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Captivating Vintage Reproductions by Audrey and Grace

Captivating Vintage Reproductions by Audrey and Grace

Vintage charm and sophistication are alive in the custom designs from online clothier Audrey and Grace. Paying homage to style icons Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly, the company’s fashions deliver southern charm reminiscent of the “Gone with the Wind” era.

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Fashionistas with an affinity for captivating 50s style appreciate the quality craftsmanship boasted by Audrey and Grace dresses. Designer Lesha lovingly tailors each piece using premium cotton fabric in vivid colors and eye-catching patterns. Large flowers, dots and other retro motifs are among the fabric patterns available.

Lesha’s designs reflect her attention to detail and flair for fashion. Despite a history in art and architecture, Lesha opted to turn her sewing hobby and passion for deluxe fabrics into a career. Customers are pleased by her successful transition into fashion when collaborating with Lesha during the creative process.

Customers feel an unparalleled sexy sophistication when donning the authentic vintage reproductions from Audrey and Grace. The versatile dresses are worn with or without petticoats and may be tailored to fit any size.

Investing in a timeless piece from the celebrated company affords customers a bold vintage look for any occasion. Pieces may be dressed up for formal events or embellished with casual accessories for less formal occasions. The unique dresses appeal to all fashion senses. Many modern brides opt for a glamorous vintage-inspired wedding gown. Venues for showing off vintage reproductions are countless.

When comparing the cost of a custom design versus purchasing off the rack, customers are pleasantly surprised there isn’t a vast difference in cost. While buying off the rack is the fastest option, it isn’t the premier way to outfit oneself in vintage-inspired fashion. Custom designs create a polished look while adorning the body in sexy style. Women appreciate feeling alluring and divine while being completely comfortable in their visually stunning ensembles.

Fans of rockabilly and pin up styles find themselves drawn to the captivating, feminine designs inspired by the iconic fashion mavens Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly. Southern charm and elegant grace should not be missing from fashion available today.

When standing out in a crowd is a consideration, Audrey and Grace designs do not disappoint.

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Grace and Audrey

Grace and Audrey

The designer of Grace and Audrey struggled to find beautifully cut clothing designs that were one of a kind, individual and functional while still being fashionable.

Soft blouses started the collection, and waist coats were added over time as an accent to their tops. The goal was to create timeless looks that coincide with the style icons represented in the name of the label.

Rather than tailoring unrealistic pieces to fit fashion models and a small range of women, Grace and Audrey tailor and cut their pieces to fit women of all ages, shapes and sizes. Their 100% natural fibers and french seams are exquisitely finished for premium fit and superior quality. High thread counts and luxurious silks create soft feels and elegant looks on each piece. These pieces are considered a fashion investment, made to last through various seasons and never go out of style.

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Basic ruffle blouses are perfect for any vintage outfit whether it’s for the office or for an evening out, with mesh silks, ruffled collars and hems and a variety of colors to complement any outfit. Waist coats create a classy fitted look as the perfect addition to a pencil skirt or ruffled top.

If you’re a woman who is a fan of cuffed and collared shirts and love the tailored, clean look that comes with them, you may understand the difficulty that comes with finding cuff links designed for a women. Grace and Audrey will soon debut a variety of cufflinks designed with women’s fashion in mind, so you can add delicate accents to your silk blouses.

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Grace and Audrey has a variety of locations where women can come in for a custom fitting, or if you are overseas, you can browse through their online selection and have items shipped right to your door. If you’re local to Melbourne, a group of Grace and Audrey stylists can even come to you and your friends or family to show off designs and help you find an outfit perfect for you. Browse through the timeless selection for investment pieces perfect for any classy woman.

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Pinup

Pinup clothing and fashion represents the styles worn by women in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. While pinup outfits were worn by all sorts of women, it was made popular by icons such as Marilyn Monroe, Bettie Page and Audrey Hepburn.

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The outfits range from tight fitted pencil skirts with plunging halters to flowing lace skirts with button down tops, perfect for wearing out on the dance floor. Stiletto shoes and penny loafers turned pinup outfits into work attire or evening wear, suitable for a wide variety of occasions.

Pinup clothing is not designed for one specific size or style of woman. Women of all ages, shapes and sizes find pinup wear to be perfect for them, their body and their personal style, as it is designed to enhance a woman’s natural assets and curves, drawing attention to her confidence and natural beauty.

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If you love the look of a classic pinup girl but don’t want to rummage through dirty old thrift stores, you are in luck. With the comeback made in recent years by the pinup, retro and rockabilly era, the timeless looks can be found in a variety of styles at boutiques all around the world. Some of these popular pinup, retro and vintage boutiques include Modcloth, Babygirlboutique, Miss Candyfloss, Pinup Girl Clothing, What Katie Did, and Modemerr. For more of a rockabilly look with leather, lace, skulls and brightly colored punk accents, check out Miss Hussy Clothing, Yvonne’s Inked Divas and Gents, Zombie Kitten, Tokyo Motor Grrrl, Stop Staring Clothing, and Poison Candy Fashion. For classic retro looks in a variety of styles check out Retro-A-Go-Go, Pony Maedchen and Lucky Diva.

These are just some of the places where you can find the perfect pinup girl outfit at affordable prices. Whether you’re petite or curvy, tall or short, there is something for you that will perfectly suit your taste. Pinup clothing is about confidence and a bold attitude, so don’t be afraid to express yourself and be prepared to stand out from the crowd! Curl up your hair, swipe on some black cat eye liner and color your lips a deep cherry red for a sexy look that will have everyone stopping dead in their tracks.

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Pin Up Outfits

Pin Up Outfits

Pin up outfits are for the fearless, retro inspired woman who is not afraid to make a statement. Typically reflecting styles worn in the 1950s and 1960s, pin up outfits are often associated with Bettie Page, Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn. Modern day divas like Dita Von Teese and Katy Perry have been seen sporting pin up goods, and there is no denying that pin up, retro and rockabilly style has certainly made a comeback in the fashion world.


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Pin up outfits often incorporate form-fitting dresses, playsuits, tops and pants, colorful accent pieces and bright contrasts, feminine nylons and shoes, bold accessories, and prints such as leopard print or polka dots. They can also be mixed with modern styles, using a hint of pin up such as a plunging neckline or flared ruffle skirt for the swingy, flirty effect.

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Fortunately, in order to find an awesome pin up outfit you don’t have to scour the aisles at the thrift or vintage stores. There are plenty of boutiques on the internet that sell a variety of pin up outfits and vintage inspired pieces, ranging from fun and flirty dresses to bold rockabilly punk styles. Some of these stores include Modcloth, What Katie Did and Babygirlboutique for the classic pin up looks, Miss Hussy Clothing, Stop Staring Clothing, Lolita Girl Clothing and Yvonne’s Inked Divas and Gents for more of a retro or rockabilly look with a punk edge, and Lucky Diva and Pony Maedchen for military inspired dresses and outfits. More popular pin up and retro boutiques include Tokyo Motor Grrrl for racer looks, Cervin Paris and Girdlebound for hosiery and accessories, Blue Velvet Vintage for classic dresses and elegant looks, and Sourpuss Clothing for retro looks with skulls, zombies and more in each outfit and accessory.

There is no shortage of style in regards to where your pin up outfits can go. Whether you’re sweet and feminine, fierce and punk or tattooed and into the rockabilly scene, there is something out there for you. Pin up girls aren’t afraid to flaunt their natural assets, and they wear fitted clothing that shoes off every curve and silhouette. Swipe on some sexy red lipstick for the perfect accessory to any pin up outfit!

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