A Very Vintage Christmas

  “Think Betty Draper hits the town”   My oh my, is it that time already? Yes, I know those of you not in Melbourne will be cursing me for this post, but you’ve got plenty of time to plan a trip here!  ;) On Sunday 10th November, we’ll be hosting a Very Vintage Christmas workshop and party event!...

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My Middy Hair Cut. The Perfect Cut for Vintage Sets.

Since 1997 I have been trying to get this hair cut. Like many of you I have all kinds of pictures, illustrations and even original cutting diagrams. So the questions is, after such a very long time, why have I never been able to get this cut to happen correctly?  Although I’ve had some fabulous hairdressers over the years, I...

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Daily Outfit – Seventies Polka Dots on a Summery Day

Today’s Daily Outfit comes to you from my salon! I’m not sure I’ve shown you the inside before, but this is our delightfully relaxing space. Next time you’re looking for the best eyebrows in Melbourne, make sure to call us and the lovely Eileen Harper will look after your arches. We’re certainly not...

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Vintage Styling – Some of my recent work creating vintage hair & makeup looks

The last few months have been flat out on the styling scene. The vintage hair and makeup work I do here in Melbourne, has been incredibly fun as we swung into Spring. It’s been brides and debutants, lessons and party looks, all as well as lots of lovely photo shoots. I thought today I’d share a few images with you of...

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Vintage Hair, Makeup, Styling, Weddings & Lessons – all that stuff I do, has a new Melbourne home!

One of my beautiful vintage brides, shot by Finessence behind my salon. Yep, it’s one great big mouthful of a job but I’m very excited to announce that I *finally* have an actual real, bricks and mortar home for all my vintage styling! With all the travelling around I’ve been doing, I’ve come to appreciate...

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Surprise – Now with Added Glamour!

Helen McLean and I have been up to all kinds of new things recently and I’ve been dying for the chance to show you! While I’m bent over my keyboard here madly preparing to start my national tour of Vintage Style Workshops in Sydney this weekend, I thought now would be a great time to show you just how much glam...

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NEW Vintage Style Workshops for 2012 Tour!

This year I have TWO fantastic new workshops for you, and we’re taking it on tour!  In conjunction with the Love Vintage Show this year, you have the opportunity to join me and discover more about vintage style, glamour and how to dress your very best. There are two totally different classes available at each show, one...

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From my Diary

Since July, things have gone at such a pace I’m not entirely sure what has happened to the time. I know one thing for sure, it’s been crazy around here! Wedding season has kicked off with a bang and as a specialist vintage hair and makeup artist, it has been a haze of ivory toned lace, antique brooches, brocades, lace...

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The Love Vintage Fair in Melbourne – My Secret Project

As you saw yesterday, the Love Vintage Fair made it’s Melbourne debut the weekend just past. As a loyal attendee of the Sydney fairs, it was wonderful to have the chance to be a part of the fair in my own home town. And this time I had something extra special up my sleeve. After many weeks of secret project work, it came time...

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My Modelling Hat – (which is not an actual hat but you know what I mean)

I’m living in crazy town at the moment. That place where I forget that I exist in the same time space continuum as the rest of the world and try and pack even more into a week than a sane person usually does. And yet, how can I not with all this fun to be had? Last week I had a full week of photoshoots, hair & makeup,...

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