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Louise Sleigh

My gorgeous friend Louise Sleigh, who’s also the editor of our online mag’s vintage section, is most definitely a very interesting woman with many, many talents …

CatwalkCreative_Etsy_Vintage 20s Lace Top Circa 1935

Vintage 30s Lace Top Blouse

@ Etsy

One of them is the visionary behind her Catwalk Creative Vintage site on the Etsy, and as the owner/creator/fashion buyer for Catwalk Creative, an exclusively online vintage clothing boutique and dress agency.    Louise spends her valuable time sourcing the creme de la creme in authentic vintage from around the world, as well as taking photographs and doing write-ups!

CatwalkCreative belt 7Vintage 60’s Black and Chrome Horsehair Belt

If vintage is your bag, then skoot over to her blog, Catwalk Threads, where she not only promotes the wearing of vintage and recycled clothing, but also highlights independent designers who use and incorporate recycled and vintage fabrics in their creations.  You can also read reviews and interviews with some of the best online fashion boutiques and vintage outlets simply by subscribing to Catwalk Threads by RSS or email and receive regular updates!

Simple really 🙂

“Catwalk Creative Vintage … stock includes a stylish range of pieces from the 1950s to 1980s, with the occasional older item!  I run my business from the city of Manchester, UK and my vintage wares have been sent to customers all over the globe including the UK, Europe, Australia, Brazil, Canada and the USA.  I’m an active member of the Vintage Fashion Guild (VFG), an international organisation for vintage fashion professionals … “

Stock can be purchased:

– directly from the Catwalk Creative site (

Etsy (

–  eBay (

You can also subscribe to Catwalk Threads ( to be the first to hear about any new listings + special promotions, so don’t miss out!

You can also catch her bi-monthly on TFB online mag out 1st October!!!


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