About Me

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Hello my names Amy and welcome to Vintage Reflection. I live in South West London with my boyfriend Dave, who’s a dab hand at photography and takes my blogs photos for me 🙂 we also have a little dog Coco. We moved down to the big smoke over seven years ago from Birmingham, and it’s the best move we ever made.

I studied fashion design at university and later went on to complete a masters in fashion styling. I’m working on building styling portfolio and was assisting with a fashion magazine both of these have taken a back burner as my full-time job (visual merchandiser) is pretty full on and I’ve had a fair few promotions and great job opportunities, the dream is that one day I’ll be able to create content and blog here full-time.

I’ve always dreamt of owning my own vintage boutique but this summer I’ll start small and set up an online vintage store (visit my Depop). As my love lies with vintage clothing and prints, I’ll be using clothing I’ve made and collected on my travels to create styling shoots before going on to sell them in my little store.

 

190 Comments

  1. Ria
    November 28, 2010 / 8:39 pm

    Love your style, your insights and great photos. X

  2. M. Bowen
    January 16, 2012 / 2:37 pm

    Melanie here! please email me–I have a question about your blog. MelanieLBowen[at]gmail[dot]com

  3. April 19, 2012 / 8:11 pm

    I’ve just discovered your blog (thanks to freshly pressed – congrats btw!)…love your style! x

  4. April 19, 2012 / 8:26 pm

    Woow I love your style, You have such great tastes 🙂

  5. April 20, 2012 / 2:09 am

    great blog, lovely photos

  6. April 20, 2012 / 10:58 pm

    Amy – I have absolutely no interest in fashion, etc. But your blog caught my eye and gave me a fascinating few minutes experiencing a tiny bit of a life that is so very different from my own. Thanks.

  7. April 21, 2012 / 8:17 am

    omg i loove your style ! very inspiring 🙂 am deffo following you now ! if you have time check out my blog about fitness, weightloss in style at http://goodphat.wordpress.com/

  8. April 21, 2012 / 8:17 am

    ps wow i live in south west london too ! 🙂 love it !

  9. April 21, 2012 / 4:24 pm

    Wow, such a great blog! Your style and photos are fantastic.

  10. April 22, 2012 / 9:08 pm

    Love your sense of style and look forward to seeing more!

  11. April 25, 2012 / 12:33 am

    i love your blog!!! 😀 😀 i followed you, please if you could , take the time to visit mine. Thanks

  12. May 1, 2012 / 10:14 am

    Love your style and your blog. Your boyfriend’s pics are pretty awesome as well 😉 There’s a serious lack of vintage over here in the UAE (as in NONE AT ALL) and I’m missing London terribly, but I feel your blog is a small window into what’s going on back in the big smoke.

  13. May 3, 2012 / 7:17 pm

    I’m new to wordpress and just stumbled upon your blog, and I love your style and vintage look! Your photos are really beautiful 🙂

  14. June 3, 2012 / 9:13 pm

    Brilliant blog and concept!!! Very inspiring

  15. June 6, 2012 / 3:58 pm

    I love your individual style and the photos are amazing! Xx

  16. June 24, 2012 / 8:21 pm

    Fab blog! Love love love the pics. We also have a dog called Coco and I live in Birmingham….spooky!

    • June 24, 2012 / 10:18 pm

      How spooky! Next time we’re in Birmingham we should go for a dog walk with our Coco’s!! Thank you, glad you like my blog! x

  17. September 18, 2012 / 5:44 pm

    WOW! I’ve been having a nosey of your wonderful blog. I love your style! and thanks for liking my post yesterday. I’m a total noob at this only set up my page yesterday so thanks for that was a great confidence boost. I didn’t think anyone would be interested in little old me. I can’t wait to see more posts from you! 😀 x

  18. October 27, 2012 / 8:47 pm

    Your blog is just so amazing, it’s not even funny!! You make me very jealous but very happy!! I will be moving to London in about 9 months. I would love to collaborate or just hang out some time. Would love to get more into the London fashion scene and if you could help me, I would be eternally grateful.

    Keep it up!!

    Daniel Francisco

    • November 30, 2012 / 7:08 pm

      Hey, Not my kind of thing I’m afraid but thank you so much for thinking of me and my blog and for your sweet words 🙂 x

  19. December 20, 2012 / 12:50 am

    Just curious — what wordpress theme do you use for this blog? I like it.

