22 Jul '11, 11pm

Blog: Vintage clothes? We like to keep it in the family: Retro hand-me-downs inspired our rooftop photoshoot

Blog: Vintage clothes? We like to keep it in the family: Retro hand-me-downs inspired our rooftop photoshoot

Vintage clothes? We like to keep it in the family Oh hi - my colleagues and I just so happened to be hanging out on the roof of our Old Street offices having a cup of tea when you popped along. OK, it's a staged photo. The reason? Lots of us Friends of the Earth people love our vintage clothes - good for the planet, fun to wear and full of style. And a few of us have turned up in togs that used to belong to our mums, grandmas or granddads in recent weeks. We think it's great that our much-loved rellies take such good care of their clothes that we can still enjoy wearing them now - so to give three cheers to this inter-generational recycling we had a little photoshoot. Here's what our models have to say about their keep-it-in-the-family vintage items: Mel (wearing her grandmother's black floral dress): "This dress was my grandma's from the 50s. I love the ladylike style and...

Full article: http://www.foe.co.uk/news/vintage_clothes_family_32055.html

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