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Vintage Look Book: 1950s Sportswear

There were so many stylish men in the 1950s: Cary Grant, Marlon Brando, Elvis and of course James Dean. Youth culture blossomed in the Fifties and sportswear became really popular, so grab yourself a pair of high-tops, a bowling shirt and a varsity j...
by We Heart Vintage on Feb 24, 2014

Outfit x Travel: 70s Orange Crush @ Bargara Beach

Beaded 70s vintage bag: Vestiaire Collective | Orange stripes romper: ModCloth | Sunglasses: Chanel | Orange wide-brimmed floppy hat: Melbourne Chapel Street thrift shop Confession: I’m having a massive crush on all things vintag...
by Lace n Ruffles on Feb 9, 2014

A Century of Fashion in 100 Seconds

I discovered this amazing video a few days ago on Vimeo and thought you’d love it as much as I do. It’s called ’100 years of fashion in 100 seconds’ and, well, that says it all really. It’s a fabulous compilation of fash...
by We Heart Vintage on Feb 8, 2014

January on Instagram

I’ve started to use Instagram more regularly (mostly due to a better phone camera!), so thought I’d share with you a few photos from January. Recent purchases: top row: Sophie […]...
by Hellcandy makeup on Feb 5, 2014

KAREN WALKER X KENYA

creditKaren Walker teamed up with the UN’S Ethical Fashion Initiative to commission Kenyan artisans to make screenprinted & beaded pouches for her Summer 2014 eyewear collection. some of the artisans involved – machin...
by Polli on Feb 3, 2014

1970s Vintage: 50 Fabulous Finds

I love the Seventies. While I adore the fashions from other decades, I feel at home wearing 70s style. As a small child I was dressed in corduroy dungarees, chunky roll neck sweaters and puff-sleeved dresses and I guess that never really leaves you.
by We Heart Vintage on Jan 27, 2014

1960s Fashion Show

Runway model shows off gown made of Como silk in Belagio, Italy, July 1968. PHOTOGRAPH BY JOE SCHERSCHEL, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Source and copyright: National Geographic Found Edited with BlogPad Pro...
by We Heart Vintage on Dec 11, 2013

The Epitome of 1930s Style?

This picture perfectly captures for me the style of the 1930s. I think my glamorous 1930s ideal probably stems from watching too many Poirot and Hollywood movies, where all the young people were beautiful, tanned and althetic, all the men had slicked...
by We Heart Vintage on Dec 8, 2013

Cyber Monday at ModCloth!

It's Cyber Monday! This U.S. event has crossed the Pacific and affected even the malls in the Philippines. But it's the online shops that make it truly global!From December 1 to December 2 only, get 20% off @ Modcloth sitewide. Take your pi...
by The Clothes Muse on Dec 2, 2013

1950s swimsuit photographed underwater

A diver holding a hose for breathing compressed air feeds fish at Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida, January 1955. Would YOU be brave enough to do this? Photograph by Bates Littlehales, National Geographic Source and copyright: National Geographic Found...
by We Heart Vintage on Nov 27, 2013

How to Wear 1940s Hats

There’s a real soft-spot in my heart for 1940s fashions. Perhaps it’s because I grew up seeing the big shoulder pads and nipped in waists of the of the 80s and thinking it was all oh so glamorous, and later I realised how one decade was a...
by We Heart Vintage on Nov 26, 2013

Tilly Tizzani, October Vogue 1962

Tilly Tizzani wearing a ‘bijou suit, wine and roses’ for October Vogue 1962. Isn’t the dress beautiful? Source and copyright: Some rights reserved by dovima_is_devine_II...
by We Heart Vintage on Nov 23, 2013

50 vintage party dresses

From the 1920s to the 1980s there are so many wonderful vintage dresses out there you could wear this party season. I had the most enormous fun researching this post, I felt like a child in a sweet-shop looking through all these vintage treasures! It...
by We Heart Vintage on Nov 14, 2013

Party like a silver screen goddess

I can’t ignore it any longer: the Christmas ads started in major style yesterday and once M&S and John Lewis have launched their ever faboulous Christmas campaigns you just have to give into the festive season.  So it got me thinking about...
by We Heart Vintage on Nov 12, 2013

A young Jean Patchett in the 1940s

Jean Patchett is one of the most identifiable and famous models of the 1950s. She began modelling in 1948 at the age of 21 and these are some of her early modelling photos. I really like the photos of her from this time, she hasn’t yet develope...
by We Heart Vintage on Nov 4, 2013

Tie Me Up For Movember!

I remember how much I loved wearing my school ties in my teenage years, when the boys all seemed to hate it, while taking their ties off and unbuttoning their shirts right after school was considered to be in vogue. When I first saw this music video...
by Lace n Ruffles on Nov 3, 2013

‘Tie Me Up’ For Movember

I remember how much I loved wearing my school ties in my teenage years, when the boys all seemed to hate it, while taking their ties off and unbuttoning their shirts right after school was considered to be in vogue. When I first saw this music video...
by Lace n Ruffles on Nov 3, 2013

Outfit x Travel: 60′s Inspired Ocean Blue Look @ Noosa Beach

Lacenruffles Lookbook Top | ASOS.com Vintage necklace and sunglasses | Chapel St Bazaar, Melbourne Off to one of most serene beaches on East Coast Australia, Noosa, in the most beautiful season of the year. Oh hello springtime, you’...
by Lace n Ruffles on Oct 19, 2013

Marilyn Monroe with long hair

I love this photo of Marilyn, it’s nice to see her looking a little different to her usual bombshell self! This looks like a costume test photo, and the only movie I could find where she had long hair was River of No Return from 1954. Does anyo...
by We Heart Vintage on Oct 11, 2013

Myrna Loy

1930s movie star Myrna Loy wearing an elegant halterneck dress. I’m slowly but surely falling for 1930s fashions, they were just so chic! Source and copyright: This work is in the public domain because it was published in the United States betw...
by We Heart Vintage on Oct 8, 2013


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