Archive of ‘Your Vintage Wardrobe’ category

Beat the Monday Blues Part 2

Beat the Monday blues by checking out something or someone we love. Here at Your Vintage Life, we feel it is important to share great finds with you all as well as support local business. So this Monday, I want to share with you the BEST handmade hair clips a girl could ask for. Any one […] Read more…

Truly inspired

I have recently been inspired by another blog..by Louise at Catwalk Creative Vintage. Her blog discussed the humble dress clip which were very fashionable in the 1930s and 40s. Her photos were beautiful with some great original 40s pictures too. Please go have a read! So here’s how it inspired me….I too have a dress […] Read more…

Patterns in Vogue

We recently bought an amazing pattern book which was produced by Vogue. You do see vintage patterns for sale quite a lot…..but this one is from October-November 1937. The magazine is full of beautiful pictures of stylish ladies to inspire you  to also look the same. You then went to a stockist and bought the relivent paper pattern, took it […] Read more…

Bonfire knit!

Here at Your Vintage Life we love fashion…..and we love it more when we find vintage versions of what is currently on trend. The Nordic look makes us yearn for winter! What with all that warm snuggly sheepskin mixed with snowflake chunky knits we just can’t wait. And with Bonfire night approaching why not buy […] Read more…

Cape Fear??

This season’s biggest trend is the cape. Alluding back to the 1960s mod look, the cape is this winters coat. Whether it is a short faux fur cape, a tweed hip length cape or an elegant maxi cape this is the one thing you should be wearing! But how should you wear one? What should […] Read more…

My birthday bag

It was my birthday last week and I received the loveliest handbag! It is a wicker box bag by a company called Midas of Miami. They made fabulous bags which epitomise the 1950s style with gorgeous adornments. This one has tiny white seed beads all over the front and lid, tightly packed together to give […] Read more…

Bag Lady

Today in the post i received a lovely original Caro Nan handbag and thought i would share it with you. These handpainted wooden bags were made in the South of America in the 1960s and were a must have bag at the time. They are really cute, folky works of art and make you really nostalgic to time […] Read more…

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