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Fashion Icons – Part 4

Fashion Icons – Part 4

Hello my lovelies! I realize it has been a long time since my last blog post, my apologies. More posts are in the works and I hope you will stay tuned. I started the ‘Fashion Icons’ series back in February 2012 and since have profiled Betty & Veronica, Bild Lilli and Nancy Drew. Now it’s … Continue reading

Oh, for the Love of…Pop-its!

Oh, for the Love of…Pop-its!

Happy weekend lovelies! I know it has been ages since my last post, my humble apologizes. To answer some of the email queries: 1) I am alive 2) the blog is not going to be deleted and 3) I hope to resume more regular posting.  I’ve been having trouble adjusting to some of ‘life’s circumstances’, … Continue reading

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

Featured Designer: Sherman

Featured Designer: Sherman

Happy Canada Day lovelies! I thought it very fitting to do a post today about the wonderful costume jewellery designer, Sherman. Why is that fitting you ask? Today is Canada Day and Sherman is Canada’s most renowned costume jewellery designer! It’s also been a while since I’ve written a post about a jewellery designer. Do … Continue reading

Vrrroooom! Vintage Runs in the Family Part II

Vrrroooom! Vintage Runs in the Family Part II

Happy Father’s Day lovelies! Today, I’m going to focus on someone very dear to me, my father. If you remember my post ‘Vintage Runs in the Family,’ you’ll remember that vintage does indeed run in my family with my mom and my sister-in-law. However, it doesn’t end there, which is why I’ve entitled this post … Continue reading

A Lesson in Vintage Jewellery Care & Storage

A Lesson in Vintage Jewellery Care & Storage

Good afternoon lovelies! As you are know, I collect and wear vintage jewellery of all decades and varieties. Recently a reader referred to me as the ‘Queen of Vintage Jewellery,’ which was very sweet! When I started this blog, I purposely created the ‘A Lesson in’ series to help  you learn more about particular jewellery … Continue reading

Fun in the Sun! A Look at Elvgren Pinups

Fun in the Sun! A Look at Elvgren Pinups

Happy Saturday lovelies! Sorry I haven’t been posting as much lately.  I’ve been quite busy, but must carve out some time to share some things with you. The first post this weekend is dedicated to, yes you guessed at, ‘Fun in the Sun’ Elvgren pinups. You probably realize from my previous posts: Hey Sailor! A … Continue reading

Fashion Icons – Part 3

Fashion Icons – Part 3

If you’ve read the first two parts of the ‘Fashion Icon’ series, then you realize that all of my fashion icons are fictional characters. It’s impossible not to be influenced by all of the things I collected while growing up like dolls, comics, pin up illustrations and books. Today I’m going to focus on one … Continue reading