  20. January 6, 2013 / 12:03 am

    I absolutely adore your blog. I’m sure you’ll go far with your personality and aspirations in styling.

  21. January 7, 2013 / 2:59 am

    Love your blog and I really enjoy reading it(: your pictures give me ideas for my own clothes

  22. January 29, 2013 / 12:06 am

    I nominated you for the Inspiring Blogger Award

  23. March 11, 2013 / 12:56 am

    Hi, your blog is so adorable!
    I love vintage clothes but sometime it is so hard to put pieces together that look nice.
    Any tips? 🙂

    http://www.followmine.com

  24. March 11, 2013 / 8:57 pm

    I am in love with your style!!! I incorporate your fashion sense into my everyday life.

  25. March 31, 2013 / 10:04 am

    love your style.
    Follow me too!
    limseemin.wordpress.com

  26. April 3, 2013 / 6:16 pm

    I too am about to do my Masters in Styling. Love your blog, and vintage too! 🙂

  27. April 7, 2013 / 7:44 am

    I follow your blog! you have a nice style! and i’m a little bit jealous that you live in London, 🙂 I love shopping in London and the art gallerys!!! xxxx

  28. April 8, 2013 / 10:08 am

    You are beautiful, I like your style. I wish I can meet you if one I day I go to London..
    Keep posting

    Cheers,
    Fefi

  29. April 8, 2013 / 6:32 pm

    your blog is so amazing, you give me inspiration of how to style myself. thank you x

  30. April 28, 2013 / 4:24 pm

    I just discovered your blog and I’m completely obsessed! x

  31. May 5, 2013 / 5:17 am

    You’re so beautiful and your fashion sense is tremendous!

  32. May 5, 2013 / 9:48 pm

    Lovely pics and content. Congratulations!!

  33. May 19, 2013 / 2:15 pm

    Hi Amy the achromania collection is here,you can have a look at of it on my blog,thank you x

  34. May 28, 2013 / 11:18 pm

    Absolutely love your blog! Love your pictures, posts, and style!!

  35. June 5, 2013 / 5:46 am

    I have just discovered your blog and have just started reading through it- I love your style and writing. This may be my favourite style blog so far!

  36. June 13, 2013 / 7:13 pm

    Love your style, I love vintage! Your hair is so pretty, and you make great photos.

  37. June 15, 2013 / 2:08 pm

    Best of luck with your career. Maybe get chic also cycling in heels?? (By the way, I don’t..)

  38. haleyms
    July 2, 2013 / 10:21 pm

    Where do you get your clothes? Ugh, beautiful!

  39. July 15, 2013 / 4:15 pm

    Love your blog! The photos are beautiful and I’ve always been a great fan of vintage style. I just stumbled onto your blog and can’t wait to keep reading.

  40. July 22, 2013 / 8:39 pm

    Your sense of style is terrific! Enjoy all your posts. 😀

  41. July 26, 2013 / 7:21 am

    BEST BLOG EVAAAAAAA!

    BTW luv the vintage-ness

  42. August 8, 2013 / 3:12 pm

    Love your blog and i’ve only just started following, i am so excited…

  43. August 9, 2013 / 6:27 am

    It’s such an inspiration for a new blogger like me, seeing a very nice blog with great photos and ideas on fashion. Love your style! And your boyfriend is a really great photographer too! Hope you can visit my blog and share me your thoughts on how to develop mine. Keep up the good work!

    http://thefashiontologist.wordpress.com

  44. August 27, 2013 / 3:57 pm

    omg, i love your blog so vintage. Everything in it is perfect, and you are pretty perfect too :).

  45. September 8, 2013 / 5:58 pm

    Hi Amy! We’re not sure if you’ve already gotten this award (totally understandable if you have), but if not… we’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award!!! You’ve got an absolutely amazing blog and we love reading your posts!! Keep up the amazing work!!! 😀

  46. September 30, 2013 / 4:12 am

    I love your blog! Very glad I found it! Your style is a lot like mine, I enjoy looking at vintage finds so I’ll be glad to see your new posts. 🙂

    XOXO Christin

    christinrenie.wordpress.com

  47. September 30, 2013 / 10:59 pm

    Love your style and writings. Your blogsite is awesome. Nice to know that you have a passion for vintage. To all vintage lovers, we are glad to inform you that we are an online thrift store and If you would like amazing Vintage clothes of different brands at a bargain price, please visit us at http://www.americanfashionfox.com.

