Day of the Dead

History of Day of the Dead and the Sugar Skull Tradition. The wonderful and most fascinating celebration of the Day of the Dead takes place in central and southern Mexico on the 1st and 2nd of November and is an […]

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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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Vintage Inspired Collection Dancing Days

Banned Apparel are the purveyors of vintage reproduction clothing, apparel and footwear and, as if our existing collection wasn’t enough, we are about to launch our new vintage inspired label ‘Dancing Days’. Young women’s fashion throughout the 1950’s was heavily […]

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Vintage Inspired Shoes

Our vintage inspired shoes echoes similarities from the war torn 40’s and dazzling 50’s. Shoes in the 1940’s, because of the Second World War, became very difficult and expensive to buy and heel lengths were restricted due to rationing of materials such as […]

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