Gallery: Goodwood Revival 2012

The Goodwood Revival is the world’s most popular historic motor race meeting and the only event of its kind to be staged entirely in the nostalgic time capsule of the Forties, Fifties and Sixties. Each...

Biba and Beyond: Barbara Hulanicki

Think Sixties fashion and iconic brand Biba will be right up there with the likes of Mary Quant and John Stephen's Carnaby Street empire. This autumn, Biba and its founder, Barbara Hulanicki will be the...

The enduring style of Jane Birkin

She has a Hermes bag named after her – and it’s one of the brand’s best-selling models. She’s admired both in her homeland of Britain and in her adopted home of France. Yet although she is famous...
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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...

Vintage hair tutorial: The 10 minute beehive

Ana, the fabulous blogger behind Fairy Fay, loves a good beehive - especially if it is quick and easy. We're really excited that she's sharing her fabulous step-by-step tutorial with us: how to do a 10 minute...

Queens meets: one of West End’s stars

Has London's West End changed for the worse? 'The starlet', now a singing teacher from London who would like to remain anonymous, has had more then her fair share of performing on stage. A star from the...

Video tutorial: how to do the perfect cat eyeliner

The easiest way of adding a bit of vintage glam to your every-day look is by wearing black eyeliner. This might seem a little tricky at first but fear not, we've found this excellent video tutorial giving you...

John Stephen – the man who made Carnaby Street

While most of those involved in Swinging London's most famous fashion outlet, Carnaby Street, have now become part of the national psyche, the street's most influential character, John Stephen, the man who...