My Favourite: Vintage Inspired Accessory Brands

Splendette, Bow and Crossbones, and Luxulite accessories finishing off an outfit to perfection

There’s a lot of small accessory brands out there in our vintage inspired community, but because they’re small companies, often owned and run by one woman doing everything herself, it can be hard to discover them because they don’t have the same advertising budgets as the larger vintage inspired clothing brands/shops we see constantly promoted on our feeds.

In my experience the best way to find new accessory brands is to check the tags and captions of the photos you see in your news feeds or the blogs you follow, so that when you see a fakelite bangle or a reproduction handbag you like the look of you can establish whether it’s a true vintage item or something currently for sale. All of these businesses below are ones I found scrolling through Instagram and spotting them on the arm or in the hair of one of my favourite fellow pinups. Continue reading

Vendula London Unique Bags

Vendula London is a British company that produces all manner of bags, purses and accessories in quirky, fun and cute designs. I’ve featured them before here on the blog when I reviewed one of their clutches and kiss lock bags, and now that their Spring line is ready it’s time to take another look at them.

In the past year or so, I’ve found that becoming a pinup has meant I’ve begun travelling far more than I used to. Some of that involves travelling to photoshoots on modelling jobs, some of that is attending events as a blogger, and some of it is just travelling to spend time with some of my pinup friends I’ve met within the community who don’t happen to live near me.

Vendula Recipe Weekender Bag Continue reading