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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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Pretty for day time

When I was a child my Mum was a big influence on me style wise. I used to love all the photos from when she was young. What a glamorous time. One of the looks that stuck with me was her in a simple tea dress with her hair swept up. This was a heavy influence on me when choosing … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Prints

It has been an exciting beginning to the Summer here at Vivien of Holloway. The weather may have been unpredictable but we haven’t bringing you a non stop selection of gorgeous dresses, and novelty prints. There has been lots of new fabrics so far this year and it doesn’t stop here. We have taken delivery of lots of wonderful Tropical … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Prints from Vivien of Holloway

The Peggy Lee are back

It has been a few years since we last made the Peggy Lee dress but every now and again someone posts a picture of themselves in theirs and the requests come flying in. So here she is back by demand….see we do listen! We have been making Peggy Lee for over 20 years now, this time I decided on lots … Continue reading

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PeggyLee day dress

Nazare Dress

Our beautiful Nazare has arrived. Made from a crisp cotton linen she is such a classic 40’s beauty. Where do I start. the neckline is modest so she can be worn at work or out in the evening. With an elasticated gather across the shoulder and bust it softens the lines between these gorgeous puff sleeves and the fitted yoke … Continue reading

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1940s Nazare Dress from Viven of Holloway

Jojo’s Blouse

Summer has been a bit slow coming this year so we have been bringing a little fun to the office by making novelty prints. We have had Teacup Kittys and Scooter Tea Dresses and you loved them all, they flew off the rails. Next we made you Lobster Raglan blouses and now we have more Scooter prints in our Jojo … Continue reading

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Vivien of Holloway 1940s Blouse

Tiki on The Thames

For those of you not aware, this week was London Rum Experience Week  from 12-18 October. Nothing says Rum quite like a Tiki Party, so last Thursday we went along to a Tiki Boat party hosted by Ian Burrell, the Global Rum Ambassador, and Cheeky Tiki. These guys are responsible for designing and fitting out all the wonderful Tiki and … Continue reading

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Vivien of Holloway does Tiki on The Thames

50s Jeans

Well, I’ve been making these jeans since I was 17. Great fit… yes your bum looks great in these! I have made many variation over the years but always with the same great fit. Now we make them with a little stretch for comfort, so make sure they are nice and tight when you try them as they loosen up … Continue reading

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50s Jeans from Vivien of Holloway

Our Pedal Pushers are back

Here we go gals our Pedal Pushers are back. These make a great staple to any girls wardrobe. Great for any time of year. We have them in your favourite Black, Red and Navy to match with you favourite tops. Our high waisted pedal pushers are such a great classic shape. I designed these when I was 15 years old … Continue reading

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Summer Shorts

Summer has taken its time arriving this year but it’s hotting up now especially with the arrival of our gorgeous Shorts. If you haven’t tried them before you have no idea what you are missing. Have I ever let you down! These little cuties have a high waist, the most flattering length and look great whatever your height or shape. … Continue reading

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Vivien of Holloway Shorts