Make Do and Mend: summer style updates

Although it may not feel like it, summer is merely around the corner, so what better time to update your wardrobe with a few vintage touches? We may be out of recession, but that’s no reason to ditch our...

Make do and mend a Givenchy-inspired necklace

Would you like a Givenchy necklace but can't face the high fashion price tag? No problem! Outi Pyy, Finish fashion and accessories designer and self-styled 'trashionista' is at hand to tell you how to...

New shoes? Well sort of thanks to make do and mend

OK, so you may have a pair of rather worn-down shoes, old but still with life in them. No need to say goodbye to them, give them a new lease of life with make do and mend! Lucy Housman shows us how to....

Jazz up your vintage shoes!

So you're out and about vintage shopping when you come across some perfectly nice vintage ballet flats. There's nothing wrong with them but there's nothing amazing about them either. Not to worry, Isabella...

Retro Recreations: The thoroughly modern knitter

Knitting has taken Britain by ‘yarnstorm’, as younger generations grab their wool and head to the pub for a late-night knit. Knitting patterns aloft, modern knitters clear their local pubs' bars to make...

Revamp you maxi dress into a mod mini

Vintage shops are full of Seventies maxi dresses that are often unflattering and difficult to wear. Lucy Housman has made her maxi dress into a mod mini. Find out how....

Vintage revamp: the little tweed jacket

The little tweed jacket is a fashion classic you can pick up cheaply at vintage and charity shops. But what if the style isn't quite what you had in mind? Lucy Housman gave her vintage tweed jacket a...