Designer Rachel Skinner describes her new Cocktail Hour collection as a “love letter to 1950s fashion – channeling the spirit of the era of killer outfits and strong drinks” and the headpieces certainly have the right mix of classic glamour and modern sophistication.
Prolong that summer feeling into September with these Miami-inspired designs by Lulu Guinness for UNIQLO. The Cadillac and palm print is classic Lulu – rocking that 1950s vintage vibe the British designer has become known for.
Yorkshire artisan Julie Dodsworth has drawn inspiration from life on her narrowboat to create a very British collection for this very British brand, including a shirt that works for both country and city.
Online boutique Love Ur Look has some beautiful vintage-inspired prints; from postcards and city scenes to classic checks and florals, and all of their tea dresses are lined with a netted under-hem for flirty full skirt volume.
If you love Orla Kiely’s playful Midcentury-inspired dresses but can’t justify the price-tags of the mainline collection, feast your eyes on the designer’s new range for Fair Trade fashion label People Tree.
With spring in our hopeful hearts and those summer wedding invitations starting to drop on the doormat, it’s time to start searching for fabulous floral frocks. And Mrs Pomeranz is the perfect place to start.
Available in beautiful Dutch blue and burnt orange colourways evocative of 1960s textiles, these Lucienne-Day inspired pear print cushions are currently available at less than half the recommended high street price.