DIY Fashion: Create a Chef’s Apron DIY Fashion: Create a Chef’s Apron

Whether you want to try out that new recipe or create some baked treats, a chef’s apron, prim and pretty, will help you along your way! Our Fashion Editor, Cosette, will guide you through the steps to designing your own…

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Miss Pandora Miss Pandora

One of our favourite bloggers of all time  is Miss Pandora, by Louise Ebel. Her outfits are inspired by art and history, so apart from getting some sublime fashion inspirations, you’re blessed with some history lessons too! Look at those…

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DIY: Crochet crafting DIY: Crochet crafting

Thought to originate from Asia, the craft of crochet has been a popular tradition of weaving together materials in Europe for over 200 years. It remains a classical way of designing shawls, cardigans and accessories! So, follow our Fashion Editor,…

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Flapper Flapper

 As the Jazz appeared, so did the flappers! Tired of corsets and heavy skirts they challenged the fashion rules of the time! The flappers made a huge fashion impact with their short skirts, bob hairstyles and excessive make-up. La vie…

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SS14 Inspiration SS14 Inspiration

Our office is flooded with books about vintage fashion that inspire our collections! Here is some of our key inspirations for the SS collection! Our Deco Dreams dress in art deco and check is entirely inspired by the Swinging sixties!…

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Vintage Street Style Vintage Street Style

We mostly admire our style icons in front of the lens of professional photoshoots, so here is a collection of our favourite retro stars behind the scene! Street style before street style so to speak! Left: Marilyn Monroe Right: Bette…

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Grace of Monaco Grace of Monaco

We’re very excited about the release of Grace of Monaco! The film is about the former Hollywood actress Grace Kelly after her marriage with Rainier III, and is fortunately full of fashion treats for the vintage lover!  Let’s see how…

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Vintage Vanity Vintage Vanity

We just love all the decorative vintage vanity cases, and believe that every girl (and gent!) should have one on their toilet table! The small decorative brushes and decanter bottles are adorable! Here are some things you’ve got to have…

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Royal Ascot 2014 Royal Ascot 2014

The best attended race meeting in Europe is over, but have fortunately left us who couldn’t attend with some stunning shots of the hat-feast! With a history dating back to 1711, Royal Ascot is a must for all vintage lovers!…

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Back to Edwardian Back to Edwardian

One of our key inspirations for the SS14 collection is all the elegant women from the Edwardian era! A touch of light colours with flattering crochet details!  From below you can see our Back to Edwardian Dress, Back to Edwardian…

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The Tweed Run The Tweed Run

We sincerely hope that you didn’t miss The Tweed Run 17:th of May this year! Handsome ladies and gents got on their vintage bikes for a ride around London with their finest tweed pieces!  We can’t help but to fall…

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Interview With Artist Love Limzy Interview With Artist Love Limzy

Here at Miss Patina, we’re always influenced by intricate attention to detail within design. So we were delighted when we spotted Love Limzy’s beautiful artwork last month. Lim Zhi Wei, founder of Love Limzy is an extremely talented Singapore based Malaysian…

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School Girl Inspiration School Girl Inspiration

One of Miss Patina’s key inspirations for the SS14 collection is the retro inspired school girl look! Here’s some outfit ideas with a vintage touch! Prepare for your holiday plans with some outfit inspirations! Be sure to use bright colours…

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Book Art Book Art

We’re completely overwhelmed by the British artist Su Blackwell’s artwork made by paper! Blackwell’s work has regularly been published in Harper’s Bazaar UK and in 2012, she made the illustrations for “The Fairytale Princess”  published by Thames & Hudson 2012….

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Style Inspiration: An Interview with Brittany’s Designer Miss Sayoko Style Inspiration: An Interview with Brittany’s Designer Miss Sayoko

Miss Sayoko, head designer at Brittany’s has become one of our summer fashion favourites. She loves vintage, experimenting with bright colours, and travelling. These  are all implemented into her daily wardrobe. After our recent collaboration I got to ask her…

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Daisy Season Daisy Season

Daisy prints and embroideries have been hyped in everything from the catwalk to the street style fashion scene this year. We absolutely adore it, and are of course very influenced by this classic detail in our SS collection! Find more…

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V&A Wedding Dress Exhibition V&A Wedding Dress Exhibition

 If you like the vibe of antique elements mixed with modern glamour, this is an exhibition you’ll have to attend! The Wedding Dresses 1775 – 2014  exhibition will be opened from 3 May 2014 to 15 March 2015 on the…

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Hello My Name Is Paul Smith Hello My Name Is Paul Smith

The Design Museum is one of our favourite museums to visit for regular fashion exhibitions, and our recent trip certainly lived up to our expectations. Hello My Name Is Paul Smith Exhibition is one of our April highlights, so if you get…

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