Do you have someone special in your life that when you step into their house, it feels like stepping back in time? Maybe they also dress like they are from another era.... and now you have the dilemma of choosing a gift for a special occasion. Are you completely dumbfounded as you have no idea… Continue reading Give the gift of… VINTAGE
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
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!
If you were looking for some step-by-step instructions or some inspiration on how to recreate and achieve vintage looks in clothing, makeup, hair or accessories then I suggest Style Me Vintage! Style Me Vintage are an excellent range of books to guide and teach you how to achieve some great looks. There are also editions… Continue reading Style Me Vintage
On the last weekend of October, I attended Chromefest, held over 3 days at the Entrance. On the Friday the Chromefest starts with the arrival of all the classic cars. There was over 400 show cars to admire and take photos. On Sunday there were also retro caravans displayed. Below are some of the photos… Continue reading Chromefest 2018
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
We had a great long weekend at The Entrance. Have you been to The Entrance on NSW Central Coast? It is a glorious place to visit. The Entrance We stayed in a lovely cabin situated in a small family-run caravan park. It is only walking distance to both the beach and The Entrance shops. Blue… Continue reading Let’s go to The Entrance!
I have undertaken some research and found the below 100 suggestions for places to shop for vintage items! Below are some of my suggestions and in brackets I have added what type of items that they sell. Addvintage Parramatta (furniture) Bowerbird Vintage Kogarah Marrickville & Parramatta (homewares and furniture) Antique General Store North… Continue reading Great Places to Shop for Retro