Tag Archive: Vintage & retro style

Charity Chic Look Of The Month – July 2012

Every month I put together a charity chic outfit featuring pieces I have bought from either charity shops, eBay, jumble sales and vintage clothes markets. No time to chat today. I’ve darted to… Continue reading

Some Of My Classic Retro Luggage

Any second-hand addict like myself will know that thrifted goodies can soon take over your home – our kitchen cupboards, my dressing room and all the little nooks & crannies around our house are taken up with my second-hand things. So it’s lucky… Continue reading

Charity Chic Look Of The Month – June 2012

Every month I put together a charity chic outfit featuring pieces I have bought from either charity shops, eBay, jumble sales and vintage clothes markets. I had the luxury of a spare Saturday morning yesterday… Continue reading

A Taster Of What Will Be For Sale Soon!

It’s been a few weeks since I launched my appeal for donations to my London Marathon Macmillan Cancer Support fund. The boxes and bursting-at-the-seams suitcases in my spare room are testament to how generous… Continue reading

Charity Chic Look Of The Month – March 2012

Every month I put together a charity chic outfit featuring pieces I have bought from either charity shops, eBay, jumble sales and vintage clothes markets. Lots of fizz has been consumed as today is… Continue reading

News From Charity Chic

An uber quick post from me this evening to announce that the winner of my March Competition to win a pretty dressing table vanity set is … drum roll…. http://itsonlyerica.wordpress.com/ Congratulations! To see what Erica… Continue reading

Only a Grandma would be seen in that! Think again…..

It’s easy to look at something in a charity shop and dismiss it on the basis that only a Grandma would be seen in it. I’m hoping that this post proves it’s sometimes worth pausing and taking another… Continue reading

Charity Chic Look of The month – February 2012

Every month I put together a charity chic outfit featuring pieces I have bought from either charity shops, eBay, jumble sales and vintage clothes markets. Slap on the wrists…. I haven’t done a… Continue reading

Sunday Morning Brunch Mix n’ Match Style

We have been celebrating my sisters 30th birthday this weekend. After a bit of a party last night at Manic Organic in Kings Heath what better way to re-fuel for a big London Marathon… Continue reading

Checks with spots? Thrifting for guys

Look in any charity shop and I’ll wager you there are far more clothes for us girls choking the rails than there are for you guys out there. We don’t need to discuss why, it’s simple.… Continue reading

Which evening gown should I wear to the opera next Friday?

Right guys, I need your help. We are going to the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden on Friday night to see Mozart’s Don Giovanni and I don’t know what to wear. I have wanted to… Continue reading

Vote for Charity Chic!

It’s Blog Award time! My favourite cereal brand, Dorest Cereals, are running a monthly blog competition – The Little Blog Awards. If you are a breakfast squirrel like me and love your morning muesli,… Continue reading

Step into the vintage-style lingerie boudoir

I watched Midnight In Paris last weekend. Despite generally disliking most Woody Allen flicks I was transfixed! The costumes were simply to die for. I won’t say too much in case you haven’t seen it but… Continue reading

Spot On!

Hands up if you like a smattering of Polka dots? Polka dots never go out of fashion but how much do you know about where this timeless pattern originated? Polka dots came into… Continue reading

Charity Chic Look Of The Month – October 2011

On the last day of the month I put together a charity chic outfit featuring pieces I have bought from either charity shops, eBay, jumble sales and vintage clothes markets. The rule is… Continue reading