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Am I to old for my youth? My views on looking 'age appropriate'

Am I to old for my youth? My views on looking 'age appropriate'

Age appropriate shelf life Have you ever been asked, what you wearing that for? What have you come as? I know I have. It's not really funny, but I ...
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 'Mumpreneur' And why I'm not one!

If you asked someone over thirty five what they thought a entrepreneur was, they would most likely say, a man that is running his own successful business, probably wears a suit and goes to networking functions and conferences and is pretty damn boring. If you pose the same question to the younger generation I think the reply would be vastly different.
What Andy Wore. In 3 minutes.

What Andy Wore. In 3 minutes.

As much of our blogging is done by Courtney I thought I'd chip in on how I grew up style wise. Like many young men I picked a style based on my pee...
Tips for buying vintage

Top Tips For Buying Vintage on a Budget.

Buying true vintage on a tight budget can be fun and fulfilling but also time consuming and at times disheartening. Never fear there is a few thing...
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Do it for Love, Not for Money!

Not all money earned is the same What on earth is she going on about? I hear you ask!  Well, I mean that one persons £2000 can be very different...
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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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...