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It is rare that I ever head out to the shops with the hope of being able to find an entire ensemble as I have imagined it in my head.

I know that there are likely to be many hours spent trawling the stores looking for the perfect pieces, perhaps only finding one or two.  I [...]

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A Vintage Garage Sale!

. I did something cruel yesterday. I posted a sneaky picture to Twitter and let you know it was from an upcoming garage sale… but didn’t yet tell you where it was. This Friday the 8th April and Saturday 9th April in Melbourne, some friends are holding a fabulous vintage garage sale! With all proceeds going towards the...

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You Don’t Have to be a Superhero to Wear a Cape

Apr 05, 11 You Don’t Have to be a Superhero to Wear a Cape

Posted by in etsy, shopping, Trends, Vintage Remixed

Every time I try and think of an opening line for this post, I come up with something really cheesy. “Capes are so hot right now” – too Paris. “The Cape Escape” – a movie reference that too many won’t get. “Crusading for Capes.” – Okay, maybe that one isn’t too...

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How to Get The Ultimate In Perfect Eyebrows

. Next to ” How do you wear red lipstick?” the second most question I’m asked by readers is, “How do you get those amazing eyebrows?” And the answer is, “At the hands of a highly skilled professional!” Brow maintenance is a highly underrated factor in created a perfectly polished look. But...

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A Personal Stylist and Spending Money – Shopping Heaven!

A Nuffnang sponsored post… in which you can WIN a personal stylist, me and $1000 spending money!!! When I tweeted the other day that I was heading into Westfield to experience a personal styling session, a great cry went up of “Oh no, you’re not going to loose your vintage styling are you?” Let me assure you that nothing...

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A Simple 1940′s Daytime Hairdo – New Tutorial!

Mar 25, 11 A Simple 1940′s Daytime Hairdo – New Tutorial!

Posted by in 1940, Beauty, Hair, Tutorials-Video, watch me

. The perfect vintage solution to bad hair days!  Here is a quick and relatively simple new tutorial that will teach you how to create those lovely side sweeps and the right way to wear a snood. Remember this 1940′s hair style from last week’s outfit post?  This is how I did it! . How to do a simple 1940′s vintage...

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Book Review – A Life In Frocks

Mar 23, 11 Book Review –  A Life In Frocks

Posted by in Books, Music & Art, Vintage

On the very first page of the very first chapter, I realised one major thing about author Kelly Doust and myself. Not only are we of the same ‘vintage’, but we suffer from the same addiction. Clothes. Dressing is not simply the act of keeping one’s self from being naked, or a pursuit of the fashionable; but an all...

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A special vintage opportunity for Melbourne enthusiasts

Mar 21, 11 A special vintage opportunity for Melbourne enthusiasts

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This Thursday I’m honored to be modelling for the delightful Charlotte Smith, some of her pieces from the Darnell Collection. You will remember her covetable collection seen in her books “Dreaming of Dior ” and “Dreaming of Chanel”. Charlotte is hosting this exclusive VIP event to raise funds for a...

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And now for some more wonderful Etsy finds

Mar 15, 11 And now for some more wonderful Etsy finds

Posted by in etsy

1. Dream in Green Dress 2. Green peplum home made dress . 1. Carmen Miranda necklace set 2. Bow feature hat . 1. Barkcloth rose bag 2. Farm life barkcloth . 1.  Blue flower brooch 2.  Carved lucite rose brooch . Peach beaded dream...

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The Etiquette Rap?

I just had to share this amusing piece that has recently been released here to promote Ita Buttrose’s new book on manners in Australia. I don’t think I’ve ever seen it’s like, poor J.Lo better watch out for her...

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5 Ways to Prepare your Winter Wardrobe for next to nothing

Mar 08, 11 5 Ways to Prepare your Winter Wardrobe for next to nothing

Posted by in DIY, Getting dressed, Things to Do

*A blast from the past post* Okay, maybe spark plugs are not what I can help you with, but the question remains; are you ready for Winter?  At the beginning of each new season, the magazines are full of tips of which boot / glove/ dress you need to survive the season. But one of the things I almost never read about is how to make...

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