10 Best Vintage Hotspots in London

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Annette Bette Kellow

London is full of nostalgia and secret treasure troves. If you are a vintage hoarder and lover like me, you will always be on the hunt for the next amazing place. Whether a local Londoner or simply visiting the city, there are always places to go to take the ultimate trip down memory lane.

10 Most Stylish Cocktail Bars in London

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Annette Bette Kellow

The human tongue has over 10,000 tastebuds so it is important to give them a real treat when selecting the perfect drink. I love to discover new venues whilst the classics never go out of fashion. Here are my top ten cocktail bars in London...

Retro Bloggers Reveal Their Insider Tips For Buying Vintage Clothes

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Style

The thrill of vintage shopping lies in the excitement of buying items that have the exclusivity of a custom-made piece, but for a fraction of the pric...

10 Wonderful Facts on the Rise of the Hat

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Style
Annette Bette Kellow

The wonder of wearing a hat can transform a complete look, and portrays a unique image to the individual wearing it. Combining style, fashion satire and attitude, the hat can give any message the wearer desires.

London's Best Vintage Shops

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Style

This feature is part of our focus around sustainable fashion. Here we aim to champion some of the emerging names in fashion and shine a light on the t...

The 10 Best Ways to Wear Underwear as Outerwear

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Style
Annette Bette Kellow

If you don't want to go full va-va-voom you can always relax in a more casual number, and besides, when you get home you can simply sidle between the sheets when you head for slumber city, what's not there to love?

10 Best Vintage Books for Summer Reading

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK Entertainment
Annette Bette Kellow

The summer is still here (well, kind of) and it's time to take a wonderful trip down memory lane! There's something scrumptiously tangible about reading an old book, learning from other peoples past and the delicious style of descriptive writing that goes with vintage times.

10 Amazing Things About Notting Hill!

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Annette Bette Kellow

I normally switch it up depending on whom I'm talking to and how posh I want to sound (naughty I know). But they all equate to the same thing- the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea!

Why We Should All Give Upcycling a Chance

Kadie Regan | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kadie Regan

Upcycling: the latest ephemeral trend or a way of life? I think it could just be the latter. With more and more of us beginning to care about the mark we leave on this planet, upcycling is a perfect place to start.

How To Do Fifties Make-Up

MyDaily UK | Jen Barton | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Style
Read More: Vintage, UK Style News

From Marilyn Monroe's bombshell appeal to Grace Kelly's icy-cool beauty (and perfect brows), the Fifties were a time of seriously gorgeous make-up loo...

Grandma Opens Paper To Find Topless Pin-Up Photos Of Her In The 50s

News Team International | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Flicking through a copy of her local paper, Helen Dunn never could have imagined that she'd see a familiar face staring back at her. But that's exa...

The Vogue Guide to Choosing the Perfect Engagement Ring

Vogue.fr | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Like all good guides, we'll start from the beginning, the beginning being the cut of your diamond, which should be chosen with care. If you're looking for timeless, opt for a princess, round or oval cut, with their softly faceted shapes.

The Secret To Keeping Spiders At Bay, And Other Life Hacks From Your Mother

The Huffington Post UK | Lottie Oram | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to finding ingenious ways to simplify our lives, we often rely on tech and new innovations to help us out. But does that mean that go...

How To Add Boutique Hotel Style To Your Home

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Whether you’ve just returned from a coastal retreat or sleek city break, nothing signals the end of a holiday quite like swapping that boutique bolt...

Vintage Shopping For the Plus Size Gal

Becky Barnes | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Barnes

The nations interest in all things vintage is on the up, the popularity of shows like Dawn O'Porter's This Old Thing prove our love does not seem to be waining. From shabby chic furniture, to 40s style tea parties and the ever popular burlesque movement, it would seem us brits are yearning to be taken back to a simpler time.

Tweet Pics Of Your #FabulousFinds To Win £100 Of HomeSense Gift Cards

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

This promotion has now ended. As part of our partnership with homeware specialist HomeSense, we're offering you the chance to win £100 of HomeSens...

10 Must-Have Vintage Home Decor Items

Jennifer Barton | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Adding a vintage object (or five!) into your home is a simple way of adding colour and print to your space and imbuing it with charm and elegance, whe...

Why Burlesque Is Empowering, Not Demeaning, to Women

Zoe Charles | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Zoe Charles

Women usually take burlesque classes for one of three reasons: they want to feel cheeky and have fun, they want to improve their body confidence and how they feel about themselves, or they want to become a professional burlesque performer. When asked about their experience of learning and performing burlesque the majority of our students will use the word 'empowering' in their answer.

Vintage Sweets Recipes: Wine Gums, Rum Raisin Fudge And Rhubarb With Custards

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're after something more challenging than cupcakes, whip out that vintage apron of yours, and try these classy dessert recipes. They may look...

Martin Fowler and the Misappropriated Jacket

Ben Shires | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Ben Shires

A little known fact about me: I once spent an entire school year, Year Ten to be precise, sporting Martin Fowler from Eastenders' jacket (here's Martin's face when he first saw the offending item) The reason it's a little known fact is because I've done everything in my power since then to suppress it. But perhaps now is the time to finally face my coaty demons and then zip it for good.

Fitness Classes Through The Decades: 30s To 80s

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As you struggle towards the end of January, and very possibly your annual gym-going journey, we thought we'd remind you how good exercise lovers have ...

The Paris of Parisians

Marion Bretagne | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marion Bretagne

Parisians usually avoid tourist spots as they much more enjoy to be part of the local life of their neighbourhood and have their habits at the same bakery and cafés. Their ordinary routines are entangled within the traditional clichés of Paris and create this unique and authentic atmosphere.

I Like Old Clothes and I Cannot Lie

Ben Shires | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Ben Shires

My only real party gripe, and one I fear is acutely specific to me, is that small talk - the lifeblood of the latter uPBE - often throws up a situation that leaves me stumped. And annoyingly, it's all my own fault.

Wedding Dresses: The Vogue Paris Pick for 2014

Vogue.fr | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Whether you're planning a wedding or simply love lace as much as we do, look to Vogue Paris' new weddings channel to see the trends for 2014, a year that puts the bride before the dress. Break all the rules and throw out that meringue dress.

Nordic Poetry: Turning Old into Gold

Ben Mirza | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Mirza

Nordic Poetry, a vintage brand launching their first flagship store in Boxpark this month, takes the concept of vintage and fashions it into an art form. The story of Nordic Poetry began with one simple idea, as its founder Ameli explains...