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Mary Quant 1965

Something about Mary

Show us your legs!     After visiting the Mary Quant exhibition at the V&A a few weeks ago how could I not do a blog about it! After all, Quan...
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. 
Belt up for a change!

Belt up for a change!

We all have clothes hidden away in our wardrobes just waiting to be worn again. Chances are (if your like me) you have just got a bit bored of them. Well one way (I will go over some other tips at a later date) is to simply add a belt. Yes it really is that easy! Today i'm going to quickly show you a few different ways of using the same belt in different ways to give your dress a little va-va-voom. 
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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.....
50s teen by lake

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
French breakfast with coffee

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...
Modern Mods

Modern Mods

The heart of British culture In todays diverse society there are many styles and trends that have spawned from past eras. Here at The Strawberry Vi...
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Fashion Faux Par; Is It Really a Mistake?

Fashion is all relative. We’ve  all done it, worn something day in and day out because we either just loved it or because we thought we looked t...
How to Clean Vintage Clothing - A Quick Guide.

How to Clean Vintage Clothing - A Quick Guide.

A quick guide to washing and cleaning your vintage clothes for the first time.
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Isn't Vintage Clothing just Old Clothing?

Why would you wear vintage? This is a question i’m Often asked. Well, I ask you. Why wouldn't you want to? With so many positive reasons of adorni...