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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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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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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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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

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Vivien of Holloway brings you a taste of the Orient!

Our fabulous new Spring Collection of Sarongs have arrived. With the same beautiful boned bodice and draped skirt, the new collection brings all the glamour of the Orient with fabrics inspired by far Eastern opulence. Available in eleven stunning new prints, choose to blossom in green and lilac Geisha Bloom or shimmer away in Persian Gold and Origami Coral or Black. Perfect for spring and summer, these sarongs will bring elegance and excitement to any event. Wear as a set with the bolero for cooler evenings or sizzle in the... Read More

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Product Update: Swagger Jackets are back!

    Good Afternoon ladies. We come to you today with some fabulous news. The  Swagger Jacket is back! We’ve restocked the ever popular Navy Plaid and re-introduced classic Black. We also have two gorgeous new colours: dare to wear vibrant fuchsia or cool camel. Our Swagger Jackets look particularly fabulous when teamed with one of our Pencil Skirts. Wear Black with our Black Flannel skirt or Navy Plaid with our skirt in the same print for an glamourous suit reminiscent of Dior’s ‘New Look’.   Swagger Jackets are made... Read More

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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

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Christmas Gift Guide: Stylish Gifts for Hepcats

                        At Vivien of Holloway, we care just as much about Rock N Roll hunks as we do about vintage vixens. Here are some gorgeous gift ideas for rockabilly fellas. 1. Short-sleeved Chambray Shirt – Our Mens’ Shirts are perfect for jivers with a classic vintage cut and authentic detailing. In beautiful checks, plaids and colours, we’ve got a shirt for every hepcat. Like Chambray – stylish but understated. 2. Long-sleeved Chestnut Tartan Shirt – Chestnuts roasting on an open fire… he’ll be roasting... Read More