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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

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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!

Beauty, Collectables, Hair, historical, Information, vintage

This Blows My Mind ……

https://www.instyle.com/hair/history-hair-dryer?crlt.pid=camp.1cWzgieTX7P2#903006 Hairdryers are important... they play an essential role in a good haircut. A hairdryer takes the moisture out of your hair and creates a natural body and shape to your hairstyle. It is essential to own a good hairdryer in order to create less frizz and a good all-over style. A good hairdryer will… Continue reading This Blows My Mind ……

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O! How Stylish

Jackie Kennedy Onassis was one of the most stylish ladies and renowned for being at the forefront of fashion. Her style was copied by women around the world and still is today. She has remained an influential figure in the fashion industry. Her famous styles and renowned look is known as the Jackie O look.… Continue reading O! How Stylish

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So Bright, So Light and You Seal It Tight…….Gayware!

Gayware advertisements In the kitchen...Retro canisters can really brighten up your kitchen! Canisters, such as Gayware, are not sealed tight and so should not be used to keep things fresh over long periods of time. But they are handy for things when clipped closed in their packaging like biscuits, cereals, flour, pasta, lollies, bread, nuts,… Continue reading So Bright, So Light and You Seal It Tight…….Gayware!

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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….