Tag Archive: vintage

Richard Nylon: Feathering the Nest

One of the things I love about Melbourne* is that there is always something new to discover. How many of you have lived here all your lives and never heard of The Johnston Collection,… Continue reading

Beadie inspo from Bes-Ben

Not long ago I had the pleasure of styling a fashion shoot involving some pieces from The Eternal Headonist. While I was picking them up at their Kensington HQ, my eyes wandered around… Continue reading

Flamenco fix-up

Sometimes secondhand discoveries make you feel like dancing… …well, nearly (anyone who knows me will be shocked at this photo as I never, like EVER, dance). Often I buy things that aren’t quite… Continue reading

Layers of lace

Are you wondering how it got to be a week into March already? I certainly am. Summer is officially over here in Australia, so naturally I have only just now got around to fixing… Continue reading

Unearthing opshop gold (thanks to Aunt Peaches)

As you’re most likely aware by now, I need very little encouragement to go shopping at an opshop*, even though theoretically I’m trying to declutter and live a bit more minimally (ha!). But when… Continue reading

Thinking of Autumn fashion (and freebies!)

It’s just about that time of year in Melbourne where we should start thinking about what to wear for Autumn, although the 36-degree days we’ve been having lately aren’t exactly conducive to such forward planning. Luckily, I… Continue reading

Working the day shift

When was the last time you heard someone ask “do you have a hobby?”. “Hobby” sounds so quaint, doesn’t it? I think the last time I heard it used seriously was in my Japanese language… Continue reading

Textile shopping at Open Studios

As much as I adore op shops, it’s kind of annoying that they’re only open during the day. (Then again, it’s probably a blessing that they’re not open 24 hours – imagine how… Continue reading

No sewing machine? No worries.

Do you see that? Yes, that is SUNSHINE alighting on my hair! It’s been lovely weather all week, as it often is just before Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (it then generally goes back to being… Continue reading

A luxury crafting weekend, thanks to Aquabelle

Isn’t this the most welcoming sight on a Friday night? This was what greeted me last weekend when Aquabelle in Rye generously hosted a little bunch of bloggers in their luxury apartments. It was the… Continue reading