Everyday Fashion Miracles: Vintage Variety

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I happened through a series of make-believe fashion-related and totally cool occurrences to be watching Britain’s Got Talent the other night and as a result I was witness to the horror of Hoop La La. No, this is not some Christian cult or Paganistic ritual it is the work of Jessie, Craig and Tina; a group of students hoping to make it big with their hula-hoop act.

After watching I was inspired to right a piece on vintage clothing and while unexpectedly drawn from the image of a Scot in hot-pants, there is greater reasoning after the jump.

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Julie Verhoeven Tees for Mulberry

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Julie Verhoeven, the artist and fashion-collaboration extraordinaire has designed a set of t-shirts with her illustrations of animals and other strange creatures. Vogue UK reports that Verhoeven’s fun and frivolous tees are in-store now for both guys and girls at £50 each. Verhoeven relays that “the artwork for the T-shirts came about by wanting a little bit of loopyness for …

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WISHLIST: River Island Tokyo Tees

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Left to Right; World Tour t-shirt £16.99, Seventh Seal Sun t-shirt £15, Seventh Seal Japan Create £15

Inspired by Isabelle’s talk of thunderstorms and rainclouds at Shiny Towers, I decided to source some foreign-focused fashion for those rainy-day dreams of tropical (and of course warm) destinations.

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Ute Ploier

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Ute Ploier has been making a name for herself in the menswear market. After starting her own label in 2003, she was awarded the 2004 menswear award at the Hyères Festival. Her current collection ‘Time-loopers’ is said to reflect on the modern mans armour – role play, social connotations and issues of masculinity. I just like her Morrissey t-shirt.

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