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A Little Lucite Luxury

The ultimate 1950s handbag was the lucite handbag. Though unpractical, due to its size and shape and often translucent exterior, it was produced in a wide range of colours and styles and was exquisite in its structure. When it was first produced it was expensive and only available for the elite, until cheaper versions were… Continue reading A Little Lucite Luxury

christmas, Fashion, Hair, Holiday, Lifestyle, rockabilly, vintage

Into the Groove

Christmas is a wonderful time for celebrating, dressing up for parties and just for fun. Have you ever dressed in the theme of Christmas to celebrate the occasion? I love Christmas as there are so many events where you can dress up to suit the theme. Dressing the part helps to captivate the festivities of… Continue reading Into the Groove

Beauty, Information, Lifestyle, perfume, vintage

The Past Has Never Smelt So Sweet

Perfume or parfum is a mixture of fragrant essential oils or aroma compounds creating an agreeable scent. Perfume makers have been recorded throughout history as far back as BC times. We all have our own signature perfumes and they may have changed over time. "Leave a little sparkle wherever you go" - Kate Spade You… Continue reading The Past Has Never Smelt So Sweet

Lifestyle, rockabilly, vintage

Swinging the Night Away

I had a wonderful time attempting to learn beginners Rock' n'Roll dance before we went into lockdown, with my daughter. We absolutely loved it! It was really the best fun. My daughter and I after our first dance lesson We attended Swingtime Dance School and we learnt so much. They were excellent teachers and cared… Continue reading Swinging the Night Away

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Treasure Trove

One of my favourite places to shop is Mitchell Road Antique and Design Centre. It can be found at 17 Bourke Road in Alexandria NSW. Wow 😳 what a fascinating place!! Mitchell Road Antique and Design Centre is a large warehouse full of different stalls of traders, hobbyists, collectors, stylists and dealers. You can spend… Continue reading Treasure Trove

Collectables, Decor, Fashion, historical, Holiday, Information, Lifestyle, vintage

It’s Extraordinaire…..It’s The Sydney Fair!

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to go to the Sydney Fair. It is Sydney’s largest antique fair. It was full of art deco, vintage and 20th century pieces for sale from over 50 dealers. It was held at Randwick Racecourse in the Kensington Room. Standing alongside some of the fashion There were… Continue reading It’s Extraordinaire…..It’s The Sydney Fair!

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How we roll….

Bowling has been around throughout history but it seems to have an association with the late 1950s. This is probably due to its great popularity with teenagers during this era. Bowling is a fun and a simple recreational pastime! Some people bowl professionally in sporting tournaments. Professional bowling tournaments were quite popular in the late… Continue reading How we roll….

Fashion, Lifestyle, rockabilly, vintage

You’re invited to a 1950’s BBQ!

I recently hosted a 1950's style BBQ and invited some friends. Let me tell you how I went about preparing for my 1950s themed event!  Image 1 Firstly, the dress code was 1950s style. This made for excellent themed photos and great memories! The men dressed in jeans with rockabilly shirts or t-shirts. They rocked… Continue reading You’re invited to a 1950’s BBQ!

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Woodstock 1969

Three days of Peace and Music An advertisement for Woodstock 1969 https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcROk6VdMo94_I8MdK3zKAN0rJQhDxcTQ-VR5RQjCYq_nP0KWyCw On the 50th anniversary of Woodstock it seemed only fitting to write about it... I have been watching so many documentaries and interviews recently of stories from people that attended! Woodstock was held at a dairy farm in the town of Bethel, New… Continue reading Woodstock 1969