If you’re going to have a party in a bombshelter, you gotta do it right!
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We’re ridonkulously excited about our imminent 1940s party, and so here we go with some more themed posting!
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V is for...um...very black?
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We can’t ever forget the horrors of war on a home front, but nor should we ever forget the amazing sense of community that was bourne out of such hardship in 1940s Britain. Blighty without a party? Not bloody likely, Johnny Foreigner!
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But without all the fuss! Put away your tailoring scissors and leave the sewing machine under its cover – three have found the answer to your prayers – the kind of prayers offered up on a shopping trip when you know *exactly* what you want to wear to that houseparty, but you can’t find it anywhere…
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…but this one is not by Vivienne Westwood, and nor does it cost £1.8 million! We were feeling pretty rubbish for going off message and showing you those beautiful but ridonkulously expensive frocks, but lo! On a shopping trip in a small seaside town we made amends – Looksie:
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Don’t like the idea of the traditional white wedding dress? How about this for a (hugely expensive!) alternative? ….
I think I’m a little in love. Has anyone got a spare $1.4 million?!