Inspirational Clothes


Designed and handmade in Haworth by Diane using lovely fabrics but with a unique twist!

We also stock vintage inspired cardigans from Palava and Kimonos from One Hundred Stars.

Online Shop


Our family run shop is full of beautiful and unique items for grown ups and children. A lot of our stock is designed and made in Haworth or Yorkshire. We research all our products to ensure quality and sustainability. Brands we stock include Maileg, One Hundred Stars, Palava, Clavis & Claustra, Arthouse Unlimited, Corinne Lapierre, temporary measure and tender leaf toys. We also have a great collection of books and items themed on strong women for both adults and children.



Do get in touch if you need any help buying a unique present for yourself or a loved one or would like to book an appointment to commission an item of clothing. Hope to hear from you soon. Love Diane and Ian


Inspirational Era

Wave of Nostalgia is the incarnation of a long term dream - to share beautiful and quirky items inspired by an era with style. Unique gifts and collectables, all chosen for their style and beauty.  

Looking stylish

Owner and dream maker Diane uses her skills as a dressmaker to design clothes with a unique twist.

Home and heart

We source stylish items from local suppliers and artisans for you to own or give – beautiful unique gifts at affordable prices.

Living the Dream

All this would be nothing if it wasn’t underpinned by the two old-fashioned values that Wave of Nostalgia lives by – great, personal customer service and excellent value for money. We know that if your experience with us has been fabulous, you’ll come back and maybe even bring your friends. See you soon x


Love my dress, Diane. So cool, lovely material and fits really well. Thanks X
— SM
I’m really made up with my new dress. I shall have lots of happy times wearing it. I’ll definitely order another one for winter.
— LM