My vintage 70s wedding

When a vintage-loving girl meets a vintage-loving guy who shares her passion for all things Sixties and early Seventies and they decide to get married, you know it's going to involve a lot of vintage. Which is...

Remembering French Icon Yves Saint Laurent

Five years ago mourners gathered in Paris at the Church of Saint-Roch to bid farewell to French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent—just one block from where he began his career more than 50 years earlier....

Future Cinema brings 70s disco fever to London

If you're in London at the moment and you're looking for a vintage-inspired fun night out head to Future Cinema's Saturday Night Fever. The company brings movies to life by recreating the sets and acting...

Ossie Clark: The king of King’s Road

The Sixties were in full swing. The Beatles thought they’d try their luck in America, Andy Warhol painted soup cans from his silver-foiled factory, and Stanley Kubrick made some film about an evolutionary...
Little Edie

Little Edie: the unlikely fashion icon

The eccentric impoverished cousin of Jackie Kennedy, Edith Bouvier Beale was an American socialite, fashion model and cabaret performer, best known as 'Little Edie'. The documentary film Grey Gardens by...
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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,...

Vintage style icon: Grace Jones

Grace Jones is the fearsome model, actress and singer, synonymous with Seventies and Eighties disco culture. Her striking androgynous looks created a bold visual impact, and her chameleon like costume...