Goodwood Revival Outfit | Charlotte

May 26, 2017
Goodwood Revival will be upon us in no time so we best get to outfit planning!  Here at Revival Retro we can dress you head to toe in one stress free shopping trip.  With our trained eye we can help you get that authentic 40s look that Goodwood is known for....
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3 Ways to Wear: The Newport

May 17, 2017
The Newport dress is one of our most easy to wear dresses. I haven't met a lady that hasn't loved it. The stretchy fabric makes it super comfortable and practical- but its simplicity and elegance makes it truly wearable.   Throw it on during the day with some neutral toned low heels like these...

Ascot Outfit Ideas: Shoes

May 15, 2017
Planning what shoes to wear for Ascot? Start here!
Seriously now, only wear comfortable shoes for Ascot. A spike stiletto heel will have you sinking into the grass quicker than you can say 'odds on to win'! Also, all you need is one miss placed footstep and that's a bad ankle you'll be nursing for a while. Don't do it!...
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Ascot Outfit Ideas: Dresses

May 10, 2017
Picking your dress for Ascot needn't be stressful! 
First off ladies, strapless or sheer strap dresses are an absolute no-no. I'd avoid spaghetti straps too in case of any wardrobe malfunctions! Off the shoulder is permitted but do you really want to be in a strapless bra all day? I thought not. Browse Ascot appropriate dresses here When coming...
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Ascot Outift Ideas: Hats

May 09, 2017
In search of Ascot outfit ideas? Hats are a big part of it. Have a read of our blog and start those ideas flowing!
** For hat orders for Ascot 2017 from the Atelier Millinery department, please order by 13th June** Ascot outfit inspiration often starts with the hats. Ladies attending Ascot must wear a hat with base that is a minimum of 4cm wide. This means no fascinators- and believe us that they're strict!...
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3 Ways to Wear: The Billion Dollar Baby

April 29, 2017
Get more bang for your buck when you mix up your accessories with you favourite dress. It's totally possible to rock the Billion Dollar Baby in a more casual style. Read on to find out more!
Ah, our most popular and in many ways most beloved dress. This blog focuses on the red version but please note that this works for a lot of the other colours we have had previously and will stock in the future.   As I tell anyone who will listen to me,...
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3 Ways to Wear: The Timeless

April 20, 2017
It's all about getting the most from your dresses. Driving down the cost-per-wear is something we talk about a lot in store. The more you wear the more value you get!
The Timeless is one of our most popular pieces. As standard we have it stocked in a beautiful green - because just look at it! I love the art deco pleat detailing, the 30's style seaming under the bust and the overall 1940s pencil silhouette. (This is why the dress truly is...
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Vintage Trend Spotting: Kimono Jackets for Spring Summer 17

April 17, 2017
Vintage trend alert: Kimono Jackets for Spring Summer 2017!
Kimono jackets have been popping up in high street brand shops and it's easy to see the appeal. Whether you want to to cover your upper arms or you're a die-hard 1930s fashion fan, there is definitely a place in your wardrobe for such an opulent feeling item. It's also one...
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Sarah's Shoe of the Month: the Marcie Sandal by Miss L Fire

April 14, 2017
Oh Marcie. You are so substantial, but so light as a feather. How do you do that? Get a pair of Marcie HERE I love the way your gold platform adds a flash of glamour. I can't decide if you're more 1940s wedge sandal, 1970s wedge sandal, or some kind...

Comfortable Retro Shoes For Every Day Wear

April 12, 2017
We all know the pain of being on your feet for too long - whether it’s all day at work or all through a night out, and whilst those 6 inch heels might look beautiful, their lack of practicality isn’t for everyone. Life is too short for uncomfortable shoes! See...
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