As someone who is interested in vintage fashion and style, I love to share new garments and outfit ideas on my Instagram page. But let’s talk about what’s underneath all of these outfits, for without the supporting structure of good lingerie, the silhouette of a garment and how it fits your frame can be significantly… Continue reading Textile Architecture; How Good Foundations Can Transform Your Vintage Ensemble
Hi all and welcome to the third and final instalment for this series of DIY turban tying; I have to say I am so flattered that you guys have actually read my blog posts and tutorials and have shared your outcomes on social media! It really does mean a lot to me that you have… Continue reading Tying Your Own Turban Part 3: The Turban Twist!
Hi everyone! Hopefully you managed to have a read of my last blog post and were able to recreate the 1940s style “Cat-Ear” turban for yourselves. In this blog post, we will look at creating another classic style turban and the best part about this one is that you don’t even need to buy anything… Continue reading Tying Your Own Turban Part 2: The Traditional
Turbans were very popular in 1940s fashion and continues to be a staple in many vintage girls’ styling. They can cover a multitude of ‘bad hair day’ sins, can be used to cover your rollers or pincurls and can be used to create drama instead of a hat. For a more in-depth look at the… Continue reading Tying Your Own Turban Part 1; The Cat-Ear Turban
It’s been a while since my last blog post so firstly let me apologise for that. The reason is mainly due to procrastination (Christmas and all that) but I am also struggling to encourage my other half to be my photographer and so the following blog post are images that I have taken myself. I… Continue reading An Outfit with a “Seal of Merit”
I reside in the glorious county of Derbyshire for which Derby is my nearest city. It is true to say that I am surrounded by natural beauty, fresh country air and wonderful scenery. This is all delightful but I yearn for a little more vintage culture in my city. There are no more remaining dedicated… Continue reading You, Me and SRV
It has been a little while since the photoshoot I did at Revival Retro boutique in London but I have such fond memories of that day that I feel it imperative to share them and talk about the event in more detail. For I must say, prior to this event, I had struggled to find… Continue reading Revival Retro photoshoot; an eye (and wallet) opening experience…
Hello everyone, my name is Sam Swift, this is my first blog post and I am a self-confessed vintage addict. I’m addicted to that feeling of glamour, femininity and decadence that comes from wearing my vintage pieces. I’m addicted to hunting out sought-after pieces from our beloved vintage designers and finding vintage bargains in the most… Continue reading It’s a hat trick!