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Video guide: how to create Twenties make-up

The Twenties not only saw a revolution in fashion but also in make-up style. With new, advanced make-up products more readily available, the old Edwardian attitude to make-up changed profoundly. Not only...

Sneak preview: The Great Gatsby

I don't know about you but I am really looking forward to Buz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, which will be in cinemas from 17th May. Twenties fashion does so often look a bit pastiche and comedy Prohibition...
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...

Collecting 1920s jewellery

The Vintage Dancer: For Christmas I asked for and received a free standing jewelry armoire. You may think that that means I have a lot of vintage jewelry, but I actually have very little. Jewelry is...

Top 10 Most Iconic Vintage Hairstyles

Forget Jennifer Aniston's 'Rachel' hair cut that caused such a storm in the 90s'. Rebecca Martin has found ten truly iconic vintage hairstyles, which make us want to book an appointment at the hairdressers...

Victorian Marcasite jewellery

Landgirl1980: Although I dress in a Forties inspired way, I have a deep love of Victorian and Edwardian fashion too. Perhaps this stems from being obsessed with period drama -  the corsets, long skirts,...

Vintage King: Paul Hayward

Next in our new series Vintage Kings, featuring the best vintage-dressers and sartorially inspirational gentlemen from around the globe, we have Spanish vintage lover Paul Hayward. "I was born in Madrid in...

Book review: The Little Book of…

Written by Emma Baxter-Wright, The Little Book of Chanel and The Little Book of Schiaparelli (both Carlton Books, now on Amazon for £12 Chanel and £9 Schiaparelli) are deceptively detailed and jam-packed...

Video: How to finger-wave your hair

With the new Great Gatsby film coming out in a few months, even mainstream fashion magazines are going into a Twenties overdrive - apparently Twenties Marcel and finger waves are going to be staging a style...