New ‘Vintage Dressmaker’ collection – A homage to the 1930s

There are some very talented dressmakers and seamstresses out there designing making amazing garments that are to die for. One of my favourites is The Vintage Dressmaker, otherwise known as Irma Romero.

Irma is based in London and her handmade clothing range is based on vintage patterns that she sources in archives and old fashion magazines. She also uses vintage fabrics, buttons and notions for her designs.

I adore the classic lines and Art Deco stylings that Irma captures in all her 30s dresses, not to mention the adorable fabrics and fine details. Check out the wonderful 1930s collection on her website. All designs are bespoke and can be tailored to each individual customer’s needs. My favourites are the Jemima and the Cora. I particularly love detailing of the collar on the Cora, which can be worn open or closed by way of a large vintage button, giving it two different looks. I would love to have ALL these dresses in my collection…sigh.

Claudette- Early 1930s inspired dress in wool crepe with leg o' mutton sleeves     Claudette- Early 1930s inspired dress in wool crepe with leg o' mutton sleeves

 

Elise- Wartime inspired late 1930s printed cotton dress     Elise- Wartime inspired late 1930s printed cotton dress
Jemima- Mid-1930s inspired plaid dress     Jemima- Mid-1930s inspired plaid dress
Myrna- Early 1930s inspired afternoon dress     Myrna- Early 1930s inspired afternoon dress
Cora- Mid- 1930s inspired butterfly-sleeved silk dress with bakelite button     Cora- Mid- 1930s inspired butterfly-sleeved silk dress with bakelite button
 RESERVED FOR HEYLOUILOUI- Vera- late 1930s inspired cotton teadress with fan effect     RESERVED FOR HEYLOUILOUI- Vera- late 1930s inspired cotton teadress with fan effect

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