Posts Tagged ‘handbag’

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…

10 For A Tenner: Vintage Mother’s Day Gifts

As a mummy I love Mother’s Day- being spoilt rotten, breakfast in bed and hopefully a small vintage gift. Last year I was a lucky mummy as I received a Nutribullet (used daily since) but this year I’m working, curating the Vintage Wedding Village in Manchester. Over the years I have received brooches, handbags, bracelets…all […] 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…

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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 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…

Vintage fashion; Jean Allen 1960s dress, Jaeger jacket, Marks and Spencer box bag, Lotta from Stockholm clogs worn by Kate Beavis

Vintage Fashion on the school run?

Last week I have cleared out my spare room, which doubles up as my dressing room, ready for decorating. It’s one of the last rooms to be done in our five year renovation project and I’m really looking forward to creating my 1970s meets 1920s boudoir! However, what was clear is that I have a […] Read more…

Freddies of Pinewood's Grease Monkey denim junp suit reviewed by Kate Beavis

Vintage style denim: Freddies of Pinewood

I have admired the Freddies of Pinewood’s Grease Monkey denim jump suit for some time. To be honest, when gifted a pair last year I didn’t feel confident to wear them. Silly really, as let’s face it, women of all shapes and sizes look great in their vintage style Freddies jeans. They are super flattering, […] Read more…

vintage beaded purse bag Play Purse on Kate Beavis

My Vintage Play Purse

Remember those beaded little purses in the 1970s, that you spent hours picking the beads from? My daughter has two and they bring back so many memories. Well imagine if us grown ups could have one. Hell yeah, it turns out we can! Play Purse have created a Play Purse big enough for you  to […] Read more…

Freddies of Pinewood vintage style jeans featured by Your Vintage Life by Kate Beavis

Me and My Freddies

Back in the 1940s and 50s, Americans knew how to wear jeans. To be fair they probably still do, but at a time when we were still living through austerity, the US wore their jeans with style. They wore them high, the wore them turned up, they wore them dark and they wore them wide. […] Read more…

Fabulous 5: Vintage Festival Fashion

As so many people are off to Glastonbury tomorrow (we are not jealous at all…much!) we thought we would continue this weeks festival style theme. With so many great acts playing – from Caro Emerald to Arcade Fire, to De La Soul to the fabulous Dolly Parton, it will be an amazing weekend. So quickly […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

Last weekend we travelled up north to visit Harrogate. It is such a beautiful town with lovely boutique shops but honestly. our favourite was Space. We popped in to have a butchers as well as to have our lunch. It has been recently re fitted and was crammed with some great goodies. I had my eye firmly […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

Last week has been hot and busy…but our holiday is just around the corner which is giving me hope of sunny days with the family, plus time off work which is rare for business owners! We received our new logo. As you will know our logo is more of a banner: long and thin so […] Read more…

OOTD: Vintage at London Fashion Week

So this weekend it was London Fashion Week’s Vintage show called Retrospective. Its objective was to show the fashions of the past that have influenced the key trends of the future. I will reveal more next week but for now…..the age old question…what to wear? I had a dilema: should I go glam (i.e. the 70s) or […] Read more…

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