Category

Gypsy Top

Vivien of Holloway New Gypsy Tops 01/12/2015
, ,

New Gypsy Tops

Our cute new Gypsy Tops have arrived. For Autumn I thought it would be a great time try out some Chiffon and Lace fabrics. I was very excited to find these wonderful faux lace effect fabrics as it made me think of Marilyn in Bus Stop. Just a shame we didn’t have time to make the skirt she was wearing too. The gorgeous colours in the faux Lace are just perfect for Christmas and NYE parties. The Chiffon would be great for any time; being slightly see-through it gives you... Read More

1950s Lemon Circle Skirt from Vivien of Holloway 16/09/2015
, ,

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

29/10/2014
, , , , , , , , ,

The Horrors of Holloway!

Halloween is fast approaching and it’s not too late to order your ghoulishly glamorous outfits from Vivien of Holloway. Order now using our Next Day Delivery option to have everything just in time and ready for the big scare! Will you bewitch and beguile in one of our curve hugging Halterneck Pencil Dresses? Be certain to stand out amongst the ghosts and ghouls in our Pirate Print! Or maybe you’re drawn to the wicked wasp waist of our Halterneck Circle Dress which is bound to draw stares and scares when teamed with our spooky... Read More

07/10/2014
, , , , ,

Ghastly and Glamorous Halloween Ideas!

October has to be one of our favourite months here at Vivien of Holloway. The weather is turning, the evenings are drawing in and our thoughts turn to the spookiest event of the year, Halloween. We always have so many parties to choose from and so many outfit ideas, we thought it best to share some inspiration with our fellow glamorous ghouls! As you know, we are running a Gruesome Giveaway throughout October. We want to see your most frighteningly glamorous Halloween inspired Vivien of Holloway outfits! It’s the perfect... Read More

03/10/2014
, , , , ,

Ghoulish Giveaway!

We love Halloween here at Vivien of Holloway! It’s the perfect opportunity to don our favourite spook-inspired outfits such as the Day Of The Dead Gypsy Top or Pirate Print Halterneck Circle Dress. But let’s face it, we don’t really need an excuse to wear these beautiful prints all year round! This year we’ve decided to treat our favourite ghouls with a horrific giveaway! We want to see your most spooktacular Halloween outfits featuring Vivien of Holloway! Have you been creative with your Pirate Print and transformed into a swash-buckling zombie? Or perhaps you... Read More

07/08/2014
, , , ,

We love Shorts!

At Vivien of Holloway, we don’t need an excuse to get outside and show off our pins in the summer. It just so happens that here in London we’ve been having a rather warm spell so it’s a good job we’re all stocked up in our high waisted Shorts! These beauties are just the most flattering pair of Shorts you will ever own. Once you’ve tried them you won’t want to take them off! Designed to flatter and enhance, Vivien has ensured these shorts are cut to hit at the... Read More

04/08/2014
, , , , , , ,

Just crazy about Jezebel!

  At Vivien of Holloway, we do love an elegant neckline and figure flaunting skirt. That’s where our Jezebel comes in! The Jezebel Dress combines these elements with the added authentically 1950’s touch of a half-peplum, to really boost those curves. The great news is that this best loved style is now re-stocked in lots of gorgeous fabrics!   The wrap top of the Jezebel dress is flattering for all bust sizes and gives a little bit of coverage for those of us conscious of our arms! The pencil skirt... Read More

03/07/2014
, , , , ,

Gorgeous Gingham!

Here at Vivien of Holloway, Gingham is a way of life. Our Halterneck and Gypsy Tops in Red, Black, Blue and Pink Gingham are wardrobe staples for the warmer months. We simply can’t get enough of it! Gingham first arrived in Europe in the 17th Century as a striped fabric and evolved into a check when being produced in Manchester mills. Worn famously by French actress Brigitte Bardot for her wedding dress, Gingham became so popular there were shortages of the fabric at the time! So, to add to the... Read More

25/06/2014
, , , , ,

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

12/06/2014
, , , ,

Summer at Vivien of Holloway!

At Vivien of Holloway, we love summer. It’s the best time of year for our cutest outfits and with this warm spell we’ve been having we thought we’d treat you to some more style inspiration! Our Capris are a summer wardrobe must have and are soon to be restocked just in time for holiday season! Such an incredibly flattering shape, these Capris are designed to nip in at the waist with cute winged pockets and a central zip and button fastening at the back. Wear with one of our latest... Read More