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July 13, 2012

Because Red is NOT the Only Colour…..

I LOVE Red Lipstick. Ever since I discovered that all reds were not created equal I have been on a mission to find my perfect […]
June 29, 2012

The "Vintage" Backlash (Or Why I Won't be Hanging Up My Petticoats)

Something funny is going on in the happy land of “vintage”. For a long while we were happy with our victory rolls, and maxi skirts, […]
May 23, 2012

Land Girls, Beer and Sunshine

One of the things I did over my holiday that warrants a little more attention is a trip to a pub. Pub visits are not […]
May 4, 2012

The Value of Vintage

So, apparently the 90s are vintage. The Vintage Festival says so, so it must be true, after all, they own vintage now, right? This article […]
April 16, 2012

Lingerie Love – Triumph Doreen Bra

Todays Lingerie Love isn’t about pretty fillies with lace trims and pretty patterns. It’s about probably the most boring bra I own, but one of […]
March 28, 2012

Iconic Styles: The Pencil Skirt

Today I’m going to talk about Pencil Skirts. I enjoyed writing the little piece on Breton Stripes at the beginning of this month, so I […]
March 7, 2012

Iconic Styles: The Breton Stripe Top

Although it’s actually snowed this week, I am still sticking to my insistence that it’s Spring. Sunnier days can only be around the corner, so […]
February 10, 2012

Retro Chick Review: Astral Original and Astral Light & Creamy

A few weeks ago I was sent a couple of pots of Astral Cream to try. Astral has been around since 1950, my Mum used […]
January 27, 2012

Retro Chick Reviews: Style Me Vintage Clothes

Today I have a bit of an exclusive book review for you! Style Me Vintage: Clothes: A Guide to Sourcing and Creating Retro Looks isn’t […]
January 20, 2012

Vintage Feminism

I can’t quite believe I haven’t written about this already! But it seems I haven’t. Whilst I’ve written about other aspects of the construction of […]
January 18, 2012

Retro Chick Reviews – MAC Ruby Woo

It’s time for another red lipstick review. I’ve been putting off reviewing this lipstick for a long time, as although it’s a really popular one, […]
December 14, 2011

Thrifty Vintage Winter Skin Care

Today I thought I’d tell you about my Skin Care routine. One of the things I love about learning about the past, and vintage glamour, […]