Posts Tagged ‘clothing’

10 things you hear when you are a vintage fashion fan

When you love vintage fashion, the people you know and love who don’t quite get it, are always pretty fascinated by us. Many find us a little “odd”, something I sometimes revel in. (Who wants to be “normal” anyway?) But then the questioning starts….. So is that like a dead person’s clothes? Maybe. If you are […] Read more…

Vintage 1970s autumn maxi dress fashion blog by Kate Beavis

Can you wear a vintage maxi dress in autumn/winter?

I recently bought this amazing 1970s vintage maxi dress from a local vintage shop. I fell in love with it straight away; the colours and pattern slightly reminding me of William Morris. It is a needlecord, in a deep green colour with large mustard flowers and a frill neckline. But there was one thing holding […] Read more…

A stunning beaded 1960s vintage maxi dress fashion as featured on Kate Beavis blog

A stunning beaded 1960s vintage maxi dress

While shopping at The Summer of Vintage Festival last month I literally fell in love with a vintage maxi dress. It was quite pricey as well as a “going out” dress, something that I don’t do much so I just couldn’t justify buying it BUT it was so bloody gorgeous that I could not resist. […] Read more…

A 1960s brown tweed autumn vintage dress

I have recently found quite a few vintage dresses that I adore – some from charity shops (i.e. cheap!) and some from vintage shops (where I spent more money!). I will share them over the next few weeks but the first one I want to show you is this 1960s autumn vintage dress. It is […] Read more…

1950s vintage fashion as photographed by Mark Newton as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog (for Festival of Vintage)

Vintage Fashion at the Festival of Vintage

The Festival of Vintage is back next weekend at York Racecourse and I am so excited to share that I will be there on the Saturday. And not selling or just shopping (although I bet I will be definitely doing the latter!) but helping to write an article for Vintage Life magazine. I will be […] Read more…

Wearing vintage to the office by Kate Beavis

10 ways to wear vintage fashion to the office

I used to wear vintage a lot when I worked in a corporate office. While most of the time I looked wonderful (even if I say so myself!) there was always a fine line between looking great yet professional and being known for my funny clothes rather than my on point Power Point skills! So how […] 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…

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 that need busting

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 vintage fashion myths out there […] Read more…

Vintage fashion worn by Kate Beavis 4

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 Midas of Miami bag worn by Kate Beavis

My Vintage Fashion Round Up

Last week was hot, it was cold and boy did it rain! I managed some vintage fashion every day as part of #dressupjune. Here is what I wore: Monday I wore an original 1960s day dress with a cherry motif all over with a matching belt. So often reproduction clothing embraces the cherry, so I […] Read more…

Kate Beavis wearing 1950s vintage skirt and bag

My Vintage Fashion Round Up

Well I am now in week 2 of #dressupjune and I am totally loving re-discovering my vintage fashion! I haven’t worn jeans in two weeks, choosing to wear a pretty frock instead! I really hope I continue this beyond June as I feel better, more confident and let’s face it, a pretty vintage outfit makes […] Read more…

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