For a birthday / bank holiday treat recently I headed off to the Belgian city of Antwerp. Apart from some top tips from Twitter friends, I wasn’t sure what to expect, and was pleasantly surprised at this stylish, friendly and laid-back city. ...―
This is the second part of our little trip back in time to the land of pink frosty lipsticks and other pleasures thanks to the amazing collection on Top Models Of The World. ∙ Perhaps one of the best 1980s fashion looks: ∙ And the...―
Last weekend I spent more time than I'm willing to admit browsing the archives of Top Models Of The World. The site has photos from fashion shows, scans of fashion and beauty editorials from old magazines and vintage ads featuring famous and less...―
Watching Michael Jackson’s Thriller (Landis, 1982) for the first time at a friend’s birthday party as a kid must rank as one my earliest cultural treats. Videos were much more of an event in the 1980s anyway, and with music videos ...―
What better way to spend a spring Sunday than a meander around a vintage fashion fair? And that’s exactly what I did last week at Bath VA Fashion Fair during Bath in Fashion week. The vintage fashion fair was the culmination of a week of...―
If you've been keeping up with my Blog, you will have already discovered that I consider Lana Del Rey a Fashion Icon. So, it's no surprise that I would whip up a quick Fashion Tutorial, recreating a lovely Floral Headband that you all could make ...―
The 50th Dress of the Year frees the ballgown. Raf Simons’ winning dress for Dior embodies all the glamour of couture, but updates it, replacing the restrictive full skirts with elegant ease. The winner, chosen by Vanessa Friedman, the ...―
There's no denying that one of the most adored and lusted after women from a vintage era is the magnificent Marilyn Monroe. Her voluptuous figure, wardrobe to die for and natural sex appeal is appreciated by both men and women around the world....―
∙ I'll have this fabulous vintage 70's Gunne Sax style dress up for auction on eBay at favouritevintagefinds for 10 days starting this Sunday night, April 14. This dress is cotton blend voile, acetate lined, and has sheer sleeves and ...―
When a film or TV series is based where you live, you can’t help but look out for places you recognise. You probably have an example of it in your own town or city. For me in Bristol, it used to be Casualty and then Being Human (I walk past ...―
A couple week ago I went to one of my favourite place in London, if you in or around London and have a spare free Friday afternoon then I completely recommend Portobello market. It’s a notorious vintage/fashion market that will complete any...―
SHOP//ShabbyApple & Like'em on Facebook ∙ Summer is only a hop, skip, and jump away. Pretty soon our stuffy jeans will be closet bound being replaced by flowing skirts and dresses! That is why I want to talk about Shabby Apple vintage...―
Who would have thought a meal can be made out of a simple baked potato then topped with a ...
For the most part, I enjoy clean, healthy eating. I try to stay away from frozen foods and ...
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