A Visit to Pocket Watch & Petticoats

In my beginnings of exploring vintage style, it took a lot of time and effort to grow my collection of clothes. If I wanted to expand my then small wardrobe, I would need to hop on a train to London, or browse extensively online. Being a country girl from Suffolk, the local vintage community wasContinue reading “A Visit to Pocket Watch & Petticoats”

High Street Vintage Style

With September fast approaching, it feels like summer is drawing to a close. So what better time than to share with you some summer high street vintage style! I was obviously supposed to write this a few months ago, but as always, life got in the way… I have seen so much high street fashionContinue reading “High Street Vintage Style”

My Guide to Vintage Style Menswear!

I have always written about vintage style from my own perspective and how I like to dress. After a suggestion for future writing, I thought it would be interesting to look into vintage style menswear. Despite my husband not dressing vintage himself, he enjoys military history and has expressed an interest in wearing vintage toContinue reading “My Guide to Vintage Style Menswear!”

Sunshine & Sea Air [CHC Vintage]

The only way of enjoying this warm summer weather lately, is by gazing out the window at work, or on the drive home. But after finishing a night shift, I took the chance to head to the beach with my husband – camera in tow! It was a fantastic summers day – a good opportunityContinue reading “Sunshine & Sea Air [CHC Vintage]”

The Vintage Winter Lookbook 2019

It is interesting to see how my vintage style changes from year to year, and how my love for vintage fashion has progressed.Last year, my lookbook of sorts was very different. It was a very cold winter and so vowed to expand my winter wardrobe; I don’t think I’ve done too badly!This lookbook has someContinue reading “The Vintage Winter Lookbook 2019”

Christmas Gift Guide: 2018 Edition!

Following on from my previous post, here is something to spark some inspiration, but much more vintage inspired! I am hoping that I have posted this for you just in time for any last minute Christmas shopping; I thought it would be a good opportunity to share with you a few of the brands andContinue reading “Christmas Gift Guide: 2018 Edition!”

Guest Writing for Miss Charlotte Cake!

I have been writing this little ol’ blog for a while now, and one of my main reasons for starting Anchors & Swallows was to join two passions in my life – vintage and writing. When I was at school, I loved to write poems, stories and descriptive writing, I had a vivid imagination andContinue reading “Guest Writing for Miss Charlotte Cake!”

Collectif Sale Spending!

For the last couple of months, I have been counting down to one of my favourite times of the year… the big Collectif Clothing sale! Every year, big savings are to be had. I patiently waited until pay day to even take a glimpse of what was on offer. My first visit to the websiteContinue reading “Collectif Sale Spending!”

Vintage Style TV Shows to Watch

I have grown up watching various television programmes based on what my parents and grandparents enjoyed watching – perhaps this influenced my love of vintage in the present day! I love history and I have been re-watching some of my all time favourite TV shows and thought I would share them with you – ifContinue reading “Vintage Style TV Shows to Watch”

Gibson Roll Tutorial [Update & Video]

This may seem like some sort of Deja Vu, as I have already demonstrated a Gibson roll on my blog previously, but my blog is all about my progression into the vintage style and it’s aim is to hopefully help and inspire some of you, my readers, to try new things. Recently, with some practiceContinue reading “Gibson Roll Tutorial [Update & Video]”

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