Hairstyles for Goodwood Revival

Posted by Jen on 31/08/2012 in Goodwood Revival |

As we have already discussed, the 40’s and 50’s were great era’s for fashion. But once you’ve created your perfect outfit for the Goodwood Revival, then it’s important not to forget the finishing touches such as your hair and make up. First of all, make up. Ladies, lips should be red. This is the hallmark of make […]


RAF Uniforms to hire for the Goodwood Revival

Posted by Jen on 22/08/2012 in Goodwood Revival |

Each year Mad Hatters Fancy Dress invest time and money into getting the best outfits for the Goodwood Revival. This year’s new additions, are a range of RAF uniforms, including flight suits for the men, and some wonderful new full skirt and flirty fifties dresses. For the men, the Flying suits are a great alternative to the […]

Goodwood Revival Costumes – Men 40’s Wartime

Posted by Jen on 15/08/2012 in 40's fashion, Fashion Ideas, Goodwood Revival |

The 1940’s were a tough time for most of the world. It was a time of austerity, which the fashion of the period reflects through its colours and cut of clothing. Austerity affected men’s clothes during the wartime years just as it did women’s. Pre-war suits would have been made from wool, cotton or another […]

Goodwood Revival Costumes – Ladies 40’s Wartime clothing

Posted by Jen on 13/08/2012 in 40's fashion, Fashion Ideas, Goodwood Revival |

As we have already seen, there are many Goodwood Revival costumes you can choose from. Many people go to great lengths to dress the part for the Goodwood Revival weekend, resulting in a step back in time authentic look. We are now going to look in more detail at how you can achieve that specific look of ladies […]

Ladies Day Goodwood Revival

Posted by Jen on 08/08/2012 in Goodwood Revival |

As we have briefly discussed in previous blogs, one event we love is Ladies Day at Goodwood Revival. So this year we will be attending Ladies Day. Goodwood Revival is as much about dressing up and fancy dress as it is about cars, so it’s no surprise that they are the only motor sport event to hold […]

Taking children to the Goodwood Revival

Posted by Jen on 31/07/2012 in Goodwood Revival |

Many people are understandably a little dubious about taking children to Goodwood Revival.  At such a young age children tend to reek havoc very quickly and cost a fortune! Also, many are uninterested in vintage items, after all they’ve grown up with computer games! The Goodwood Revival however is completely different.  First of all, as […]

Fancy Dress costumes for the Swinging Sixties

Posted by Jen on 30/07/2012 in 60's fashion, Goodwood Revival |

The 60’s saw lots of diverse trends being picked up, making it a exciting area for fancy dress. Having been through decades of War, rationing and depression the fashion industry had at last revived itself inventing many fashion trends which are still popular today. During the 60’s many social taboo’s were broken, this included sexism and racism. […]

Vintage 50’s Costumes

Posted by Jen on 20/07/2012 in 50's fashion, Fashion Ideas, Goodwood Revival, War and Peace Show |

Following the end of the World War in the late 40’s, designers went all out searching for new fashion trends.  With rationing of materials, the war had meant that fashion had become a bit lost and was in desperate need of revitalising. This task was taken on by the Paris fashion houses which included designers […]

Costumes for the 40’s

Posted by Jen on 11/07/2012 in 40's fashion, Fashion Ideas, Goodwood Revival, War and Peace Show |

The 1940’s were a tough time for Britain. The second world war continued through the beginning of the decade which had a massive effect on the people of Europe as well as across the globe. Rationing also had an effect on the economy, continuing long after the war as the country slowly got back to […]

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