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10Oct,16

Vintage Classics

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Since the invention of the automobile, women have played a vital role in their advertising, promotion and sale. Taking a step back in history, I have collated some of my favorite tasteful images of vintage outfits and cars. This intertwining relationship between fashion and automotive are both influenced by function, environment, lifestyle and a world of events. The car gave women independence and helped influence their design, with vehicle manufactures making comfortable seats, safety features and easier […]

01Aug,16

Vintage Flight Attendant Uniforms

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If you are like me and love most things vintage, than flight attendant uniforms would sit in the top 10 favorites.  Over 70 pieces of fashion history are now on display at San Francisco International Airport as part of the “Fashion In Flight: A History of Airline Uniform Design” exhibition. SFO Museum Assistant Director John H. Hill spoke with Condé Nast Traveler about the show, which runs through January 8, 2017. Written by Cynthia Drescher July 28, […]

27Jun,16

A Guide to Women’s Dress Codes for All Occasions

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Have you ever received an invitation only to be stumped by the dress code? We don’t blame you! Navigating the difference between dressy casual, smart casual, black tie and black tie optional can seem like an impossible nightmare. Luckily, we’re here to make occasion dressing a dream rather than a disaster. Follow this guide mapped out by Taylah Brewer and you’ll be the best-dressed at every event on your social calendar. Casual/Informal Dress Code A casual/informal dress […]

20Jun,16

Vegan Shoe line that will fullfill your Sixties Fashion Fantasies

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If you love ethical fashion and retro style, meet Susi Studio. Designed by founder and creative director Bianca Moran, the LA-based brand is here to present “vegan footwear for the modern woman” while empowering women through the fact the company is owned by girl boss Bianca. The first batch of cruelty-free shoes are for summer 2016, and feature charming styles that remind us of what a Sixties starlet might pack in her bag while vacationing on the […]

14Jun,16

Vintage Inspired Cycle Wear

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Its always great to view what other designers across the oceans are designing especially when their inspirations somewhat align with your own. Meet Donna King, A Designer from Cornwall that has created a striking collection of Vintage-styled cycle wear with a modern twist. Mother of two Donna King took her inspiration for the cycling fashion of the late 1800s for her eye-catching range, Cyber-Dandy. As part of her final project for her Performance Sportswear Design degree, the […]

16May,16

Mary Janes

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Mary Jane Shoes Mary Jane shoes are closed toe and low-cut, with one or more straps across the instep. The classic Mary Jane came in black (sometimes patent) leather and became the quintessential shoe to wear with your school uniform — from Prince Charles to Princess Elizabeth, the Mary Jane can be traced as back far as King Henry VIII. In the 1930s, its name was trademarked in North America. Since then, the Mary Jane has left […]

11Jan,16

2016

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With a new year, come new changes and improvements. We have listened to our customers and responding in actions. As of February 2016, No More Laundry will be be introducing 2 new items to its website, Vintage Goods, and Vintage Clothing. The site will transform from a single label to multi label online store full of ideas and information, supporting other Designers, Handmade products, and off course timeless Vintage pieces. It may be something for the Home, […]

09Nov,15

Intertextile, Shanghai China

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Having Attended Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics in China last month with a selected panel of international delegates. The TCF panel, lead by Carol Hanlon of TCF Australia, was a delegation of mixed industry professionals and designers that were able to discuss and talk about creative trends, next season forecasts, and plenty of design options. There were over 4600 global exhibitors at the event, with thousands of visitors, I wasn’t going to pass up the opportunity to share […]

03Sep,15

1950’s dating tips revealed

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The gentleman does the ordering, fruit is ’embarrassing’ and never EVER leave a lipstick mark on a glass: 1950s dating tips revealed Eating and restaurant etiquette have almost seemingly disappeared, however there are still a few  that apply till this day, in a copy of a 1950s Woman’s Own magazine reveals dating guide titled ‘How to Behave in a Restaurant’ complete with a  picture diagram The story was recently covered by Bianca London for Mail-online in 2014 […]

23Jul,15

Why the Vintage Inspiration ?

I am often asked why the vintage Inspiration ? Rachel Hennessey nicely sums this up as if she was reading my mind, You simply need to take a good look around and see ideas being recycled over and over and again.. At surface level, the obsession with vintage clothing among young people may be baffling. In an age when newer is better in most industries, that many people are choosing to wear blatantly outdated apparel seems counter […]