Retro Picnic Style

Feb 10, 14 Retro Picnic Style

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  When you often work from home, stepping outside for a brief spot of tea in the woods is a great treat. ┬áMy tea thermos gets a good workout in summer and winter; this week its perfect for iced tea treats. The outfit itself is all, once again, recycled finds. I went out looking for pieces in this particular shade of green to...

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The Perfect Vintage Hair Cut – The Middy and How to Style It.

Oct 01, 13 The Perfect Vintage Hair Cut – The Middy and How to Style It.

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    There is so much talk on the vintage pages of the internet about “what is the perfect hair cut for vintage“? While there is no single answer, given we all have preferences for different eras, different hair types and different lifestyles; the most often recommended style is The Middy Cut. ┬áThere are...

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Swanning about in Vintage Gowns

Jul 24, 13 Swanning about in Vintage Gowns

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How’s your morning? Mine is pretty darn fabulous! Not that is it great weather, or the start of any major event, just starting the day in this FABULOUS 1960′s flouncy pink robe! Seriously, is this not that most insanely glam, kitchsy gorgeousness?!   I just adore vintage dressing gowns and have amassed quite a...

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Daily Outfit – Blue Shirt for a Blue Sky

Jul 15, 13 Daily Outfit – Blue Shirt for a Blue Sky

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  The very last day of school holidays and the weather came out a treat. Blue skies, not too cool or breezy, just right for a little park play time before the madness begins. Bring a book, camera and a box of cookies and you’re good to go.   Outfit Details Blue cotton knit top – Luca & Marc Love Birds...

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Daily Outfit – Same Girl; Three Looks

May 28, 13 Daily Outfit –  Same Girl; Three Looks

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I’m just back from a whirlwind trip to Sydney and a lovely little boutique hotel (more on that later). I had a whole load of gear to take with me, so I packed extremely lightly for myself. So light in fact, that when I checked out and had left my suitcase elsewhere, my entire bag fitted into a paper carry bag! It can be done....

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Daily Outfit – 50s Vintage Novelty Skirt

Feb 27, 13 Daily Outfit – 50s Vintage Novelty Skirt

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You may have noticed this has been a bit of a quieter month from me. February has presented me with a few more challenges than I bargained for. For a start, my youngest began prep so my world is changing … again. Now there are even more classes to get to with dancing and swimming back on the agenda, as well as all the play...

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1960′s inspired retro cute pigtails tutorial!

Nov 29, 12 1960′s inspired retro cute pigtails tutorial!

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Daily Outfit – Yeah Baby! A Real Hot Pink 1960′s Trip.

Jul 22, 12 Daily Outfit – Yeah Baby! A Real Hot Pink 1960′s Trip.

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Yes, it certainly is one out of the box today!! I found this amazing 1960′s hot pink, crocheted dress at the Brisbane Love Vintage Show last weekend and have been having a blast experimenting with different ways to ware it. Of course when Helen McLean saw it last week at work, she just had to take a few snaps with me being a...

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Daily Outfit – Aqua Vintage Pop

  Melbourne is grey, freezing and full of an army of commuters in black. True to form I’m going against the grain with today’s outfit. With my current obsession for all things pastel, I went hunting in the wardrobe and uncovered this amazing 1960′s crimpolene swing coat. A tricky piece to wear as it can...

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Daily Outfit – Red hot red, pastels and vintage lace.

This is one special daily outfit today. As a part of my role as a Mercedes-Benz Championship blogger for The Race Around the Web, I had the opportunity to spend the day driving around in the hot off the boat, brand new B Class! I think I may have finally found my perfect car with its seriously luxe glam factor. We went a little...

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