All set for Chrimbo? No?? You’re doing some last-minute shopping, too? Chill, honey, let me help…
First, pour yourself a drink. May I recommend a White Christmas Martini? Two parts chocolate liqueur, two parts cream, one-part vanilla vodka. Shake with ice, strain into a martini glass, dust with chocolate shavings. Second, put SOCKS by JD McPherson on the stereo. It’s a blisteringly good selection of festive rockabilly tunes, just perfect for a spot of shopping from the comfort of your sofa.
Righty-o, let’s start with some stocking fillers for the most glamourous pinup babe you know. Who doesn’t adore opening something shiny and glittery on Christmas morning? Something that will add sparkle to whatever you wear? A classic design that every fan of slick 50s style will adore? Our beautiful vintage style leaf brooch is a colourful, twinkling confection that will add some glitz to dresses and coats, or, if she a real impatient kind of lady she can pin it to her jimmy jams within seconds of unwrapping it on Christmas morning.
Something a little more edgy, perhaps? How about a necklace fashioned from gold and diamante encrusted skulls? A perfect accessory for our Dead of Night halterneck pencil dress, adorned with skulls and roses, the very essence of 50s film noir. It may be dark, cold winter in Blighty, but you can imagine yourself in New Orleans if you’re wearing these voodoo-inspired beauties around your neck.
How about something sassy yet casual? Perfect attire for chilling out at home after all those Christmas parties and late nights, our selection of t-shirts featuring strong, iconic women will be a welcome gift for the independent and vivacious woman in your life. Disclaimer: your maiden aunts and other easily shocked relatives may spit out their sherry at the sight of Fannie Hill at the Christmas table! You have been warned!
If you are in need of that special something then I wholeheartedly recommend our Dee Dee red drape vintage swing dress. An iconic style, a classic shape, the sexiest colour… and probably the most flattering dress for a whole raft of technical reasons I could tell you, but you would forget the very moment you see her twirling around the living room with a smile on her face brighter than every damn fairy light in the whole town…
Have a wonderful Christmas from everyone at British Retro!