Anita Bott based the unique Vintage Fashion Fairs in Battersea & Notting Hill in 2003. Anita recognised the importance of vintage vogue and has thrown her energy and enthusiasm in holding vintage style fairs for over a decade. AVFF’s aim is to establish the fair as London’s No.1 Vintage Fashion Event providing a relaxed and upbeat, inventive ambiance showcasing quality Vintage for exceptional value to stallholders and guests alike.

Six years in the past Lizzie and Clare got here up with the concept of a Vintage Bazaar within the city of Frome as an ideal venue to promote classic clothing, vintage textiles, homewares and Clare’s fabulous cloche hats. The Vintage Bazaar has now spread to other cities. This weblog is meant to maintain stall holders, buddies and followers updated with information of our Vintage Bazaar occasions.

Pompoms must have fallen out of favour with the fickle fashionistas, I found this bag for £1 in a charity store yesterday. This scarf was additionally £1 – I was so blinded by its beauty (velvet, embroidered birds, pom poms and tassels!) that I didn’t discover it was from Whistles till I obtained it dwelling. A little bit of research on the ‘web and I found that it initially retailed at £ninety nine!

Nylon and silk had been fibers common within the 40’s due to their use in ladies’s stockings, but they soon also grew to become obsolete as materials used for ladies’s clothes and niknaks. Because parachutes for the war have been fabricated out of nylon, the material was converted right into a military staple. Silk provide was also eliminated solely in the course of the conflict as a result of Japan was the principal provider of the nation’s silk.

Yeah, you might have some extent. My spouse and I are huge huge fans of vintage style, but some of the designs are simply too conservative that they bore us. Good factor my wife knows learn how to tweak clothes and accessories. She has raised the hemline of a few of her skirts, restyled her Jon Renau wigs, and altered her cocktail clothes to indicate extra cleavage. It’s a great way to make classic and modern kinds meet halfway.

William and Jane Morris – William Morris was a designer who created different textiles for clothes and interior design, known for his involevment in liberal socialism, historic preservation and known as an early environmentalist. He also designed clothes for his wife, Jane Morris, a model who grew to become an icon of the Aesthetic and Arts and Crafts actions in her loose, medieval style clothes and abundant long hair.

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