Forget the talkies – why silent film must live on

Silent film The Artist has been a surprise box office hit this month, introducing a whole new generation of cinema goers to silent films QueensOfVintage.com has met up with silent film enthusiast Hala...

First Ladies of Fashion

When Michelle Obama became America's latest First Lady she joined a long list of women who have been at the centre of the world's attention - not so much because of their political stance or their charitable...

Summer style inspiration: Jodie Foster in Taxi Driver

Jodie Foster's child prostitute character in Scorsese's Taxi Driver (1976) is the sartorial embodiment of a hot summer in Seventies New York City. We love her denim hot pants, wide-rimmed hats and sultry red...

Kings of Vintage: British street style – skinheads

Few British subcultures have been as misinterpreted as Skins. A youth movement that emerged out of the Mod scene and was inspired by West Indian hair styles, it is now overshadowed by the extremist...

Vintage style icon: Anita Pallenberg

Anita Pallenberg is maybe less well know than some of her contemporaries - Marianne Faithfull, Jane Birkin, etc - however she is just as representative of the late Sixties, Seventies  power girls, with...

Lena Horne – the lady and her music

In today’s so-called celebrity culture, genuine star quality has become increasingly difficult to come by. True talent, beauty, style or the power to influence and inspire are all rare commodities these...

Vintage style icons: Wynona Carr

Largely unrecognized during her own lifetime, singer and composer Sister Wynona Carr was among the truly pioneering artists of her time.  Her music, which stood out because of its raw lyrics and...

British street style: Mod

The ultimate Sixties youth movement, Mods were a quintessentially British phenomenon, despite their Italian Vespas and love for US soul and Jamaican ska. Christopher Raymond Brocklebank takes a look at one of...

Vintage swimwear and the Hollywood connection

Throughout the historical timeline of the swimwear industry there have been some groundbreaking designers who played a huge part in its evolution. Hollywood also had a starring role by greatly influencing...

TV series we love: Miss Marple

Sleuthing has never been so in fashion with more and more stylish celebs lining up for cameos in the new and fabulously nostalgic TV version of Miss Marple. Laura Terry takes a closer look....