On Saturday, my friends and I went to the Tiki Safari held by Barfly Promotions, the makers of the Sydney Rock 'n' Roll & Alternative Market at The Factory Theatre in Marrickville. The Factory Theatre Marrickville It was a fantastic afternoon and night! The event is held annually at the Factory Theatre, however it was… Continue reading Tiki Safari
Round She Goes Fashion Market
Last weekend I went to my absolute favourite vintage market at Marrickville Town Hall... Round She Goes Vintage Fashion Market. Marrickville Town Hall It is only $2 for entry and there are 60 women's vintage fashion stalls to shop in. There are so many really great buys! The market is held in Sydney, Melbourne and… Continue reading Round She Goes Fashion Market
Bodgies and Widgies
I was talking to my Mother and she began to tell me about the Bodgies and Widgies youth culture from the 1950s. My dad was a Bodgie and she was a Widgie. It sounded really interesting so I had to investigate it further. Bodgies and Widgies were a youth subculture that existed in Australia 🇦🇺… Continue reading Bodgies and Widgies
Love Is In The Air💕
It's that time of year when love is on everyone's mind. Vintage Valentine Card Valentines Day is here! 💕 Vintage Valentine card Valentine's Day originated from a Christian celebration of the Feast of Saint Valentine. It is recognised as a significant cultural, religious and commercial celebration of romance. Vintage Valentine Card Valentines developed in Roman times… Continue reading Love Is In The Air💕
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My brooches were starting to overflow out of there storage boxes and it was getting harder to find the right one everyday. I needed a new option. I needed a clever idea to make it easier to locate the best brooch to compliment my outfit. Instead, I created some of my own and here they… Continue reading Pin it here
It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Trick or Treat
Women getting their points out there!
The bullet bra was actually created in 1939, but unfortunately WW2 put these plans on hold as women were needed to fill more traditionally male jobs and roles. Women joined nurse corps and the armed forces so that more men could be sent into combat. Advertisement for women in WW2 Image: wikimedia.org After the lean… Continue reading Women getting their points out there!
Handbags have been recorded in history since 14th Century. A handbag is essential to fashion as we all have something that needs to be carried around with us. Even men carry man bags today. In the 50s there was a rise in designer handbags such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Hermes. Bags come in all… Continue reading Rockabilly Handbags
Work Wear Retro Style
Clothes for work can be retro, stylish and professional. Here are some of the outfits that I have been wearing to work. I like to mix and match vintage items with retro items and labels such as Hell Bunny, Dangerfield, Princess Highway, Revival, Banned Apparel, Sourpuss, Wheels and Dollbaby, Voodoo Vixen, Natasha Marie Clothing,… Continue reading Work Wear Retro Style
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