    • October 8, 2013 / 4:41 pm

      I guess we’re lucky and have lots of commons near our house that create nice back drops. Where about in London do you live? X

      • October 8, 2013 / 5:25 pm

        East, Poplar. The prettiest place I’ve been in London is Holland Park but I find it hard to drag people round london to take pics of me there; not enough love in the house lol

        • October 8, 2013 / 8:00 pm

          Thats a shame, I’m lucky and get my boyfriend or friends will take my pics. Plus we have lots of good locations on our door step which helps! x

          • October 8, 2013 / 8:08 pm

            Definitely makes a difference! Your pics look fab 🙂 x

          • October 8, 2013 / 8:23 pm

            Definitely makes a difference! Your pics look fab 🙂 x

  48. October 12, 2013 / 11:57 pm

    Your blog is delightful ! Beautiful pics, amazing clothing … a true talent !

  49. October 15, 2013 / 7:54 am

    I like your blog very much and they are so beautiful and unique. I want you promote my dresses by your blog. Waiting for your reply. Thank you!

  50. October 27, 2013 / 9:31 am

    Hey! I love your style and pictures .. The was the picture stand out is amazing!
    What type of camera are you using ?

    • October 27, 2013 / 10:16 am

      Hey,

      Thank you.

      I have a Canon 600D and Dave use’s a Canon 50D, it will be either one of these cameras used for my photographs with a mixture of lenses but our favorite and most commonly used is the 50mm. 🙂

  51. October 29, 2013 / 4:30 pm

    Vintage passion without frontiers!! tank’s for sharing this inspiring complicity.

  52. November 15, 2013 / 4:35 am

    I love the masthead and your style…keep following your dreams..

  53. November 27, 2013 / 7:20 pm

    Loving the blog! Such cute vintage style…something I’ve yet to master!

    simplycydney.wordpress.com

    • January 4, 2014 / 8:05 pm

      Thank you for such kind words, I’m off to check out your post. x

  54. January 6, 2014 / 6:10 am

    I love vintage style more because of your blog! Keep it up! 🙂

  55. January 7, 2014 / 8:11 pm

    Wow! So glad I found your blog. Please open a vintage store so I can live there 🙂

    • January 7, 2014 / 8:49 pm

      Ha ha thank you! I would love to have a little vintage store where Coco (my dog) could sit on the counter and I be surrounded by vintage loveliness all day long! If I ever do, I’ll let you know! 🙂

  56. January 19, 2014 / 2:26 pm

    Love your blog. I’m following you! I want to study fashion merchandising when I graduate from high school. 🙂 I just started my blog in hopes that some colleges are going to notice me. Anyway, please visit my blog when you have a chance and let me know what you think. Hope you get that store up rather sooner than later. I bet it’s going to be fantastic!
    http://cardigansandnecklaces.com/

  57. January 29, 2014 / 2:24 pm

    Hi Amy, wish my Dave would take my blog photo’s lol 😀 I’ve nominated you for the Liebster Award 🙂 Details are on my blog http://www.eatsleepchic.co Have fun with it XX

  58. February 6, 2014 / 5:22 am

    Hi Amy! Love your style and your fashion aspirations. I’m a fashion retail management major, I’m looking forward to your posts! Your blog is a great inspiration!

    Sofia

  59. February 6, 2014 / 10:03 pm

    cute outfit! My luv styling also, fashion and making people look fashionable is a passion of mine. Stop by my blog, check out my style and let me know what you think? http://www.jorshaq.com

  60. February 21, 2014 / 1:38 pm

    I am new to the world of blogging and I have just discovered your blog. I love your style and your blog is very professional!

    Abby

    onceadaydreamer.wordpress.com

  61. March 27, 2014 / 1:40 pm

    I’m glad I stumbled upon your blog. I love vintage as well and hope to buy more in the future.
    Also your photo’s and writing style is very nice and I enjoyed looking over it before I head to work! Look forward to seeing more.

  62. April 22, 2014 / 9:48 pm

    wonderful blog and great photod
    what camera do you use ?

    • May 20, 2014 / 8:54 pm

      His all camera info is on the “this blog” page, it’ll give you a break down of lenses used too! If you like my photos be sure to check out my boyfriend Dave’s blog as he takes all my pictures! 🙂

  63. May 12, 2014 / 6:29 am

    Hey, nice pics I love your doggy. he is very cute.

  64. May 22, 2014 / 4:17 am

    I like vintage and hearing about London. I’m following your blog.

