Latest News from our Vintage Clothing Shop

  • What May Brings

    Chic and oh-so effortless tea-dresses are the focus of our May collection; with their light weight and easy style-ability they are a staple piece for the warm weather months! In unique and exciting prints on cottons, linens and silks, you can dress down with pumps, straw hat and favourite sunnies for picnics and sightseeing. Or glam up with heels and statement jewellery to transform instantly into occasion wear for weddings and parties. Perfect for packing light on holiday getaway trips!
  • 1950s Delights for April

    With signature favourites from iconic Fashion House Horrockses, we bring you pieces from their golden era in the signature stripe, unique and charming florals, and geometric surprises. Other designers gracing our rails this month are 1950s and 60s couture Jacques Heim, as well as  Frank Usher also from the mid-century.
  • The Year Marches On

    This month at Dress, we have followed a colour themed inspiration, to reflect our feeling of connection with Mother Earth.

    The pale azure of uplifting summer skies in mid century pieces, including our favourite tule ball gown by Bellville Et Cie, worn by Ann Hathaway in 2006. As well as a divine Ceil Chapman silk cocktail dress. Our white evening and wedding dresses: the billowing clouds drifting by.

  • February Anew

    Here at DRESS, we can’t wait to bound into 2022 and get back to doing what we love best!  Hence, our spring newsletter comes earlier this year before buds have burst and days lengthen. A new optimism is rustling our metaphorical petals.

    To get hearts aflutter, we are featuring yards and yards of scrumptious white, cream, ivory and café latte net, silk, organza and tulle to celebrate all the weddings ahead of us this year…

  • Winter Sale 2021/22

    As another eventful year comes to a close and we speed towards the Holidays, we are so excited to bring you our final hang of 2021, with our much adored Winter Sale! Filling our rails with a contemporary mix of designer pieces snuggled in with vintage frocks for the Christmas season, alongside other surprise gems, we know you’ll find something to love! Whether you have a party still to go to or just want to get dressed up to stay home with your nearest and dearest!
  • A Change of Season

    While later this month mischief is afoot when Halloween casts its wicked spell upon the darkening days of November, so it is that with a focus the little black dress, interspersed with flirty frocks in chocolate and toffee shades, strong marine party attire and soft cream wedding gowns, we’re ready to dress every event in Dorset. From espresso chiffons to cappuccino velvets. Latte foam lace and mocha tule. Pumpkin spiced tweeds and ginger knits.
  • Striking into September

    Dress is celebrating with fierce colours, bold 80s silhouettes and our favourite 40s. Sharp power shoulders, cinched waists and saturated jewel tones in silks, cottons and jerseys. 
  • Vintage Mid Summer Style

    While travelling abroad is still so uncertain we turn to ways of bringing Italian beaches, French Riviera and Caribbean sunshine to join our English pastoral and summertime traditions.

    Our dramatic Dorset beaches and Hardy-esque countryside are crying out for a touch of vintage fashion to enhance there charms.

  • Finally, Spring is here!

    “It’s been a long hard lonely winter” to quote The Beatles Songbook, but taking our inspiration from cherry blossom, bursting buds and a cacophony of birds, the team here at Dress look forward to welcoming back all our old friends and clients, ready to inspire you with new ways of wearing clothes.