Mary Quant 1960s Fashion Exhibition at the V&A
Orla Kiely – A Life In Pattern at The Fashion & Textile Museum
About Kate

I am Kate Beavis, and want everyone to design a life they want rather than what they are told to put up with.

I am a published author and writer on all things vintage. I run Magpie Wedding and The ECO Wedding Shows – helping couples create modern sustainable weddings.

I run The Indie Practice, supporting businesses with marketing strategies. I am also a menopause activist on TikTok, and support you to “wear what you want at any age.

I’m a champion juggler!


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100 years of Fashion Illustration by Cally Blackman
A 1960s/1970s vintage reproduction mac from Collectif’s Bright and Beautiful collection
A stunning beaded 1960s vintage maxi dress


Health and Safety: 12 things we did back in the day that we cannot do now
1960s vintage style shoes from Ruby Shoo + a GIVEAWAY!!
Vintage Fashion at the Festival of Vintage

I Love

1960s vintage style shoes from Clarks and the V&A Museum
Carltonware money boxes –  new collection alert!
Get The Look: A bright, vintage, Scandinavian patterned home
A Flat Pack Backlash: Choose Vintage Furniture!
Fashion Friday: A 1960s style dress with mustard tights
Vintage Swimwear from 1900 to 1990 at the Fashion & Textile Museum
A 1960s vintage cake tin based on a 1940s design
My Vintage Bedroom / Dressing Room
Jean Varon 1970s vintage maxi dress for the National Vintage Awards

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