Book review: Fashion Sourcebook 1920s

Fashion Sourcebook - 1920s (Fiell Publishing Limited, Charlotte Fiell and Emanuelle Dirix, £19.46 on Amazon right now) is the first book in a new series documenting the fashion styles of the 20th...

Book review: Wearable Vintage Fashion

New vintage reference book and styling guide Wearable Vintage Fashion (Jo Waterhouse and Clare Bridge, Vivays, £19.95 or on Amazon) showcases vintage fashion and accessories from the Twenties to the...

The Vintage Librarian reviews: Dressing Marilyn

Dressing Marilyn: How a Hollywood Icon Was Styled by William Travilla (by Andrew Hansford, published by Goodman, £20, available in all good book shops and online) offers a unique behind-the-scenes look at...

The Vintage Librarian reviews: Made At Home

This week our Vintage Librarian is reviewing a book full of easy to make home deco sewing projects that require minal sewing skills and will let you add some vintage touches to your home the make do and mend...

The Vintage Librarian reviews: Make Do and Mend

Have you ever put a thought to how bananas or potatoes could help rescue a pair of battered looking shoes? Or how toothpaste could improve the scratched face of your watch? All this know-how from the...

The Vintage Librarian reviews – Revive!

This week our lovely Vintage Librarian Claire Pursglove is reviewing a book about turning odd bits of fabric into decorative soft furnishings. Did she get into the make do and mend spirit?...

The Vintage Librarian reviews: Vintage Hairstyling

Getting your vintage hair style right is a difficult thing to achieve. Pin curls and setting patterns have become out of fashion, and knowledge how to do them correctly is no longer passed on from...