Oversize Me! Mixing Vintage with Comfort
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by Emma Chappell
1M ago
Oversized clothing options used to be reserved for comfy days at home, but over recent years, (or maybe it’s because of my age!) oversized pieces have found their way into mainstream fashion, opening up a whole new choice of comfort mixed with style. With the many oversized cardigans, shirts, baggy trousers and flowy dresses, this trend not only allows for a more relaxed and laid-back look but also challenges the notion that style must come at the expense of comfort – yay! However, when considering vintage - with sizes being two sizes smaller in the past (a size 12 dress from the 70s is now a ..read more
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Everything You Need To Know About Ossie Clark!
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by Rachael Sadler
2y ago
Ossie Clark is a vintage fashion designer legend!!! And no I am not being dramatic or over stating the legend ? that is Ossie! I dreamt for years of finding an Ossie Clark dress and I was so excited when I did that I could not run out of the shop fast enough! Of course I paid 1st though ? I was SOOOOOOOO EXCITED! That I had to share my incredible find with my mum straight away as I knew she'd "get it", she did shop in Biba after all! Ossie Clark is an important designer for so many reasons. His designs still influence fashion designers today, they embody the 1960s & 1970s when he was at ..read more
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HUGE UK VINTAGE CLOTHING HAUL 2022 AND.....
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by Rachael Sadler
2y ago
Welcome to my 1st HUGE UK vintage clothing haul video of 2022 with a twist! This haul, and what a haul it is, is from my very recent trip down south to my favourite place ever a house clearance industrial unit. I have been going here for years and absolutely love it! We are also still house sitting which really has been SO much fun! The one in the video will be hard to top though I think in terms of period charm and architectural presence! But we are happy to try ? If you fancy seeing if you can top this as a housesit you can use our referral code below, giving you 25% off and us 2 months for ..read more
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2021 Year Update + Upcoming Plans....
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by Rachael Sadler
2y ago
I Want To Create The Best Vintage Fashion Video's For You. Whilst it isn't the easiest statement to say, especially as I do talk very fast and get tough tied frequently! It really is true! This video is a update on what has been a crazy year for me, exciting new developments and most importantly to me asking you what you content you would like to see. Time Markers: 1 - 2:05 Introduction 2:06 - 3:38 Why I named Ada's Attic Vintage Ada's Attic Vintage LOL 3:39 - 4:02 Studio Move IN! 4:03 - 7:04 House Moving HELL! 7:05 - 8:36 Welcome to...... Long Eaton?!? 8:37 - 18:20 Living in a Mansion ..read more
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Vintage 1950s Wedding Dress Transformation
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by Rachael Sadler
3y ago
No need to fear for the survival of this beautiful, if not a little old fashioned, 1950s vintage wedding dress. Whilst I don't pretend to be even a very good sewer I do think I can turn this dusty old relic into a beautiful diamond that all of us would want to wear on their wedding day. This is part one and just the most simple change really did blow my mind! I would love to hear your thoughts about my design ideas + the transformation so far below in the comments.... Also can you believe the price!!! Thank you, as always, for watching my video Rachael XOX ..read more
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How To Create A Vintage Capsule Wardrobe 2021
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by Rachael Sadler
3y ago
Quality over quantity is a moto that I have in my vintage shop, as why shouldn't we have the best vintage right! In this video I will show you the process behind creating a capsule vintage wardrobe collection that will have you week at the knees! AND tell you about an exciting business update =D As always I hope you have enjoyed this video, please let me know what you think in the comments below and I will reply asap. Thanks so much, Rachael XOX ..read more
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Every Thing You Need + Want To Know About Vintage Afghan Embroidered Coats
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by Rachael Sadler
3y ago
A vintage embroidered Afghan Sheepskin coat in my opinion is the coolest coat you can ever hope to find and own! They are beautiful, all individual, handmade and really hard to find. In this video I share with you an excellent example of a stunning 60s embroidered Afghan coat, the history behind the, care + storage and everything else you would ever want to know about this beautiful coats. I hope you like the video if you have any questions about Afghan coats or anything vintage, or new video topics please comment below =D Thanks so much for watching Rachael XOX Join my VIP E-Club for EXCLUSI ..read more
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MY BIGGEST EVER ( 1 HOUR) VINTAGE CLOTHING HAUL- NOV 2020
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by Rachael Sadler
3y ago
Like it says in the title this is my biggest ever vintage haul video, show and tell, video EVER. With lockdown 2.0 looming I decided it was time to get myself out and about thrifting to ensure I had lots of great vintage finds for you all over lockdown! After all a life without vintage is a life not worth living, right =D I hope you enjoy watching this feature length show and tell =D I would like to thank you for watching and baring with over 2020, I am so sorry I have let you down by not posting my regular videos =( I don't know why I stopped. Your comments, views and time mean so much to me ..read more
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HUGE VINTAGE UK HAUL - POST CORONA VIRUS LOCKDOWN
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by Rachael Sadler
3y ago
Hello and welcome back ? This video is about my HUGE UK vintage clothing haul! Post Corona Virus lockdown. I hope you have all been staying safe and well in these crazy times ❤ With lockdown easing her in the UK I couldn't wait to get back out thrifting and finding lots of new stock! All these finds were found in Birmingham + London in July! Not a bad month hey ?? I have been lucky enough to be invited to peoples homes, house clearances and shops and I LOVE my latest finds. As always THANK YOU so very much for watching, I have lots of new videos already recorded and waiting to be published on ..read more
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How To Date Vintage Clothing
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by Rachael Sadler
4y ago
Detailed With Examples & 1920's Dress! Have you ever wondered how to date the vintage clothing that you have found? Or how vintage shops date the vintage clothing they sell? How to spot a true vintage 1920's dream dress from a modern day version? Well look no further, this is the vintage clothing dating guide for you! Through my experience of running my vintage shop I have learnt a lot about vintage clothing, construction techniques, materials and designs for each decade, all which help me date and find great vintage clothing. If you have found something that has a brand label in it, any ..read more
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