The Misfits: Marilyn’s last finished film

51 years ago Marilyn Monroe  tragically died of an overdose.  Katerina Vasiliou takes a look at the photos taken during the filming of Monroe's last movie, The Misfits, which reveal a vulnerable,...
retro hair class

Online retro hair class with The Amazings

Learn how to get a Thirties Mignon, a 'Bridget Bardot' and a Fifties-inspired rockabilly style at this online class with The Amazings, a website promoting  younger people learning new skills from an older...
Koop Kooper

Vintage King: Koop Kooper

Next in our series Vintage Kings, featuring the best vintage-dressers and sartorially inspirational gentlemen from around the globe, we have Koop Kooper, the host of a syndicated radio show and podcast called...
festival-of-vintage

Step back in time at The Festival of Vintage

If you live in the north of England, this will be one for you! The Festival of Vintage returns to York's racecourse on Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th April, taking you back in time to celebrate the...

Five key vintage accessories to complete any outfit

1. Pretty jewellery Nothing transforms a simple outfit into a summery look more easily than some pretty jewellery. Team a simple Forties tea dress, a Fifties full skirt and white blouse combo or an A-line...
classic hollywood style

Book review: Classic Hollywood Style

Classic Hollywood Style (Frances Lincoln, buy on Amazon now for £12.80) explores the impact of film costumes and movie fashion on everyday style. From Claudette Colbert's fringed, exotic gowns in Cecil B...

How-to video guide: Edie Sedgwick inspired make-up

Have you ever tried to copy Sixties It girl Edie Sedgwick's heavily kohled black and white eye make-up? I have, and I've failed miserably every single time. But fear not, QueensOfVintage.com has found an...

The wonderful world of vintage: Lady Head Vases

For those of us who love the unique and quirky side of vintage, Lady Head Vases make a stunning addition to any vintage home. Wonderfully (and addictively) collectible, these fantastic vases first emerged...
article placeholder

How to date vintage clothing by looking at zips

Example of a Schiaparelli zip (Victoria and Albert Museum) T.393-1974 Advantage in Vintage: I think one of the biggest misconceptions out there with relation to vintage clothing is that plastic zips...

Vintage Style Icons: Nico

Nico is most famous for being the Velvet Underground’s ice-queen chanteuse and in her twilight years, junkie icon.  She was labelled as one of the most beautiful women ever by those who knew her, with a...

Vintage Home Peep: A mid-century home in Hampshire

Sophie Crocket runs vintage homeware shop Pineapple Retro but her love for designs of the Fifties, Sixties and Seventies also extends to her house in Lymington, Hampshire, where she lives with her fiance,...