Alternative Fashion by Banned Apparel

Banned Apparel’s Alternative Fashion Collection In case you might have missed the news on social media, we now have a retail site for our alternative fashion collection, ‘Banned Alternative‘! “About time” we hear you shout and we couldn’t agree more. […]

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History of the Petticoat

History of the Petticoat The petticoat, petycote (probably derived from the Old French petite cote, “little coat”) appeared in literature in the 15th century in reference to a kind of padded waistcoat, or undercoat, worn for warmth over the shirt by […]

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1950s Dancing Days

Oh what we would give to relive some of the wonderful 1950s dancing and the exciting atmosphere, and the fashion (!) that went along with it. Whether it be at a school prom, homecoming or, in fact, anywhere that there […]

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1940s Victory Rolls

1940s Victory Rolls, just one of the reasons why the 40’s is one of our favourite decades along with the emergence of beautiful, feminine fashion and style. After the stresses and strains of World War II and the economic troubles that came […]

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