Retro Chic: A vintage love affair

With a little help from Gucci, fashion has come full circle, as retro favourites make a comeback

28th August, 2016
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Breda Casey of Miss Daisy Blue in Cork city centre

As a teenager and young adult, I was forced on a daily basis to defend myself sartorially for my love of vintage clothing; my winged eyeliner and psychedelic minis were seen as something of a oddity.

My vintage love affair had begun many years before when, as a child, I inherited my cousin’s 1970s Sindy doll clothes. Later still, an appreciation of the quality and uniqueness of vintage clothing was born out of hand-me-downs from...

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