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Kate Beavis Vintage Life mag interview

My Interview With Vintage Life Magazine

I have recently been interviewed for Vintage Life magazine as part of a series speaking to business people in the vintage world. For those who missed it, here it is again: Vintage Life: How did you become interested in vintage?  I first discovered vintage fashion as a teenager in the late 1980s. Having dressed very […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

The week started with a fantastic photo shoot for Vintage Life magazine. As we have now taken over The National Vintage Wedding Fair, we thought we would promote our events by creating beautiful features and the first one will be lovely. It features stunning 1950s vintage wedding gowns from Story of my dress and Abigail’s […] Read more…

Making Vintage Your Business: Your Buying Plan

Every month we write a business column for Vintage Life magazine, answering your questions! February’s is out and answers the burning question we often ask ourselves: what to buy and what not to buy! “Which era of antique or vintage jewellery or even antique or vintage items of any kind is the most popular among […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

Well January is at a close and to be honest the month has simply whizzed by. For us here at YVL HQ, we have de-toxed and experienced dry-anuary…pure healthy eating with no booze for the whole month. This has had a great impact on our productivity: clarity of the mind seems to result in…well results! […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

It’s been hard getting back into the swing of things here at Your Vintage Life! Christmas was so lovely especially as we managed to really switch off from work which can be a rare thing when you manage a business (or 2!) But we are now back into the throes of buying, photographing and selling. […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

We’ve really enjoyed this week and have spent lots of time with the family rather than just working. Last weekend we went to see Santa as well as to meet his reindeer. We went to a local farm and enjoyed pony riding, train rides as well as of course meeting Santa. Wednesday night I went […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

We have started to wind down for Christmas, we have stopped buying and are drawing to the end of adding items to the website. Some of our last items are cool though including some job lots of vintage Ladybird books. We also have this West German set to sell…but I just cannot bring myself to […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

The weeks seem to fly by here at Your Vintage Life – we write our Friday blog and before you know it we’re doing it again! As it is the run up to Christmas most of our time has been spent listing, selling and packing, as well as continually going to the post office! It […] Read more…

2011, Another vintage year

We have had a fantastic year here at Your Vintage Life which we are truly grateful for! January: We started the year by being named Website of the Month in Period Living magazine. They described the site as “attractive and well designed” which considering I did it all myself through Create was fantastic praise. We […] Read more…

10 things that changed our lives…

or at least our homes! This is our latest article for Vintage Life magazine….the top 10 countdown of things that impacted our homes and therefore our lives. Number 10: The Duvet Originating from Europe in the 17th century, the feather filled duvet changed the look of our bedrooms, increased our comfort as well as saving […] Read more…

Turning back the clocks

Gosh, it has been a whole year of writing for the great Vintage Life magazine. A year ago we wrote this article for the autumn edition………and we never blogged it!! So here it is! Turning back the clocks Remember that feeling of when, as a child you started the new year at school? Full of […] Read more…

We’re all going on a summer holiday

Here is our latest article from Vintage Life magazine, all about the Great British holiday! We’re all going on a summer holiday As schools are finishing for the summer break, now is the time to get ready for your annual holiday. With so much opportunity for world travel nowadays, it’s hard to imagine life before […] Read more…

Spring into action!

As Spring is almost here, Your Vintage Life has written a new article for Vintage Life magazine. It refers to the wartime campaign of “Make Do and Mend” and “Dig For Victory”, highlighting that this ethos is as relevent today as it was 65 years ago. Filled with ideas for Easter gifts and how to […] Read more…

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