How to wash vintage clothes and clean old retro items

How do I wash my vintage clothes? This really varies depending on what era your vintage item is from. Most vintage garments dating back to before the 1960s were not really intended to be machine-washed, so hand-washing in warm water with a mild soap is usually best from experience. Since... Read more

Ideas for a retro inspired child’s room

vintage childrens bedroom

Take a trip down memory lane with this 1970s Paddington bear mirror. Not only functional and cute to look at, mirrors help make a small room look bigger. Teach the kids the value of money from a young age with this sweet 1970s bear shaped money box. Add some colour... Read more

Vintage Partywear

vintage partywear

Party season is well and truly upon us with Christmas parties underway and even New Year celebrations in the pipeline. Here at Virtual Vintage Clothing, we have a range of original vintage dresses from the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s in UK sizes 6-18 in stock to make you feel... Read more

Vintage homeware makes a comeback!

retro homeware

Vintage and retro inspired home ware seems to have made a huge comeback in recent years with many huge High Street retailers and designers cashing in, many charging extortionate prices for pieces which may look the part but up-close are still cheaply made abroad. One of the things we love... Read more

Kate Moss loves vintage clothing!‏

This week the media went crazy as supermodel Kate Moss turned the big 4-0! While her antics in the past may have caused controversy, one thing Kate has rarely been slated for is her dress sense: could this be as Moss is an avid vintage clothing fan who has always... Read more

American Hustle: 70s Disco revival

It’s time for this season’s 60s mod revival to take a back seat as this winter the 1970s is having its time in the spotlight, all thanks to director David O’ Russell’s critically acclaimed movie, American Hustle. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Christian Bale and Amy Adams, and set in New York... Read more

AW13 – 60s Fashion Revival

Ladies – If you must invest in one trend this Autumn/ Winter, then it has to be the 1960s revival! From classic shift dresses to Peter Pan collars, mini dresses and swing coats made of faux fur or wool, here at Virtual Vintage, we have the look covered. Think: fitted,... Read more

5 reasons to buy vintage

With the recent news of an eight-storey building in Bangladesh which supplied clothing to High Street store Primark collapsing and killing 300 people, it has once again brought up the subject of whether we should question the ethics of these throw away fashion stores and whether buying eco friendly fashion... Read more