Sunday, 15 April 2012


The Daily Telegraph Magazine - September 7 1973

Jean Shrimpton and Barbara Miller
Copper Nightdress: £7.35, Brown Dress and Sequinned Jacket: £21

"The new Biba store in Kensington High Street proves that the boutique has arrived in in the world of big department stores.  Biba is the brainchild of Barbara Hulanicki, who started her design career eight years ago with a small boutique.  In 1969 Biba re-emerged in more opulent surroundings in Kensington High Street, and now it moves into even larger premises.  But it will endeavor to retain Barbara Hulanicki's taste in clothes, furnishings, make-up and foodstuffs."

Mauve Diamante Strap Dress: £16.25, Red Satin Dress: £9.45

Black Chenille Coat: £27.20, Brown Chenille Coat: £40

Beige and Copper Trouser Suit: £23.30, Matching Hat: £3.25, Black Shirt: £6.60, Copper and Black Suit: £14.45, Matching Hat: £3.25

Photographed by:  Duffy

Friday, 13 April 2012



Dungarees: Mr.Freedom, Shirt: Dorothy Perkins, Batman Scarf: Tuttabankem, Sunglasses: Oliver Goldsmith, Belt: Strides, Boots: Dolcis

"Comic Strip Heroes are an integral part of anybody's childhood and are now zapping and powing their way across the fashion trail.  So back to the good old days of Mickey Mouse and Goofy.  Anybody can become Lois Lane or Batgirl overnight.  These fashions are GREAT stuff! Look Out! Put them together! Pow...Great Scott, it's Supergirl."

Dress: Mr.Freedom, Tights: Wolford, Shoes: Dolcis

Inset - Jacket: Mr.Freedom, Belt: Wild Mustang, Bonnet: Pourelle

Dress: Mr.Freedom, Shoes: Russell and Bromley

T-shirt: Mr.Freedom

Dress: Mr.Freedom, Cloche: Pourelle, Scarf: Tuttabankem

T-shirt: Mr.Freedom, Hat: Mr.Freedom, Trousers: Clobber, Boots: Sacha, Sunglasses: Corocraft 

Cover Photo
Dungarees: Mr.Freedom, Cap: Mr.Freedom, T-shirt: Mr.Freedom, Belt: Strides, Snoopy and Peanuts Scarf: Gear, Sunglasses: Corocraft

Photographed by: Roy A. Giles

Monday, 9 April 2012


Honey Magazine - July 1970

"Blaze the sunshine trail in hot little dresses that keep your cool."

Dress: Clobber, Belt: Wild Mustang, Tights: Mary Quant

Dress: Simon Massey, Silk Sash: Gear, Shoes: Lilley and Skinner

Dress: Georgina Linhart, Silk Bandana: Jacqmar, Sandals: Bally

Dress: Frills, Silk Bandana: Chester Martin

Dress: Anji, Belt: Fifth Avenue

Dress: Simon Massey

Photographed in Calico Ghost Town by Roy A. Giles

Sunday, 8 April 2012


Opening April 2012

Centered in Montreal, Featherstone Vintage is a curated collection of specialty vintage fashion.  Each item is carefully sourced to aesthetically please all senses.  Here you will find iconic designers and beautifully crafted statement pieces.  We pay close attention to the fabric, cut and overall quality of each garment. 

This is a place where you can succumb to the lust for eternal glamour.

Check back the blog for original scans from some of the most innovative vintage editorials, sneak previews and general vintage jabber.

Here are a few items that will soon be available:

                                           Biba                                                                   Bus Stop 
                                         Marimekko                                                    Jeff Banks

                                           Nigel Lofthouse                                                                         Jerry Edouard

More labels on their way:  Courreges, YSL, Pierre Cardin, Victor Costa, Jean Varon, Gerald McCann, Ceil Chapman, Mr.Freedom, Treacy Lowe, Chelsea Cobbler, and Fred Slatten.  Just to name a few!