Looking forward to this book i found in the charity shop recently. Something we are adament about at Lesley’s Girls is that clothes are more than just fashion or a competition for looks, but rather can be a mirror for the character history or place to be shown. #books #history #vintage #fashion

Finished last book, whats next? #books #vintage #reading #pepys #love

Sunday morning tea while admiring new old 1950s day dress #fashion #vintage #tea while

Have you seen out curtain dress?  In true austerity rationing style the dress as been fashioned from a pair of damask curtains, and the zipper is from a pair of trousers!  We love it!

You can find it here

Following our new vintage street style series we spotted this image of Cher and thought it supports our view that vintage CAN look contemporary- this image could have been taken yesterday not 47 years ago.

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cher in 1966 (via stirredstraightup.blogspot.com)

Tennis final today… will Andy Murray be looking as dashing as this?!

Tennis final today… will Andy Murray be looking as dashing as this?!

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Working 9 til 5 what a way to make a living…. or drinking coffee while looking at vintage dress porn! #drinking #colchester #vintage #essex #lesleysgirls #dollyparton

Our new shop front #colchester #vintage #Essex #shopping

We had a fabulous day in the shop as always in @go4marketcafe the wedding dress is going down a storm #wedding #vintage #shop #dress

The girls ready for the weekend #wedding #dress #vintage #pink #1950s

Vintage rag dolls- we are keeping them though! If, that is, my daughter can be persuaded they are not scary! #vintage #toy #ragdoll #scarytoys #cutetoys

Offers being taken on this early 80s Singer knitting machine. Get in touch if interested #knitting #craft #vintage #forsale #colchester

Here at Lesley’s Girls we love everything vintage, crafty or pretty- so our Pinterest boards are usually running red hot with ideas and pictures of the things we love.

We often use our pinterest boards to go along side blog posts which we have had to research, and if you create or own an item that is relevant to  partcular board let us know and we’ll usually pin it!

So if you love Pinterest too let us know your user name and we will come and follow you too!

Nearly Friday night folks :-) 

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beer!

#Vintage #sewing #patterns now sorted. Every era taste and size catered for. #craft #ooak #handmade #homecraft