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The girl with the violet eyes: Liz Taylor’s style

Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor is known today for her numerous ailments, her amazing head of hair, briefly grey but usually jet black despite her being aged 77, her friendship with the late Michael Jackson...
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Is this the best 20s make-up tutorial on YouTube?

There are plenty of Twenties make-up videos on YouTube, but few are historically accurate. If you're looking for the real deal, with plenty of historical references and details thrown in as extra info, check...
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Vintage Style Icons: Modesty Blaise

I'm sure QueensOfVintage.com readers enjoyed our interview with the living burlesque goddess that is Immodesty Blaize. To some of you her name might sound familiar, others may be intrigued to know Ms Blaize...
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The ultimate vintage lingerie shopping guide

Vlingerie is to ladies what clotted cream is to chocolate fondant; luxurious, frivolous, must-have decoration - so get whipped up. Leigh Morrow has some great tips and tricks on how to shop for vintage...
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Thirties make-up tutorial

Need help making the best out of your facial features with a little make-up? Then check out this short 1936 make-up video tutorial 'Secrets of Make-up', which shows how to get the best cupids bow lips and...
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Inspirational gallery: Twenties stars

The women of early cinema and stage still fascinate with their wide-eyed innocence, vampish charms and confident sexuality. Here is a little gallery of Twenties and early Thirties stars whose style, wit and...
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Influential style: Coco Chanel’s English lovers

Of all the well known Chanel designs, the tweed jacket  is one of the most iconic. The definition of chic to the modern woman, the little tweed jacket has its origin in British country menswear. Valerie...
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Video: How to tie a turban

If you're after a Forties turban tying tutorial, here's a brilliant one. This British Pathe film shows how to tie a variety of turban shapes using one or two...
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How to plan a vintage wedding

As a vintage lover it seems only natural to bring your passion for by-gone eras to your wedding day. But how do you successfully pull off a vintage wedding? Rebecca Hoh-Hale describes how she planned her own...
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Halloween special – vintage noir images

Once upon a time it was a customary thing for Hollywood starlets to pose for Halloween-themed promotional pictures. These noir images are the perfect inspiration for all of us looking to celebrate Halloween...
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Vintage shopping tips: we’ve asked the expert!

Do you know your Bertex from your Biba? Could you spot a Forties wiggle dress from a pile of Eighties puffball prom dresses? There's one lady who can, and unsurprisingly she makes her living from it! Author...