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SEVENTIES STYLE ICON: MARISA BERENSON

One of the original 'it girls' Marisa Berenson was an American fashion model who represented the 1960s and 1970s. She says: "I once was one of the highest paid models in the world". She appeared on the cover and inside the pages of Vogue numerous times and was known as 'the queen of the scene' as she was also a lover of nightclubs and was a socialite. Yves Saint Laurent declared her 'the girl of the Seventies'. She also appeared in films such as Death in Venice (1971), Cabaret (1972), Barry Lyndon (1975), Killer Fish (1979) and White Hunter Black Heart (1990). We love her style and are very inspired by her fashion looks from the 1960s and 1970s. See...

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HORROR FILMS: RIP WES CRAVEN

The renowned horror film director Wes Craven has died at 76. He wrote and directed the first A Nightmare on Elm Street film and directed the first four 'Scream' movies. He also had an eye for discovering talent. While casting A Nightmare on Elm Street, he discovered Johnny Depp. He cast Sharon Stone in her first starring role, for Deadly Blessing, and he gave Bruce Willis his first featured role in an episode of the 1980s version of The Twilight Zone. Here are some of the films he will be remembered for. Which one scared you the most? Reflecting on his career, he once said: "I tried to make movies where I can honestly say I haven't seen that before and to follow my deepest intuitions and in some cases literally my dreams."...

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OUR TOP TEN VINTAGE FASHION BLOGS

TOP TEN VINTAGE FASHION BLOGS  Here are ten of the vintage fashion blogs we are currently loving. This list changes all the time though, plus this is not in any order of preference. They all rock!  http://shirliekemp1.blogspot.co.uk Twitter Shirliekemp Eighties pop star (Pepsi & Shirlie) turned photographer and stylist, Shirlie has the prettiest vintage-inspired blog you will come across. Her portraits of people and images of interiors are just divine. http://www.missyvintageblog.com Twitter Missy_Vintage Vintage lover who is also studying for a photography degree as she approaches 40. Respect. Expect lots of vintage looks and of course fabulous photography. http://www.diaryofavintagegirl.com Twitter FleurMcGerr Fleur is a well-known member of the 'vintage community' and her blog is a vintage treat of her rocking various vintage outfits....

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VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM: NEW FASHION BOOKS FOR AUTUMN WINTER 2015

V&A NEW BOOKS JULY-DECEMBER 2015 The legendary Victoria & Albert Museum in South Kensington London also publishes the most beautiful books on style, beauty, jewellery, fashion, interiors and more. They always send me their new books brochure so I thought I would share it with you. Below are some of the titles you can purchase from the V&A from July to December 2015. Happy reading. My favourites are Mariano Fortuny: His Life and Works; Shoes Pleasure and Pain; The Glamour of Italian Fashion since 1945 - I look forward to reading them this winter. To shop vintage fashion click HERE Love Lovely    

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