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What’s in Your Vintage Summer Handbag?

What’s in Your Vintage Summer Handbag?

Good afternoon lovelies! I realize it’s been a long while since I’ve posted. I apologize for that. Life, stress, worries – they all get in the way of me posting! The nerve of those forces, how completely impudent of them. Well, I won’t rant away about those things. That’s not the kind of blog I … Continue reading

Sunny Skincare Tips!

Sunny Skincare Tips!

Hi lovelies! It’s almost officially Summer and we all know what that means: we need great looking skin! Well, we should have great looking skin all year round, but this post is entitled ‘Sunny Skincare Tips’ so….. Anyways, below are some tips from me on how to keep your skin looking good this Summer. This … Continue reading

What Katie Did Comes to Ebay.com

What Katie Did Comes to Ebay.com

Like many of you vintage ladies, I love What Katie Did (WKD) lingerie. I fell in love with the line several years ago and ever since have been a loyal customer. When I was in London in 2009, I was able to visit the What Katie Did store and purchase the Lulu Bullet Bra and … Continue reading

Knitting Pretty: 1950s Nautical Sweater

Knitting Pretty: 1950s Nautical Sweater

Good afternoon lovelies! I’ve picked up my knitting again for the first time in about a year. Luckily, it’s all coming back to me: casting on and off, knit, pearl, etc. Unfortunately, I’m not advanced enough to make any of the bed sweaters in my last ‘Knitting Pretty’ post. However, I shall soldier on and … Continue reading

A Little Vintage Trawl

A Little Vintage Trawl

Hi lovelies! Sorry I’ve been M.I.A. for a few days. I was off on a pleasure trip to Toronto for a little getaway. I had a great time visiting with friends, vintage shopping and having some amazing chocolate cake at Dufflet’s! I purchased some lovely vintage dresses and brooches, take a peek below.  Just look … Continue reading

Figure Control

Figure Control

“Be Wise, Get the Figure Men Admire!” (one of the tag lines on a vintage advertisement for shapewear) Today, I’m going to talk a bit about shapewear. Shapewear is also known as foundation garments. Foundation garments have been around for centuries with one of the earliest items being the corset. Shapewear is meant to form … Continue reading

I Heart My New Camera!

I Heart My New Camera!

Ever since I bought my last digital camera, I haven’t been pleased with it.  The results were never to my liking and often blurry/pixely. However, I continued to use it and most of the photos on this blog were taken with that camera.  Until now…… New Camera! Yes, I got a new digital camera and … Continue reading

Knitting Pretty: 1930s Bed Sweaters

Knitting Pretty: 1930s Bed Sweaters

Good afternoon readers! Remember the post I did recently ‘Oh, for the Love of…Bed Jackets and Pajama Dogs‘? Well, today I’m going to post some patterns so you can knit your very own bed sweater or shawl. I’m a knitting novice myself and hope to one day be good enough to create something like these. … Continue reading

First Outfit Post

First Outfit Post

I recently received some feedback where the reader asked if I’d ever be doing any outfit posts. Honestly, I hadn’t thought about it until I received that email. I want this blog to focus on all things vintage and hopefully be informative. However, I didn’t figure you’d be very interested in what I was wearing. … Continue reading