Category Archive: vintage

GIVEAWAY: Night Life exhibition tickets

Would you like to see the Night Life exhibition at Rippon Lea? Of course you would, particularly if you could go for free and take a friend, right? Well, it must be your… Continue reading

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

The caftan story continues

Hello! It’s your local crazy cat lady here, reporting on even more ways to refashion a caftan (so you can give your cat-walking outfits some variety, of course). You might remember that after… Continue reading

Vinnies #NewYearNewStyle Challenge

Since my travels in Asia last year with a limited choice of clothing, I’ve been wondering if I can cull my real-life Melbourne sartorial selection and do the cool “capsule wardrobe” thing. Given… Continue reading

Elastic waists? Mais oui!

Look what I found at a Vinnies recently! Sonia Rykiel woollen pants for $22 (although I had a Vinnies gift card, so I didn’t even have to pay for them)! Plain black and… Continue reading

Ethnic earrings

When I grow up, I want earrings like this lady. This photo is just one of many excellent, inspirational photos from a book I found at the library called Ethnic Jewellery. Short of… Continue reading

Get Redressed – my challenge for February

You know how you take some things for granted until they’re pointed out to you? That happened to me recently when Redress invited me to take part in their Get Redressed Challenge. The… Continue reading

This year, I’m taking a chance on pants

Happy new year – yes, again! It’s now the Chinese Year of the Horse, although being the bad Asian I am, I actually forgot it was Chinese new year until I was kept… Continue reading

My Christmas is here!

I know that officially, Christmas day is next week, but mine seems to have arrived early. For a start, I’m on holidays (from my day job, at least), but what’s even more exciting… Continue reading

Starlet style hair – it will be mine!

When I got my hair cut last week I was a bit anxious. It’s been a while since I had short hair, after all.  (image from here) But thinking of all the glamorous… Continue reading