Posts Tagged ‘vintage clothing’

The Origins of Vintage Clothing

Friday, April 6th, 2012
<a href="http://www.devoted2vintage.co.uk/EN/default.html">Vintage clothing</a> is a phrase commonly used to describe old clothing inspired line. It its fashion sense, vintage refers to the categorical classification of new or second hand garment that was initially the trend in another period or era. They are clothing lines that were predominantly Read The Post [...]

Vintage Men’s Knitwear: Putting the Gran in Torino

Monday, March 12th, 2012
Men's Knitwear. Just the mere mention of the phrase can induce an involuntary smirk on a man's lips. And admittedly, it's not without at least a foundation in sartorial ill-advisedness. How many dads have spent Christmas Day in the reindeer jumpers they were bought, only to revisit the indignity every time the photo album comes out? And what about the Read The Post [...]

The Hidden Story of Lingerie

Thursday, March 1st, 2012
With all the imagery and connotations the word lingerie evokes in people's minds, it might come as something of a surprise to learn that it comes from the French word for washables And perhaps even more strangely to English ears, in France it is equally applied to men's and women's underwear Read The Post [...]

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
Where and when the fabled alien lands on earth will determine whether skirts are an entirely female garment or a unisex item. If we count the kilt as a skirt, it remains an item worn by both males and females in Scotland and amongst the Scottish diaspora, although nowadays it is mainly seen on men during official and formal ceremonies such as weddings, Read The Post [...]

Stop Me and Buy One

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010
I was walking in Notting Hill, West London about four years ago when I was stopped by one of those extraordinarily trendy Japanese women who seem to look good, no matter how ridiculous their outfits I thought she was going to ask for directions, but, in charmingly Japanese accented English, she asked if I would sell her the denim jacket I was wearing Read The Post [...]