Slip on your 1950s fantasy. 

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick.

With rain on its way it is a little chillier today I should therefore like to feature from http://www.tigermilly.com (link below *).

H&R London Jean 50s Style Flamingo stythetic knit Cardigan; sold and dispatched by Tiger Milly, and featuring a round neckline with peep hole and tie fastening, embroidered flamingo and floral motif to front, glass look button fastenings, long sleeves and ribbed cuffs and hemline. Priced at £24.99.

The cardigan would be beautifully accompanied by, and also from http://www.tigermilly.com, (link below **).


Hell Bunny 50s Rockabilly Style Ronnie Navy Blue stretch Denim Capris Jeans; sold and dispatched by Maggie Ann Vintage, featuring front pockets and secured with side zip, darts on the back of the waistband to shape, and finished with turn-ups on the calf and Hell Bunny label on the rear waistband. Priced at £34.99. 

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* https://www.tigermilly.com/p_10090_hr-london-jean-50s-style-flamingo-cardigan

** https://www.tigermilly.com/p_8030_hell-bunny-50s-rockabilly-style-ronnie-blue-denim-capris-jeans

@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. 

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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). 

Is it the sun that makes her so green?

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick.

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

1940s Inspired Green stretch Satin Dress with the bust gathered into a central panel and shoulders pleated into the shoulder seam. Features a matching fabric covered belt, 3/4 length sleeves and a zip in the centre back seam. Priced at £26.99.

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* https://www.revivalvintage.co.uk/product/fourties-style-green-satin-dress/?gclid=CLWAg5D1_NQCFa-87QodtI4MCA#image-1

@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). 

Je ne sais pas pourquoi, mais je t’aime tellement!

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick.

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


Bettie Page Vintage Style Black French Button Up Knicker in black satin and featuring a 5-button opening on the side for ease of slipping on and a fitted waist. Priced at US$32.00 (approximately £25.00).

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* http://www.unique-vintage.com/bettie-page-vintage-style-black-french-button-up-knicker.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). 

Chic and stylish…Charm the birds out of the trees. 

With days that are sweltering and evenings that are only a touch cooler we are all searching for the ideal summer dress.

From chicstyleboutique.co.uk (link below *).


Evie Summer Flamingo Dress featuring a full 1950s style flared skirt, a flattering cross-over bust and small capped sleeves, with a concealed zip fastening at the back. Manufactured by Lady V London and Made in London she can be worn with or without a petticoat. Priced at £55.00 with free UK delivery. 
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* http://chicstyleboutique.co.uk/evie-summer-flamingo-dress-501-p.asp

@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). 

Monte Carlo or Bust!

On World Chocolate Day today’s vintage style fashion pick is from http://www.thecotswoldfrockshop.co.uk (link below *).

Ian Stuart 1950s Style Dress and jacket Chocolate (from the Monte Carlo collection) featuring a circle skirt, fitted bodice and matching bolero with flower trim on skirt and bolero. Priced at £550.00 (was £950.00) but unfortunately has been discontinued.

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* https://www.thecotswoldfrockshop.co.uk/occasion-wear-c3/ian-stuart-ian-stuart-isl226-1950s-style-dress-and-jacket-chocolate-p1344

@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). 

As you sail across the sea all my love is there beside you.

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick.

From theseamstressofbloomsbury.co.uk (link below *).

Marilyn Blouse (available in pink Hawaii and Blue Hawaii) late 40’s design featuring large buttons to the front with short sleeves and Tie Front. The Crepe de Chine fabric is soft to the touch and is a 100% natural fibre. Priced at £39.00.

I see either of these blouses ideally paired with…

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

Retro Style White High Waist Stretch Sailor Shorts featuring side shirring, a pull on design, faux buttons and side pockets. Priced at US$28.00 (approximately £21.50). 

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* http://theseamstressofbloomsbury.co.uk/shop/marilyn-blouse-pre-order/

** http://www.unique-vintage.com/clothing/bottoms/shorts/retro-style-white-high-waist-stretch-sailor-shorts.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).