Victoria ITV cosplay, Scotland inspired look

Jenna Coleman Victoria cosplay vintage girl outfit

Hey guys, it me! I am back with another modern vintage outfit experiment, again inspired by the beautiful Jenna Coleman in ITV’s Victoria. Something I always dreamed of doing is to be able to go out in full long skirt 

19th century attire but when drawing inspiration from historical dress it is hard to find that balance between outfit and costume, without sliding in to pantomime territory or donning wedding or occasion gear!

Jenna Coleman Victoria cosplay vintage girl outfit

I feel there is a scale of how ‘vintage’ I am willing to go, how far I’ll commit to the look and even little details, buttoned sleeves, raised shoulders, hair combs, can bring great charm to a modern outfit. I’m still learning how to achieve a balance. I feel that this is a little more ‘out there’ than I’m used to wearing, but I absolutely loved it!

Jenna Coleman Victoria cosplay vintage girl outfit

This is a blouse I have been longing to show you for so long, from H&M and in the sale right now. When I saw it, the neckline, the sleeves instantly reminded me of the pink gown Jenna wears in the ITV Victoria episode, The King Over Water, that is set in Scotland. It’s super light, breathable, perfect for everyday wear.

Jenna Coleman Victoria cosplay vintage girl outfit

The skirt is thrifted and only £2 and I also managed to find an underskirt for £2 so it billows out a little. I’m still on the hunt for a striped or button down number but this one holds a nice shape. My outfits are ever evolving!

Jenna Coleman Victoria cosplay vintage girl outfit

The poofy sleeves own this outfit, I feel like I just get away with moving this look in to modern times. Although I have opted for a long skirt this time to emulate the traditional silhouette, to tone it down a little this blouse also accords quite splendidly with a skater skirt or some other relatively modern contraption.

Jenna Coleman Victoria cosplay vintage girl outfit

It is so versatile! We went for a backdrop of the pretty regency style houses in town for these photos. Luckily it is a public place and quite an arty area, right next door is the Abbott Hall art gallery and mini attached museum, so I hoped that we might blend in to the setting. I love those windows. We had toilets nearby too, plus a cafe! 

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My gosh I love the neckline and buttoned front, I don’t think I’ve ever fallen for a top this much haha. It is one of those pieces I am longing to wear as often as possible, as opposed to many pieces in my wardrobe. Finding a piece I really love has made me consider how much wear I really get out of my clothes. It’s lovely to feel different, feel vintage, make a statement with the styles I love. I marry this look with my old brooch below…

Jenna Coleman Victoria cosplay vintage girl outfit

We share a name, the writing inscribed says ‘Elizabeth’. I think it’s so cool to be able to share a name with the previous owners and wearers of this brooch. My mum found this for me one Christmas years ago, it dates from 1913 from Birmingham. I love being able to wear it after all this time, as much in fashion as it was then.

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I received lots of looks from passers by whilst wearing this outfit, even from across the park! I feel that it is much more ‘out there’ than my usual compilations, but it is so funny because it is only a top and skirt, there is nothing different about it compared to modern day styles! I hadn’t realised how similar we like to dress, up and down the streets, how particular the dress code in our modern society without us even knowing. 

Jenna Coleman Victoria cosplay vintage girl outfit

Would you add a parasol to this look or style it up more modern? Since it is in the sale, I may have ordered another in white haha, you can find it here. What’s the most ‘out there’ thing in your wardrobe? ♡

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    GlamorousandGeeky
    June 12, 2018 / 2:31 am

    Such a beautiful and simple look

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      elizabeth
      June 18, 2018 / 12:01 am

      Aw thanks so much! 😀 ♡

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    Michelle V
    June 12, 2018 / 4:00 am

    I love that blouse! ♥

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      elizabeth
      June 18, 2018 / 12:01 am

      Thanks so much Michelle! ♡

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    Rebecca Young
    June 12, 2018 / 7:41 am

    You look fantastic!

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      elizabeth
      June 18, 2018 / 12:01 am

      Thank you so much Rebecca! ♡

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    Unknown
    June 12, 2018 / 11:14 am

    So cute x

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      elizabeth
      June 18, 2018 / 12:02 am

      Aw thank you Rhi! ♡

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    Fiona Bernal
    June 12, 2018 / 5:10 pm

    Very cute outfit and the colors too!

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      elizabeth
      June 18, 2018 / 12:02 am

      Thank you so much Fiona, so kind! ♡

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    Jules on the moon
    June 12, 2018 / 8:51 pm

    Beautiful outfit!!

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      elizabeth
      June 18, 2018 / 12:02 am

      Aw thank you Giulia!! ♡

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    Hannah Joy
    June 13, 2018 / 12:13 am

    So pretty! I love the pink!

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    blossomikebana
    June 13, 2018 / 2:34 am

    Lovely look!

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    Elle
    June 13, 2018 / 4:04 pm

    really beautiful post, I just love all things vintage

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    Danielle Alexa
    June 13, 2018 / 6:10 pm

    This is the most lovely blog post, your photographs are stunning!

    Danielle xx
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    Julia
    June 13, 2018 / 10:03 pm

    This is such a gorgeous look! It does look very Victorian indeed. I can't believe this blouse is from H&M, it looks so vintage! I'm not surprised people gave you looks, it really isn't the type of outfit we'd usually see these days, but it's super pretty and you wear it so well 😀

    Julia x
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    khadija
    June 14, 2018 / 4:09 pm

    Love this outfit!
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    PhotosbyCris Travel Fashion Lifestyle
    June 15, 2018 / 11:56 am

    Such a classic look and pink is definitely one of my favourite colours too Love it xoxo Cris
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    Iga Berry
    June 16, 2018 / 7:10 pm

    Awww you look so girly, subtle, and just adorable! What a romantic outfit, perfect for Mr Darcy to arrive and sweep you off your feet! igaberry.com

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    Charley
    June 16, 2018 / 7:29 pm

    Love this outfit! You could modernise it even more with a pair of Converse!

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    Jacqueline Elliott
    June 17, 2018 / 11:32 pm

    You look so pretty!!

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    Nora Di Leo
    June 18, 2018 / 8:52 pm

    This is such a look! I love the TV show so much, you look super elegant!

    Nora xx
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    UpYourVlog
    June 20, 2018 / 2:27 pm

    What a gorgeous outfit!

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    Roberta
    June 27, 2018 / 3:43 am

    Such a classic look. Looking pretty in pink! Xx

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    Unknown
    July 18, 2018 / 9:01 pm

    I've just started watching the tv show Victoria and love it!!
    Love the inspired outfit you created, it doesn't look pantomime at all. Sometimes I wish this kind of style was still in fashion lol

    Laura xx
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