Category: Reviews

The Milan Dress by Heart of Haute

My first ever Heart of Haute order a few years ago, back when the company was called Heartbreaker, included the Monte Carlo Dress. I loved the style and since the Milan is her sleeveless sister, I’ve been wanting to try it ever since that first order. The Milan […]

The Millie Dress by Zoe Vine

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, it’s a wonderful thing to see so many new vintage reproduction brands starting out, especially when they are providing new designs, original prints and not the standard polka dot swing skirt. Zoe Vine is one of these new brands, […]

The Odette Dress by Miss Candyfloss

It’s amazing how many vintage reproduction or retro inspired brands there are across the globe! When I first started ordering online from retro inspired brands back in 2011 (ish), I was like a drug addict… finding a new website bought such a thrill and Miss Candyfloss in Sweden […]

The Manhattan Dress in Burgandy

When gathering up outfits to shoot at MOTAT a few weeks ago with Elizabeth J Photography, I was specifically looking for more 1940s inspired pieces. The Heart of Haute Manhattan Dress in Burgundy radiated just that- 40s sophisticated and class. MOTAT (Museum of Transport and Technology) has wonderful […]

Miss L Fire Betty Heels

It’s really only in the last year that I have become brave enough to ditch the cheap ballet flats and order pretty retro inspired footwear online. Buying shoes without trying them on first had always had slightly disastrous consequences but I’ve come to know what things to look […]

The Pinup Girl Clothing Amanda Dress

So many Amanda Dresses, so little time! Just two weeks ago I featured the Amanda from Heart of Haute and today I bring you the Amanda from Pinup Girl Clothing! This gorgeous specimen of a dress is part of the Junebugs and Georgia Peaches Collection and named after […]

Susie Q + Twirly Swirly

Recently I have been really gravitating towards the 1940s style after years of being very much focussed on the 50s. Don’t worry, my love for bright floral swing skirts will continue, but every once and a while I crave the sophistication and elegance that 40s attire can bring, […]