Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Weekend 2013 – What a Trip!

Oct 28, 13 Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Weekend 2013 – What a Trip!

Posted by in Books, Music & Art, Events

We are so spoilt here in Australia. Whether it is Vintage, Rockabilly music or Rock n Roll you’re into; there is so much on offer. With some of the most incredible musical talent and gorgeous little heritage towns to adventure to, it’s easy to create a mini time warp and get lost in the fun. This weekend I packed up the...

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So Just How Great Was Gatsby?

Jun 18, 13 So Just How Great Was Gatsby?

Posted by in Books, Music & Art, Community

I know many of you will have been to see the latest incarnation of Gatsby, and I’ve been interested to see the polarising opinions across my friends. As for my impressions, well…. First of all let me qualify this by saying that all art is subjective and I believe you should make up your own mind about this one. I’d...

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Soft Candy- Pin Up Art of Danni Shinya Luo

Delicate, feminine and yes; erotic. This is Soft Candy: The Girls of Danni Shinya Luo. As a lover of pin up, anime and anything kawaii; I was very intrigued when I heard about this newly released book. Upon opening the package to discover this small, pink, hardcover book; I knew I’d found something special. Unlike many of my...

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The Modern Pin Up – Pin Up pictures to delight and getting my crush on!

In keeping with this month’s theme; meet The Modern Pin Up. It isn’t often that one has semi naked pictures of their friends in their homes; that is unless you’re running some kind of 70′s party game.. but let’s not go there. The recent launch of the new coffee table book, “The Modern Pin...

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Viva Las Vegas – Bumper Photo Post, Beautiful People and a swoonworthy JD McPherson

Apr 26, 12 Viva Las Vegas – Bumper Photo Post, Beautiful People and a swoonworthy JD McPherson

Posted by in 1950, Books, Music & Art, pin up, Travel

Bonnie Rose, Candice DeVille and Ms. Chrissy at Viva Las Vegas 2012 Vegas! I have such a soft spot for this city having been married here to Mr SKM. The weather is gorgeous, the sky is blue and the low humidity means great hair! Having the chance to come back for an event like Viva Las Vegas was too good to pass up, so my besties...

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Phryne Fisher – 1920s sleuth comes to our screens

Feb 22, 12 Phryne Fisher – 1920s sleuth comes to our screens

Posted by in 1920, 1930, Books, Music & Art

Anyone into vintage in Australia will already have heard the news the one of locally written cult heroes, the 1920s female detective Phryne Fisher, is about to debut of our TV screens. Written by local Melbournian Kerry Greenwood, Ms. Fisher has been inhabiting our imaginations for a number of years with her adventures on the page,...

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Fashions Continuing Love Affair with 40′s & 50′s

We knew fashion would come to it’s senses one of these days, and now that the love for vintage inspirations has really taken root we can rejoice in all the new eye candy coming our way. Prada’s Spring 2012 Collection Remember those amazing flame shoes from last weeks post on the best flats to wear? They are part of this...

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The Most Essential, Must Have Parenting Baby Book Ever!

Dec 14, 11 The Most Essential, Must Have Parenting Baby Book Ever!

Posted by in Books, Music & Art, Kids

  Attempting to look composed whilst reading this hysterical piece in public. You know I’m not really one for writing about parenting on this blog, after all, I think some of my techniques may be a bit suspect. However, today is an exception because this is something you should all know about whether you have kids of...

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Music Review – Nico Duportal & His Rhythm Dudes

Occasionally, only once in a while, an album comes along that is everything you dreamed of and more.  An album that gives you the familiar rush of a teenage fan who plays each track over and over, never tiring of the sound.  That album for me is the latest offering from Nico Duportal and his Rhthym Dudes – “Going Back...

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The Super Cool Work of Eddy Crobsy!

I’m so excited to have this interview and feature in my hands I couldn’t wait to bring it to you. I ‘met’ Eddy Crosby via Twitter. A fantastic illustrator with a super cool retro bent that fits perfectly with my aesthetic. In fact, as it happened whilst I was drooling over Eddy’s awesome work, he was...

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