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  February 2016: 
Tamara Kamikaze for Miss Fortune!
 
 


 We're swooning over this new photo set from Tamara Kamikaze!

You can see the full photo set here:
http://www.tamarakamikaze.com/miss-fortune-uk-designed-and-made-with-love

Photos: Robert Matakovic
Location: Big Boys Burger Bar

 
  Tamara Kamikaze for Miss Fortune 
Kasual Kate shirt in Atomic Boomerang

 
  Tamara Kamikaze for Miss Fortune
Kasual Kate shirt in Mid Century print

 
 

Tamara Kamikaze for Miss Fortune
Our NEW aqua colourway of the Bobbie Jumper

 

 
  February 2016: 
Happy Valentines from Miss Fortune!
 
 
Stephanie Jay For Miss Fortune 
 
 

 Dress: Carrie Dress by Miss Fortune.
Modle: Stephanie Jay
Photo: 13th Life Photography 

 
  January 2016: 
Bloggers Are Loving Our Tartan Carrie Dress!
 
   We've been lucky enough to have 2 fantastic reviews of our Carrie Swing Dress in Tartan & some lovely photos to boot!  
 

Pinup Persuasion Blog Reveiw:
"Tartan Is The New Polka Dot"
http://pinuppersuasion.com/2016/01/27/tartan-is-the-new-polka-dot

Tartan Is The New Polka Dot

 
 

 




Miss Victory Violet Blog Reveiw:

"The Carrie Dress From Miss Fortune"
http://www.missvictoryviolet.com/2015/12/the-carrie-dress-by-miss-fortune

The Carrie Dress by Miss Fortune

 
     
  December 2015: 
Stay Warm This Winter!
 
 

 Our full range of winter knitwear is now in stock! Check out the Bobbie Jumpers & Breton Stripe Jumpers!

 

 
 

Winter Knits! 

 

 
  December 2015: 
Seasons Greetings from Miss Fortune!
 
  We'd like to wish everyone a wonderful festive time this Christmas and all the best for the New Year!  
 

Here is a festive photo set we did with Frankii Wilde recently! Photos by Frankii Foto.

Frankii Wilde

Have you been naughty or nice this year?!  
Frankii, wears our Lady Luck Swing Dress in Atomic print.

 
 

 

Frankii Wilde

Frankii waiting patiently to open her presents in our Breton Stripe Jumper

 
  November 2015: 
Miss Fortune, out and about!
 
 

 
During October & November we got on the road to do a couple of stalls, something we haven't done for a fair few yesrs now!  It was great to get out and meet a few poeople!

 
 

 

Firstly, Back To The Future night at the National Space Centre, where we took part in the Bettina Scarlett Presents Mid Century market!

 Back to the Future
Our little stall at the side of the catwalk.

Back to the Future

A coupe of our outfits on the catwalk!

Back to the Future


Secondly,  Lou Lou's Vintage Fair in November at The Roundhouse In Derby!

Lou Lou's Vintage Fair

The addition of some tastly vegan cake form the tea room topped off a great day!

 

 
 

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  September 2015: 
The Pinup Academy wear Miss Fortune at London Edge!
 
  The fanstastic ladies of The Pinup Academy representing new season Miss Fortune at the Londond Edge Trade fair.  
 

The Pinup Academy 
Amber Von TasselOctober DiVineFrenchie L'amour & Kita wearing Miss Fortune at London Edge

 

The Pinup Academy
Frenchie L'amour & Lola Diamond wearing our Harlequin Bobbie Jumpers!
Photos by Street Shots Photography.

The Pinup Academy
Kita wears our Lady Luck Swing Dress in Atomic print!
Photography: Si at The Pinup Accademy
Motorbike courtesy of Krazy Horse London.

The Pinup Academy
Frenchie L'amour wearing our Bobbie Jumper in Grey Harlequin!
Photography: Si at The Pinup Accademy
Motorbike courtesy of Krazy Horse London.

 
  July 2015: 
Miss Fortune at Americana!
 
   It's that time of year again!  We sent off a small collection of outfits to the Americana International festival for their fashion show! Here are just few pictures of the pinups at the show ...   
 

Steph by Robert Rawson  Steph by Robert Rawson

Stephanie Jay wearing our Into The Sunset Dress in Blue Hawaiian (left) & Anchor design Peggy Top (right).  Photos: Robert Rawson.

 

 
 

Goldy Loxx by Robert Rawson Sharna-Mae by Faye dexter & Robert Lamb

Left: Goldy Loxx wears our Lola Swing Dress in Red/Black Hawaiian.  Photo by Robert Rawson. 
Right: Sharna-Mae wears our Into The Sunset Top in Mid Century print with our Denin Swing Trousers.

 
 

Stephanie Jay & Goldy Loxx by Faye Dexter & Richard Lamb
Photo by Faye Dexter & Richard Lamb

 
  5th June 2015:
Petticoats Have Arrived At Miss Fortune!
 
