Categories / Women's Fashion

Hawaiian Play Suit from Tara Starlet

It's only the beginning of August so, if you haven't as yet, pack your bags and head down to your nearest seaside spot to indulge in ice cream & penny waterfalls while there's still time.

This Hawaiian Play Suit from Tara Starlet is an absolute must have for all you beach-bound beauties this summer. Available in 3 tropical prints, the glamourous one-piece features a tie halterneck, button down front and contrast tie front. Team with sunglasses and a flower in your hair for the full retro pin up effect, and possibly bring a cardi in case of typical British summertime weather.

£60 from the Tara Starlet website.

Categories / Women's Fashion

Tiki sandals from Miss L Fire

TikiThose who are lucky enough to be packing their bags right now in anticipation of jetting off to sunnier climes should hopefully have their vintage holiday wardrobe ready by now. We do hope you have enough room to squeeze these in.

The Tiki sandals from Miss L Fire are the quintessential retro summertime shoe. With the painted floral pattern on the heel, embroidered flowers on the front and accent bow finished with a large flower, they are ultra feminine, yet are saved from being too OTT with the muted natural rafia upper. Perfect for daytime poolside glamour or dressed up for the evening with an exotic Hawaiian-print frock.

£104.99 from Miss L Fire. See the website for more details.

Categories / Bags, Women's Fashion

Floral Meadow Print Mini Suitcase from Liberty

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You may remember last summer we featured the Liberty collaboration with Parisian concept store Merci, which included a rather fancy Liberty print mini suitcase that got our tongues lolling. The good news is this pretty little case is now back on sale in Liberty in the UK, and just in time for the summer holidays.

The super-chic vintage style mini suitcase is covered in Liberty’s floral meadow print with silver-toned accents and wooden side panels. The perfect size to stuff with a few tea dresses for a summer weekend getaway.

The floral meadow print mini suitcase is £60 from Liberty’s website.

Categories / Art and Photography

1930s Seaside Prints by Dave Thompson

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A frequent sight in British railway stations from the early 1920s, sharp & stylised posters advertised tourist hotspots accessible by rail, from the sunny climes of the Cornish coast all the way up to the remote Scottish Highlands, showing off the understated glamour of what's now become known as a 'staycation'. 

Artist Dave Thompson has captured the resurgence of the 'stay at home holiday' and taken inspiration from classic art deco railway posters to create these prints of iconic landmarks across the south coast, making a day trip to sunny Sussex as appealing as a weekend in Saint-Tropez (almost).

£25 each from Castor & Pollux Gallery. See the website for more details.