New Arrivals!

October 12th, 2012

Look smart at work, yet stand out from your co-workers! This striped yellow and navy shirt dress (Size: XS) with cute buttons is serious enough for the office, but neither staid nor boring. Here, we match it with sailboat shaped goldtone earrings and the cutest 1960s little black handbag with a neat bow.

If you have ever thought vintage clothing was tricky to pull off at the office, this outfit will prove you wrong! This 1960s sheath dress (Size: M) is simple and classic with a clean silhouette. It has marvelous details at the collar – an extra swoosh of fabric fastened with a big round button wrapped in the same material.
With a neckline like this, keep away from necklaces. Instead, opt for jewellery such as bangles and rings, or in this case, a quirky pair of 1960s emerald green crystal clip-on earrings.
Complete the look with a stylish 1960s handbag with beautiful gold-tone hardware.

It’s the weekend – yay! Roam the streets, or the beaches, in a sweet 1970s cotton hippie embroidered top (Size: S) that keeps you cool in the heat. It’s in such great condition, it looks almost brand new!
Here, we paired it with a lovely longish denim wrap skirt with the cutest side pockets. It’s pretty much free size, so anyone from a S-L can possibly wear it.
And just for fun, we wrapped it all up with a French silk scarf round the head – so 50s!

This colourful bubbles printed dress is light, comfortable and breezy; perfect for our glorious sunny weather! (Size: Sm/M)
Paired here with a funky pair of 1980s denim fabric earrings!

Here’s a chic 1980s colour block dress for your work wear wardrobe!
In three solid colours of red, teal and black, the design is simple yet the different coloured sleeves add a little quirkiness to the outfit.
With colour blocking, it’s best to stay away from prints. Stick to accessories and shoes in solid colours, in order to fully achieve that colour blocking effect!
Here, we paired it with a funky red and black 1980s bag, a black 1980s bangle and simple black pumps!

Inject some femininity into the work place with this soft dusky pink 1970s dress (Size: S/M) with long flowing sleeves. It’s pretty, and modest, and will make you feel womanly!
We cinch it with a lovely light grey stretch belt with a seashell clasp – a surprising touch. Together with squarish silver-toned clip on earrings with a little rhinestone in the centre, the look is complete.

Earthy tones rule this floral 1970s dress (Size: S). It’s soft, feminine, and understated, with a little bow at the decolletage. It’s great for a casual work environment with pumps, yet doubles up as a weekend dress with sandals.
Here, we pair a little oval-shaped pendant with three sweet pearls on a gold-toned chain. A stunning art-deco sling bag with a bronze sheen and an unusual shape looks perfect with it.

This stunning 1970s black and white halter neck gown is another vintage beauty that transcends time and trends!
It features a crisscross neckline that buttons up at the back, and flaunts a sexy keyhole bust. (Size: XS)
Sweep your hair back to show off the neckline and add your favourite jewelry to complete the look! Here, we’ve worn it with a pair of 1980s “chilli peppers” danglies. 🙂

At Granny’s day Out, we always try to have dresses that would fit larger sizes.
Some larger size women say they don’t think vintage is for them, but that’s not true.
A lot of secretary dresses and blouses from the 70s and 80s look great on plus size ladies, as do shift dresses, bohemian dresses and even party dresses from the 50s or 60s.
This 1980s printed dress, with its free flowing skirt and elasticated waist, would flatter an hourglass body shape (Size: L). The material seems to be of a linen/cotton blend, which would be really comfortable to wear all day at the office, or out walking in town!
Here, we’ve paired it with a quirky flying duck brooch in the shape of a crescent moon, and a 1960s A-go-go belt.

The Disenchanted Mistress

May 3rd, 2010

Black figure-hugging dress with shoulder pads, high neck and side gold-tone buckle - SOLD

Black and white 1980s polka dot double-breasted short-sleeved shirt dress; Thick black belt with gold buckle worn back to front - SOLD

Black and white printed double-layer 1980s dress with ruffled shoulders, shoulder pads, and belt - SOLD

Gorgeous 1970s dress with puffy shoulders and triangular lace front - SOLD

1950s pale blue dress with bow - SOLD

Black 1960s dress with sequins - SOLD

1950s black wrap dress worn back to front, with scallop detail and side bow - SOLD

1980s blue dress with black collar and black elastic waist band and breast pocket - SOLD; 1950s West Germany gold-plated brooch with black crystals

1980s blue dress with black collar and black elastic waist band and breast pocket - SOLD; 1950s West Germany gold-plated brooch with black crystals.

1980s blue dress with black collar and black elastic waist band and breast pocket - SOLD; 1950s West Germany gold-plated brooch with black crystals.

White 1950s bustier polka dot dress with satin cummerbund and tulle underskirt - SOLD

Long-sleeved 1980s grey dress with black printed triangular front and shoulder pads - SOLD; 1980s suede black belt with gold buckle - SOLD

1950s fuschia pink floral dress with two front faux pockets and bows - SOLD; 1950s tri-strand pink and white beaded necklace - SOLD.

1980s grey dress with embroidery, styled after the 1940s! - SOLD

1980s flapper-style black drape dress with an uneven hem

1980s black and white printed shirt dress with shoulder pads and thin waist belt - SOLD; 1950s jet round clip-on earrings worn on collar - SOLD

1980s printed dark pink dress with shoulder pads - SOLD

All vintage dresses and jewelry from Singapore vintage shop Granny’s Day Out.

Model: Maya-Lynn Gilmour

Photography: Tennant Lim

Stylist: Loh Hsiao Ying

The Yellow Brigade

June 11th, 2009

Photographer: Miss Curly Sue

Model: Jessica Fedora