We love the 70s

Being frockers of a certain age, we are avidly following the BBC's four part series, The 70s, in which historian Dominic Sandbrook documents the myriad of profound changes that transformed Britain during the decade that good taste allegedly forgot.

Having missed the first episode and been tantalised on Twitter by teasers from @LadyKentmores and @LovelysVintage, we just had to catch up as soon as we could on  BBC iplayer and we cannot recommend it highly enough.

Coincidentally, this retro inspired Raleigh Chopper shoulder bag in brown vinyl complete with metal fob, came in last week which took us right back to the 70s when the chief frocker's brother, who was most definitely born to be wild, fancied himself as a bit of an Easy Rider on his chopper bike. Awaiting listing in our catalogue, it (the bag, not the bike) is available now for £18 including postage. 

raleigh chopper

There has certainly been an upsurge in demand for, and  general interest in, 70s fashion over the past couple of weeks, with Abigail's Party style maxi dresses in particular flying off the frockery rails.

You could certainly rival Beverly in this After Six 70s over the top number by Roland Joyce, which has the most amazing floaty floral layers and fan sleeves - just be careful they don't drop into your soup! Awaiting listing in our catalogue (size UK10), it is available now for just £30 including postage.

Abigail's Party 70s maxi dress

Abigail's Party 70s maxi dress

Abigail's Party 70s maxi dress

If you are keen to embrace  70s style for the first (or second) time, be it glam rock or boho hippy, we hope you might find something you like in our current catalogue;  or drop us an email with your requirements and we'll search through our stock room for suitable contenders!

For vintage inspiration in the meantime, be sure to catch the rest of The 70s series!