A short history of Las Vegas

Las Vegas with its annual vintage party Viva Las Vegas (you can read all about it on QueensOfVintage.com of course) retro wedding chapels and old-school casinos continues to fascinate and attract a...

We’re sharing the best ever Forties beauty secrets

It is time to indulge in our favourite past-time and hark on back to the Forties when bright red lipstick and pencilled-on-tights ruled the roost. It is no secret that we are still in the midst of an ugly...

Ten essential vintage and retro beauty products

There are thousands of brilliant cosmetics out there if you’re after the essential vintage feel, and more importantly, look. Martha Hayes has chosen ten of the best, so treat yourself! Elizabeth Arden -...

Where does vintage style take centre stage?

Whether the mainstream knows it or not, vintage style is one of the true pillars of fashion, celebrating classic pieces in a way which allows them to stand the test of time over and over again. But as...

A vintage classic: the Christmas jumper

via GIPHY According to research conducted by Voucherbox, we spent over £260 million on Christmas jumpers last year alone. Why is it, therefore, that something which not so long ago was considered to...

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...

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....

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...