Your guide to all things vintage,‘Oh, for the Love of Vintage!’ covers clothing & accessories, cosmetics & beauty products, a wide array of collectibles, vintage hairstyling and much, much more! Particularly focusing on the 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s.

Black Dahlia

About Black Dahlia: Vintage doll. Jewellery maker. Lover of pearls. Kitschy. Serious coffee addict. Into Sherlock Holmes, Jack the Ripper, ghosts, horror, true crime, Tiki, mysteries, knitting & sewing, pinup art & photography.

  • Canadian lover of vintage clothing and accessories, primarily the 1940s, 1950s and early 60s.
  • Collecting vintage since I was a child including dolls, books, accessories, etc.
  • Went full-fledged into wearing vintage clothing about nine years ago.
  • Maker of vintage inspired jewellery called ‘Oh for the Love of Baubles!
  • I’ve been lucky to amass a large collection of vintage clothing and accessories thanks to my mom. ;0

Want to know more about me? Join me on Twitter and give me a shout!

xoxo, Black Dahlia

Danny Ocean

Guest Blogger

About Danny Ocean: Keen on all things vintage & retro, in particular the 40s, 50s & 60s. Likes include: classic cars and historic motorsport, The Rat Pack, Frank Sinatra, big band & swing music, cocktails & bars, musicals, live music, the list goes on……oh, and I play the drums, also!

Cheers! Danny Ocean

If you have any feedback, or would like to ask a question, leave a comment or send an email to ohfortheloveofvintage@yahoo.com.

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      • Your posts are terrific! Thank you. AND just so you know, nothing and I mean NOTHING can be very unique or more unique or anything remorely used as a qualifier for the word “unique” as unique means “One -of-a-kind”. Not unusual or reare but one of a kind. I am willing to bet that some of your fabulous finds are so rare as nowadays to be unique!

        Keep up the blog! Yay!

  1. Hi there, as a subscriber to my blog I’d like to say thank you so much for your support and would like to invite you to participate in my current giveaway (my latest post) – it’s open internationally and you could win £40 fashion store credit plus a cute pair of cubic zirconia earrings! Thanks again and best regards, Dapperdolly

  2. I also love these things you mention….the simpler things in life…sigh. 60s and 70s horror….retro recipes….retro hair salons….retro kitchen gadgets…extinct disney attractions….meh. I hate how things have changed.

  3. Hi Dalia, you seem to know a lot about vintage jewelry, I recently got a so called vintage glove or handbag holder I just can’t figure it out how to use it do you have any idea? please show or explain , much appreciate your help

  4. Hi Julie and Ann! Thank you for your comments. I too hate how things have changed. 😦

    Ann, I do know as I have a couple of my own. This image will help you http://bit.ly/RmeHtS then fasten the clasp to an area inside your purse. That way you won’t lose your precious vintage gloves!

  5. Hello,

    I trust this message finds you well.

    I’ve just had the fortune of being awarded the Liebster Award for beauty blogs and as part of the protocol I’m nominated/awarded 10 other blogs as well.

    The Liebster Award is a process where a blogger is ‘tagged’ by a blogger who has received the award and then if they accept it writes a post. In that post they let readers get to know them a bit better with:
    1) a number of personal facts (I’ve chosen 10 but it’s not arbitrary),
    2) answer the questions posted to them in the nominators post,
    3) propose a list of questions themselves to their own awardees
    4) finally list the awardees who the award will be passed to.

    As yours is a blog I enjoy and admire I’ve ‘tagged’ you as one of my awardees. I hope you don’t mind and whether you join in the game or not is your choice. I’ve displayed your banner (and the banners of the other awardees) on my award post in order to promote your blog and give readers a visual concept before clicking. If for any reason that is unacceptable to you please let me know and I will remove it.

    Full details can be found in my post here: http://fashionthatpays.wordpress.com/2013/07/23/liebster-beauty-blog-award/

    Thank you for putting together such a great blog that interests and inspires.


    (dapperdolly of fashionthatpays.wordpress.com)

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