Tag Archives: vintage

Valentines DIY: Lovely Embroidered Wall Art

Happy Valentines Day chaps! As my main love in life is making things, I wanted to share a quick and simple DIY today that you can make for a loved one or yourself at any time of the year. It’s … Continue reading

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My First Vintage Kilo Sale

It’s no secret that I loves me some vintage. I’ve been buying it since I was 16 from boutiques and charity shops, but in all this time I’d never ventured to a kilo sale (you buy clothing by weight rather … Continue reading

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Fashion’s Night Out: Vintage Pop Up

Last week, Vogue’s Fashion’s Night Out event came to my home city of Manchester for the first time… well, we do like to shop up here! There were fashion talks, catwalks (and cultural walks), band performances, DJ sets, makeovers and … Continue reading

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Big Plans and a Quick Survey

Since we started Fi & Me back in 2011, we had always planned on introducing a vintage element to it – a lot of our handmade stuff is made from vintage and pre-loved materials, so it’s a nice fit, plus … Continue reading

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No New Clothes: Sustainable shopping, and is vintage ethical?

Being green and ethical isn’t always easy. When I start thinking about my impact on the world and the ‘right’ way of doing things, the possibilities are seemingly endless. I’d like to preface this by saying that I feel like … Continue reading

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Collections: Vintage Aprons

I come from a long line of collectors; my grandparents between them collected foreign coins, spoons and toby jugs, my mum collects owl figurines and my dad was once on the local news displaying his impressive collection of classic bus … Continue reading

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Etsy Love: Rose and Water Vintage

There are so many vintage shops on Etsy that it can be hard to stand out, but when I stumbled across Rose and Water Vintage, run by fellow Manchester gal Natalie, her beautifully styled photos and unique collection of carefully … Continue reading

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What I Wore: First Day of Spring

Okay, okay, it’s not the first day of spring today, but it was the first day it honestly felt like spring. There’s nothing better than waking up on the first day of the weekend to blue skies and sunshine. I … Continue reading

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Your New Favourite Shop: Peggy Mae Vintage

I’m from a town in the north west of Engand called Stockport. It’s often not much to shout about (though it has just been voted the second happiest place to live in Britain!) but there is a nice little creative … Continue reading

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What I Wore: True Blue

Today was a miserable, cold day and I woke up a bit down in the dumps. It seemed fitting to dress the way I felt, ‘blue’. Though putting together this outfit actually had the opposite effect and it ended up … Continue reading

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