Category: Dresses

The Isabelle Toile de Jour Dress by Zoe Vine

Originating from 18th Century France after a nearly 70 year long ban on the production and importation on cotton, Toile de Jouy was created by textile worker Christophe-Phillipe Oberkampf and designer Jean Baptiste Huet. Toile prints were used to convey political messages, record historic events and of course popular […]

Vintage Addiction Lola Dress

New Zealand boasts some wonderful retro boutiques and designers, the latest to pop up is Vintage Addiction! I first met Suzanne, the owner and designer, at the end of 2014 at the Auckland Pinup Bootcamp. At that point she had just started making her dresses and since then, […]

Powder Blue Miss Candyfloss

Growing up as a child, blue was always my favourite colour- I wore it whenever I had the chance and always dreamt of painting my bedroom wall blue. In recent years, I’ve discovered that I love ALL THE COLOURS and wear anything I think I can get away […]

The Carrie Dress by Miss Fortune

In recent months, I’ve developed a pretty serious love for tartans and plaids. There has been a abundance of them across a number of vintage reproduction brands in the northern hemisphere since it’s now their wintertime and I loved that the Carrie Dress by Miss Fortune would work […]

The Gingham Fatale Dress

I love the subtle sexiness of a off the shoulder style and the Fatale Dress from The Pretty Dress Company combines this with classic black and white gingham. Gingham is one of those patterns that stands the test of time and can so easily be dressed up or down depending […]

Wilhelmina by Starlet Fever

Starlet Fever is a relatively new Australian designer, featuring lots of curve hugging wiggle dresses, bright colours and feminine prints. The Wilhelmina Gown in Ivory Print screams 60s glamour and I imagined it with a scarf and gloves on the streets of Paris. France is a long way to travel […]

Dapper & Dazzling in Daddy-O’s

Everyone loves finding their favourite brands at a lower price, right? Well I’ll let you in on a little secret… Daddy-O’s stock some of the biggest brands in the vintage reproduction world and their prices can be significantly cheaper than if you buy direct from the brand themselves! […]