Vintage fashion

(50 Posts)
user7755 Wed 30-Dec-15 20:47:36

So here it is, our very own thread grin

Let me begin by saying, whoever it was who mentioned Ruby Shoo, my bank balance won't thank you!

BitOfFun Wed 30-Dec-15 20:49:51

I'm just here for the lovely pictures- don't mind me.

<settles in>

user7755 Wed 30-Dec-15 20:51:16

Talia - put yours on, it is gorgeous!

I also want to see photos of Single - her style sounds fabulous

TaliZorah Wed 30-Dec-15 20:54:03

User thank you! Here it is. This is one of my dresses as well from Lindybop! Ignore the lack of shoes...

user7755 Wed 30-Dec-15 20:57:08

I think it is the accessories which make the difference between tacky fancy dress and really stylish.

Is that a dress or top and skirt?

TaliZorah Wed 30-Dec-15 20:58:13

It's a dress with a cropped cardigan smile

I think so too!

user7755 Wed 30-Dec-15 21:00:02

It looks lovely, the pattern on the skirt is gorgeous, quite unusual.

TaliZorah Wed 30-Dec-15 21:01:03

Thank you! I hope someone else posts pics now, I feel alone on here!

Currently lusting after VoH skirts grin

MidnightVelvetthe4th Wed 30-Dec-15 21:01:56

I love those black shoes!

user7755 Wed 30-Dec-15 21:10:03

I'm on ebay, having a nosey. Fancy something a bit 60's for work. Full on circle skirt not really the done thing but can get away with 60s as it's a bit more subtle.

I don't do pictures of me but will post other pics as I find them grin

TaliZorah Wed 30-Dec-15 21:12:09

user I've been lucky I've always been able to get away with wearing my normal stuff. Might post some of my brooches in a bit

GarlicCake Wed 30-Dec-15 21:21:03

Tragically, I am vintage and Tethers probably has my old clothes in her static-illuminated wardrobe.

GarlicCake Wed 30-Dec-15 21:32:04

User7755, would something like this be any good? Both from Asos. They have a ton of 60s style stuff.

user7755 Wed 30-Dec-15 22:02:01

Oh I will definitely look at those, thanks Garlic grin

tethersend Wed 30-Dec-15 23:17:46

Agree, asks has some fab 60s stuff atm.

This and this in particular.

tethersend Wed 30-Dec-15 23:18:20

ASOS, not asks angry

PetiteBateau Wed 30-Dec-15 23:33:18

Ooh lovely thread!!

user7755 Wed 30-Dec-15 23:53:07

Just found these two, hovering over the submit payment button as I'm a bit skint.

www.asos.com/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=5543252

www.asos.com/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=5780599&CTARef=Mini+Bag

what do you think?

Am 5ft 5, size 10, with boobs and hips. Dark hair, mid length bob (if that has anything to do with anything.

user7755 Wed 30-Dec-15 23:53:57

They don't seem to have much in my size

flightywoman Thu 31-Dec-15 00:34:57

I love a bit of 50s styling and this year I made two circle skirts and bought a proper chiffon underskirt. It seems to suit me as I seem to get compliments when I wear them.

One if a black on white polka dot with a wide elastic waistband and I wear it with a striped top.

The other is a cherry print and has a regular zip and button waistband. I made a top from the same fabric but it's not completely right so I normally wear a v-neck plain top.

I feel very dressed when I wear them, but not overdone. I love them!

pinkstinks Thu 31-Dec-15 02:39:52

Yay I just bought the ophelia from Lindy bop inspired by the other thread! Everyone was hating on them but they are beautiful! It's in a lovely green colour and was 9.99! And free delivery... Here's hoping it fits!

TaliZorah Thu 31-Dec-15 07:00:21

flighty those look amazing! I wish I could sew but I just can't, I'd love to make stuff.

user the first outfit is awesome, get it grin

donajimena Thu 31-Dec-15 07:03:51

I've recently been shopping at an online store called 'atom retro'
This is my latest purchase

TaliZorah Thu 31-Dec-15 08:21:01

Does anyone know where I can get some good belts from to go with vintage dresses? You can see in the green dress pic the dress is hanging away from me, but I can't wear waist belts because my torso is so short it is wider than it...

I like thin coloured belts but can't find any!

Pipbin Thu 31-Dec-15 08:25:08

eBay is your friend for belts.

I'm lucky that I have a wonderful vintage boutique in my town. She now has all my money.

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