Travel to Northern Mallorca  

Pure heaven. My mum and I took a trip to Mallorca for a few days. We went north of the island to the smallest village in Malloca, Cala Sant Vinenc. Set in a small gap of rocky hills that make up the north of the island.  We stayed in a small boutique hotel, Hotel Neu…

How To (successfully) Shop For Vintage.

How do you successfully shop for Vintage? Every vintage rummager wants to find a Chanel number from the ‘60s for under a tenner. It’s like the Holy Grail of vintage. But do you actually know how to spot the well made from the waste? Well, I recently joined forces with Pebble Magazine to offer my thoughts…

Vintage 80’s Boho Fashion Shoot.

  I love love love seeing photographs of vintage fashion shoots. There’s so much scope with vintage to produce amazing images and a chance to be really creative with styling. These images are from a combined 1980s vintage fashion shoot which took on a relaxed boho vibe, helped by all the cool retro props from the…

7 of the Best… Summer Dresses

We share with you 7 of the best vintage summer dresses for 2017 from our online vintage shop Super Queenie Retro. These are just the cream of the crop for holidays, family weekends and those ‘I’m just going to wear vintage days.’ How to pick a dress for summer? Easy. Make sure you get the…

Vintage Trail Photoshoot

Photo shoot for: Vintage Trail Magazine, Norwich / Styling and vintage clothes: Myself (Super Queenie Retro) and Fabulous Miss K / Photography: Me with Sony x3000 / Models: Jess & Frances . I can finally share with you some of the images we took for Vintage Trail  – our free vintage magazine for Norwich.  I think we…

5 Ways To Kick Start Your Vintage Etsy Shop…

Shake up your vintage Etsy shop with some quick and easy tips. So you opened your Etsy shop, got all excited and now sit and wait for the cha-chings to start buzzing on your phone. You’ve got your packaging all ready but nothing to pack. Selling on Etsy can be a frustrating affair. One minute…

Photos from Fashion Week.

This week I got to see the gorgeous images from the promo shoot from Norwich Fashion Week. These were for the Vintage Show and the theme this year was perfect, Studio 54 baby! I had a few pieces I selected for the shoot, some which then went onto the catwalk show. Really pleased that this cool…

Vintage Outfits in Spring.

Wearing vintage, and having a lot to choose from is definitely a fab perk of being a vintage trader.  It’s true you need to try things on and experiment with different shapes, styles and colours. Too many times I have written off a retro dress as awful a ‘nylon nightmare’ as we used to joke…

Norwich Fashion Week 2017

Norwich Fashion Week Alert…. It’s been fab year so far Super Queenie Retro and one of the most exciting events on our vintage calendar was the return of Norwich Fashion Week. 2017 is the first year that we have taken a part in the fashion frenzy that hits Norwich every March. NFW has grown since it’s…