Blog — 1960s

It's a double upload week! Vintage clothing just in

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Two uploads in one week? Lots of Monday's items sold out quickly, so we decided to have another upload! This collection is extremely precious: loads of Princess (ex Woolies) and Truworths items from the 60s, 70s and 80s just in. From size 6 to size 18, there's something for every body.

All dressed up with places to go
Dresses to make up for staying home last Summer

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It's an add to cart kinda day - clothing just in

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A huge batch of vintage to now clothing has just dropped on the online store. True vintage dresses, modern designer skirts, funky blouses, versatile denim and more. Scroll down for highlights or click on any image to see all new arrivals.



Designer finds of the week



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Glomesh - Iconic 1960s Glamour

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Glomesh is a historical Australian brand which has been producing chain mail bags since 1958. The label was started by Hungarian immigrants Alice and Louis Kennedy, who brought their experience from the European couture scene. Alice was the model for the first export catalogue (pictured here) and continued to be the face of the brand.


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Lana Lobell catalogues from the 50s, 60s & 70s

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Before there was online shopping, there were mail-order catalogues! Buyers would browse seasonal catalogues from merchants and place orders via telephone or postal order forms. Lana Lobell was one of the popular catalogue clothing labels of the 50s, 60s and 70s, which manufactured ladieswear in New York's garment district. These have to be some of the cutest dresses and outfits we've ever seen! If only we could go back in time and order all of them...

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Psychedelic styles from the 60s & 70s

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The mid 1960s to early 1970s saw the peak of the hippie movement. This counterculture began influencing mainstream fashion; with roots in the Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts movements, psychedelic experimentation, and patterns found in nature. This era happens to be one of our favourites - who can resist the flamboyant textiles, dramatic silhouettes and quirky advertising of the day? Which look is your favourite?

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