Tara Starlet

Retro find of the week: Tara Starlet Picnic Skirt

Tropical patterns aside, nothing says 'summer picnic' more than classic gingham. This midi-length cotton skirt (£70) by London repro label Tara Starlet has a real Fifties vibe with its blue or pink colour...
40s repro dress

Forties dress collection by The Fabulous Miss K

Vintage stylist and Queens Of Vintage guest blogger Karen, aka The Fabulous Miss K, has just launched her debut fashion collection, a range of three amazing Forties-inspired dresses, just in time for the end...
vintage coats

New 20s and 30s inspired coat collection

I am lucky to have some very talented friends, and Irma aka The Vintage Dressmaker, is certainly one of the most talented people I know. Point in case, her uber cool new Twenties and Thirties inspired coat...
40s-mules

5 key pieces for a 40s Mexican look

Although a Sixties and Seventies lover at heart, the Forties Mexicana look is one of my favourite vintage styles. Here are five key pieces, all available to buy right now, to recreate that Forties Mexican...
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Five repro summer wedges available to buy now

If you're looking after a stylish, suitably vintage yet comfortable summer shoe, consider the wedge. The humble wedge first became fashionable in the late Thirties and has remained a go-to-style ever since....
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Five key pieces for a 50s Beatnik look

The Beatniks of the late Fifties that populated cafes in New York, the bars in Paris and roamed the streets of Soho were a hipper version of Jack Kerouac's anti-conformist, unwashed, post-war Beat...
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Buy them now: 5 vintage-inspired swimsuits

Summer has finally reached Britain with a vengeance, what better time to lounge around on beaches, at lidos or simply at home wearing your best vintage-inspired swimwear. Here are five retro swimsuits all...
Myrna Loy dress

German label VinSinn: 20s to 50s-inspired style

Lots of repro labels seem to have been founded by swing dancers keen on getting the perfect vintage-style clothes, including German label VinSinn, which specialises in clothing inspired by the Twenties to...