Visiting Whitworth Art Gallery

Just this weekend I finally paid a visit to the revamped Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester. The gallery is somewhere I remember fondly from my childhood as well as later on, being a art student. I been here many times, but since its makeover I hadn’t managed a trip. I do remember always feeling like itContinue reading “Visiting Whitworth Art Gallery”

Style Me Vintage- 1940s fashion, book review

The Style Me Vintage series of books seems to be going from strength to strength at the moment. Another new edition, hot on the heels of the Style Me Vintage Home book I reviewed recently, is the Style Me Vintage 1940s written by Liz Tregenza. You might know Liz via her excellent blog Advantage InContinue reading “Style Me Vintage- 1940s fashion, book review”

Best of Vintage Manchester Awards 2013

Hello dear readers! Well enough of drip feeding you information on our 2013 awards, how terribly naughty of us… Like last year we want to ensure this is an event that guests can come and relax, enjoy themselves and network with other vintage businesses. We are only too aware that running your own business canContinue reading “Best of Vintage Manchester Awards 2013”

Vintage Girl Essentials Part Four- High Waisted Trousers

Welcome to another instalment of Vintage Girl Essentials. I’m looking today at high waisted trousers which pioneers of fashion such as Gabrielle Chanel started wearing in the late 1920’s. They became more mainstream in the 1940’s which is where most of us know the style from. I’m currently reading “Me- Stories of my Life” by Katharine Hepburn.Continue reading “Vintage Girl Essentials Part Four- High Waisted Trousers”