Tag Archives: 1970s

A VINTAGE WINTER | Dress by Berkertex c.1972

As the first frost falls we’re thinking about the perfect dress for the cold and beautifully crisp days of winter. I adore Mocha Mocha by Berkertex. It’s crafted in a heavy material and covered in hundreds of tiny hearts (that look an awful lot like coffee beans!). The quirky print is counterpoised by an elegant and […]

VINTAGE LAURA ASHLEY – A ROMANTIC IDYLL

Vintage Laura Ashley Re Imagined by Margot & Hesse

Romantic, ultra feminine, steeped in history and covered in diminutive flowers. It’s always a thrill to get vintage Laura Ashley – it’s so easy to be drawn in by the earthy colours, freshness, excess and the strong streak of nostalgia. The company began in the 1950s when Laura and her husband Bernard printed scarfs from […]

JOHN BATES AT JEAN VARON

Jean Varon was one of the hottest labels in British fashion for over 20 years before fading into obscurity. The label was started in the 1960s by one of the countries most innovative designers John Bates. Bates was fashion forward and regularly made bold choices, using unexpected space age fabrics and sheer panels. Many claim […]