Thursday, 27 September 2012

Beyond Retro

During my breaks I always end up on various vintage websites and eBay and Beyond Retro is one I can't help but browse. So when I looked today, I was super impressed by their shiny new user-friendly website. If you're London based, it's likely that you have a) heard about Beyond Retro or b) shop their religiously! The huge warehouse off Brick Lane is jam packed with fashion forward vintage and if you have the time to rummage, some real gems.

But we're talking about Beyond Retro's online collection today, I find it has always offered customers something a little more individual than rows and rows of similar looking 80s dresses.  These are my top Beyond Retro buys as they are all just that little bit special. What do you think?

Aztec prints never seem to go away. With contrasting lapels and a nipped in waist, this short tapestry jacket channels the aztec trend without being too full on. 

Sticking with the 60s theme of yesterday, I was immediately drawn to this sheer sleeved beauty, match with a beehive and some striking earrings as well as the necessary cat-eye liner you're set.

Hurrah! This isn't just another loud Christmas jumper! Wear with a hounds tooth pencil skirt and elegant court shoes to create a more sophisticated jazzy jumper outfit. 

It's not often you find such a cute short sleeved pussybow blouse. Pair with a grey pencil skirt for work. 

Now I know that Summer is truly over, but prints are still alive and well! Keep the Summer alive with this tropical 80s wiggle dress.

Fancy trying something a little different? Or maybe you're just bringing back retro nightwear? 60s babydoll with matching bed jacket. It's absolutely gorgeous! 

I very nearly skipped over this tan leather bag. Then I saw the birds! Embossed leather bags are common, but I've never seen one quite like this, very sweet.

Now I knew Cheryl Cole had to have gotten it from somewhere! As 80s party dresses go, it's pretty special and a metallic ruffles free zone. Black velvet peplum and embellished sheer plunging V. Show us to the rum.

We hope you enjoy picking out your favourite Beyond Retro items from their new revamped site too!
Gina x

1 comment:

  1. Heading over to their website now, thank you
    Love Lil x