If you're new to the Vintage world or simply want style guidelines to keep your wardrobe representing days gone by then this information is key. I've found a great blog post from Tuppence Ha'penny vintage which details a capsule vintage wardrobe beautifully (and saved me all that hard work, thanks Charlotte!) check it out here.
|1949 capsule wardrobe|
|My Vintage Glove collection|
Sometimes a vintage inspired wardrobe can be created with pattern as much as authentic cut. I love the Cath Kidston nod to the 40s take on florals. Her dresses are quite contemporary yet when teamed with vintage style accessories turn modern clothes into echoes of yesteryear. See?...
|1940s style in a Cath Kidston dress, thrifted cardi, New Look beret, Vintage brooch|
I've even managed a predominantly Primark 1950s style outfit (although I did go for more vintage styled shoes!
|1950s style in a Primark shirt (thrifted) Primark pencil skirt, New Look shoes|
And of course not forgetting my fabulous Heyday 40s trousers. I teamed them here with a Peacocks cardi as it has the (faux) fur and puffed shoulders that are evocative of that era.
|1940s style trousers from Heyday Vintage Style|
Have fun experimenting- if you'd like to send me any pics of your capsule wardrobe or fav vintage looks, I'd love to see them.
(B&W Image used with kind permission from Tuppence Ha'Penny Vintage)