CHAP OLYMPIAD GAMES DATES: Saturday 14th July LOCATION: BEDFORD SQUARE GARDENS, LONDON WEBSITE & TICKET INFO: click here _______________________________________________________________________________________________________   This year sees the nation’s most eccentric sporting event undergo a few radical improvements to its format, to ensure that dandies, flappers and dandizettes enjoy flaunting their well-chosen outfits in an even more conducive environment. Instead of all ten events taking place at a given hour on our raised Olympic track, six events will now take place simultaneously around the splendidly verdant grounds of Bedford Square Gardens. So competitors will... Read More



 DATES: 24th – 27th August LOCATION: BEDFORD, UK WEBSITE & TICKET INFO: click here _______________________________________________________________________________________________________   Twinwood is a Summer celebration of vintage style and music. Take in the sites and sounds of the the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Polish up your dance moves with lessons that encompass swing, jive and rock and roll; enjoy tea and cake or a traditional Sunday lunch at The Colonial Club; there is so much to see and do. The best dressed will be there with an annual Mr and Miss Vintage... Read More



DATES: 7th – 9th September LOCATION: Goodwood, Sussex WEBSITE & TICKET INFO: click here _______________________________________________________________________________________________________   Be transported literally to a magical time when speed was stylish and seductive. Get dressed up in ‘fast fashions’ from eras gone by and watch classic cars race to the chequered flag. Dance away to swing on the Richmond Lawn and take a tipple at the Veuve Clicquot Bar. Goodwood Revival has become one of the worlds most celebrated historic motor racing events with people coming from all over the globe to get dressed... Read More


Party season

It’s time to party! As the party season gets under way and the invites come flooding through the door, often we are left wondering… ‘What shall I wear’ or often ‘I haven’t a thing to wear’. Fear not we are here to offer some stylish advice that will not only help you find your perfect look but allow you to shine out against the crowd and wow your hosts. This is an invitation to have fun; as it were to ‘mix things up’ so naturally we have taken inspiration from... Read More



Post your #Prettyeccentric photos on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for your chance to WIN £200 to spend with us. Here at Pretty Eccentric we celebrate and applaud the beautiful, the unique and the eccentric. Design and style that is both gloriously glamourous and dramatically divine and dandy. We love those of you who want to be individual and stand out from the crowd, those of you who have your own sense of sophisticated style. Through time and passing trends it’s always the ‘style icons’ and the trailblazers that make their... Read More


40 Winks

Read on for your chance to stay at the eccentric and unique 40 Winks Hotel, the lavish location for our stunning new photoshoot. It was a rather warm and balmy mid-October morning when we all met outside the inconspicuous and intriguing front door to The 40 Winks Hotel. From the outside it looks very much like a grand townhouse and doesn’t give away the secrets on the inside which would blow the mind of even the most artistic and creative minds. We were greeted by the eccentric, dandy owner and designer David... Read More


Meet Rosy – our Twinwood winner

Meet Rosy Apples the winner of our Twinwood competition                                        A highly talented lady who is a vintage-style burlesque dancer, actor, model and DJ.                                                 We talk to her about this years event, her loves and her tips. Twinwood is one of my favourite social events in the vintage calendar.... Read More



We are on the look out for a talented and exciting blogger to work with us* on fabulous future projects and campaigns. Do you or a friend fit the following? Are you passionate about all things vintage and have a love of the eccentric? Do you enjoy dressing up and looking glamorous? Are you good at writing and photography? If the answers were ‘yes’ to the above then you could be exactly who we are looking for. All we need you to do is email us at: with a brief... Read More


Timeless Vintage – The story of a dress

“We present a dress to invest in that symbolises a time when women stepped up and strutted out.”   In the 1940s, whilst war was changing lives, women back at home had real opportunities to work and gain a sense of independence. This new era gave rise to a way of dressing that was both feminine and functional but above all classic and stylish.  Lauren Bacall really opitimised this new sense of style on and off screen, she was both sexy and smart and it was with this in mind that we designed our timeless ‘BACALL’... Read More


Get ready for Goodwood Revival

Off to Goodwood Revival? Let us get you race track ready with our masterclass in how to look the part that will ensure you set hearts racing, lap the field and take the flag!   Get into first gear and choose your dress: It’s all about the fit and something that gives all day comfort. Take inspiration from the sleek streamline designs and curves of the vintage automobiles and you’re almost on pole position. For added retro revs then lace detailing can bring that other level of interest. Then finally... Read More