SUPERWOMEN - 26th April 2012
On our buying trips we often find more than just clothing. Recently we were lucky enough to come across issue after issue of 1990s Elle and Vogue magazines. You know our love for vintage imagery is pretty intense, so now we’re the owner of mini pieces of fashion history. There are so many images we could post but the major prevailing theme was ‘the supers’! We forgot the magnitude of their popularity. Their faces were all over fashion editorials and adverting campaigns during this decade. Here are 13 of our favourite models inclduing rare images from 1994 and 1995 of model turned baker, Lorraine Pascale, Shalom Harlow and Rosemary Ferguson. We of course have the big hitters, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista and more shot by legends such at Mario Testino and Nick Knight, enjoy!
Naomi & Kate
VINTAGE VIRGIN - 17th April 2012
Once in a while one of you renders us utterly speechless with your style and fashion panache. This happened today my friends when we discovered Jessica Virgin. She's a Texas based, 28 year old, self-confessed vintage lover and fashion blogger! Asked why she like vintage she says, "Ever since I was a little girl my grandmother would take me and my sisters shopping every weekend at Goodwill, Salvation Army and Sand Dollar! At first I didn’t get why do you want people’s old clothes? Then it came to me when I was like 7 that these clothes are amazing!”. We say BOOM!!
All images courtesy of Vintage Virgin
HYPE IT UP - 12th April, 2012
Back in Feb we visited Hyper Japan what is it you say? Imagine a snapshot of everything that is cool, cute and contemporary from Japan, brought to Earls Court in London! We’re pretty obsessed with Japanese culture so eagerly made our way to West London. We actually arrived an hour early so consoled ourselves (like Caggie Dunlop) in the famous Troubadour pub on Old Brompton Road. Eventually we made it inside, walking into a colourful room of food, fashion shows, manga drawing workshops and amazing stalls including our friends from Now Voyager! Here are our favourite street style moments, Tokyo we'll definitely be seeing you soon!
Felicity Joy Clifton owner of fabuous hair accessories company, Now, Voyager
Meet Pixie_late HYPER JAPAN’s in-house fashionista, London Lolita, blogger and founder of Frills & Frolics, the biggest Lolita meetup group in the UK.
STELLA STAR - 2nd April 2012
Our new pastel vintage collection hits ASOS this week but before we move onto the new, we want to pay some respect to our last model and style blogger, Stella Katterman. We approached Stella as we love to see our collection on ladies with great personal style. She shares lots of visual qualities we admire, fearlessness a passion for colour and heaps of personality! Take a look at these exclusive behind-the-scenes images of Stella becoming our ASOS BOUTIQUE star.
Student Stella is now a fashion week stalwart, her unique look has been captured by fashion’s crème de la crème. She’s a regular on Grazia ‘Style Hunter’ pages and has been continually photographed for Vogue.com. Jak & Jill’s legendary Tommy Ton captured her over February’ London Fashion Week, a very high accolade indeed!
Stella's strong look really suited our ASOS pre-season collection as her haircut is defintely something Twiggy would be proud of! These are some of our favourite images but be quick as we only have a few pieces left - Rag & Bow Asos Boutique Collection.
Dark Green Velvet 1960s Blazer, £40.00 - available now on ASOS
Versace style 90s print shirt, £38.00 - available now on ASOS
Model : Stella Katterman
Hair & Make-up: Cathy Ennis
Styling : Hazel Holtham
In the flesh we already knew she was super-pretty but we’re blown away by her intelligence, down-to-earth nature and absolute love of fashion. A keen foodie, her blog often captures not only her favourite outfits but also gorgeous imagery of recent resturant escapades and travels. Above, Stella wears her Rag & Bow pastel, pleated, skirt (selected on the day of the shoot) for her post 'Candyfloss Colours' - we heart Stella!