Vivien of Holloway

Vivien of Holloway stock a wide variety of clothing and accessories inspired by the 1940s and 1950s. Read More


Vivien of Holloway stock a wide variety of clothing and accessories inspired by the 1940s and 1950s.

Venue Details & Map

Vivien of Holloway

294 Holloway Road
N7 6NJ
+44 (0)20 7609 8754
Public transport:
Holloway Road, Underground

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 15 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Vivien of Holloway

5.0 out of 5
06 July 2010
by Patty L.

Fabulous little dress shop! I've spotted some Vivien of Holloway dresses in Camden Market before (without knowing the brand) and really liked them so it was such a treat to find their store. It's about a 3 minute walk from Holloway Road tube station.

The staff are very helpful and sweet, and not pushy at all. I saw a few styles that I liked on their website and wanted to try them out. One of... more

4.0 out of 5
26 May 2014
by Steph F.

I was looking for a black dress to wear to a wedding I was in, when an adorable dress in Vivien of Holloway caught my eye. I assumed they wouldn't have it in my size, but was informed that they have up to size 24(vintage sizing is a little weird though). A lovely sales assistant took my measurements and helped me find and try on several dresses. She also let me take pictures of my two... more

4.0 out of 5
21 November 2010
by Plastinad Q.

As the measurements given at the size chart on their website appeared to be a little bit strange to me, I took the opportunity to vistit the shop when I was staying in London for a few days.

A lovely shop with awesome 40's & 50's repro clothing and very friendly and helpfull stuff.

Unfortunately the sizes were so proportionated that nothing was suitable for me. In particular the trousers... more

4.0 out of 5
05 September 2011
by Katie B.

What's that? I have a waist? And my hips are a GOOD THING? Are you sure? I knew I was living in the wrong era!

1950s clothes celebrate the female form in all its glory so those with hips and a decent rack should definitely be having a look into it.

Vivien's of Holloway is brilliant and by far the best shop on Holloway Road. They only have a selection of about 5 or 6 different styles but... more

4.0 out of 5
12 December 2013
by Josy A.

Goodness...I am surprised that I didn't already review Vivien's! I have had a yelp profile picture of me spinning around in my dress from here for more than a year!!

The awesomeness:

- LOOK AT THE DRESSES!! Oh my goodness, if you have any excuse to wear a 1950s style dress, they are a dream.

- They have plenty of variety and pretty materials

- How could anyone not love their puffy pettycoats... more

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