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How to be a hat maker by Elaine Keogh

As we settle down for the cold snap and finally say farewell to summer, there’s one thing that’s top of our love list when faced with seasonal change, our cold weather cap! From boaters to beanies, fedoras to fur, your winter headwear holds the potential to luxe up your most lacklustre outfits. Ever wondered how to be a hat maker? We […]

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Pick of the week – ft. Julep

We’ve teamed up with forward thinking US nail brand Julep. Their story began in 2007 as a nail parlour where they quickly gained a cult status for innovation, sourcing only the finest ingredients and spectacular colour range. All their nail polishes are named after inspiring women a theme Julep keep close to their hearts setting up the Powered by Girlfriends program which they support with a percentage of their […]

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Staff pick – this week

I’ve chosen this quirky, yet sophisticated vintage Gucci backpack. I love the bamboo detailing and its soft suede exterior. I’d style it with knee high suede boots, pleated mini skirt and a light grey sweatshirt. Creating a laid back and simple look to match the cute personality of this bag. Vintage Gucci backpack Lanvin suede knee high boots DKNY pleated […]

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Celebrity stylist Holly Ounstead shares her styling secrets…

Knowledge, drive and an explosion of creativity could be some of the many words to describe celebrity stylist Holly Ounstead. Full time stylist to British girl band Little Mix, not to mention a handful of other celebs, Holly has worked with some of the coolest titles in fashion, shooting for Wonderland, Hunger, 1883 magazine and many more. With her popularity growing fast […]

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3 ways to wear Chanel

Chanel vintage pink tweed jacket Michael Kors sofie boots 7 For All Mankind skinny washed jeans Alexander McQueen metallic wool blend jacquard sweatshirt    Chanel vintage pink tweed jacket Vintage Chanel large hoop earrings Burberry silk crepe sheath dress Burberry makeup eye palette Alaia Cutout suede heel    Chanel vintage pink tweed jacket Antonio Berardi Cotton peplum shirt Michael Kors […]

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Best investment jewellery – the buyer’s pick

Vintage Chanel Pearl interwoven chain long necklace Michael Kors Sofie boots Victoria by Victoria Beckham Sleeveless evening jacket     Vintage Chanel gripoix 2-in-1 necklace and bracelet Jimmy Choo heath leather pointed heels Diane Von Furstenberg knitted dress     Vintage Chanel mademoiselle CC long necklace Maison Martin Margiela elbow patch jersey sweatshirt Frame Denim le garcon distressed slim boyfriend […]

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Vintage perfume, every woman alive loves Chanel N°5

­­Every woman alive loves Chanel N°5, and none perhaps more so than vintage perfume collector, Janice. Never throwing away a box or a bottle, Jan has been collecting Chanel toiletries for over 30 years, storing every detail down to the cellophane in her cosy Bournemouth cottage. To mark our collectors issue Vintage Heirloom took a trip to the coast to […]

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New York vintage fashion with Nina Mercer

From rich sable capes to soft mink stoles, fur is a fashion that’s fallen firmly back in favour. Be it wrapped round Rihanna or draped over Delevingne, the material’s inexorable appeal has reawakened the world’s fashion cognoscenti, with over 50% of designers showing the fabric at the latest London collections. Devastatingly flattering and unbeatably warm our search for a second […]

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Chanel bag repair by Leather Surgeons

Whether stained lining, scuffed handles or scratched hardware is the ailment, there comes a time in your favourite handbag’s life where it needs a little TLC. Queue Gerry Gallagher founding father of Leather Surgeons the Chanel bag repair guru. Gerry is one of the last remaining people who can turn an alligator skin into a $30,000 accessory. Operating as Chanel’s […]

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