An Art Deco tube ride

Last Sunday the London Transport Museum brought out their 1938 Stock and ran their Art Deco tube in the very heart of Metroland from Amersham to Harrow. I've become slightly obsessed about the tube since...

Walking in comfort – with new vintage-style shoes

If there is one thing that can make or break an entire vintage style, it is the shoes. Modern style shoes worn with a vintage dress or suit can ruin the overall vintage feel of your outfit quickly. The best...

A Parisian time-capsule apartment

A remarkable discovery was unearthed in Paris’ 9th arrondissement recently when an apartment left untouched since WWII welcomed its first visitors in 70 years. The owner, one Madame de...

Style Icons: Diana Vreeland

One of the true innovators in fashion has to be in my mind Diana Vreeland, she was not a beautiful woman but she had amazing vision when it came to style both with her own look and in the pages of the...

Fashion history: Schiaparelli’s circus collection

Advantage in Vintage: In June I was lucky enough to take a trip out to New York, and there I got to see one of the best (most intriguingly presented) exhibitions I’ve been to: "Schiaparelli and Prada:...

Review: vintage make-up guides by Glamour Daze

If you regularly wear a period look, you will love these vintage make-up guides (Glamour Daze, $9.99 each or $19.99 for all) based on lovingly restored instruction leaflets from the Twenties, Thirties,...

1938 Make-up tutorial

We just had to share this fantastic British Pathe make-up tutorial from 1938 showing you exactly how to accent your eye brows, how to do your make-up if you're 'over 40' and how to wear glasses that suit...
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Photo gallery: vintage cycle chic

It's summer and therefore the best time of the year to get our bikes out - unless you live in Britain of course, where this year seems to have skipped a season straight to autumn. Whether you are a cyclist...

A brief history of the platform shoe

An example of an early 17th century Chopine Advantage in Vintage: Platform shoes aren’t a fashion trend restricted to the 20th century, with examples existing of chopines -the forerunner of the platform...