Build a vintage wardrobe Step 1: Who are you?

I have gotten the question on how to create or start building a vintage or retro wardrobe. So I thought it would be a good idea in making a blog series on what I have learned during my researches. Sometimes learning from your mistakes is a good thing. But I would say that buying the … Continue reading Build a vintage wardrobe Step 1: Who are you?

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Petticoat school – Part 2

This is the second part of the petticoat school; first one you could find here: Petticoat school – Part 1. Things you should consider when you are buying a petticoat: What is the desired “look” you are going for? Depending on your style your choice of petticoat will be different; a Lolita might want a puffy … Continue reading Petticoat school – Part 2

Petticoat school – Part 1

For those who don't know what a petticoat is: In historical contexts (sixteenth to mid-nineteenth centuries), petticoat refers to any separate skirt worn with a gown, bed gown, bodice or jacket; these petticoats are not, strictly speaking, underwear, as they were made to be seen. In both historical and modern contexts, petticoat refers to skirt-like undergarments worn for warmth … Continue reading Petticoat school – Part 1