goodwood revival

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Glorious Outfits for Goodwood!

Are you off to the Goodwood Revival this year? The lead up to this prestigious event is always very busy for us here at Vivien of Holloway. Each year we ready ourselves to help lots of ladies find the perfect dress for each day they are attending the event. The shop girls are rushed off their feet with customers looking for authentic and beautiful outfits to show off! Which dress have you chosen? Perhaps the stunning Grace Dress in Victory Rose with complimentary fluffy Petticoats? An outfit just longing to... Read More

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Say Hello to Anna, the new 1950’s Sundress!

Introducing Vivien of Holloway’s latest addition, meet Anna, our new 1950’s Sundress! Having had lots of requests from fans and customers for different style straps, and not one to disappoint, Vivien has designed this stunning summer dress with adjustable straps. This means you can choose how to wear your sundress to suit any mood or occasion! Tie the straps on the shoulder for a cute day look with bows, or choose to wear this tiki inspired beauty as a halter neck for a truly tropical feel. Made from a lovely... Read More

Authentic 1940's Swing Trousers 10/04/2014
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Swinging Style

This week sees the return of our ever popular 1940’s Swing Trousers in Brown Fleck and Black Fleck and the imminent arrival of three new fabrics. A strong favourite amongst Vivien of Holloway fans, these stylish slacks are based on an original World War II pattern featuring an authentic long rise and high waist. Flat fronted with four side buttons and a small patch pocket, a beautifully draped wide leg and cuff make these trousers incredibly flattering and perfect for any occasion. Already available in a wide range of colours,... Read More

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Time for tea.

We are very excited to announce the arrival of our latest 1940s Tea Dresses! A sought after style in any vintage lovers wardrobe, our version is true to the utility styles of World War II with some small updates to suit a modern figure and lifestyle. This lovely day dress features an A-line skirt cut to skim over the hips and fall just below the knee and a button-through blouson top gathered at the waist and bust with lightly padded shoulders for authentic shaping.   1940s loving ladies will be... Read More

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Effortless style with our latest 1950’s Circle Skirts.

  Our latest Circle Skirts are just perfect for an effortlessly stylish outfit. Now available in beautiful new fabrics including our Wild Rose in Cerise, Purple and Royal, these lovely full-circle skirts create a classic 1950’s silhouette and can be worn with a petticoat underneath for a full, stand-out effect. Channel your inner Silver Screen Siren and team your Circle Skirt with a Halter Neck Top for a sassy summer look or go casual with a Gypsy Top. Perfect for picnics! As with all of our pieces, these gorgeous new... Read More

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Something for the boys!

Here at Vivien of Holloway we truly are dedicated to making the world a more stylish place. And that includes you men! Introducing our latest Long-Sleeved shirts in a variety of hard wearing fabrics, ideal for work or play and guaranteed to make you the coolest cat in town. Choose from a classic Blue Gingham or if you’re feeling colourful the Yellow and Grey Check is sure to stand out.   A classic Rockabilly cut, these leisure shirts are proudly made in London in easy wash and wear fabrics. With... Read More

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My Vintage Wardrobe

Mixing vintage gems with her own figure-flaunting repro creations, Vivien Wilson (the woman behind the much-loved Vivien of Holloway label) knows her vintage – and has the wardrobe to prove it. She gives Jen Barton a lesson in retro-meets-repro styling… Read more…