It's three days of classic cars and full-on vintage glamour, and one of the highlights of the year for us. Not least because we love to spot fabulous ladies of all ages, shapes and sizes in Vivien of Holloway dresses!
At Goodwood, just as the rest of the year, our 1950s swing dresses are the most popular, with a riot of bright florals, cheerful polka dots and plain colours of every shade to be seen. They fit perfectly with the retro, post-WWII theme that runs throughout the Revival. But, for something a little different, we thought this year we might be so bold as to suggest some new looks from our brand new ranges!
Our simply stunning new A-line Skirts are the very latest addition to the Vivien of Holloway collection. Paired with one of our three-quarter sleeve blouses, a fabulous hat and a killer pair of heels, you'll be the double of a Christian Dior New Look model from the post-war years. Sharp, sophisticated, yet not too serious thanks to the small polka-dots, these skirts are full, with a high waistband, a button-up front and authentic pocket details, it's been designed and tailored with real vintage in mind. But if you're more of a pinup cutie than a couture model, try pairing a skirt with one of our Halterneck Tops or Peasant Blouses for a different twist on authentic 50s fashion.
The lovely Miss Anna shows how easily you can switch between vintage vixen and rockabilly darling with just a change of top. Pairing the A-line Skirt with a halterneck top in the same pattern gives the appearance of a stunning 50s frock, while the peasant top can add a wonderful contrast.
But what, we hear you ask, should you do if it's as beautifully warm as it was last year? Our advice is to pack a pair of our super sexy Shorts!
As we've mentioned before, these shorts would seem to have magical powers, and make girls of all sizes and heights look utterly bewitching. Wear with heels and any of our tops to really knock them dead. As Anna shows, the nautical Anchors shorts are a great blend of kitsch and cool. If you're not brave enough to go a whole day with your pins on show, you can pop them on underneath the a-line skirt to whisk off when you're ready. And whisk back on if it cools down of course!
We might be biased, but we think our new A-Line skirts are absolutely super, not only for Goodwood, but for the approaching autumn. And what better time for a new look than the start of a new season? Go get them, ladies! And see you at the Revival... come and find us and try everything on in person!