Vintage nightwear: a short history

There is something blasé about nightwear today. It is considered to be comfort wear, a pair of women’s boxers and that t-shirt you got free on holiday. Often, the nightwear sections of vintage are left...

Getting ready for a night out – the 1940s way

What do you do when you get ready for a night out? Do you get ready in front of your dressing table, putting on your shapewear? Checkecking your make-up? This fab video shows a young woman get ready for a...

How to have a Forties-inspired Christmas

If you live a Forties-inspired lifestyle or simply covet Forties vintage, you probably add Forties touches to all areas of your life - so would you have a Forties-inspired Christmas too? Christmas at the...

Book review: Style Your Modern Vintage Home

Inspiring and informative, Style Your Modern Vintage Home (Kate Beavis, David and Charles currently  £12.58) combines styling tips, practical restoration info and beautifully photographed real-life...

Pin-up make-up tutorials for all skin tones

If you're looking for fun tutorials on how do retro Forties or Fifties inspired pin-up make-up you've come to the right place. Here are four video tutorials for dark skin tones, Asian skin tones, pale skin...

The real hipsters – a look at 1940s hepcats

If you head to London's Dalston or NYC's Williamsburg you'll be sure to see dudes with beards wearing Wayfarers and riding fixie bikes with their long-haired girlfriends walking their dachshund...

Bad hair day? Wear a turban!

A quick and chic solution to a bad hair day for any vintage-loving girl is to don a turban. Turbans were first introduced into English fashion in the 1790’s inspired by England’s increased trade with...

Book review: Lee Miller In Fashion

Fashion model, surrealist artist, muse, photographer, war correspondent—Lee Miller defies categorization. Although Miller's photography has been previously explored, there is now finally a book solely...

Forties dress collection by The Fabulous Miss K

Vintage stylist and Queens Of Vintage guest blogger Karen, aka The Fabulous Miss K, has just launched her debut fashion collection, a range of three amazing Forties-inspired dresses, just in time for the end...

Vintage Style Icon: Josephine Baker

Born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine Baker grew up to be one of the most extraordinary women of the 20th Century, a born entertainer, resistance fighter, humanitarian and vintage...