5 Beautiful Vintage Blogs to get you inspired!

  Time to refresh your readers and add some new eye candy from all over the vintage world! We love our world wide vintage community! Whether it is on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook or any manner of other forums; we all end up knowing each other one way or another. It’s so funny to watch as pieces get swapped and styled by...

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Cool Things from January

January is a time where we school mother’s attempt to keep our wits about us.  As I write this I have four girls in the house on a playdate, making the most of the cooler weather today. It’s not like I’m counting down until school goes back or anything (cough * cough), but sometimes little sanity breaks are...

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Ghost & Lola – A bedtime story.

This is a story of a second chance. Of the forgotten and neglected, of inspiration, art and love. This is the story of Ghost and Lola… Many jewellery and accessories designers start out by making pieces for themselves and fall in love with the craft. How was Ghost and Lola born? It’s true that I have been making jewellery for...

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Meet The Professors Daughter – a Hidden Technicolor Fashion Gem in Melbourne’s Black Landscape.

I first meet Mariska a few weeks ago at a Fashion Blogger’s conference. Her outfit caught my eye from across the room with it’s sharp geometrics and riot of colour, set off by her perfectly symmetrical white blonde bob. While we introduced ourselves, I immediately noticed the hallmarks of quality in her outfit. The...

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A visit to the divine vintage style dress heaven that is Trashy Diva – New Orleans

  If you weren’t already jealous after those photos from Viva Las Vegas last week, this one just might push you over the edge… sorry. Anyone who is a regular reader of this blog knows that there is a special place in my heart for the pieces by New Orleans label Trashy Diva. At last count I have ten of their dresses...

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Grace Kelly Style Exhibition at the Bendigo Gallery

The remarkable V&A and Grimaldi Forum exhibition Grace Kelly: Style Icon, has just touched down here in Australia. Officially opening on the 11th March, I was fortunate to be invited to an exclusive preview of this beautiful collection yesterday afternoon. Presented by John Kelly (Nephew to Princess Grace), Kristina Haugland,...

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Dita Von Teese launches Von Follies at Target Urban – Australia

On the eve of her LMFF runway show, Dita Von Teese appeared in Target Urban on Chapel street Melbourne this morning, to greet fans and chat about her new Von Follies line. Beginning with a media Q&A, Dita went on to talk about her love of lingerie and her collection of vintage pieces.   What is your favourite colour...

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Wilbur Wilde and Swing Dancing all in the same weekend!

Saturday 17th March may be St Patricks Day for some, but it also marks the date of the Mordialloc food, wine and music festival that runs over the Saturday and Sunday. It looks set to be a great day out with a free Master Chef marquee (my budding chefs are dying to see this), as well as a fantastic feature Swing Stage where you can...

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Designs on Melbourne’s Golden Years- Meeting Robert Fritzlaff

My long time readers may remember a while back when I had the honour of modelling for a genuine Australian fashion legend; couturier Robert Friztlaff, at a retrospective of his work by the National Trust.  His designs are impeccable, his taste flawless and his constructions exceptional. I was thrilled when Robert asked me to be his...

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Super Kawaii Mama Chats to Gok Wan

On Saturday I had the privilege of spending some time with Celebrity Stylist Gok Wan on his Australian Westfield Tour. Here to launch the new Westfield body shape calculator, and encourage women to explore their personalities through style; Gok took a moment out to chat with me about some of my pressing style questions. My obvious...

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