Vintage Cannes

Friday, May 24, 2013

  Quick, jump in the time machine for a little film history tour of vintage Cannes. We’ll be back in time for hors d’oeuvres supper.

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Wear your favourite decade with vintage scents

Monday, April 1, 2013
Extract of Limes

Penhaligon’s is one of the UK’s best and longest-running perfumers. If you have been wishing and hoping to find some authentic vintage scents, let’s go time-travelling to pick…

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Best vintage Christmas films

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

  As movies, life and Christmas got more commercial in the 1940s and 50s, the essence of a Christmas movie became all about the true meaning of Christmas…

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Best vintage iPhone accessory: 1950s-style handset

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

I know I shouldn’t, but I do. I really want one of these.

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Best vintage dress: 1950s red pencil dress

Thursday, June 21, 2012

A series of regular posts in which I find the vintage dress of my day-dreams whilst researching my favourite vintage and fashion history topics. Being a fortysomething myself,…

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Best vintage-style dress: 1950s floral dress with cap sleeves

Thursday, June 14, 2012

This retro-vintage style 1950s cap sleeved cotton floral dress from Tiger Milly is classic style in every sense. We have so many features packed into a simple clean…

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A-line : history of a shape

Thursday, March 15, 2012

When I was a sensitive young teen in the mid-1980s, I would rather have gone to prison than wear an A-line skirt. I’m not kidding. A-line was a…

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