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  • Vintage weekend in Budapest!

    By vintage on 7 February, 2016 in VINTAGE WEEKENDS

    I have just got back from a lovely weekend in Budapest. We arrived in the snow and it looked even prettier than I thought it would be. So when my friend gave me her Budapest guide book I though it was a good option for a weekend away and only 2ish hours flight. I love traveling all over the world in search of fabulous vintage. So I was excited to see what Budapest had to offer.We arrived at the fabulous boutique hotel called Brody house it was only 20mins by taxi to the airport and in a great location for...

  • Beverly Hills... That's where I want to be!

    By vintage on 6 November, 2015 in VINTAGE HANDBAGS COLLECTION, VINTAGE COLLECTIONS

    Earlier this year we went on a fabulous vintage shopping trip to my favourite place LA. This time we stayed at the fabulous Beverly Hills hotel. Famous for its pastel pink walls, stripes and amazing Martinque printed wallpaper it really is a beautiful and very iconic place to stay. So longing to go back there we came up with an idea to produce a limited edition clutch bag collection made from the famous 1942 banana palm print fabric.... And here is the end result. We hope you like them!   Each handbag has been...

  • Afternoon Tea Bus

    By vintage on 27 July, 2015 in AFTERNOON TEA

    Hello Darling's.... Afternoon Tea is one of my favourite things to do (and also my main diet)!!!  I have been lucky enough to be able to try many afternoon teas all over the world, but I must say I have never experienced Afternoon Tea quite like this one! It was my sisters 30th coming up, and trying to find a fun and unique idea was a bit of a task. But when I got my Afternoon Tea Council newsletter with some information about the Afternoon Tea Bus I knew it was the perfect thing to do. The bus is...

  • Murder on the orient Express

    By vintage on 21 July, 2015 in 1950S

     HELLO DARLING’S.... SO LAST WEEK MY HUSBAND AND I ATTENDED THE MURDER MYSTERY LUNCH ABOARD THE BRITISH PULLMAN. I HAVE BEEN HINTING FOR A WHILE NOW THAT I WANTED TO EXPERIENCE THE ORIENT EXPRESS, SO FOR MY BIRTHDAY I WAS PRESENTED WITH THE TICKETS TO THIS WONDROUS EVENT. ..........................................................................................................................................     
 A WEEK BEFORE THE EVENT A BEAUTIFUL BOX ARRIVED IN THE POST WITH OUR TICKETS PRINTED INSIDE A BOOKLET. APPARENTLY THEY ARE HAND PRINTED IN ITALY. INSIDE THE CHIC LITTLE BOOKLET WAS ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEEDED INCLUDING YOUR TICKET. WE ARRIVED AT WATERLOO AT 10.30AM WHERE...

  • It's Vintage Baby!

    By vintage on 19 November, 2014 in UNCATEGORIZED

    It's Vintage Baby... So recently our very own vintage darling had a beautiful baby girl called "Tabitha October" Choosing a name for your baby can be quite a challenge, but little "Tabitha's" name came from The 1960s hit tv show bewitched, and as she was born on the 14th October with Halloween looming it was the perfect name for their little girl.   Every proud parent wants to show off their baby with photographs. So who did we call, well the fabulous & very talented Mandy f rom 'Dottie Photography' of course (who had...

  • Share a Coke....

    By vintage on 22 July, 2014 in VINTAGE STYLE ICONS

          Hello Darling's.... Are you looking for a fun gift for a Coca-Cola Addict? Well why not get their name printed on the iconic Cola Glass bottles! For only £1.99 a bottle it will sure put a smile on that special someones face! The history: It was 1886, and in New York Harbour, workers were constructing the Statue of Liberty. Eight hundred miles away, another great American symbol was about to be unveiled.We’re swapping our name with yours – and this time we’ve got even more names and even more ways to...

  • Vintage Life Magazine

    By vintage on 2 July, 2014 in UNCATEGORIZED, NETWORKING PAGES, STYLING PROJECTS, ITS VINTAGE DARLING PRESS

    Darling's if you love vintage then pick up a copy of Vintage life Magazine! Our recent photoshoot has been featured over 7 fabulous pages in the July issue of Vintage Life magazine! Here you can read all about the pieces featured in the shoot and you can actually buy them up from our online store too so be quick and grab a pice of fashion history while you can!    We hope you love them as much as we do!   Credits:  Photography by Mandy Carter www.dottiephotography.co.uk Hair by Alison Jenner www.alisonjennerhair.com Make-up by Liza Smith www.lizasmithmakeup.co.uk  

  • Access All Asos...

    By vintage on 1 July, 2014 in SOCIAL NEWS, NETWORKING PAGES, VINTAGE EVENTS

    Asos is the giant of online shopping, with thousands of products to choose from there really is something for everyone. So Asos have recently launched 'Access All Asos' a behind the scenes look at what’s new at Asos and invites to special events and much more. The only catch is very few applicants will be accepted each month which keeps its rather special..... however, we are excited to announce we were one of those lucky few. So if you love Asos and want to be the first to know about everything Asos get applying today! Once you have been...

  • Retro Caramac Cupcakes Recipe

    By vintage on 9 June, 2014 in AFTERNOON TEA, CUPCAKES, RETRO RECIPES

          This Recipe Makes 12 (For The Sponge)  120g plain flour 140g caster sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 40g butter 120ml semi skimmed milk 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla extract Method for the sponge:  Cream together the butter and sugar, then add the egg and mix, then add the flour, baking powder, milk and vanilla mix together to a light fluffy constancy.   The recipe for the Caramac buttercream is as follows, 110g unsalted butter, room temperature 250g icing sugar 150g Caramac chocolate 1 tablespoon semi-skimmed milk The Method...

  • It's Vintage Darling!

    By vintage on 17 March, 2014 in UNCATEGORIZED

    Hello Darling's So last week we put together a 'Stepford house wife/mad men' inspired photo-shoot! We used all the clothing and accessories from www.itsvintagedarling.com so if you are quick you can pick up some some of the fabulous pieces from the shoot. The photo-shoot took place in the stunning village of Rockingham and the very talented make-up artist Lisa let use her stunning cottage as the main location, not to mention her fabulous persian cat Jax who made an appearance in the shoot too....which made my day he was very handsome! Oh and the hair!!! The very talented Alison, cleverly created...