Being mainly influenced by vintage and retro designs and patterns, we're not often 'on trend' with the main stream fashion world, but it seems, this Spring we will be just that! It's hard to look at any fashion news (again, not something that we do very often!) without noticing pretty, nostalgic checks making a jolly appearance on the catwalks... yes, Gingham is in for Spring 2017!
Photos from Fashionsta.com /stylecaster.com / fashionisers.com
With many of the main fashion houses splashing gingham across their collections and mixing it up with big bold prints we can't help feeling that our versatile gingham bandanas will be hot this year! Already one of our best selling items, our square bandanas are extremely versatile accessories. They can be worn as head scarves, wraps, head bands and neck ties. We make them to original 1950's dimensions so you can easily create an authentic vintage style or go for that edgy Rockabilly revival look ... and now it seems they are perfect if you want to give a nod to current trends.
Gingham can be a tricky look to pull off if worn in big pieces, so adding a splash with your accessories can be a great way to add some super cute nostalgia to an outfit without going the whole Dorothy!
Don't just take our word for it, here are some of the fashion articles we stumbled upon this week with more tips for using gingham in your spring wardrobe;
If you would like some top tips on how to style bandanas check out our blog posts on retro styling with bandanas:
You can also read a fantastic review of our Gingham bandanas by Miss Hero Holliday in her Mix-and-Match Gingham blog post.
Photo by @cmjsnz
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To celebrate our recent collaboration with LadyJoBangles to create our fabulous new Tropical Christmas Coasters, we've been delving into the dangerously addictive world of Pinterest to collect inspirational Tropical and kitsch Christmas decor ... and how superb some of it is!
We are super excited to announce that for the last few weeks we have been in cahoots with the exceedingly talented LadyJoBangles. If you already know about the Queen of Tropical Christmas, you will be familiar with her amazing vintage inspired, hand-painted accessories and Christmas decorations. We have been a huge fan of LadyJoBangles for some time so we were so pleased when she agreed to design and paint a couple of Christmas themed designs for us! .... And she certainly didn't disappoint!