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Spring Sunshine!

70s, 80s, armstrongs blog, boho, clothes, festival, ootd, retro, style, vintage, vintage fashion, vintage style

In a very typically British fashion, today's blog post is about the lovely weather we've been having! Well, who can blame us, it was snowing here in Edinburgh a month ago.     This weeks spring sunshine has given us lots of ideas and inspiration for the coming summer months. We've curated a FESTIVAL edit to help plan any holidays or weekends away. Whether you'll...

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Get To Know Our Staff - Jane!

This week we spoke to Miss Jane, our delightful manager in the Grassmarket! She's a bite-sized bundle of style and a much-loved part of Armstrongs. Her style is bold, classy, exciting and always perfectly put together! Her iconic combinations inspire us on a daily basis and are a great example of vintage styling.  The outfit below is made of a repurposed,...

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Crayola Brights Look Book!

60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, armstrongs, armstrongs blog, bold, clothes, retro, style, vintage, vintage fashion, vintage style

We may be in April, but winter is still clinging on and we're definitely over it! So while we wait for sunshine and blue skies we've put together some bold, colourful outfits to cheer us up.  Our inspiration came from the paint box brights seen during fashion weeks and the colour blocking that was popular during the 1960's & 70's and gave...

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Get to Know Our Staff - Katherine!

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This week we spoke to pin-up perfect Katherine! Her style is classic yet quirky, oozing with sass and always exciting. We look forward to seeing what she's wearing each morning so thought you would too! 
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Get to Know Our Staff - Elizabeth!

1950s, 50s, 60s, armstrongs blog, clothes, ootd, pin up, staff, style, vintage, vintage fashion, vintage style

Our staff love Vintage clothing and we love our staff! We wanted to let you get to know them better, explore their personal styles, get tips and tricks and see how vintage is really worn, day-to-day by real people. We will be exploring what makes each of their styles unique, how they came to dress the way they do, who...

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