Category Archives: Vintage Fashion

Tea and Cake with Natasha Bailie

The internet can be a perilous place for vintage-lovers; photos can be astonishingly misrepresentative, dealers can be seriously fast and loose with their descriptions, one person’s red can be another person’s coral… The potential for hit-and-miss transactions is huge, so … Continue reading

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(Not So) Fast Fashion

It was a gorgeous morning this Sunday: birds singing, children playing, and a strange phutphutphut sound all wafted in on a warm breeze through the open balcony doors. Phutphutphut? Ah the magical, if not terribly eco-friendly, sound of vintage cars … Continue reading

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Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden

I think my favourite trend of the S/S ’09 season has to be the return of classic soft, feminine tailoring. There are so many Eighties overtones on the highstreet right now it’s easy to see Vogue-era Madonna and forget the … Continue reading

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Reverse Cowgirl

If you’d walked past and looked through my bedroom window this morning you’d have been greeted with the none-too-pretty sight of me literally pouring my generously proportioned thighs and bottom into my latest wardrobe favourites – skin-tight, cropped, high-waisted jeans. … Continue reading

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Frock Me!

Sunday was, for many fashion and film-lovers, spent in gasping anticipation of the most glamorous night of the year: the Oscars. The canny fashionistas of Brighton, however, had other things on their minds as the Sallis Benney Theatre played host … Continue reading

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Time for a little fantasy…

On a decidedly grey February afternoon last week, surrounded by industrious but seriously drab students (some of whom were, I swear, still wearing their pyjamas; and I don’t mean in a louche, D&G kind of way), I was squirreled away … Continue reading

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