  65. July 8, 2014 / 3:57 am

    Such a lovely blog, I only started my blog at the weekend so its great to see such an inspiring blog. xx

  66. August 20, 2014 / 7:43 pm

    Great blog. I will pass it on to fashionista friends. Love the photography, too!

  67. August 28, 2014 / 12:57 am

    I love your blog! Followed! xoxo

  68. September 15, 2014 / 5:23 pm

    J’aime ton style, les photos de ton ami sont superbes ! Cool. I love you’re style, You’re friend’s photos are sublime ! Cool !

  69. September 19, 2014 / 7:23 pm

    Hey! I nominated you for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers! Check out my blog for more details! 🙂

  70. September 25, 2014 / 3:21 am

    I just wanted to say that you are doing a great job with your blog. I’m writing for an awesome new site at beta.bondswell.com. If you have any tips or advice, I’d really appreciate it. Thanks. If you want to check it out its at http://bondswell.wordpress.com! PS. If you like our blog or our site, please don’t forget to tell your friends!

  71. November 6, 2014 / 2:25 am

    Hey Amy! I nominated your blog for the One Lovely Blog award… Your page is absolutely amazing and I aspire to have one as great as yours one day!
    Check out the rules on my page 🙂

  72. November 12, 2014 / 9:50 pm

    Great blog, with wonderful posts. Thank you

  73. November 18, 2014 / 2:38 am

    I just found your blog and I’m already in love haha. I love your vintage style. Some of the fashion bloggers I follow are into that vintage trend and it gives us inspiration. Keep up the amazing work and I’ll still continue to read whats new on your blog (=

  74. December 2, 2014 / 9:24 pm

    A virtual feast for the eyes! Love it!

  75. December 30, 2014 / 12:34 pm

    Such great pictures, keep up the good work! Greetings from also a fashion designer in Belgium 🙂

  76. January 7, 2015 / 8:49 pm

    Hi! Just wanted to let you know that I’ve nominated you for THE VERSATILE BLOGGER AWARD! 🙂

  77. January 7, 2015 / 11:24 pm

    Okay so I am a tad bit obsessed with your style! Your blog is awesome! I love that you share photos. I can’t wait to see more posts! Hopefully you can check out my blog!

    xoxo,
    Shelby

  78. January 16, 2015 / 6:05 pm

    I really love your blog, your style is amazing. I just started a blog and hoping to be doing well as you are. Am having little problems with uploading my pics and would like to ask you a few questions. Can you please email me at lkeho@hotmail.com, thanks.

  79. Trou
    January 20, 2015 / 5:52 pm

    Hi Amy! I just discovered your blog and I love your photographs. Keep up the good work and keep working toward your goals. 🙂
    http://www.thepeculiartrouth.com/

  80. January 22, 2015 / 1:12 pm

    Hey Amy, I recently started blogging and I’m trying to find my way into this. When I saw your blog I was thinking WOW! I really like your style and you really inspire me! Love your illustrations, I really think you would be an awesome designer to make your own brand! I like it a lot how everything fits together. You’re really talented! If you come to Belgium some time, let me know! Would be awesome to meet you! Is there a way I can contact you?

    xoxo

    Yamina

    https://ivoryblueblog.wordpress.com/

    • January 22, 2015 / 7:40 pm

      Hey!
      Thank you for such kind words and I’m really pleased you like my blog, I work really hard on creating it. Yes you can email me on amypurfield-clark@live.com 🙂 look forward to hearing from you and I’m off to check out your blog!

  81. January 30, 2015 / 7:24 pm

    Hello Amy,
    my english isn’t brilliant ’cause I’m from Germany but I want to say that you have a great style. I love those clothes and your blog. You blog shows that it give so many people with a great taste -> look at all those comments 😉
    I love to check out if you post something you. I think you inspired many people and helped them to find there own style and I also think that we as your community have to say thank you and also a thank you to you boyfriend Dave for this amazing pictures!!!!

  82. February 3, 2015 / 2:32 pm

    Hey,

    Are you open to guest posts? I’m a poet who incorporates poems into fashion and would love to contribute if you’re interested.

  83. February 17, 2015 / 3:32 pm

    I find your bio very inspiring. I, too, would like to set up my own clothing shop one day. Hope you reach your dream soon! 🙂

  84. February 28, 2015 / 11:05 pm

    Your art simply makes me smile.

