Every time we have no control when our outfit is pink and white!

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick.

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

Collectif Vintage Style Jayne Pastel Gingham Playsuit featuring a sweetheart neckline that is complemented by adjustable double shoulder straps with pretty bow detail. Fastens with a back zip, and also features practical side pockets. Priced at £31.50 (Delivery from £5.50).

The playsuit would be beautifully paired with flats.

From http://www.unique-vintage.com (link below **).

Vintage Style White Patent Leatherette Bow Ballet Flats polished in a sheeny white patent leatherette, cast in a elasticated foldable ballet flat design, this duo features a closed toe, dainty bow on the vamp and cushion insole. Priced at US$45.00 (approximately £34.50). 

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* https://www.collectif.co.uk/clothes-c1/playsuits-and-jumpsuits-c102/jayne-pastel-gingham-playsuit-p3968

** http://www.unique-vintage.com/vintage-style-white-patent-leatherette-bow-foldable-ballet-flats.html?ir_clickid=0THynDTphQhJzNXSyQQF1S6EUkhXy0zY2V5dRI0&ir_cid=834&ir_affid=39177&utm_campaign=PRODUCT_CATALOG&utm_medium=Vintage%20Dancer&utm_source=ImpactRadius

@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). 

Bettie Page is all the rage.

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick.

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

Bettie Page 1940’s / 1950’s Halen Mary Jane Shoes in Blue ‘faux’ leather and featuring double straps. Priced at £69.99.

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* http://www.retrodaisy.com/ourshop/prod_5572424-Bettie-Page-1940s-1950s-Halen-Mary-Jane-Shoes-in-Blue.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). 

In the Navy.

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick.

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


Collectif Vintage Betty Tropical Floral Swing Dress featuring a V-neck with delicate collar inspired detail, adjustable slim shoulder straps and figure hugging princess seams on a navy satin bodice. The full skirt is box pleated into the top, made in a crisp tropical flower and leaf design, in red and grey on a navy background. Priced at £60.00.

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

TUK 50’S Starlet Knot Platform Shoes Navy in artificial leather featuring peep toes finished with knot tie bow and elastic ankle strap. Approx. Heel Height: 4.25″ (10.5cm). Approx. Platform Height: 0.5″ (1.5cm). Priced at £34.99.

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* https://www.collectif.co.uk/clothes-c1/flared-dresses-c3/betty-tropical-floral-swing-dress-p4545

** https://www.tigermilly.com/p_1410_tuk-50s-starlet-knot-platform-shoes-navy

Black and yellow Yea, Uh huh, you know what it is. 

Welcome to today’s vintage style outfit pick.

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

Friday On My Mind V-Neck Long Sleeved Vintage Style Lace Knitted Crop Cardigan sold and despatched by Weekend Doll featuring front button closure and a length from shoulder to hem of 48cm (approx. 19inches).  Priced at £49.00.

From http://www.thehouseoffoxy.com (link below **) and a garment that I believe that I have featured before.

50s style high waisted Capri Pants made in a stretchy black bengalene fabric that hug the wearer’s figure; cropped at mid calf, with a split on each leg. Priced at £50.00.

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

Everline Mary Jane Flat in Black constructed of vegan faux leather uppers and featuring teardrop cutouts. Priced at $56.00 (approx. £45.00).

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* https://www.tigermilly.com/p_8096_friday-on-my-mind-v-neck-long-sleeved-lace-knitted-crop-cardigan

** http://www.thehouseoffoxy.com/trousers/50s-capri-pants-black

*** https://www.pinupgirlclothing.com/shoes/bait-mary-jane-flat-black.html

I’ve never seen you looking so lovely as you did tonight.

Today’s vintage style outfit pick shall be more complete than in recent days.

From m.dresshead.com (link below *).

1950s Vintage Rockabilly Full Circle Dress –  featuring a halter neckline that ties at the nape of the neck, a low plunging vee neckline at the front and a snug-fitting waist.  The hemline of the dress ends at the mid calf section of the leg and the upper portion of the wearer’s back is exposed.  Priced at US$8.99 (approx. £7.25).

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

Fully Fashioned Stockings Contrast Red Seam H2013.

15 denier 100% non stretch Nylon Cuban Heel Fully Fashioned Stockings featuring a contrasting lipstick red seam on a champagne leg.  Priced at £25.00.

