1920s dressing up box – new additions

I find it hard, when I’m out and about, to resist buying things that have a bit of a 1920s feel…it’s a bit of an addiction. Well, at least they are often used, for our Vintage Photoshoots! There is of coure, a lot more in our Roaring Twenties and vintage dressing up box. These aren’t originals, but they’re fun and they have the right look and feel and are popular at the hen parties for a spot of Charleston dancing too.

Floral Feathered Fascinator

Pink beaded, tassled shawl

Beaded, tassled flapper handbag

It’s fairly easy to find 1920s style accessories if you spend enough time hanging round antique shops, charity shops and sales, and vintage fairs! You don’t have to spend a fortune buying originals, especially now that the vintage look has hit the high street. Just keep your eyes peeled! And look at books and online for original pieces and pictures of stars of stage and screen, for inspiration. I just watched Midnight in Paris, the Woody Allen film, and very much enjoyed the 1920s party scenes for the hair and costumes, not to mention the lovely Cole Porter song and piano numbers and the hot jazz band music.

More on accessories soon!


About charlestondance

We are a group of 1920s and 1940s enthusiasts providing wonderful vintage hen parties in Cheltenham, London, Oxford, Henley on Thames, Wallingford, and Reading, or we come to you! Choose from: Charleston dance classes 1930s-1940s jazz dance classes Pop Up Afternoon Tea Parties and tea dances with a dance class, a full champagne afternoon tea and our live 1920s jazz or swing pianist Vintage Makeovers and Photoshoots Classic Musicals Hen Party dance class, or singing workshop (or both, for an all singing, all dancing, live life in a musical experience!) Our special, deluxe 1920s Day Out or 1940s Day Out in Cheltenham or Henley incorporating one vintage jazz dance class, one creative workshop (including vintage life drawing or fascinator making), a vintage makeover and photoshoot, afternoon tea, and a 3 course dinner!
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