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How to Throw the Ultimate Great Gatsby Party

For most people, the mere mention of 1920s America conjures up images of lavish parties, endless streams of champagne and all-around decadence, which is a somewhat ironic assumption considering the country was...
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Book review: Style Me Vintage – 1940s

Too many books portray the 1940s as the decade that fashion forgot. Luckily new book Style Me Vintage - 1940s (Liz Tregenza, Pavillion, £11.99) does away with the myth of an era of drab, home-made style....
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Future vintage: fashion worth collecting now

Now that I have a daughter who might or might not be interested in vintage herself one day, I often wonder if I should buy cheap contemporary pieces for her and start a mini collection of future vintage she...
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Win a classic Rotary Dial Retro Telephone!

New year, new home style? Start 2015 with bang and win a fantastic classic rotary dial retro phone based on a Thirties design! Introducing the GPO-200 Classic Retro Telephone, a contemporary British design...
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What to wear to a rock’n’roll party

A fun spin on a Fifties evening is a rock'n'roll party - wear your biggest circle dress, sip sodas and dance along to Little Richard all night long. Here are some suggestions for a fun rock'n'roll inspired...
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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 If you're looking for the real deal, with plenty of historical references and details thrown in as extra info, check...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...