25 November 2010

Summer Holiday - 1960's

22 November 2010

Cristóbal Balenciaga

Oscar De La Renta and Hamish Bowles team up to celebrate the work of Cristóbal Balenciaga.

Last weekend marked the opening of the first major survey of Cristóbal Balenciaga’s work. Hailed as 'Fashion’s Picasso' by photographer Cecil Beaton, the exhibition will investigate the impact of Spanish art, culture and history on Balenciaga’s designs.

Over 70 of his garments will be shown alongside traditional Spanish costumes and artworks, in an attempt to convey his longstanding infatuation with his native culture.

The show was conceived by Oscar De La Renta, who began his career working for Balenciaga, and has been curated by Vogue’s European Editor-at-Large Hamish Bowels.

Balenciaga: Spanish Master runs from 19th November 2010 – 19th February 2011 at the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute, New York.

18 November 2010

Rihanna, YOU Magazine by Diana Gomez - May 2010

Greg Kadel - L'Uomo Vogue 2007??

These photos are from an editorial called, Shanghai Hotel for the Italian magazine, L'Uomo Vogue, photographed by Greg Kadel. The first two photos (with text) are actually pages from the magazine while the rest of the (original) photos are from Greg Kadel's website.

Models: Ai Tominaga, Aline Serpa, Liam, Eugenia Mandzhieva & Philip Huang
Editorial: Shanghai Hotel
Photographer: Greg Kadel
Magazine: L'Uomo Vogue, 2007??

Vogue India - June 2009

Model: Lakshmi

Thierry Le Goues, French Revue de Modes #15 - October 2009

I can’t help but think of Helmut Newton when I see menswear for women.

The story in French Revue de Modes #15 featuring Nikole Ivanova is no exception.

We have photographer Thierry Le Gouès to thank for these stunning pictures of Nikole.

17 November 2010

Chico & Rita

We here at Fred & Ginger Vintage are very excited indeed in regards to the forthcoming release of the animated film Chico & Rita.

Set in 1940's Cuba, Chico is a young piano player with big dreams and Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey - in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero - brings heartache and torment.

To see the trailer click here.

Out on general release 19th November 2010.

About Fred & Ginger Vintage

Fred & Ginger Vintage is more than just a fashion label it is a lifestyle vintage brand.

Based in London, vintage enthusiast Simran, has carefully handpicked and selected a collection of vintage clothing and accessories for trendsetters and fashionistas. Each piece has been selected for style, wearability and quality, with a keen awareness for current trends.

She discovered her love for vintage at an early age and spent most of her childhood running around in her mothers hand me downs from the 60's and 70's.

Simran loves all things Rock 'n' Roll, Classic Cars, Fashion from the 50's 60's and 70's, Hip Hop from the 80's and 90's, Boys with Quiffs, Fashion Magazines, Photography, Old Hollywood/Bollywood films and many more.

Fred & Ginger Vintage pride themselves on giving their customers nothing but the best in items inspired by yesteryear's icons, our mothers wardrobes, the catwalks and the stylish blogging set.

If you are looking for something in particular, you can email all enquires to info@fredandgingervintage.com


All photos, unless otherwise stated, are not taken or owned by us. They are used soley for the purposes of discussion, education and inspiration. These images are not intended for any commercial purpose.