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Circle Skirts

13/10/2017
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High Rockabilly 2017

The girls and I decided to take a long weekend off and head to the beach for some Rockabilly fun. I had a last minute distress call from Deke Dickenson to say his luggage had been lost and could I bring him some shirts so I stopped off at the shop and picked up a few to see him through the weekend. We arrived in Barcelona and took the tour bus to see the sights and a lunch stop in the food market before taking the train out to Calafell.... Read More

1950s Lemon Circle Skirt from Vivien of Holloway 16/09/2015
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Back in Full Swing

As a youngster there was a church youth club on a Sunday night at the top of our street. A few older kids hung out there that were into Rock’n’Roll. Before this I had only seen old movies,  but here it was in real life. The girls & boys were boppin’ around a record player in circle skirts and brothel creepers to the sounds of Bill Haley. I went home and nagged my Mum rotten till she gave in, bought the fabric and helped me make a circle skirt. Though... Read More

RedPalm from Viiven of Holloway 19/06/2015
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Tiki Time

Well, it has been a while since my last blog. I have been keeping busy updating the stock for you and looking at new designs to keep your wardrobe fresh. Summer arrived pretty suddenly in our office with the arrival of our new Summer prints. I’m loving the new Limited Edition Leopard Lily and Red Palm. Just perfect for that cheeky Tiki loving girl. They are already available in our Bombshell, Halterneck Circle dress and Circle skirt. Soon we will take delivery of our Shorts followed by Sarongs! While we... Read More

04/11/2014
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Swirling Circle Skirts!

We have your autumn and winter wardrobe sorted here at Vivien of Holloway! Our Circle Skirts have arrived in a selection of stunning fabrics and are just perfect for colder months. These versatile and stylish skirts are a riot of gorgeous autumnal tones and work so well with so many things! Our 1950’s Circle Skirts are based on an authentic vintage pattern and feature a high waistband and a back zip and button fastening. The waistband perfectly nips in while the stunning folds of fabric drape elegantly over the hips... Read More

25/06/2014
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Vintage Style with Vivien of Holloway

Here at Vivien of Holloway, we are always striving to recreate the perfect silhouettes of the 1940’s and 1950’s. One of the most popular shapes of the 50’s has to be the full circle skirt, with a nipped in waist and delicate blouse, worn by the iconic Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday. But how do I get that look?! We hear you cry! Well, look no further than Vivien of Holloway. The Perfect Skirt – our Circle Skirts are a riot of fabric and drape in just the right way... Read More