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Nautical Vintage in the Yarn Magazine

Ahoy me hearties! Let’s get nautical!

If you’re lucky enough to live by the sea as we do here, you can’t help but love a bit of nauticalia.

But whether you are channelling (geddit!?) anchors, Breton stripes or deck shoes, the nautical look has edged its way into your wardrobe. Every summer it’s everywhere — fashion’s catch of the day!

Join Sarah Jane Wilson as we get ship-shape!

Let us set sail on a voyage across the fair seas of vintage.

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Yarn Magazine's Sarah Jane Wilson looks at 1970s Vintage

1970s – “the decade that taste forgot”, or a major 2015 trend?

Fringing ‘n’ flares suede skirts ‘n’ shaggy styles. oh yes, Boho 1970s is a major 2015 trend!

The 1970s are often referred to as “the decade that taste forgot” and “a hangover from the swinging sixties” yet they brought us the Pompidou centre in Paris, The Magic Roundabout in full colour, Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours, Carole King’s Tapestry and Joni Mitchell’s Blue albums. Hmm, maybe enough said.

Coloured flokati rugs and even indoor hanging plants are being hailed as the homeware heroes of the season! Spider plant, anyone? But, wait, why buy new?

For an authentic 1970s vibe, Sarah Jane Wilson makes some groovy suggestions.

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The Team at Smith & Smith, West Street, Bridport

Traditional Values and Amazing Underpants

Fashions come and go, but in Bridport there is always a need for tweed jackets, nightshirts and “excellent country trousers”, which is one reason why Smith & Smith has flourished in the town for 131 years as a traditional gentleman’s outfitter.

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Sarah Jane Wilson takes a look at the 1930s

A Look at the 1930s

Glamour and sophistication were keynotes of the 1930s. People reclined, dresses got longer (after the roaring 1920s), you danced like Astaire and Rogers and you swung and sang to Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman.

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