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Kitty Day Dress!

Well I haven’t had time to write anything for a while since I have been so busy with production and the Pop Up Shop. Now the Pop Up is closed and after tidying up the debris things can get back to normal. I hope you ladies made the most of us making another batch of our Kitty Day Dresses the fabric is so authentic looking even the most avid Vintage collector could be fooled. I know I get lots of compliments whenever I wear mine. The Kitty has turned out... Read More

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Swinging Slacks!

Well we know how much you love our 1940s style trousers so we try to keep the new fabrics coming. The neatly fitted waist and the flowing legs on these pants are completely reminiscent of the glamour of the 1940s. Such a classic shape but also comfortable and perfect for work rest or play. Smart for the office comfy for downtime and classy enough for going out in the evening. We have taken influence from our favourite movie Queens Katherine Hepburn, Rita Hayworth and Doris Day.        

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Team Member Marie’s Outfit Inspiration!

Next in the spotlight for our series of outfit inspirations from our wonderful team is the beautiful Marie. Marie not only helps out at our Holloway Road boutique, she is also Vivien of Holloway’s Accessories Buyer! She sources and purchases the incredible selection of Jewellery, Hair Accessories and Petticoats we have to offer online and in store. With a natural flair for style and an enviable vintage collection, Marie’s favourite choices show how you can mix and match separates to create super stylish outfits! Take it away Marie! ‘I’m a... Read More

TwinwoodFestival 30/04/2014

Who’s off to Twinwood this year?

The Twinwood Festival is the perfect place to show off your fabulous Vivien of Holloway outfits! Taking place on the 23rd, 24th and 25th of August and now in its thirteen year Twinwood is ‘the original and the best vintage 1930’s, 1940’s and 1950’s music and dance festival.’ The festival takes place over three days with over sixty bands, eleven stages and over one hundred traders. And guess who one of the main sponsors are? That’s right, Vivien of Holloway are proud to sponsor this great festival. The Twinwood Festival is... Read More

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Summer Style with Viven of Holloway

Here at Vivien of Holloway, we’re always looking forward to warmer months and as summer is fast approaching we thought a bit of wardrobe inspiration was in order! With the arrival of our latest sundress and a whole host of beautiful accessories to co-ordinate your outfits, be sure to stand out amongst the crowds this summer whether it’s by the seaside or a glamorous day at the races!   For those balmy summer days we’re so hoping for, our new Anna dress is effortlessly stylish and cool. Team your Anna... Read More

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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

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Calling all brides!

At Vivien of Holloway, we love a wedding and we love nothing more than seeing pictures of weddings featuring our dresses. With a varied selection of fabrics and styles, from the traditional to the alternative, there is something to suit any colour scheme to make a perfect day magical. For the more traditional bride, choose from a variety of styles in Ivory and White lace and satin. One of our most popular designs, our signature Halter Neck Circle Dress, is stunning in white satin. Wear with a white petticoat for... Read More

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Ahoy There!

Calling all nautical lovelies! Our popular Anchor print Halter Neck Circle Dress is back. At Vivien of Holloway, we love authentic vintage prints and this print with a distinctive nautical note is no exception! In a vibrant royal blue with adorable white anchors, this dress is sure to turn some heads and melt sailor’s hearts. With an alluring sweetheart neckline and signature boned bodice, team your Halter Neck Circle Dress with a contrasting  elasticated belt and petticoat to be a picture of pin-up perfection. Ideal for a day out, be... Read More


Be peachy keen in our fabulous florals!

So, who spotted Vivien of Holloway on Gok Wan’s Style Surgery on ITV’s This Morning on Friday? Gok featured our stunning Grace dress in Victory Rose Peach. Take a look here! Gok is a big fan of Vivien of Holloway and has used lots of our pieces. We think Julie looks just lovely in her dress! Our Victory Rose floral prints are available in Peach, Cerise, Purple and Royal and are proving to be a big hit. This fabric is very special to us at Vivien of Holloway as it... Read More


Merry Christmas from Vivien of Holloway

May your stockings be full and your pudding be fruity! Vivien of Holloway would like to wish you a wonderful Christmas and a prosperous New Year! Please Note Our last recommended day for Christmas Orders is tomorrow (Friday 20th December) for Standard UK Delivery. Our last day for Next Day Delivery is Monday 23rd December. Our shop is open as usual from now up until Tuesday 24th: Christmas Eve (24th), Christmas Day (25th) and Boxing Day (26th) we are closed. So why not pop in this weekend for last minute gifts:... Read More