Stepping up the vintage look

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Ok so I arrived a little late to the joys of INSTAGRAM and PINTEREST but I’ve now shaken the cobwebs out of my brain and got searching all things vintage on the app. What did I find? Oodles of beautiful images of vintage clothing, hair styles and make-up tips. Not to mention all manner of household goodies. I decided to step up my vintage look by having a go at a vintage hairstyle. I’ve always loved girls with their hair in … Read More

Pretty pastels

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With Spring in the air we love the new pretty pastel colours flooding the high street and the online market place. We have added to our new spring collection highlighting the pastel trend, of course with our favourite vintage prints. Every girl needs a shopper/tote bag when nipping to the shops and ours double as beach bags! With many styles and colours to choose from you can add a pop of colour to your look easily. Need a cosmetic bag … Read More

How to achieve the perfect layered look – My top tips

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One of the most popular trends, which has carried through this season is the layered necklace look.   How to wear this trend:   Decide how many you wish to wear. We find three – four works best. Too few and you’ll miss the point and too many and you could end up looking like Mr T 😉 Start off with your longest necklace and decide where you want it to stop. Most of the chains on our website come … Read More

1920’s glamour…

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To bring in the new year I was invited to a 1920’s theme party and of course this was right up my street! I looked at endless iconic images, looking at how women styled their hair and make-up. I decided to go for a dark lip and pale skin with sculptured cheeks and kept my eyes light with plenty of mascara. I found a sequin head band from H&M and added my grandmothers antique brooch to the centre. I have … Read More

Why Vintage?

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My love of vintage style has slowly crept up on me. I remember as a child watching old black and white movies and thinking how glamorous the women looked, but it wasn’t until a few years ago wearing a swing dress to a fancy dress charity ball that I was hooked. I love the 50’s style in particular, but also enjoy vintage with a modern twist. That’s why I created my shop so I could play around with the vintage … Read More

My Vintage Valentine

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Vintage Valentine began through many years of crafting with my mother making everything from knitted finger warmers (because I couldn’t manage gloves) little corn dolls, making necklaces from pumpkin seeds, to the more complex beaded collars and creations I make today. It sounds terribly cliché to say my mother got me to where I am but it’s true, she gave me the joy of making things and its something that I now couldn’t live without. I worked for years in … Read More