  85. March 15, 2015 / 4:54 am

    I wanted to say I really enjoy your blog!! Your style is unbelievable!! I wanted to let you know that I was nominating you for the Versatile Blogger Award. I was nominated, and I think you should be too!! Keep up the awesome blog 🙂 To find out more what it all means check out my post all about it: https://fullyfaithfulfollower.wordpress.com/2015/03/15/someone-was-kind-enough-to-nominate-me-for-an-award/?preview=true&preview_id=77&preview_nonce=1184cddd32

  86. March 18, 2015 / 10:06 pm

    I started blogging about a month and a half ago and I have to say I absolutely love your blog and looooveeee your style!! How did I not find your blog before?! You have inspired me – thank you! :’) I hope my blog does this to people one day 🙂 x

    http://flymetotheclouds.com

    • March 19, 2015 / 2:04 pm

      Thank you for such kind words, I’m so glad you found your way over to my site. I’m sure your blog will inspire others, I’m off to visit your site now ☺️ x

      • March 19, 2015 / 2:14 pm

        Aww thank you! I hope you enjoy it 🙂 thanks for replying! x

  87. April 1, 2015 / 12:54 pm

    Photos are amazing and I have a little pooch called coco!! 🙊🙊

  88. April 8, 2015 / 2:22 pm

    Hey Amy, your blog is amazing and your style OMG I LOVE IT. I love everything that is Vintage, I wish we have more vintage store in South Africa

  89. April 22, 2015 / 9:26 pm

    I absolutely love the vintage style that you portray on your site. I’m new to blogging but would like to link your blog on my site for another reference. Would that be ok? You can check me out at http://lacetolashes.com

    • April 22, 2015 / 9:28 pm

      Hey! Yes feel free to link back to my site. Glad you like my style and good luck with your new blog! X

  90. May 7, 2015 / 1:19 pm

    I’m also a sucker for vintage fashion!! Especially vintage bags <3 I'll wait for your online shop, I'm from the Philippines by the way 🙂

  91. May 23, 2015 / 6:52 pm

    Pleased to meet you Amy. You are most welcome to visit my blog whenever you get the chance. 🙂

  92. May 25, 2015 / 2:02 am

    Your wardrobe style is absolutely adorable. I love anything vintage. The authentic feel and the class, it’s just lovely! 🙂

  93. June 1, 2015 / 10:59 pm

    I love your blog! Your style is fabulous, but so effortless. I look forward to your future posts!

  94. June 15, 2015 / 6:23 am

    I love your blog! I love all things vintage, so ;your blog is definitely right down my alley! I look forward to seeing more!

  95. June 22, 2015 / 8:57 pm

    Hey! Your blog is so beautiful! I love the way you take pictures of things. It inspires me!!

  96. July 15, 2015 / 7:42 pm

    I love your blog so much! I just found it and it’s amazing! I hope you continue your love for style and the blog. And I love your hair! 🙂

  97. August 13, 2015 / 4:22 pm

    I really like your blog. I’ve read some stuff about you here and it kind of inspired to to write more about me on my blog lol. Well, I wrote quite a lot. I think we have something in common, I used to work as a Visual Merchandiser and Stylist and I graduated College of Visual Arts and I love clothes. I will be coming here to read your posts and watch your photos. And I hope I will develop my blog cause I don’t have much there now apart of “About me” which I wrote today.

  98. August 24, 2015 / 11:48 pm

    Love the blog and the site design, really eye catching and attractive, makes me want to stay for hours!

  99. September 7, 2015 / 8:57 pm

    I find that the most inspiring bloggers are the ones that realize being fashionable and stylish is not always about wearing what the designers are selling and you are all over that. style is relevant whether you are out for the evening or at the market or at work and your perspectives on options that fit these occasions are fabulous.

  100. September 30, 2015 / 6:09 am

    Hi!
    I’m glad to have stumbled onto your very fine blog.
    You are really fortunate your boyfriend is supportive of your interests!
    Hope to see more incredible pictures 🙂

  101. November 29, 2015 / 9:25 pm

    Awesome blog! I think your style is amazing :). Maybe you would like to check out my blog at stellarstylesblog.wordpress.com ? I would love to be a fashion designer when I grow up and it would mean a lot to me if you would look at it 😊

  102. ValB
    February 12, 2016 / 12:33 pm

    So interesting you have a unique style and great creativity love it

  103. March 23, 2016 / 3:11 am

    Beautiful stuff! I positively adore vintage as well!

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