Have you ever wondered what life was like around the time Lady Mary Crawley was falling for her Turkish diplomat
This week’s new stash in store is a selection of vintage bags from the 1930s through to the 1970s. Here’s
Last week two pointelle tops were added to the shop. But what’s ‘pointelle’ you might ask. Pointelle is a word
New to Rag and Magpie this week are two lace knit in shades of blue. One dates circa 1960s and
Mostly this week has been about celebrating our nomination in The National Vintage Awards. More about that here, but in
I’m very excited to announce that Rag and Magpie is in the running for a major national award! The National
A little while ago Miss Bob and I went to Brighton on a mission to find some nice antique jewellery.
For me there is no better way to be inspired by a past era than by browsing vintage magazines from
I’ve learned from The Man Repeller that on the other side of the pond folks drop the ‘Pussy’ and just
I’ve spent the week preparing more skirts for the shop. You know, selecting, spot cleaning, steaming, photographing, wishing I could
It’s been a long time coming and has been on my to do list for an unreasonable length of time,
The first warm day this year fell rather conveniently on the same day that we woke up in a caravan
This is part two of a series of posts inspired by Pantone announcing that Emerald green is colour of 2013.
Although I haven’t rocked a headscarf before, it is a look I have wanted to try for a long time, in that 1940s workwear way a la Bomb Girls. I had a bit of grief getting it to stay on until I remembered …
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You hear it all the time in fashion magazines, ‘ditsy print’ this, ‘ditsy florals’ that, but what does ‘ditsy’ actually
Hey folks, the date almost slipped by me again. Last year I forgot entirely about Rag and Magpie’s birthday (bad
Due to the brrrracing weather her in the London at the moment I have become rather attached to the few
If like me you’re an invested user who uses Google Reader to help them organise their lives by RSS, you’ll have three months to relocate all your online read feeds. Don’t lose out on your favourite news and features from vintage fashion and lifestyle blogs, make a plan now before it’s too late… But are the options?
Time for another What’s New already? Oh how time flies! Good job there’s a handful of new blouses in women’s
Today I was mulling around the office designing. As such I’m wearing a suitably comfy but slighly odd mix of 1970s and 1950s. I don’t usually wear 1970s but wanted a reason to wear an pointy collared orange shirt which once belonged to my grandmother. I matched it with a vintage Yardley lipstick in a similar shade…