Archive of ‘Your Vintage Wardrobe’ category

We Love…Princess Charming Atlas bags

These bags are so gorgeous yet also a tad kitsch! Atlas were a leading handbag store in Hollywood in the 1950s. They designed and created a range called Princess Charming bags or windowpane bags that were made in Hong Kong. Always made from a heavy wicker straw, which was often glossed, they had a plastic […] Read more…

Get the Look: The 1940s style

It feels like everyone is finally realising how suave and sexy fashion actually was in the 1940’s and 1950’s. Women embraced their feminine charm and curvaceous bodies, and now the modern woman is starting to appreciate classic dresses that accentuate a her hips and thighs. They love wearing stunning hats that can’t help but attract positive attention. […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

It has been a great vintage loving week again remembering all the we loved when we were younger!  All the photos were posted on the Your Vintage Life Facebook page and you added some great comments as always! Did you love Olivia Newton John? We wore the leg warmers, did the aerobics (badly) and loved her ‘Physical’ song…  That look works now! Hands […] Read more…

Get The Look: Tatyanna Vintage Style

Those of you that know us well, know that Kate, our director, loves a pretty vintage frock. Finding one that fits though isn’t always easy so choosing a vintage style one is often the best choice. We have a great sponsor called Tatyanna who sell such beautiful dresses. We caught up with Zoe, the lady […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

We’ve had a great week remembering all the things we loved, watched, ate and talked about when we were young!  All the photos were posted on our Your Vintage Life Facebook page and you guys shared your memories and added your comments. Who watched Miami Vice in the 1980s?  Crocket and Tubbs…pastel jackets, turned up cuffs, synth music and […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

It has been another great week remembering all the now vintage things (scary!) we loved when we were young!  All the photos were posted on our Your Vintage Life Facebook page and you guys shared your memories and added some great comments. Family Tree house – Who had a tree house and figures in the 1980s? You pushed on its […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

It has been another great week looking back to the past and remembering the now vintage things we loved when we were younger!  All the photos were posted on our Your Vintage Life Facebook page and you guys shared your memories and added some great comments. Fisher price dog toy – We bought one dated in 1962 for […] Read more…

Get The Look: A Handmade Lace Necklace

Today’s Get the Look blog post comes from Emma Milroy who organises for Judy Berger, the Cambridge Affordable Vintage Fair. She recently made the cutest necklace and posted it on Facebook…we loved it so much we asked her to share how she did it with you all. Over to Emma: “The other weekend I went […] Read more…

We Love…V&OAK magazine

V&OAK magazine is a new magazine dedicated to individual style. It is packed full of original content but it’s not like your usual vintage magazines. V&OAK is glossy and very editorial in its styling and we love it! The first issue landed on our doorstep a few weeks back as I was interviewed for a […] Read more…

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