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The History of the Fit and Flare Dress
In the 1940s, fabric was rationed and there were strict guidelines as to what women's dresses could look like, down to the length, the number of buttons sewn on and how much fabric could be used. However, one man was to change this. Christian Dior...
The History of the Mini Skirt
In the mid 1960s, the mini skirt was the revolutionary fashion item; wearing it was a young woman's way of rebelling against her parents and society. But shorter hemlines had been seen before, back in the 1920s, with flapper fringed dresses worn by the...
It’s a wonderful vintage weekend
The Jubilee is nearly upon us. Our specially-themed issue will be out this Friday (not to be missed) and this weekend I attended my first Diamond Jubilee celebration. "It's a wonderful Vintage Jubilee Jamboree" in London which proved to be a real...
A Passion for vintage
It’s a conundrum: now we are well and truly into the 21st century, why do we still look back to find inspiration for a truly modern way of living? It’s ironic that we look to the past to create interiors that are in the vanguard of fashion. But,...
1970s inspired wedding dresses for the modern vintage bride
Bohemian or "Boho" weddings are set to continue to be huge this year, with more couples choosing to get married outside in a festival style wedding embracing a look that stems from the 1970s. This look isn't just for outside though; brides are choosing...
Lady Events
The Lady goes vintage... ...aboard the British Pullman to Goodwood on 15 September 2012 The usual price is £395, but subscribers to The Lady and The Lady Ambassadors will enjoy a 20% discount on this price, and all readers may take advantage of a 10%...
Father’s Day Gift Ideas (that even the Mothers will love)
It is Father's Day here in the UK on Sunday 18th June and if you are anything like me, you will find it hard to find presents that a) he actually wants and b) I will like in my home. So, ditch the World's Best Dad mug and slippers combo this year and...
The History of the Pencil Skirt
Women have been looking fabulous in pencil skirts since Christian Dior first designed them in 1954. As part of his H Line collection, he created a new shape for women to show off their curves in a way that until this point was unheard of. Directly...
20th Century Wedding Fashion: 1910s
The Dress The Victorian era saw brides corseted and bustled into uncomfortable styles, which continued into the early years of the 20th century. However, by the latter part of King Edward VII's reign up until World War 1 in 1914, brides were choosing...
Fashion secrets of Downton
From embellished gowns to billowy blouses, it’s no secret that the ladies of Downton Abbey have always been impeccably dressed. The 1920s were a decade where fashion began to flourish with modernity. Women abandoned restrictive clothing and opted for...
The What, Where, When: 17 April
WHAT: Ascot Fashion Weekend . The opportunity to buy and browse designer showcases and top quality clothes, shoes, jewellery and accessories. WHERE: Ascot Racecourse, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7JX WHEN: 17 – 18 April WHAT: Tweed Run...
Dress to Impress at Goodwood Revival whatever your shape
With Goodwood Revival fast approaching, where ladies and gents dress up in their vintage finery from the 1940s, 50s and 60s, to enjoy a weekend of racing, shopping and people watching, we thought we would help you choose what to wear. Dressing to...
The What, Where, When: 16 January
WHAT: BURNS NIGHT MASTERCLASS AND SUPPER . Spend Burns Night in true Scottish style this January and enjoy a traditional Whiskey Tasting Masterclass. Tickets are £60 per person and each ticket includes:Whisky Cocktail Reception, Whisky tasting, Three...
Get the 1930s Look from ITV’s The Durrells
Have you been watching the new series of The Durrells on ITV on Sunday evenings? Based on the Corfu Trilogy written by Gerald Durrell, it follows the story of Louisa Durrell played by Keeley Hawes and her family in the Greek island between 1935-39....
The what, where, when
WHAT : Carole Nash International Classic Motorcycle Show - a showcase of classic bikes along with stalls makes up the oldest and largest of all the classic shows. WHERE : Stafford County Showground, Stafford, ST18 0BD, United Kingdom...
For five years, Downton Abbey has thrilled television audiences with its high drama. But it’s also had an effect on our fashion industry – vintage-style dresses are available on the high street and, on a grander scale, the tiara is making a comeback....
What Where When: 11 - 13 May
WHAT: Brentwood Robin Hood Game & Country Show Celebrating the legend of Robin Hood, the annual family fun event featuring re-enactments, falconry displays, dog shows and a variety of food tents and demonstrations. WHERE : Brentwood, Essex, CM15 9NN...
City breaks
Capital ideas Portrait Of The Artist at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace (4 November 2016 to 23 April 2017), will be the first-ever exhibition to focus on images of artists in the Royal Collection. It will feature self-portraits by worldrenowned...
The What, Where, When: 24 April
WHAT: The Other Art Fair . The Other Arts Fair is an artist-led fair, displaying stunning pieces of art from unrepresented artists all around the world. It will be a relaxed environment giving visitors the opportunity to speak directly to the artists,...
Book Reviews: 8 February
OUT NOW THE VOYAGE by Murray Bail (MacLehose Press, £12) Bail is an accomplished and inventive, prize-winning prose stylist with an impressive series of novels and short stories already to his credit. He attempts something quite new here, in this...

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