Blog — retro

Ugly Vintage Bridesmaids Dresses From The 70s & 80s

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Some vintage brides wanted their bridesmaids to match their upholstery. Others were deeply inspired by nursery rhymes and fairy tales such as Little Bo Peep and Little Red Riding Hood. Still others wished to evoke the appearance of a fundamentalist rainbow cult. Or at least that's what it looks like from these pictures of brides with their bridesmaids from the 1970s to 1980s, that are so bad they're good! Which ensemble is your favourite/ least favourite?

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Couple’s Fashion From the 1940s

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Seeing the joy and love in the people’s expressions in these photos brought a smile to my face… Scroll down to see how regular couples of the 1940s dressed; from everyday ensembles, to special occasions or at the beach. Via Vintage Everyday

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Hair-raising Photos of 1960s ‘Do’s

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The swinging 60s was a fabulous decade for fashion, music, cars and social transformation, however some of the hairstyles of the time were better left in the past. Take a look below and tell us what you think! Via Vintage Everyday

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Sweet vintage clothing treats just unpacked!

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We’ve done the hardest part of hunting down some quality clothing of yesteryear so you don’t have to… Now just take your pick from this week’s top new arrivals by clicking on the photos for more details or to place an order. Have a happy holiday!                            […]

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Vintage Clothing Arrivals for Spring + Cape Town Market

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Take a peek at our latest arrivals for Spring, in a wide variety of sizes, styles and colours. Click on the images below to purchase. Feel free to share this email with someone you know who loves vintage!                                     Vintage Halloween Market – Cape […]

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