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Favourite Ladies Swing Dress for Xmas Party

November 01, 2015
Ladies Swing Skirt Dress This year, we set ourselves a mission to find a party dress to suit all builds and complexions. A ladies swing dress that would make its wearer feel simultaneously fabulous, fun and elegant. Let me introduce you to Stop Staring Dresses Graciela, a twirly satin swing dress in sumptuous aubergine....
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The Jeanette- Your New Favourite Dress?

October 23, 2015
The Jeanette: Perfect for all women with curves and a need for a smart but fabulous dress!
The Jeanette dress by Stop Staring is something that helps transform you into that mythical creature: the Well Dressed Woman. Myth: Well Dressed Women do not exist in Real Life!   Fact: Well dressed women simply know what flatters their figure. Additional Fact: A dress with a peplum is possibly the...
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A Classy Halloween Outfit - Make it a 1920s Halloween Party

October 18, 2015
 Charlotte guides you through the style minefield that is your Halloween outfit (we don't use the word costume here!), and proves that classy Halloween is possible with the 1920s Prohibition dress. Don't believe us? Read on!                            ...
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New Season Miss L Fire Shoes for AW15!

September 22, 2015

Calling all shoe addicts! The new season Miss L Fire shoes are here, and you're going to want to get your tootsies in here quickly before they all go!


Talk about spoilt for choice! Miss L Fire shoes are taking over our iconic shoe shelf- and with good reason. We have cute court shoes, fab boots and your new favourite brogues. Don’t believe me? Read on!   First up is the cute Annie Court shoe. Yes, yes, she comes...
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Smart & Sophisticated Dresses - Autumn Style

September 15, 2015
At Revival Retro we excel at smart, sophisticated dresses and this Autumn the new 'Karla Dress exemplifies that style. Both comfortable and stylish this dress is made from a soft woven fabric in a houndstooth pattern. We just love the smart teal and black contrast colours, it makes it interesting and...
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Age Vs Style- Do we Need to Have a Talk About This?

September 07, 2015

Is ageism really a thing? Do you think there comes a time when a woman should not wear clothes that show her shape?

In June , I shared a post on our Facebook page about a lady who had bought the Billion Dollar Baby in olive.   She had coveted it for several weeks, before allowing herself to try it—and she looked amazing in it! She has a natural tan to her skin,...
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The Countdown to Goodwood Begins!

August 28, 2015


Are you ready for Goodwood? It's the kind of event where it's safer to overdress than underdress. Go big or go home, we say!

We’re fast approaching that time of year when every other lady who comes into the boutique has but one word on her lips.   “Goodwood”.   For those not in the know, the Goodwood Revival Event is a 3-day festival held at the Goodwood Circuit in Chichester. Every September, lovers...
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The Judy Dress- A Fantastic Forties Inspired All-Rounder

August 21, 2015
The Gorgeous Judy dress has been one of our top picks this summer- and here's why.
Hey Jude! As you know, we love navy at Revival Retro and often feature it in both our evening and day styles. It’s a great alternative to black, which can wash out many complexions. We also love flattering, easy to wear, feminine day dresses. And we love stylish floral prints...
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Fabulous and Functional Forties: Feminine and Practical.

August 14, 2015

In the 1940s women had to navigate between practicalities of war time and expressing their feminine style. What came out of it was an iconic decade in terms of style and fit. Find your 1940s feel at Revival this summer!

The Second World War caused a revolution in the way women dressed. We were now workers and patriots. Our clothes were strong, practical, comfortable, and yet decisively feminine, clinging ever so slightly to the glamour of the 1930s. That’s why it makes such a fabulous era to draw on for...
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Behind The Scenes on the Look Book Shoot: A Weekend Escape!

August 06, 2015

The dream team behind the scenes!

When it comes to work, here are few things more exciting for me than going on a location shoot for the new season look book. Normally I have to stay at home and look after the baby (because as shop manager that’s what I’m supposed to be doing!) but this time...
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