Hi! For those of you who don’t know me yet, my name is Sam Swift and I am an avid fan of  1940s fashion and styling, living in the Midlands area of the UK. I seek inspiration from tailoring of the bygone years to create my own sense of style and I like to blend original vintage pieces with quality reproduction garments to fuse practicality with decadence and luxury. I have a weak spot for vintage designer brand ‘Lilli Ann’ and have a rather extensive suit collection with many pieces from this particular designer.

I also like to sew and have made several of my own garments, although I do not profess to be an expert in any form! I enjoy sourcing vintage fabrics to work with and learning the skills to be able to recreate looks from old Hollywood and film noir.

I also work full time in the healthcare industry and so aim to inspire others to be able to adopt a vintage style in a modern world whilst retaining a strong sense of professionalism.