Posts Tagged ‘1990s’

100 years of Fashion Illustration by Cally Blackman

100 years of Fashion Illustration by Cally Blackman

100 Years of Fashion Illustration is a new book, published by Laurence King Publishing written by Cally Blackman. It is a fantastic reference for any vintage fashion fan, sharing 400 illustrations from the Edwardian era through to the noughties which highlight to the reader how fashions have changed over 100 years. We are used to […] 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…

Succulent plants in Dialene Better Maid plant pots by Kate Beavis Vintage Home

Succulents in vintage plant pots

To me, the current trend for succulent house plants is very retro. Remember in the 1970s when we all had huge cheese plants? We had one in a large copper coal scuttle that sat all raggedy up to the ceiling for years and years. Then there were tumbling plants sitting in three-tiered macrame, reminding us […] Read more…

Do you Remember?

It has been another great week looking back to the past and remembering! All images were posted on Facebook and you guys shared your memories and added some great comments. Global Hypercolour T-shirts – I remembered I had a baggy slightly cropped one in the early 90s..pink and white..to match my sneakers.  Yes they were a […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

Well what a week – we have spent most of it partying to celebrate the lovely Mr YVL turning 40. We had a fab “Come as you were” early 90s party last Saturday night filled with Hooch, Push Pops and Nirvana. The party has been featured on the party blog called Trawlergirl – go see! […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

It’s been a full on week getting ready for Mr YVL’s 40th birthday. Tomorrow is his party and it has a definite 1990s theme: think Hooch, jelly beans, Nirvana and smiley face balloons. Check back next week for some photos, especially as we are wearing 90s retro fashion. Sunflowers & Smarties Glow sticks for that […] Read more…

Link Love

We love these decoration ideas of using vintage pieces in unusual ways. Every week we fall just a little more in love with Betty Pamper and with posts like this it’s no wonder! Fat = failure? er I don’t think so. 1990s fashion……was there such a thing? Let Rag and Bow enlighten you. Now we’re […] Read more…

90s: a fashion decade?

I commented recently that the 90s look is back. At the Clothes Show Live I noticed an abundance  of youngsters wearing the key looks from the decade. I commented on Facebook and Twitter and most of you shouted…..NO!!!! But some were actually questioning whether there were any major fashion moments at all. Of course there were! So […] Read more…

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