Grace Kelly hair tutorial

Grace Kelly is the epitome of Fifties glamour and sophistication. Her golden locks were always perfectly coiffed into elegant up-dos or shoulder-length styles. Here we have found an amazing video...

Twenties key style elements: fashion meets leisure

Think Twenties fashion and plenty comes to mind: short, fringed dresses in loose fitting, sensuous fabrics, silhouetting willowy, boyish bodies. Cloche hats covered bobbed hair and framed flirtatious eyes and...
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Top ten tips for a vintage fair first timer

A vintage fair is a wonderful thing.  Forget the monotony (and expense!) of the high street - vintage fairs are the ultimate shopping day out.  If you’ve never been, or always wondered what it’s all...
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Video guide: how to create Twenties make-up

The Twenties not only saw a revolution in fashion but also in make-up style. With new, advanced make-up products more readily available, the old Edwardian attitude to make-up changed profoundly. Not only...

How-to video guide: Edie Sedgwick inspired make-up

Have you ever tried to copy Sixties It girl Edie Sedgwick's heavily kohled black and white eye make-up? I have, and I've failed miserably every single time. But fear not, QueensOfVintage.com has found an...
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How to date vintage clothing by looking at zips

Example of a Schiaparelli zip (Victoria and Albert Museum) T.393-1974 Advantage in Vintage: I think one of the biggest misconceptions out there with relation to vintage clothing is that plastic zips...

How to be a thrift shop queen

Princess Pin Curls: I am a Thrift Shop Queen, not a princess, a queen. I find great mid-century pieces for very good prices all the time. You too can become a thrifty queen, you just need to know where to...

How to wash gloves

While looking through her Thirties pattern magazines, Jennifer Knox came across an article on glove care she just had to share. Here is some great, original Thirties advice on how to wash your...

Have a Very Merry, Very Vintage Holiday

For those of us suffering an addiction to vintage, the holidays offer a unique opportunity to indulge our passion. Here, members of the Vintage Fashion Guild give tips on how to easily incorporate vintage...

Video: How to finger-wave your hair

With the new Great Gatsby film coming out in a few months, even mainstream fashion magazines are going into a Twenties overdrive - apparently Twenties Marcel and finger waves are going to be staging a style...