Category Archives: Vintage Fashion

The Rise and Fall of Mme Gres

I have recently become particularly enamoured with the fantastic French designer Mme Grès who specialised in statuesque Grecian mid-century masterpieces of fashion.  Despite her work being extraordinarily popular she does not sit alongside the other fashion greats of this period … Continue reading

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Christian Dior’s ‘New Look’ of the 1940s and 1950s

Recently I have been particularly taken with ‘The New Look’, which was the major shift in post-war fashion in the late forties.  I find this style particularly interesting as you can really see the beginning of the 1950s shapes which … Continue reading

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Lena Hoschek – 1950s Fashion on the Catwalk

This blog is purely self-indulgent as I love any excuse to drool over images of Lena Hoschek’s world.  I use the term world because Lena incorporates her distinct style into all aspects of her branding, so not only are the … Continue reading

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New Photoshoot Collaberation

I am very very excited about the results of our Spring/Summer photoshoot with the fabulous Cristina Carra Caso.   Couldn’t resist posting them for you all to enjoy. Cristina Carro Casa Photography with dresses by Lady JoJo’s Location: Kinneil House, Dean … Continue reading

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Put Together the Perfect 1950s Outfit

Sometimes I take it for granted that people who visit our boutique or website know exactly which items to put together to make the perfect 1950s-style outfit.  Upon realising that some of you ladies need some ideas and inspiration about … Continue reading

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Polka Dot Fever – 1850s to 1950s

Here at Lady JoJo’s we unreservedly love polka dots so when we saw it all over this season’s catwalks and in so many high-street shops we got a little bit excited.  Remember when leopard print was all over the shops?  … Continue reading

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Vintage Styles Making a Comeback in 2011 – 1970s

The new kid on the block, as far as nostalgic fashion is concerned, comes in the form of inspirations from the 1970s with two key looks from this being particularly influential this season.  Glam rock’s glitter and block colours are … Continue reading

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