Glass Terrariums Glass Terrariums

We might have gotten used to hanging baskets outside every pub in London, but the American company Score + Solder are taking it to a whole new level! With the help of both solid and stained glass, the company produces…

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DIY Fashion: Customise Your Own Tote Bag DIY Fashion: Customise Your Own Tote Bag

A huge section of the vintage market is focused around rework: retrieving old, rugged pieces and restyling them to suit a new, modern owner whilst still retaining the chic look of yesteryear. This is mainly done with some scissors, a…

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Sherlock Holmes style inspired world record attempt Sherlock Holmes style inspired world record attempt

Sherlock fans one and all were invited to take part in a Holmes inspired Guinness Book of Records event. The organisers of the event not only wanted to make waves with the old Sherlock style, but are also using the…

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Vintage shopping in London Vintage shopping in London

The Vintage Emporium If you’ve been saving up for a high quality vintage piece, The vintage emporium is the place to be! The charming shop stock clothes and accessories from the Victorian era up til the 1950′s. If only moths…

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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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