Why we need more diversity in vintage

One of the things that has always attracted me to vintage is that it means something very different to each person and can be used to create an infinite number of personal looks and styles. Vintage by its...

How to throw a Twenties party

Whether you are after a truly vintage-inspired evening or just want a bit of cheeky fancy dress fun, a Twenties party is bound to be a good night. Here are some top tips for hosting your very own Twenties...

Book review: The Vintage Sweets Book

If you have a sweet tooth and like your treats to be retro - think fruit jellies, nougat or love hearts, toffee bonbons, liquorice, gumdrops, marshmallows or sherbet dips  - then The Vintage Sweets Book...

Can we be too nostalgic?

A few weeks ago I read a very interesting article about why the continuous glorification of the 'good old days' is not only annoying but also deeply judgemental. This is something I've been thinking about...

How to have a Forties-inspired Christmas

If you live a Forties-inspired lifestyle or simply covet Forties vintage, you probably add Forties touches to all areas of your life - so would you have a Forties-inspired Christmas too? Christmas at the...

Book review: Style Your Modern Vintage Home

Inspiring and informative, Style Your Modern Vintage Home (Kate Beavis, David and Charles currently  £12.58) combines styling tips, practical restoration info and beautifully photographed real-life...

How to throw a 70s dinner party

The Seventies were the golden age of the dinner party. Loud and fun, these parties had none of the sophistication of a Fifties cocktail evening, on the contrary, they were all about showing off and enjoying...

Book review: Lee Miller In Fashion

Fashion model, surrealist artist, muse, photographer, war correspondent—Lee Miller defies categorization. Although Miller's photography has been previously explored, there is now finally a book solely...

Are classic cars the ultimate vintage accessory?

Are classic cars the ultimate vintage accessory? Emily Buchanan investigates the allure of classic motors. For years and years, I’ve lusted over the Nissan Figaro. With its retro design credentials and...

Vintage weddings: Elvis-inspired post elopement party

Remember our amazing Vintage Twosome Annabelle and Phife? I really love their uber cool rock'n'roll style, so I was thrilled when Annabelle contacted me about featuring their one year anniversary party, which...