  It's the most searched for item on our website!  We are so pleased to finally be able to offer our customers a selection of great quality, soft and fluffy, 25" pettiocats that work perfelty with our swing dresses and underskirts!  
 

 Petticoats!

Find them in our new Petticoats section

 
  25th May 2015:
Miss Fortune at the Hemsby Pinup Pageant!
 
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As May rolls around it must be Hemsby time of year again!  We jumped at the chance to be a part of the pinup pageant for the 3rd year running!

Our contestant this year is 19 year old Olivia, dancer and aspiring pinup model.

Hemsby flyerOlivia

 

I have to admit we were pretty short of time for planning once we had found our contestant … next day delivery may have been involved! ha ha

As part of being a sponsor for the show we also provided goodie bags for all of the contestants which we had a lot of fun putting together!  They had an assortment of nail varnishes, sweets, earrings, sunglasses and purses etc!

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This year it was just one outfit for each contestant and we were to choose out own theme.  As we are all dying for summer to hurry up and happen we decided to bring a little sunshine to proceedings with an Hawaiian theme outfit.

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[Photo courtesy of Pyramid Clicks]

The stage was set and the audience ready and waiting! Time to bring out the pinups!

 
 

Pyramid Clicks 2
[Photo courtesy of Pyramid Clicks]

Here Olivia enters the stage wearing our Lola Wrap Dress in Brown Hawaiian print.

The pinups all came out and did a little routine to music

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[Photos courtesy of Becca Goodrich Photography]

 
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[Photos courtesy of Becca Goodrich Photography]

 
 

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After the routines for all the ladies they came out on the stage while the audience placed their votes!  Don’t they all look fabulous?!


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[Photo courtesy o
f Pyramid Clicks]

Congratulations to Tracey, pictured here with the red sash, who won first prize!

Thank you to our pinup Olivia and to the show organisers!

 
 

 

If you like the Lola Wrap Dress in Brown Hawaiian print you can find it here:

http://missfortune.co.uk/index.php/lola-wrap-dress-brown.html

Lola Wrap Dress - Brown

 
     
 

17th May 2015:
Spring/Summer fashion shoot at Frankie & Gerry’s Photo studio!

 
 

Frankie & Gerry's
We were lucky enough to be invited to collaborate with Frankie & Gerry’s Retro Photo Studio on studio day they were holding to try out up and coming models, hair dresses and make up artists.

We sent up 4 of our Spring/Summer dresses, some in stock already and some still to come!

Here is our Lady Luck Swing Dress in the new pink rose print for this spring.

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You can buy our Lady Luck Swing Dress in Pink Rose print here:
http://missfortune.co.uk/index.php/lady-luck-swing-dress-pink-rose.html
 

 

Another of our Lady Luck Swing Dresses, this time the Classic Cherry print.
I just love the mid century living room set!

 
Model: Sarah Clark
MUA: Anna Mason
Hair: Caitlin Gardner
Lady Luck Swing Dress - Cherry Lady Luck Swing Dress - Cherry
Lady Luck Swing Dress - Cherry
You can buy our Lady Luck Swing Dress in Classic Cherry print here:
http://missfortune.co.uk/index.php/lady-luck-swing-dress-classic-cherry.html
 

 

Here are 2 upcoming dresses for Spring/Summer 2015!

The Allure Dress in leopard print

The Picnic Days Dress in Zig Zag print

Picnic Days Dress - Zig Zag

Picnic Days Dress & the Allure Dress

Model on the left: Faye Summers
MUA: Sophie Easten
Hair: Caitlin Gardner
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Allure Dress & Picnic Days Dress
 
Thank you again to Frankie & Gerry’s Retro Photo Studio  for the opportunity to get these great photos of our Spring/Summer collection!
 
     
 

24th April 2015:
Fashion Revolution Day! #WhoMadeMyClothes

 
   

Today is Fashion Revolution Day!

April 24th is Fashion Revolution Day, commemorating the day 2 years ago when 1133 workers died and many more were injured in the Rana Plaza garment factory disaster in Bangladesh.

At Miss Fortune we feel very passionate about making our clothes in the UK; providing jobs for skilled manual workers here who work in decent condition, with decent hours and pay.

who mademy clothes

Check out this article on how you can get involved with Fashion Revolution Day with the tag ‪#‎whomademyclothes‬

http://makeitbritish.co.uk/made-in-britain-news/are-you-ready-for-a-fashion-revolution/

Let’s start a revolution!

 
     
  14th February 2015:
Kisses From Miss Fortune This Valentines Day!
 
 

 

Kisses from Miss Fortune

 
 

Happy Valentines Day
love from Miss Fortune!

I <3 U

 
 

A little shoot we did with Zara Ann and Luna Photography!
Zara wears the aptly named Cupid’s Girl Top & Betty Bow Circle Skirt.

Cupid's Girl

 
   

Valentines