Prom queens of vintage

The high school prom is a seminal moment in every American girl’s teenage years.  It’s that time of year when corsages, taffeta and hairspray step out of the vintage world into mainstream consciousness...

Summer style inspiration: Jodie Foster in Taxi Driver

Jodie Foster's child prostitute character in Scorsese's Taxi Driver (1976) is the sartorial embodiment of a hot summer in Seventies New York City. We love her denim hot pants, wide-rimmed hats and sultry red...

Five amazing vintage summer dresses to buy right now

As the weather is finally starting to reach summer temperatures it's time to get out our summer dresses. In case you need a wardrobe update we've found five fab vintage dresses from a Fifties full-skirt dress...

The BIBA phenomenon

BIBA designer Barbara Hulanicki recently launched a capsule collection with UK high street brand Topshop. Angel Middleton takes a look at a designer still going strong after over 40 years in the fashion...

Kings of Vintage: British street style – skinheads

Few British subcultures have been as misinterpreted as Skins. A youth movement that emerged out of the Mod scene and was inspired by West Indian hair styles, it is now overshadowed by the extremist...

Retro coffee tables

Coffee tables – the forgotten furniture of the home interior world, the final resting place of that coffee table book we never bothered to read. For years we've rested our feet, spilt our coffee, and...

Vintage Accessories thoughout the decades

When talking of vintage style and fashion we must remember that’s not all about the clothes. It’s also the all important accessories that support, accentuate and sometimes even make the outfit. Angel...

Vintage style icon: Anita Pallenberg

Anita Pallenberg is maybe less well know than some of her contemporaries - Marianne Faithfull, Jane Birkin, etc - however she is just as representative of the late Sixties, Seventies  power girls, with...

Lena Horne – the lady and her music

In today’s so-called celebrity culture, genuine star quality has become increasingly difficult to come by. True talent, beauty, style or the power to influence and inspire are all rare commodities these...

My vintage collection – Sindy & me

Neandra Etienne's earliest memory of Sindy is when she was about 10 years old. She's been hooked on collecting the dolls and accessories ever since. Here she shares her amazing collection of Sindy dolls...

Movie fashion inspiration: Almost Famous

The catwalks have been awash with nudes, chocolates and toffees and every summer, gypsy tops and paisley prints float down the highstreet. Classic summer, you say. Classic Seventies, I say. That’s right, the...