Blossom & be pretty in pink. 

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick.

From http://www.britishretro.co.uk (link below *). 

‘Rhonda’s Revenge’ Magnolia Orchid Vintage 50s Style Limited Edition Pencil Dress designed & manufactured in the UK and featuring an off-the-shoulder Bardot style neckline with classical angled sleeves and a straight bateau back neckline. The dress is made from stretch cotton with a satin lined & front boned bodice and a concealed zip at the back. There is also a 8 inch vent at the back of the skirt. Priced at £58.00.

Yesterday I was wearing from What Katie Did…


…Seamed Stockings Sky Glamour that come in an array of delightful colours including (and featured before)…

15 denier Seamed Stockings Pink Glamour H2049 (link below **) featuring a shocking pink seam with a translucent champagne leg and pink point heel, seam and welt. Made in Italy from stretch nylon and elastane for ease of fit. Priced at  £10.00. 

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* https://www.britishretro.co.uk/product/rhondas-revenge-pink-floral-vintage-50s-style-pencil/

** https://www.whatkatiedid.com/en_gb/product/1425/seamed-stockings-contrast-pink-glamour

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You’re my butterfly sugar baby. 

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick.

From prettykittyfashion.co.uk (link below).


Aqua Green Floral Print Wiggle Pencil Dress featuring a butterfly/floral print on a soft green background. Made from stretch cotton fabric the dress is fully lined and also features ruching to waist and bust and a concealed reverse zipper. Measures 34″ from underarm to hem. Available up to size UK 18. Priced at £49.99 with free postage. 

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* https://prettykittyfashion.co.uk/products/soft-green-floral-print-wiggle-pencil-dress?utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=googlepla&variant=9337972163&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIusWjmbTA1QIVSZPtCh195gwWEAQYASABEgIP6fD_BwE

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Candyfloss and she’s a cracker. 

I believe that I have fallen in love with today’s vintage style fashion pick.

From https://prettykittyfashion.co.uk (link below *).


Light Pink Ruffle Shoulder Bodycon Pencil Dress featuring ruched detail to waist and a gold reverse zipper. Fully lined. Measures 32″ from underarm to hem. Available up to Size UK 18. Priced at £49.99 with free postage. 

I would suggest seamed hosiery would complete a classic look.

From http://www.whatkatiedid.com (link below **).

15 denier Seamed Stockings Pink Glamour H2049 with a translucent champagne leg and pink point heel, seam and welt. Made in Italy from stretch nylon and elastane for ease of fit. Priced at £10.00.

Or, for those that prefer tights, also from http://www.whatkatiedid.com (link below ***). 

Seamed Tights Pink H2061. Sheer champagne colour tights with a delicate baby pink seam. Contains elastane for a perfect fit combining comfort of today with glamour of yesteryear. Sheer 15 denier with a contrasting heel and seam to the top of the leg. Made in Italy. Priced at £10.00.

Find the shoes to match. After all I cannot do all the work and ready to go! 

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* https://prettykittyfashion.co.uk/products/pale-pink-ruffle-shoulder-bodycon-pencil-dress?utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=googlepla&variant=39071691139&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI8Ijb4dmz1QIVzpPtCh1pJgOTEAQYAiABEgIWCvD_BwE

** https://www.whatkatiedid.com/en_gb/product/1425/seamed-stockings-contrast-pink-glamour#&gid=1&pid=2

*** https://www.whatkatiedid.com/en_gb/product/1478/seamed-tights-pink

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Roses are Red. Violets are…unimportant! Roses are Red. 

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion fashion pick.

From http://www.starletvintage.co.uk (link below *).

Hearts and Roses London Red Rose Pencil Dress that combines a red rose flower print with a pencil cut and features a low cut sweetheart bust and concealed zip fastening for ease of fitting, Priced from £32.99.

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* http://www.starletvintage.co.uk/hearts-and-roses-london-red-rose-floral-vintage-1950s-retro-pencil-wiggle-dress.html

@Rations2R_n_R neither owns the copyright to the images nor much of the written content included herein. We use our blog to showcase retro and vintage fashion and, where we can, credit the copyright owner of any content by way of a link to their website. Please email rations2rocknroll@outlook.com if you are the owner of any content included and would like us to either amend or remove anything that we post. Christine Ashbeck.

My heart skips a beat. 

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick.

From http://www.kit-n-heels.co.uk (link below *).


Wilma – Vintage 1950’s Style Wiggle Dress – Lindy Bop with heart shape print chiffon fabric to top and insert at base of skirt, heart shaped buttons at top and above skirt inset, fitted pencil skirt and Peter Pan collar. The dress also features contrasting heart shape to bodice, a 6″ kick pleat to back, short chiffon sleeves and a hidden back zip. Priced at £36.00.

The dress is shown paired with seamed hosiery; the ideal accompaniment for a pencil dress, to achieve an authentic vintage style look.

Please find below a link to our friends at online hosiery boutique Heels and Toes Inc. (**). 

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* https://www.kit-n-heels.co.uk/products/wilma-wiggle-dress

** http://www.heelsandtoes.ca/

@Rations2R_n_R neither owns the copyright to the images nor much of the written content included herein. We use our blog to showcase retro and vintage fashion and, where we can, credit the copyright owner of any content by way of a link to their website. Please email rations2rocknroll@outlook.com if you are the owner of any content included and would like us to either amend or remove anything that we post. Christine Ashbeck (founder of @Rations2R_n_R). 

Splashing colour everywhere that you go. 

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick.

From http://www.britishretro.co.uk (link below *).

‘Frida met La Catrina’ 50s Style Pencil Dress; made in the UK exclusively by British Retro, and featuring an array of colours on a Navy background rolling into the border of the Frida Kahlo and La Calavera Catrina paintings around the skirt section. 

This halterneck pencil dress is made from the finest quality cotton, with a lined bodice and elasticated back panel, which adds a little stretch to the waist and bust area but the hips are non-stretch. There is also a concealed zip at the side of the bodice and an 8″ vent at the back of the skirt. 

Priced at £60.00.

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* http://www.britishretro.co.uk/shop/new-in/frida-kahlo-50s-pencil-dress/

@Rations2R_n_R neither owns the copyright to the images nor much of the written content included herein. We use our blog to showcase retro and vintage fashion and, where we can, credit the copyright owner of any content by way of a link to their website. Please email rations2rocknroll@outlook.com if you are the owner of any content included and would like us to either amend or remove anything that we post. Christine Ashbeck (founder of @Rations2R_n_R). 

I saw polka dots and moonbeams.

Welcome to today’s vintage style blog post.

From http://www.starletvintage.co.uk (link below *).

Voodoo Vixen Green Polka Dot 1950s Style Selena Pencil Dress featuring stretch fabric taffeta that adds a formal edge and curve supporting fit, concealed zip fastening for ease of fitting and a low cut wrap bust. The dress sits just above the knee and measures 30 inches (75cm) from underarm to hem. Priced from £24.99.

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* http://www.starletvintage.co.uk/vv-2496-grn-voodoo-vixen-green-polka-dot-1950s-dress.html

@Rations2R_n_R neither owns the copyright to the images nor much of the written content included herein. We use our blog to showcase retro and vintage fashion and, where we can, credit the copyright owner of any content by way of a link to their website. Please email rations2rocknroll@outlook.com if you are the owner of any content included and would like us to either amend or remove anything that we post. Christine Ashbeck (founder of @Rations2R_n_R).