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

Size 8 (sadly one pair only available) Red Suede Stiletto Heel Shoes Vintage 1950s – Vintage Vixen.  Priced at £49.97.

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*http://m.dresshead.com/1950s-vintage-rockabilly-full-circle-dress-classic-black-halter-neckline-midi/

**https://www.whatkatiedid.com/product/842/fully-fashioned-stockings-red-contrast-seamed?fes_pva_id=154531&gclid=COuTiILk5dICFeEp0wodfTkDPQ

***https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/189801177/size-8-killer-red-suede-stilettos-heels

Blue is the colour of all that I wear.

Today’s vintage style blog post is based on the foundation of a garment that I have much affection for. 

From Berdita Lingerie – http://berditastore.co.uk/open-corselet-30003.html.

Open Corselet 30003.

A corselet that is open at the bottom and comes with detachable suspender clips. This item is also available to be fitted with an optional zip down the front. Available in white, beige & black. Priced at £58.50.

From Lindy Bop – http://www.lindybop.co.uk/dresses-c1/wiggle-dresses-c4/ariel-navy-polka-wiggle-dress-p1080.

‘Ariel’ Navy Polka Wiggle Dress featuring a sweetheart neckline, lined bodice, trumpet hem, decorative bows to shoulders and concealed  back zip. Priced at £32.00.

From Mellisa – nonnon.co.uk – http://www.nonnon.co.uk/incense-16-blue-flock.html?gclid=CKO_gqP0xNICFQmeGwodxlEKOQ; and shoes that I have featured previously.

Melissa Shoes – Incense Blue Flock court shoe inspired by the 1950’s featuring a padded foot-bed with a Heel Height of 11cm.  Priced at £75.00.

From What Katie Did – https://www.whatkatiedid.com/en_gb/product/1267/Seamed%20Stockings%20Blue%20H2036#&gid=1&pid=3.

Seamed Stockings Blue Glamour H2036.

Royal Blue seamed stockings.  15 denier with a translucent champagne leg and blue point heel, seam and deep retro style welt.  Made from stretch nylon and elastane.  Priced at £10.00.

Total cost of outfit £175.50.

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And pink like the dress you wear to prom and you wear a white one and man she’s gone.

In the latest of my vintage style outfit picks I have selected a complete ensemble, that I hope you love as much as I do. 

From https://www.whatkatiedid.com.

Olivia Bra. 

Vintage inspired bra in soft pink georgette featuring 1950s style stitching on bottom of the cup.  Priced at £55.00.

Olivia Pink French Knickers.

Soft and floaty French Knickers made from semi sheer light pink georgette and featuring one button fastening at centre back and pink satin trim at waistband. Priced at £39.00.

Olivia Suspender Belt.

Lightweight 6 strap suspender belt made from delicate pink georgette and lined with lingerie net, featuring 6 suspenders and hook and eye fastening at back.  Priced at £41.50.

Also from https://www.whatkatiedid.com.

Fully Fashioned 100% 15 denier Nylon non stretch Stockings Point Heel – Champagne made on vintage knitting machines and featuring a sewn seam and finishing loop.  Priced at £20.00.

From http://www.vivienofholloway.com.

1950s Halterneck Pink Duchess Satin Circle Dress with boned bodice and full skirt.  Priced at £99.00.

From https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/capricornvintage.

1950s vintage “White Glamour Marilyn” pointy toe stiletto leather shoes with white lacquer heels. Priced at US$27.00 (approx. £22.00 – sadly no longer available). 

From https://www.etsy.com/uk – misseileen.

Vintage 1950s white leather clutch handbag featuring a curved frame with a cupid’s bow, brass clasp and optional chain handle. Measurements: 9 inches wide across the top, 10.5 inches wide across the bottom.1.5 inches wide. 5 inches deep.  Priced at £10.07.

Not vintage items but I should like to accessorise this outfit with; from http://www.absolutepearls.co.uk.

14K White Gold White Pearl necklace and earrings set fearturing 6.5-7mm pearls.  Priced at £249.00.

From https://www.beautiesfactory.co.uk.

Essie Nail Polish – “Good Morning Hope”. Priced at £9.97.

From http://www.ebay.co.uk.

W7 Butter Kiss Lipstick Candy Floss. Priced at £2.45.

Total cost of outfit, accessories and make up a little short of £550.00 so not for those of us on a budget.

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