Velvet tie-dye dress from Mr Freedom. Canvas boots from Biba.
All sorts of things are getting the tie and dye treatment this summer – and we bet it will colour our autumn too! It’s easy to tie-dye jeans and t-shirts, just tie a knot anywhere, grab a packet of dye, and you’re away! But the experts have been getting at everything so you can buy it already dyed – summer colour has hit jersey, velvet and gaberdine to. So get dyeing!
Photographed by David Finch.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Petticoat, July 1970
Tie-dye vest by Miss Impact. Satin tie-dye pants from Gordon King. Woolworth plimsolls. Bus Stop cloche. Belt from Consortium.
Tie-dye vest from Miss Impact. Biba canvas boots. Lilac snakeskin belt from Bus Stop.
Tie-dye pants and top by London Mob. Specs from Corocraft. Knee socks from Bus Stop. Plimsolls from Woolworths.
Dress by Miss Impact. Socks from Bus Stop. Glasses from Biba. Plimsolls from Woolworths.
Satin tie-dye suit by Gordon King. Biba specs. Sandals by Xanthe leather.
It’s been quite a while since I last posted about goodies over at Vintage-a-Peel. This blog has moved slightly away from its original intention as a communication and promotional tool for the website, which is fine by me because I genuinely love what it has become. Also, the Facebook page for Vintage-a-Peel, and Twitter, has become the fastest method for me to communicate with customers. But I realised that I’ve listed some incredible pieces recently which blog viewers might be interested in, and which they might have missed. So here they are; Biba, Ossie, John Bates, Fiorucci (incredibly rare late 1960s jeans), London Mob, Paraphernalia, Janice Wainwright, and that’s just the big names. Plenty more to be found over on that there website of mine…
John Bates for Jean Varon
London Mob of Carnaby Street
Janice Wainwright for Simon Massey