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holloway road

24/05/2017
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Shop Lock In: New Spring 17 Collection

Oh my goodness so long since my last blog. So what have we been up to. We have had a fun packed year with shop parties and gorgeous limited edition fabrics so where do I start. Lets talk about the fun shop ‘Lock In’s’. This is a fun evening for any of you ladies to pop along to. Yes I say ladies as we aren’t doing one for the Boys yet.  The party take place in the shop, depending in the theme we have between 8 and 20 guests. You... Read More

22/12/2014
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Festivities with Vivien of Holloway!

The festive season is now upon us and with a few days until Christmas and a week till New Year, it’ll soon be time to bring out the killer heels and your favourite lipstick! So, what better reason than this to treat yourself to a gorgeous, new frock? As featured on our Christmas cards, is the Petrol Duchess circle dress. Made from duchess satin, it fits to flatter around your bust and flows into a full circle skirt which is perfect for dancing. Wear with a petticoat to create an... Read More

29/10/2014
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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

17/09/2014
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Fabulous 40’s Trousers!

Here at Vivien of Holloway, we love a change in season. Nothing thrills us more than the thought of a fabulous Autumn wardrobe and planning wonderful outfits fills us with joy! A staple for any vintage loving gals wardrobe this Autumn has to be our fantastic new 1940’s Swing Trousers. These super slacks are perfect for work and play throughout autumn and winter. They are based on an original World War II pattern and feature an authentic long rise. Fastened at the side with four buttons, these terrific trousers have... Read More

05/09/2014
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Happy Birthday to us! Our Holloway shop turns five.

Our Holloway shop is five years old today! At the tender age of 18 Vivien began selling her hand-made 50’s reproductions in the famous Kensington Market. The Vivien of Holloway brand was born in the year 2000 and our very first shop was above a motorcycle garage in Camden. As you can imagine, it had a certain charm as well as lots of brawny mechanics. Helpful for heavy lifting! Vivien’s sights were set higher and we soon began to outgrow the space. We needed somewhere to further showcase Vivien’s beautiful creations... Read More

12/05/2014
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Visit our Holloway Road shop!

Have you visited our gorgeous shop yet? Nestled in the heart of North London on the Holloway Road, our flagship store is a must visit for all Vivien of Holloway fans. A one stop shop for all your vintage inspired outfit needs, the Vivien of Holloway boutique is a treasure trove full of our range of dresses and separates and more including Miss L Fire shoes and striking Hair Flowers. Vivien of Holloway’s very first shop was based in Camden, above a motorcycle workshop. It had a certain charm, and lots... Read More

24/04/2014
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Mad about Mad Men: How to get the look

  The newest season of Mad Men has arrived and is a firm favourite with everyone here at Vivien of Holloway. Inspired by this article on the Stylist website looking back at their favourite fashions over the past six seasons, take a look at how to achieve these slinky Joan Holloway or classic Betty Draper styles using authentic styling from Vivien of Holloway.   For the ultimate in sassy appeal, channel your inner Joan with our Jezebel dress in Red Duchess. Featuring a pencil style skirt for that trademark wiggle, the flattering... Read More

17/04/2014
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Pssst! There’s a sale on!

Have you heard the news? We’re having a sale! At Vivien of Holloway, we love a bargain and we know you all feel the same. So, we have decided to reduce lots of stock that we won’t be remaking to create room for lots of exciting new things. With an amazing selection to choose from in the sale, it’s very hard to pick just one item. Such bargains to be had with all of our Satin Halterneck Circle Dresses available for just £55 and a selection of Luxury Halterneck Circle... Read More

14/04/2014
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Limited Edition Men’s Shirts

  Have you heard the latest about Vivien of Holloway’s Men’s Long Sleeve Shirts? We have new prints available in this classic Rockabilly cut leisure shirt. In fact, our selection of Menswear is growing so fast we now have a dedicated Men’s section at our Holloway Road shop!   These shirts really are exclusive, we rarely make more than fifty shirts per fabric! We are always on the look out for new prints so guys, if you’ve had your eye on one of our newest Long or Short Sleeve Shirts... Read More

11/12/2013
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Christmas Gift Guide: Festive Gifts for Her

Looking for something special for an elegant lady? These Vivien of Holloway treats are festive and fabulous. With a stunning variety of dresses and separates, there’s a classic red and green silhouette for every delicious damsel. Like our Satin Sarong for a luxurious wasp-waist, Satin Halterneck Circle Dress for a wow-factor party look, slinky Jezebel for eye-popping curves or 1950s Circle Skirt for jolly jivers.   Merry shopping! x