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Bill Skinner Jewellery at Voluptuous Vintage

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Bill Skinner Jewellery at Voluptuous Vintage

Introducing Bill Skinner Jewellery!   If you’ve been anywhere near our little Alverstoke Boutique in Gosport recently you’ll have probably seen or heard just how excited Miss Petra is about one of our (many!) new brands that have just been delivered into stock. We’re really pleased to get a huge selection of absolutely darling pieces from Bill Skinner here at Voluptuous Vintage; the attention to detail and magic feel of the hand-painted jewellery is very much on brand for us. A little bit of luxe, but with bags of character. Shop all Bill Skinner Jewellery here!  Bill studied at Sir...

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A Quick Guide to Necklaces!

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A Quick Guide to Necklaces!

What Necklace Length should I choose? You’ve no doubt seen that we have a dazzling array of vintage style and semi-fine necklaces to browse both in-store and online, and we always try to include the length and adjustability where we can. But do you find these measurement numbers are a bit baffling?  For starters, there’s a range of necklace lengths in general, and some places may include names for each rough length, as detailed in this handy table:     Chain Length (Inches) Body Placement 14” Collar: Wraps around the throat/neck 16” Choker or Bib: Against the base of the throat/neck...

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Getting to know you: Miss Petra

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Getting to know you: Miss Petra

Miss Petra is loved by all who meet her. Her honesty and eye for detail have earned her a great deal of respect from customers who visit our boutique and she’s got a wicked sense of humour. But if you’re not local to Gosport, you may never have had the pleasure of meeting Miss P or any of our Dolls! We love our wee team and think everyone brings something special to the VV experience, and we want our online audience to have the opportunity to ‘meet’ our fantastic dolls too. We’ve created a blog series called ‘getting to know...

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Roundup: Spring/Summer 2022 Pretties

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Roundup: Spring/Summer 2022 Pretties

The sun has (finally) made an appearance and we’re praying to the fashion gods for a sickly sweet, sticky hot summer worthy of all our vintage fabulousness and finery. Mrs Darling has outdone herself this year and our quality check of this season’s stock was a non-stop swoon fest with lots of trying things on (aka an after-hours fashion show!). Read on for a whistle-stop tour of some of our absolute favourites new in for the Spring/Summer season. You might want to buckle up though, there’s a lot and it’s all goooooorgeous. Psst: if you don’t have time to read...

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5 reasons I’m not going on a diet this New Year

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5 reasons I’m not going on a diet this New Year

And why I’m choosing self-acceptance, New Year's intentions and clothes that make me feel fab instead For many of us, the ringing in of the new year brings a sense of renewal and transformation. We might decide to make resolutions, be them to clear out the clutter in our wardrobes, to be more generous, or even to shop more sustainably for our clothes in the new year.  After a season of indulgence over the Christmas period, it seems to have become a natural occurrence that many people will feel the need to embark on some sort of diet in the...

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