Art Nouveau jewellery

Art Nouveau was a popular style from around 1890 to 1905, marking a transition from Victorian society to the modernism of the Edwardian age. It was a movement covering art, architecture, interior design and...

The first ever movie star: Florence Lawrence

A hundred years ago cinema was in its infancy, neither the studio system nor the concept of movie stars had yet been conceived. Christopher Raymond Brocklebank takes a look back at a young actress named...

Berlin for vintage film enthusiats

Vintage film enthusiasts have a number of notable sights to explore in Berlin, after all the city was once the film capital of Europe. Our Berlin correspondent Holly  has found the perfect sights for...

The end of Max Factor – the end of an era

It's sad news for vintage lovers and beauty addicts alike: legendary make-up brand Max Factor will cease trading in the US - but continues selling make-up elsewhere. We take a look back at the man behind the...

Putting on the Ritz: Twenties event in Toronto

Toronto celebrates the spirit of its inter-war period restoration with a fabulous Twenties-themed event, Putting on the Ritz. Guests will have a real taste of the inter-war period, plus there will...

Literary Inspirations: Flapper Fashion

Sometimes vintage inspiration can be taken from other sources than photographs or film. Nell Darby has found the EF Benson’s series of Lucia novels a great insight into Twenties society and flapper...

Take a film tour: Hollywood in Berlin

If you are a fan of Twenties silent movies or if you perhaps adore Billy Wilder, then here's the perfect way of exploring Berlin: take a film tour! Our Berlin correspondent Holly Fletcher recommends the...

Take a journey through Twenties London

The 53rd London Film Festival, which started last week, is a great chance to rediscover cinematic treasures which have been hidden away in the archives. One of this year's highlights is silent film...

Bow special: top ten vintage buys

Flirty and fun, decorative bows can be both chic and girly. A permanent fixture in both clothing and home ware designs across the years, their adaptability has seen them featured in many different trends as...