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Win a retro necklace with Hannah Makes Things

Online jewellery store- Hannah Makes Things- is offering three lucky QueensOfVintage.com readers a chance to win a lovely vintage-inspired sewing machine watch necklace! The antique-style necklace is a...

A history of style: the feather

Prada, Fendi and Burberry have all included it in their collections, it used to be strictly reserved for those of social standing, and cabaret dancers made it seductive. We are talking about the humble...

Vintage comeback: the rain bonnet

Just why did the rain bonnet ever go out of fashion? Much more practical than an umbrella, especially when you're stuck in a gale-force downpour, the former handbag staple has in recent years been relegated to...

King of vintage bling: Kenneth Jay Lane

 "Elegance, good taste and luxury never go out of style," says Kenneth Jay Lane, the man who single-handedly made costume jewelry cool. Sara de Velasco reports on the king of vintage bling. At a recent...

The corset: a timeless piece of fashion?

Since the 16th century the ideal female form has been a curvacious one. Tiny waists and ample busts have been shaped and formed through all types of shapewear, most famously the corset. Lauren Candon takes...

Forgotten vintage accessories

If we were ever in doubt how ‘fashionable’ vintage has become, then we need look no further than the summer accessories that are currently hitting the highstreet.  Those of us in the vintage know have...

Well heeled – the history of the stiletto

Getting ready for a night out, many women need a final touch to feel done, before they feel ready to go out (usually sans coat and sensible shoes.) A swipe of lipstick, a smudge of perfume, a slick of...

Vintage Accessories thoughout the decades

When talking of vintage style and fashion we must remember that’s not all about the clothes. It’s also the all important accessories that support, accentuate and sometimes even make the outfit. Angel...

Vintage bloggers share their top tips on vintage hats

In days gone by no respectable lady would have even thought about leaving the house without her hat and gloves on. Over time, the convention of hat-wearing slipped by the wayside, and women everywhere started...