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Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Roses are red

 Katy Perry graces July's US Vogue in her first cover for the renowned fashion magazine and with her signature fabulously feminine look, she sports a variety of uber glamorous and fiery red ensembles, looking sexier than ever!

The vintage corsets and racy red hues Katie wears throughout the shoot give her a vintage siren look that's sure to take you right through to the winter months, be bang on trend and not to mention grab heaps of attention.

Here at Rock my Vintage we love mixing red floral prints with blue hues for a sexy summer look and teamed with some killer heels a red dress can really turn heads. Our red pleated knee length Lady Bird Print Dress with it's cute print and gorgeous silhouette is sure to look stunning teamed with these dazzlingly cute vintage Irregular Choice Cortesan combi high heels, available at Schuh, and this simple ASOS Metal Keeper Super Skinny waist belt,  to cinch in your waist, create a sexy siren silhouette perfect for dancing the night way whilst sipping on a bloody mary!

For a special occasion a red clutch bag can really add a splash of colour to complete an ensemble and draw attention to a fabulous print. Our  Red Patent clutch paired with this stunning Mango Floral Hem Maxi Dress available at ASOS, will create a look wonderful for a summer wedding, complete the look with a simple pink flower hair accessory and you'll be looking as sweet as roses.

Red and white spots can instantly create a cute vintage inspired look and worn with a mix of nautical accessories can really create a quirky 50's look that's perfect to for any special day out. Our Lowie Red Spot prom dress is the epitome of vintage day dresses, and teamed with some gob-smackingly gorgeous Lady Dragon White with Lips shoes from Vivienne Westwood you'll have a look sure to rival Miss Perry's!

So get rocking the red this summer, it can really create a sultry and sexy statement and is the perfect colour to create a vintage ensemble, just add a swish of vibrant red lipstick and your sure to turn heads! 

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

A Day At the Races

With Ascot 2013 in full swing the plethora of brilliantly eccentric head wear came out in full force, with stars such as Katherine Jenkins and Sarah Harding sporting fabulous fitted dresses topped off with wonderfully weird and sculptured hats.

Colour definitely seemed the trend of the event this year, with even her Majesty herself sporting a pretty pale pink ensemble. Katherine Jenkins's orange and pink ensemble complete with hat designed by head wear guru Phillip Treacy, stood out amongst the crowd with its fabulous clashing summer hues.
 Embrace this bold and beautiful colour scheme with our gorgeous Coral Dip Dye Boho Maxi dress, perfect for a day at the races, the dress would look stunning teamed with a bold waist belt such as this one, available at Asos, and a fabulously bold fascinator available at!

  With the certain rules  and regulations at Ascot, dresses are fitted and knee length, making them sophisticated and effortlessly sexy. The demure length of our Eucalyptus Tiffany dress would look lusciously lovely teamed with some pointed red court shoes such as these, available from Kurt Gieger, and a rocking red fascinator from Debenhams to match! All you need is champagne to complete the look!

Floaty and flirty fabrics can grab attention at any grand occasion like Ascot, and our beautiful Mint Green prom dress is sure to have you swanning across the stands looking stunning. Team the dress with these amazing aqua green towering heels from Call it Spring at Debenhams and a stunning black beaded necklace!

Finally race day is all about making a statement and our Vintage Blue Floral maxi dress as well as being wonderfully figure flattering, has a girly gorgeous on trend floral print, that is sure to create a statement and is perfect for cheering the day away whilst dining on canap├ęs!

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Getting Crafty

Have you ever picked up a needle and thread or a box of brightly coloured pens and wondered what amazing creations you could conjure. Whether you be swishing a paint brush to make some awesome images or becoming a stitching queen and crafting some fabulous embroidery, the high street has defiantly taken the artistic edge this season and produced some true artistic masterpieces.

Fit for festivals, River Island have a range of immensely intricate embroidered denim that appears straight from a stitcher's studio. This light wash denim jacket, will look fabulously feminine with our Eucalyptus Cecilia dress to create a pretty look that's sure to stand out at a festival, plus make you appear a customising genius!    

Rips and badges add another crafty element to any denim piece and River Island have gone all artistic again with these terrifically trendy Black Ripped Embroidered Denim Dungarees! A cute alternative to this seasons dresses, the dungarees can be accessorized with some fabulously colourful jewellery, setting off the bright and bold embroidery. Team them with a plain white t-shirt and one of our amazing Art Deco Style Triangle Necklaces to make you  beautifully bohemian.

We all remember the amazement of revealing the squiggles and patterns of our first tie dye experiment and with Glastonbury just around the corner we can all channel our inner hippy with the high streets latest array of tantalisingly tasty tie dye! This delicious Tie Dye Georgia Zip Detail Jacket from Bershka, will give an arty edge to any plain dress, such as our After Shock Blue Wiggle Dress, and is the perfect cover up for cold summer nights dancing under the stars!  

So crack out those crayons and get crafty with your wardrobe this summer, you'll appear an artistic genius, you'll be fabulously on trend and of course fabulously unique!

