Charity & vintage shop snoop, Oxford, Vintage, Vintage Clothing

Charity shop snoop: Sue Ryder on the Cowley Road

The Sue Ryder on the Cowley Road is one of my fave shops in Oxford. It’s beautifully merchandised yet still feels like you can have a good look through. The main stock of the shop is woman’s clothing, shoes and accessories. There are also some great homewares and a men’s section – and always musical instruments for some reason. Like the …

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Vintage, Vintage Clothing, Vintage fit style trends

Spring/Summer 14 vintage style – pleats

This week’s vintage fit is pleats. Pleats are a key trend for Spring/Summer 2014 as seen on the catwalks of Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo and Alexander Wang. The designer pieces showcased razor-sharp pleats in sport like cotton by day and metallic fabrics by night. If last week’s country garden was not your thing, source mid-length skirts with a sports luxe feel and layered …

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Oxford, Vintage, Vintage Clothing

Mallams of Oxford Vintage auction: A Century of Style

When I tweeted about the crazy but wonderful Unicorn vintage shop in Oxford, Mallams auctioneers replied agreeing that you need about five hours in there just to make a dent in the rails. Just been for a mooch around #unicorn on Ship Street – love it in there but you need about 5 hours! #oxford pic.twitter.com/a12rZQRr2c — VintageOxford (@VintageOxford) January …

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Vintage, Vintage Clothing, Vintage fit style trends

Spring/Summer 14 Vintage style – Country Garden

Each week I’ll be taking a look at some key Spring/Summer trends and finding some of my fave vintage pieces from online shops. The first is English Country Garden – think sugar coated pastels, lots of lace, delicate flowers and lady-like style. This style was seen on the catwalks of Burberry, Christopher Kane, Emilia Wickstead, Nina Ricci and Michael Kors. …

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Charity & vintage shop snoop, Oxford, Vintage, Vintage Clothing

Cowley Road exploration from the Summer

Cowley Road in East Oxford is a vibrant, busy place.  There are a variety of  shops ranging from world food to fashion. Dotted along the road there are also many bars and restaurants, which I have been working my way through 🙂 I decided to have a charity/vintage shop exploration and firstly visited the best charity shop, Oxfam (cough, cough…), …

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