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Wear your vintage dress six different ways!

Wear your vintage dress six different ways!

You've found the perfect dress and you love wearing it. But the weathers changed and you don't want to hide it away for the colder months. I know the feeling. So ive come up with a few ways of mixing it up a bit, so we can get a bit more milage out of your dress. 
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Step Back in Time

I have around 1900 songs on my iPod, yet on average I probably only actually listen to around a third of the tracks on there. I have a go to era, ...
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A quick guide to looking hot and keeping cool this summer!

Getting hot and bothered about what to wear this summer? Here's a  a quick heads up to dressing for the hot weather and keeping you fresh. 
Hi I'm Kate.

Hi I'm Kate.

Hello, and welcome to Strawberry Vintage! Let me introduce myself, my name is Kate, I'm in my early 40s, I work full time in ladies fashion, I'm a mum to a 6ft 2 , 15 year old boy who has just sat his GCSEs and is soon about to embark on college life, and I'm a writer. I write about what I love, what I feel and what I see.
Social Media - I wish it didn't exist, but I'm glad it does.

Social Media - I wish it didn't exist, but I'm glad it does.

Why I wish it didn't exist.  Rose tinted glasses. Everyones life is perfect. Attentions seekers. Keyboard warriors. Anger. Complainers doing nothin...
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Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Colour Mood? A real moody blog!

So why do we dress the way we do? Sometimes its comfort because your planning on slowing around the house and not getting up to much. Or maybe your out to impress on a first date or meeting new people for the first time so you want to look fresh and stylish.
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Over forty with a passion for fashion? What can go wrong?

You shouldn't worry about what other people think for a start. Screw them. If you want bright red hair that clashes with your favourite yellow coat, then do it. Confidence is key. If you feel good then
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What's Vintage Clothing? What's Retro Clothing?

What's Vintage Clothing? What's Retro Clothing? Vintage Clothing normally means clothing manufactured at least 20 years before the present day. Vintage garments were often hand made with top quality fabrics and today can often mean paying less than a lesser quality new item. Retro Clothing refers to new, old or modern.....
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You Can't Handle The Youth

The term 'teenager' didn't really exist in the forty's. There were babies, children, youths and adults. To be classed as an adult was less about reaching a milestone birthday such as 18 or 21 and more aligned to getting
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Fashion Shoots. It's Not All Black and White. Here's a quick guide.

If your under the impression that taking part in a photo shoot of any kind, is glamorous then you are a little off target. Don't misunderstand me, they can be immense fun and totally rewarding. Particularly when you
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Go Figure - Top hacks for dressing with confidence

Take the stress out of those "I have nothing to wear" moments, with my 5 Top Hacks. A simple guide to help you feel and look great.
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Coffee House Ground Work

Coffee shops and organisation go cup in hand. It used to be said that all the best thinking was done on the throne. I disagree, I would say the cof...