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Oh for the Love of…Dress Clips!

Oh for the Love of…Dress Clips!

Good day lovelies! Just as the title suggests, this post is about my love for vintage dress clips. I love that I can add a set of clips to a favourite dress and easily alter the look of the ensemble. Jewellery isn’t just meant for your ears, neck, wrists or hair. Your vintage dress calls … 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

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

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

Winner of the Prize Giveaway to Mark 100 followers!

Winner of the Prize Giveaway to Mark 100 followers!

Good afternoon lovelies, I’ve made the random draw for the Oh, for the Love of Vintage! Prize Giveaway to Mark 100 followers!   I used an online random number generator and the lucky winner is… The lovely Catwalkcreative!  You have won yourself the fantastic vintage Coro flower earrings. I hope you’ll enjoy them and wear … Continue reading

What’s She Wearing?

What’s She Wearing?

Afternoon lovelies! It’s a beautiful and sunny day and I’m going to celebrate it by wearing a sweet summer 50s frock and by doing an outfit post!  🙂 I’ve only done two outfit posts so far for this blog, so it’s definitely time for another. One of my favourite kinds of dresses to wear in … Continue reading

Oh, for the Love of…Vintage Compacts!

Oh, for the Love of…Vintage Compacts!

Hello lovelies, Sorry I haven’t posted in a while. The computer is still broken so I’m posting this from a laptop. I wanted to add a new post because I really enjoy blogging and also because I don’t want this blog to die an early death or become irrelevant. Everything changes so quickly on the … Continue reading

Vintage Runs in the Family

Vintage Runs in the Family

Baubles Antiques, My Mother’s Shop In the 90s, my mother had an antique shop (Baubles Antiques) in our home that specialized in vintage clothing and jewellery. I kick myself now for not taking full advantage of the amazing items she had in the store. Apparently, as a teen, I was more preoccupied with other matters … Continue reading

Treasure Trove

Treasure Trove

Hello my lovelies! Sorry I’ve been ‘missing in action’ and haven’t written a blog post in a little while. I’m on vacation and visiting my family in my hometown. There truly is no place like home! 🙂 I love visiting here because I get to spend time with my amazing family and also do some … Continue reading

A Lesson in Celluloid

A Lesson in Celluloid

I hope you’ve been enjoying the ‘A Lesson in‘ series of posts. First Jet was covered, followed by Lucite and Bakelite, and now I’ll be featuring Celluloid. Created in 1869 by John Wesley Hyatt, Celluloid was one of the first plastics ever made. Celluloid is a semi-synthetic thermoplastic made from nitrocellulose and camphor. The earliest form … Continue reading