Categories / Shops we like, Women's Fashion

Miss Dixiebelle Boutique, Edinburgh


While there may be increasing numbers of vintage shops dotted around the UK's major cities, dedicated and desirable retro boutiques are still a rare and exciting find. For Edinburgh dwellers, Miss Dixiebelle Boutique is one of those few that might just jump to the top of some must-see lists.

Stocking some of Retro To Go's favourite UK brands, including What Katie Did and Tara Starlet, there's something for every vintage glamourpuss at the Bruntsfield Place location. Completing the full pin-up look, Miss Dixiebelle carries lingerie, dresses and accessories assuring no detail is left uncared for.

To find out more about the boutique, as well as the classes in hair, beauty and wellness, check out the Miss Dixiebelle website.

Categories / Cosmetics

Besame cosmetics at What Katie Did


Add some vintage glamour to your dressing table with the Besame cosmetics range, available from What Katie Did

Besame is a modern company that looks to the past for its colour and product range and also with its packaging. The Enchanting Lipsticks range, as shown above, includes nine different retro-inspired shades which all come in a 1940s bullet-shaped metallic tube, decorated with Art Deco-style patterns. Founder of the range, Gabriela Hernandez designed the packaging based on vintage cases in her own collection and the lipstick is sized to match at only 55mm high. 

The range also includes rouge and shadow – essential for any wannabe pin-up – and prides itself on using natural ingredients. 

Prices start at £11.50 while the lipsticks cost £13 each. 

See the full range online