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Lovely Alexa's Leggy Looks

Leggy lovely Alexa Chung has released a knew exciting image of her hotly anticipated style bible, 'IT'. Being a resident 'IT' girl in the UK tabloids, it is no surprise that the fashion glitterarti are eagerly awaiting the stars style tips and confessions. The book is set to feature everything from Chung's favourite outfits to how to decide what to wear in the morning, and with her famous lengthy bambi-like pins, Alexa is sure to feature a whole load of leg loving looks!

Sporting a short flirty dress, which remains one of Ms Chung's wardrobe staples, is a sure way of feeling gorgeously girly, and flashing those legs can make you feel instantly feminine and fabulous.

At Rock My Vintage we have a whole range of super short dresses perfect to take you from day to night and wonderful for showing some leg during the summer months.

Our Darling Carrie dress is bang on trend this summer with its monochrome clean lines, as well as being suitably sexy and sophisticated. Team with some towering black heels to elongate those legs and face the prying paparazzi at any glamorous party!

Prints are everywhere on the high street  this season and our gorgeous Darling Lydia dress is fabulous for flaunting your pins. Perfect for our typical British summer, team the dress with a denim jacket and tan boots for a chilly day out shopping, or jazz up the look with some dazzling red court shoes to draw even more attention to your show stopping stems!

If you shy away from showing your legs then draw away any unwanted attention by cinching in the waist with a fabulous belted prom dress to balance your silhouette and make you feel just as sensationally stunning. Team our Butterfly Print Prom dress with some high wedge sandals to do just that, and if you still want to cover up, grab a pair of statement plain blue or white tights to create a look bold enough to brighten anyone's day!

A shift dress is a stunningly sassy wardrobe staple and for all those looming summer parties our Darling Giselle Dress will allow you to show your legs in full splendour! Add some show stopping on trend platforms and a slick of red lipstick and you'll have a classically chic ensemble.

So channel Alexa and don't be afraid to show those legs, it can transform your look and even if your are not blessed with pins the length of Peru, a pair of towering heels can instantly make you a luscious leggy lovely!

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Hopping Head Wear

An accessory can complete a look, create a statement and add interest to any fabulous look! Clutching a beautiful bag can transform a plain shift dress and a slim belt can spruce up a summer skirt, but the ultimate statement accessory can be to sport some form of unusually unique head wear!

Celebs have been jumping on the trend sporting weird and wonderful headpieces! From Rihanna’s Chanel Bunny ears on her recent tour, to Vanessa Hudgens’s femininely fabulous festival head wear. At Rock My Vintage we have your head covered, with an array of gorgeously glam statement hats and hair pieces to complete any look! Take a peek and add a touch of instant interest to your daytime wardrobe!

Vanessa Hudgen's Floral Headwear

For a girly look straight out of the 1920's, this pretty in pink Cloche Style Hat will look fabulously flirty teamed with a white lace skater dress this summer to really create a vintage cute look lovely for a special day out!

Purple Cloche Flower hat £48

Nothing says glamour like a large rimmed hat to really create a statement on the beach during the holiday season. So, if you plan to be sipping cocktails poolside this summer, then this 1970's Style Straw Brown Hat or this fabulously fun 1950's Style Pink Sun hat, teamed with some super over sized Jackie-O sunglasses are sure to grab some sizzling attention!

1970' Style Straw brown Hat 

1950's Pink Ribbon hat

If a hat isn't for you and you would rather flaunt your tresses than hide them, add a little floral detail with our Vintage Style Pearl Hairband, to give a touch of hippy chic style to any festival ensemble, it will instantly create a unique touch that's sure to keep your head above the crowd!

Vintage Style Pearl Hairband 

So stay a head of the game this summer, sport some bunny ears, rock a trilby and don't be afraid to experiment, accessories can really create a look that's heads above the rest!

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Sprinkle of Sunshine

Well the sun has finally decided to show it’s face and with it has bought an array of brilliantly bright and beautiful dresses perfect for summer days in the rays. Everyone from our beautifully blooming Kate Middleton and sultry stylish Alexa Chung, have embraced the bold and brilliant trend, and although the shade may not be for everyone, adding a hint of a yellow accessory can add true interest to any look without making anyone feel like a Simpson Character!
Kate Middleton yellow dress
Alexa Chung in yellow
Embrace the trend with a sprinkle of some lusciously luminous yellow in our flirty femininely and fab Yellow Boat prom dress, perfect for a summer barbecue or a day at the sea side, team it with a cropped white blazer and some gorgeous tan wedges for a look sure to outshine your friends.
To add even more of flirty look to your summer wardrobe this gorgeously girly Sunflower Floral Print Cut out dress adds just a touch of yellow to you look, with it’s pretty sunflower print. Team with some sky high wedges and stacks of gold bangles, to create a beautiful summer staple for the impending festival season!

Although some of us may shy away from sporting yellow, a hint of the hue can embrace still the trend perfectly. By adding a small accessory to your summer ensemble you can add a ray of sunshine to any look. Check out our array of yummy yellow accessories and our sexy Zandra Rhodes deco Rhodes Shell Shell Clutch a steal at now £56.25, will do just that adding some sultry sophistication to any summer night time look.
Zandra Rhodes Deco Shell Clutch Handbag 
Vintage Yellow handbag

Yellow Patent Clutch

So step out in the sun and don’t be afraid to shine with a sprinkle of yummy yellow which is sure to brighten anyone’s wardrobe!