Your Guide to 1950s Men’s Fashion

1950s mens fashion

The post-war decade that is the 1950s is often heralded by some as a kind of heyday for all things traditional and conservative. This often applies to everything, including fashion, and, to a large extent, that is true. Why, you might ask? It is primarily because what we consider preppy or trad styles for men … Read more

Vintage Lingerie Guide: 1950s Underwear

1950s vintage lingerie

So, you want to look as authentically 1950s as possible? Well, to achieve the perfect ’50s look, you have to start with what’s happening underneath that sheath dress or full-circle skirt and tight sweater… some amazing vintage lingerie! Don’t forget to check out our favourite vintage lingerie brands: What Katie Did Bettie Page Unique Vintage … Read more

1950s Fashion For Women

Women’s 1950s fashion is a popular retro style and yet can be interpreted in many different ways. To some 1950s fashion represents improving economic conditions after the war as well as the advent of new media and culture. On the other hand, many see 1950s fashion as encapsulating many social issues that continue to this … Read more

The Essentials of 1980s Men’s Fashion

Depending on who you ask, it was either the best of times or the worst of times when it comes to 1980s fashion trends and their overall impact on the industry.  Let’s face it: 1980s fashion is a take-it-or-leave-it proposition and most of us have left it behind but, for a certain select number of … Read more

1920s Men’s Fashion: Complete Guide

There is always something bold about 1920s men’s fashion. From Chicago gangsters to The Great Gatsby, this is a truly an era that our modern culture holds to great acclaim. This is reflected in a huge amount of media surrounding a very visually stimulating decade – the aforementioned Gatsby, Peaky Blinders, Downton Abbey, Boardwalk Empire … Read more

Bell Bottom Jeans: Unleash Your Flare

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Bell bottom jeans – or flare jeans if you prefer – are a great look that is sadly quite rare in current fashion trends. That means you are guaranteed to stand out in these tributes to 60s fashion with a Boho or Hippie vibe. They are a versatile garment as demonstrated by many rock bands … Read more

1920s Makeup Tutorial

1920s flapper makeup

The arrival of 1920s makeup was a revolution. After decades of conservative attitudes towards cosmetics, the 1920s saw a fight back as everyday respectable women used makeup to its full effect. 1920s Makeup Suppliers: Besame Cosmetics LBCC Historical Apothecary But don’t forget – popular brands like Max Factor and Maybelline started in the 1920s! The … Read more

How To Find Perfect Vintage Lace Wedding Dresses

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Vintage lace wedding dresses are among the most spectacular vintage wedding dresses. Finding the right vintage lace wedding dress comes down to whether you want and original or a vintage inspired lace wedding dress. Vintage Style Wedding Dresses Lace A vintage inspired lace wedding dress is often a wise choice since vintage lace is so … Read more

The Best 1920s Flapper Dresses December, 2022

Violet Romer flapper dress 1920s

When it comes to vintage clothing the 1920s flapper dress stands out as an icon. The 1920s was a golden age for fashion and that legacy lasts to this day in popular culture from the opulence of The Great Gatsby‘s dresses to the gritty realism of BBC’s Peaky Blinders suits. Our favourite 1920s flapper dress … Read more