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This week’s Fashion Inspiration.

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July 4, 2018

Tuesday’s Look! Tuesday’s are for making a statement! You have rolled out of bed on Monday looking like The old guy from Steptoe and Son but by Tuesday I find I can relax into my weekly wardrobe and be a bit more creative, don’t you? Tuesday’s look therefore was shocking pink and black! Love this… Read More ›

Retro Style Ideas.

One of my favourite and easiest looks! Summery pastel shades. Simply team a pastel skirt…in this case I am wearing a baby pink, pleated one with a white vest. I like to team baby pink with pastel green/turquoise or yellow. You could wear a yellow cardigan with this outfit as I sometimes do. Whatever pastel… Read More ›

Burlesque and the art of trying to tone a big, beautiful booty!

Hello lovely Guys and Dolls! Hope you are all feeling the arrival of Summer and have pulled out your Vintage hot weather wardrobe!?Last night I had the absolute pleasure in participating in my first Burlesque exercise class and I must say, what a revelation it was!Firstly the setting for this foray into the world of… Read More ›

Moonchild Vintage Boutique Now Open!

I am so excited to announce that I have launched my online shop Moonchild Vintage UK on the seller site Etsy. My passion for Vintage loveliness has grown too large for my wardrobe so now I want to share my love of all things historic, Retro and Second hand with you all. Please do pop… Read More ›

Bring some Vintage loveliness to a boring door.

I was getting very bored with the lack of colour in my downstairs living room, I would normally paint or wallpaper a statement wall however our ceilings are ridiculously high which would mean a big decorating project just to paint even one wall. I wanted to bring some colour into the room and to add… Read More ›

Jaunty Hats and How to Wear Them.

First forays into Vintage Sewing. Help!

Above is my Grandmother’s beautiful Singer sewing machine. I am hoping to start learning to sew and make my own clothes and home furnishings. I know that my Grandmother said that It had something wrong with it but I am not sure what. How can I diagnose that myself? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Choo Choo! Here comes The Vintage Express!!

Amazing 1940s weekend filled with steam trains, lindy bopping and war nostalgia.

Beth, Bath and Beyond.

For the Bank Holiday Monday I took myself on a little Vintage escapade to the amazingly beautiful City of Bath. For any Retropheliac, Bath is an absolute treasure trove of vintage curiosities and delightful historical oddities. I stayed in the nearby village of Chippenham with my sister Bethany who is also a lover of vintage,… Read More ›

Ways to show yourself kindness.

What is showing yourself kindness and why is it important? In this day in age, in a world that is ridiculously fast paced it is so very vital to take a little bit of time just for ourselves. This is something I like to call ‘showing yourself kindness.’ It may sound a tad silly, as… Read More ›