Category Archive: vintage fabric

Vintage Clothing Sale at Como: BTS

As you might have guessed by now, I’m a big fan of The National Trust, especially when their historical buildings play host to fashion-related events. So you can imagine my reaction when the Trust’s PR team… Continue reading

Got a minute?

 If you have about 60 seconds, a scrap of lace or braid, a pair of scissors and some bobby pins, then you’re all ready for the quickest and easiest DIY ever.  I wasn’t… Continue reading

Vintage fabric from Vietnam

Tell me, readers, what do you see here? Two pieces of gorgeous silk material?  You’d be right of course. However, this lovely silk has a lot more meaning. My neighbour of more than… Continue reading

Refashioning ethnic dress is not a sinh!

Remember I told you about my trip to the Talat Sao in Vientiane? Well, this was one of the things I purchased there. It’s a vintage sinh*, apparently from the Houa Phan region,… Continue reading