  garden and posted the finished project on Instagram. I loved it and I know you will too. Plus it is so quick and simple! Over to Kate: “I wanted to grow some of my […] Read more…

Kate Beavis Vintage Life mag interview

My Interview With Vintage Life Magazine

I have recently been interviewed for Vintage Life magazine as part of a series speaking to business people in the vintage world. For those who missed it, here it is again: Vintage Life: How did you become interested in vintage?  I first discovered vintage fashion as a teenager in the late 1980s. Having dressed very […] Read more…

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I love vintage but I don’t love baking

As The Great British Bake Off starts tonight, I have a confession to make. I love vintage but I don’t bake. And what’s more, I don’t want to! There I’ve said it! In recent years it feels like to be into the vintage scene you have to have a small obsession with baking and cake. […] Read more…

Heaton hall Farm vintage wedding venue

Get The Look: Vintage Wedding Ideas

As you may know  I run the National Vintage Wedding Fair as well as the new venture, Unique Bride Club, focusing on providing all the vintage styling, dresses, music and more for your wedding day. Creating an elegant, vintage look has become, over the last few years, one of the most popular and increasingly common ways to […] Read more…

Vintge 1950s teaching photo as featured on kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Teacher presents…with a difference!

With the end of term in sight, all us parents are thinking about presents to says thank you to the teachers who have patiently taught our children over the last year (as well as thinking about no alarm clocks, no ironing uniform and more importantly, no homework!!) The best thing you can do is make a […] Read more…

Nautical fashion by Oasis with vintage accessories worn by Kate Beavis Vintage

Nautical Chic meets Vintage Love

Yesterday I embraced my inner sailor with this nautical look! I love a breton stripe and have many striped tops, which look great worn with jeans. My favourite shape in vintage and modern clothing is a wide, structured skirt, which is both elegant and flattering. I have many of these skirts and recently bought two […] Read more…

Black and White geometic dress and vintage accessories worn by Kate Beavis

My Vintage Fashion Round Up

Last week was the last few days of #dressupjune where I have dressed up daily in smart clothes or vintage fashion. I have really enjoyed it but it is now July so am relaxing slightly. However, it turns out that it’s become a bit of a habit and I am still making an effort! Here is […] Read more…

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My Birthday Wish List

With my birthday fast approaching I thought I would put together my wish list. I’ve seen so many lovely things recently, on Instagram and on blogs but here is my final 5! 1. I have some red clogs from Lotta From Stockholm which I totally adore. And to answer your question straight away – they […] Read more…

Vintage fashion at Kate Beavis Vintage Blog

5 Vintage fashion Myths

I want everyone to feel good in vintage, in fact I am on a mission to prove everyone can add a bit of vintage to their daily wardrobe and look fabulous. Whether it is a whole outfit or merely a vintage brooch…go on give it a try! There are some myths out there about it […] Read more…

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My Vintage Fashion Round Up

Well another week has passed, and I am still enjoying rediscovering my wardrobe. And interestingly I am not feeling like I need to go shopping as it has become very clear that I have a lot of clothes!!! For anyone new to my blog: I am doing #dressupjune embracing my vintage fashion daily, and generally […] Read more…

Vintage ceramic bird from Box of Frogs as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Make a Little Bird cage in Your Soul

I seem to be attracting the birds recently! There’s something about a bird motif that makes me happy, and they seem to be everywhere right now. On a recent trip to the local tip I found this vintage bird lampshade, which was tweeting out to me to be rescued. The lamp didn’t work so I […] Read more…

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