The Idle Women of Wartime Waterways at The Cruising Association

It’s not often you are invited to see a performance piece inside The Cruising Association building, which is less of a theatrical space and more of a place for river lovers to meet up with a pint and discuss all…

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The ‘Vanessa’ Wiggle dress by Lindy Bop

The ‘Vanessa’ Wiggle dress by Lindy Bop

‘I love wiggle dresses, they just will never suit me’.  Here is a statement you will have heard me utter over the years with complete conviction.  Wiggle dresses were something for other people, those with flat stomachs …
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Vintage Style for the Office with Eles Clothing

Vintage Style for the Office with Eles Clothing

  Pro Tip:  If you want to take blog pictures of you in a form fitting dress, don’t take it at the end of the day when you have literally just finished stuffing your face with pasta and bread.  …
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Vintage Inspired Homeware: Kitchen

Vintage Inspired Homeware: Kitchen

  It was only a couple of weeks ago in my 1950s Inspired Homeware Bargains For Under £5 post that I swore off buying anything else for my new home.  A home that you might recall, I don’t actually own, …
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Le Keux Cosmetics: Peachy Keen Lip Paint and Duel Ended Brushes

Le Keux Cosmetics: Peachy Keen Lip Paint and Duel Ended Brushes

I’ve been following Le Keux Cosmetics for a while now, I first heard of them when I was searching around for local vintage companies and stumbled across their salon in Leeds.  From there I found they had their own …
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