Dress Crush: Havana Nights by Pin Up Couture

March 08, 2016
A beautiful colour, easy to wear AND has pockets?! How is this dress not in you wardrobe yet?
The Havana Nights dress is my new dress crush. Why? Because it is feminine, comfortable and versatile.  Made by Pin Up Couture, the Havana Nights is one of their best selling shapes of all time. Pin Up are known internationally for their body positive and size inclusive ranges, and I'm...
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Buying Shoes for Swing Dancing: An Intro to the Balboa Heel

February 24, 2016
We get a lot of dancers coming into the boutique to buy shoes for swing dancing, and the most popular by far is one made by street shoe brand, that happens to make shoes that are a delight to dance in. Say hello to the Balboa by ReMix Vintage Shoes....

My New Favourite 40's Frock

February 19, 2016
You cannot go wrong with a 40s Tea Dress. It's almost impossible!
The 1940s is one of my favourite decades to draw shapes and inspiration from when it comes to my own wardrobe, and I have fallen in love with this dress. I wear it to work in the boutique, I wear it to things outside of work and I LOVE to...
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The Boulevard Blouse - Now in Green for Spring!

February 13, 2016
Busty gals rejoice! The Boulevard Blouse in fresh spring Green is just what you've been searching for....
If you're looking for a versatile new wardrobe staple for spring, look no further than the Boulevard blouse, now in fresh, minty green for the new season. The energising colour coupled with buttery-soft fabric makes for a blouse you'll never want to take off.  This ultra-flattering blouse is something perfect for...
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Gorgeous Red Dresses For Valentines Day

February 03, 2016
Be the lady in red you've always wanted this Valentine's Day with the pick of the red dresses at Revival Retro!
If you haven't thought about your dream V-Day dress yet, keep it classic with a statement red. No matter your complexion, there is a red dress out there to suit you! Red dresses make you feel powerful, confident, and they lift your look and mood like nothing else.   Want to...
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Introducing the 1940s Style Wrap Dress!

January 26, 2016

We are loving the wrap dress so much right now! It's forgiving, flattering, practical, and comfortable.... say no more!

This 1940s Style Wrap dress is a little unusual in that we don't normally find a wrap dress with sleeves, much less a vintage style wrap dress! But this one is just the ticket, with its lovely acorn and oak leaf print. The gathered diamond section with its ruching, and the...
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This Silk Slip Slips A Spring in Your Step...

January 21, 2016
Why have polyester when you can have a soft cotton and silk mix? Leave the manmade fibres behind and follow me on the path to indulgent under layers...
Silk Slip with Eyelash Lace
I have a drawer full of vintage slips that are polyester-tastic. They are sweet, and I love them and all... but my world has forever been changed by the arrival of our silk slip and cami collection. It makes me feel as though I am starring in my own chocolate advert!...
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New Year, New You, New Winter Shoes!

January 07, 2016

Put your best foot forward this new year with some lovely new winter shoes from Revival Retro.

Do you know what I love more than new shoes? That's right, legitimate reasons to buy them. (Ladies across the land will be nodding with me on this one.)  Here are my top reasons for why you need new shoes this new year. Two colours means twice the wearing! The Moscato is...
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We love the new Olive Knit Dress!

January 07, 2016
Simple, sexy and snuggly: Hello Olive!

Anyone who knows me, or has seen me in the shop, will know I love a knit dress. With the right underwear (control tops tights FTW!) they can be so flattering; skimming but not clinging to your curves.   Over the Christmas period, I wore my fair-isle knit dress so...
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My Go-To New Years Eve Dress at Revival

December 19, 2015
The Twilight is an amazing dress and makes me feel like an elegant, beautiful lady from times gone by. Minimum effort to wear but with maximum impact: it's a real winner!
I love the Twilight dress. Love, love, LOVE it. I get compliments whenever I wear it, it's super comfortable, and it's a really polished look straight off the hanger. If you know me you'll also know I'm very colourful and don't often wear all black- but this dress is my...
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