Category Archives: Outfit Inspiration

Christmas is coming

Christmas is one of my favourite times of year. I started making our Christmas dresses early this year so we had a great selection of Novelty Prints and Satin. Some of the Christmas Kitties still hadn’t arrived at the time of writing this so we can still look forward to seeing them. I worked really hard and it has certainly … Continue reading

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All the fun of the fair at Dreamland, Margate

When I was a kid one of the most exciting things to happen was the fair coming to town. The rides would always have Rock ‘n’ Roll playing, and Teddy Boys with slicked back hair and creepers would tend them.     Today, you might be lucky and a vintage fairground may come to your town, or you can bring … Continue reading

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Will you be a Sweetheart or a Heartbreaker?

Valentine’s Day is always a great excuse to dress up. There are always plenty of parties to go to- all you have to decide is if you see yourself as a Sweetheart or a Heartbreaker…or maybe a bit of both. Whatever you decide you can be sure to find a great outfit on our website. Nothing says Sweetheart better than … Continue reading

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Vivien’s Party Essentials

Ok, so everyone keeps asking me what I wear to a party.   I always used to be about the Vintage when it came to special occasions, but now I can easily say it’s the Grace Dress. I just love wearing the Grace Dress either with heels or little ankle boots. A cute Beret always finishes the outfit off nicely. … Continue reading

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Vivien wearing her Grace Dress

The Fabulous Paloma Faith

Well, it seems like only yesterday that I saw this beautiful young lady sing for the first time. I was in a little basement bar in Soho run by my friend Jake Vegas. There would always be plenty of jamming going on and special guest singers. The talent there was always high.                 … Continue reading

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Summer Raglan Blouses!

With the summer comes lovely spring colours. Our Raglan Blouse is the latest arrival. We have the usual must have block colours but, as usual, have found some gorgeous prints to run along side them. These blouses are just perfect with our 40s trousers, circle or pencil skirts and great with shorts too. You can wear them tucked in or out. For  warmer days … Continue reading

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Raglan Blouses by Vivien of Holloway

The Slash Neck Top!

I don’t know why it took me so long to bring out this great little top. It is a staple for any girls wardrobe and you ladies certainly agree as it has sold out 4 times already. So easy to wear our little Beat girl slash neck top is flattering and sexy. Slit from shoulder to shoulder with that extra hint … Continue reading

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Slash Neck Tops from Vivien of Holloway

Fresh New Florals!

I’m sure you ladies have seen all our lovely new florals this season. Since I know many of you just can’t get enough of these dresses we have decided that most of the prints will be limited edition. This means we will probably only do one run rather than carry the fabric for a whole season. Most of the new … Continue reading

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Fresh New Florals Limited Edition

Swinging Slacks!

Well we know how much you love our 1940s style trousers so we try to keep the new fabrics coming. The neatly fitted waist and the flowing legs on these pants are completely reminiscent of the glamour of the 1940s. Such a classic shape but also comfortable and perfect for work rest or play. Smart for the office comfy for … Continue reading

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New Grace Dresses Now In Stock!

Well ladies I do believe Spring is here at last. We have been working hard here to make sure you have lots of pretty new prints in all your favourite styles. We started the year by adding these lovely new contrast Grace dresses to flatter your glorious curves. Something for every occasion! All our love, Vivien of Holloway x   … Continue reading

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