Vintage Lover’s Must Haves

Having owned a vintage business for 6 years and been a vintage wearer for about 12 years, I've come to realise that you need a few tricks up your sleeve to stay on top of your wardrobe.  Here I've listed a few of my absolute must haves to keep your vintage goodies looking good as new!   No.1  A Steamer! Now, you can get away with holding an iron on steam setting near your items, but Read more here.......

Casual Clobber

In the 1980s, the football terraces would be awash with the casual clobber. Via some high end Italian sportswear brands, this look quickly made its way onto the backs of film and music buffs too. Today, a new mix of fans has grown to admire the 80’s looks, mixing a casual classic track top with current trends. We know how much our customers love these retro track tops, so we always make Read more here.......

After Dark

We're already pretty well known for stocking some great evening wear, so when our contributing blogger, Helen, created a styling editorial at the London College of Fashion she was sure to take along some of our show stopping pieces. Here are a few of the photos featuring some great Mad Elizabeth, sequined spectaculars:              Read more here.......

High Waisted Heaven

Did you buy any high waisted pants recently? Rather than banish them to the bottom of the wardrobe once the temperatures drop, team them with a polo neck sweater and take them from the 90's to the 70's. Even if you've picked a summery print, a black polo neck will even it out, and for extra fashion brownie points, just add a black patent belt as seen at the Bottega Veneta AW15 show. And Read more here.......

Ultimate Icons: Courtney Love

As a 90’s grunge queen, she will be forever famous for looking both classy and trashy at the same time. On the AW15/16 catwalks, the lady herself is certainly leading the way, for the 90’s slip dress is back with a bang and is as slinky as ever. We’ve rummaged through the archives and have narrowed Courtney’s looks down to three awesome dresses: You don't have to wait for Autumn Read more here.......

Going, Gaga, Gallagher, Gone

Relax, close your eyes and conjure up an image of John Lennon. What’s the first item that you think of? Yep, we guessed it – a pair of round sunglasses! John Lennon is the Godfather of sunnies, but who can else rock a pair? In the blue corner we have Liam Gallagher. The swagger, the hair cut and a pair of round glasses are synonymous with the Wonderwall warbler and style icon. In the Read more here.......

Sequins Rule

Glastonbury, the largest festival in the known world and sequins were queen. From sequined adjourned faces to glam rock boots, festival goers made a statement with some sparkle. This Rosa Bloom sequined leotard featured all over the press and now the battle is on to outshine and upstage it. At Mad Elizabeth we’ve got the sequined weapons for you. You can see more of these beauties Read more here.......

Ultimate Icons: The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

“Now this is the story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down...........” You can't help but sing-along to the most timeless theme tune in sitcom history. But who would have thought the Fresh Prince's clothes would be setting trends again 20 years on? Here are some of our favourite looks from the man himself:                 At Read more here.......

RETURN OF THE SHELL SUIT

I have this vivid memory from the 90's of my mother, in a white pearlescent Sergio Tacchini shell suit.  She wasn't a professional tennis player ... it was the 90's, it was fashionable and I was JEALOUS (mine was pink and nowhere near as pearlescent).                     Like many 90's trends the shell suit is having Read more here.......

Young Blood: Francesca Aimee

Stylist Francesca Aimee loaned some Mad Elizabeth pieces for a shoot featured on Hunger TV.  We absolutely love the results so thought we'd share a couple with you on here. You can get your hands on the jumper and sequinned top featured in our ASOS Marketplace here. Head over to Hunger TV to check out the full feature. Read more here.......