AllyFashion

Vintage inspired fashion

19 Sales

AllyFashion

Vintage inspired fashion

19 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars
(8)

Announcement   ***SALE***SALE***SALE***SALE***SALE***SALE***SALE***SALE***SALE***SALE***

We are clearing out samples, one of a kinds, and 'end of runs'. Grab a bargain from 40 - 70% off!

Announcement

***SALE***SALE***SALE***SALE***SALE***SALE***SALE***SALE***SALE***SALE***

We are clearing out samples, one of a kinds, and 'end of runs'. Grab a bargain from 40 - 70% off!

Louise Zenthon

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Louise Zenthon

Reviews

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5 out of 5 stars
(8)
BrokenStrawberry

BrokenStrawberry on Aug 4, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Really high quality material and overall finish, arrived just in time for my 1950s party and really looked the part! Would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for an apron in this style.

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About

Quality handmade & unique fashions from the1920s, 30s & 40s for the Modern Woman

To start with - we love film and the starlets of yesterday! So they had foibles, that is what made them special, unique & glamorous. My personal favourites were (and still are) Katherine Hepburn & Lauren Bacall. Two strong women, with very different style, yet elegant - plus they were friends. Ally on the other hand likes hers with full frontal glam - Sophia Loren.

I own one pair of jeans (yes, that's right), and they only see the light of day when gardening. Athletic shoes? They are for the gym. I have always been like this; my mother said I changed my clothes 3 times a day as a kid. Bless...

Ally & I have known each other for years, working together on and off collaborating on different projects. We both had our separate businesses that we found were overlapping more and more so we decided to combine our efforts and streamline the vision of our work together - quality made outfits with a vintage style for the modern woman.

To start our process Ally & I will get together to create a small capsule wardrobe, rummaging through the over 300 vintage patterns or 'look books' I own. Often decisions are made based on some vintage fabric we have to hand; because we have a lot (Ally has worked for many a big name here in London). We will discuss buttons, different fabric choices, etc.

I then begin with either readjusting an existing pattern for today's figures or making up a pattern from a drawing. Often we make some design changes to a pattern and then those will need to be patterned out.

Ally is the cutter and main seamstress in our duo - I jump in when we need extra hands. Ally will sew up the garment and then test the fit. We use a UK size 10 fit model and then make adjustments from there.

As you have probably noticed I am the frontman of our little business. Ally is very shy. I will try to get a photo of her not swinging to avoid the camera. Good luck with that. You can always convo her if you feel you need to connect though!

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  • Louise Zenthon

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Design & Pattern Making

    I have always designed & made my own clothes. With a shared love for vintage (early 20th century) fashion and well made garments Ally and I teamed up to create Ally Fashion.

Shop policies

Last updated on August 29, 2016
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Every item is individually made by us, here in our homes in London. We use vintage patterns and adjust them to today's figure - sometimes even tweaking the style of the pattern as well

I started my vintage career early - by making clothes for my Barbie using my mother's old patterns from her childhood. I used my mother' old hats and handbags until I could fit into her 1960s tweed suits and cocktail dress ( which I wore to various high school dances). Once I had a summer job I was trolling the charity shops for my own vintage items.

As I got older (much older) and vintage became a fashion, making good design and quality scarce, I decided to start sewing my own 'vintage'. We offer handmade pieces, often one of a kind, with an individual but thoroughly vintage look.

We hope you like what you see.

Any questions? Feel free to contact us.

Accepted payment methods

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
We except Paypal only. All major credit cards can be used on Paypal if you do not have a PayPal account - just hit the pay by credit card button after going to Paypal.

International Buyers / Buyers Outside European Union: Please note that international customers are responsible for any customs fees and respective country or state taxes.

Cancellation Policy: You may cancel your order by contacting us within 24 hours of the original purchase.

Failure to make payment or contacting us about any problems with your payment, within 48 hours of clicking the 'buy now' button, will result in a cancelled transaction.
Shipping
We will only charge the actually cost of shipping, no more. We will HAPPILY combine postage when buying more than 1 item. Currently prices for postage are listed as accurately as possible. When purchasing more than one item we will refund the difference (if any).

Items will be shipped out within 2 working days after payment is received (except on Made-to-Order items). International items will be sent airmail. We are happy to upgrade shipping to provide expedited service, insurance or confirmation numbers upon request. Please contact me prior to purchase and we will provide a revised invoice.

***International***
Royal Mail aims to deliver international packages within 4 to 14 business days, and usually does, but please be patient. Please be advised that occasionally, items shipped internationally can be delayed by Customs for as much as a few weeks. Thus sadly, we cannot guarantee delivery times. Do note that AllyFashion is not responsible for any duties or customs fees - they are the sole responsibility of the buyer.

AllyFashion does guarantee you will receive your purchase; in the unlikely event a package is lost, the contents will be replaced or the sale refund. If you encounter any difficulty with the shipment of your package please contact us.
Refunds and Exchanges
We are reasonable ladies. Please contact us if for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase. We will be happy to work with you to make it satisfactory.

If there is an issue with fit, we will gladly do what we can to fix the problem; however, we always supply measurements so it is in your best interest to make sure you follow those closely. We do not offer refunds, but will offer store credit.

If an item returns as an unclaimed package we are not responsible for any shipping fees and the item will be re-listed unless the buyer asks for item to be reshipped at their own expense.

Please contact us with any issues before leaving feedback. We want you to be happy with your purchase.
Additional policies and FAQs
**HAT & BERET SIZES**

Berets are made in Small (21.5 inches), Medium (22.5 inches) & Large (23.5 inches)



**CLOTHING SIZES**

UK Size __________8______10______12______14______16______18

bust_____________80______84______88_____92_____96_____100
waist____________62______66______70_____74______78______82
hip______________86______90______94_____98_____102____106
back length____41_______41______42_____42______43_____43
shoulder________12_______12______12______13______13______13
arm length_____59______60______60_____60_____61______61

All measurements are in centimetres.



**MADE-TO-ORDER ITEMS**

-At this time the turnaround for a custom is about 1-2 weeks for delivery.

-We require payment for 1/2 of your order up front. Once your item is ready for you we will contact you with a link to your reserved item. At this time you will be able to purchase and pay the balance on your item.

-Reserved items will be held as long as 1 week. Please contact us if for any reason you can not purchase your item in this time and we will be happy to hold it for you. After the first week if we have not received any communication from you, the piece will be taken out of reserve and made available to anyone.