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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

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

The Blue Hue

The Blue Hue

Today I’m feeling rather blue. Sad, discouraged and really missing people in my life. So, I thought my post should reflect how I’m feeling. It’s all about the blue hue! Some ‘blue’ poetry interspersed amongst the pretty things. Enjoy! Pretty Blue Frocks It is blue-butterfly day here in spring, And with these sky-flakes down in … Continue reading

A Lesson in Lucite

A Lesson in Lucite

In 1937, Dupont created a clear thermoplastic acrylic resin material called lucite (also known as plexiglass). In the 1940s and 50s, lucite was used to create jewellery, purses, shoes and more. Lucite, alongside bakelite and celluloid, was commonly used to create amazing novelty costume jewellery pieces. Often lucite is left transparent, but sometimes is tinted … Continue reading

What’s in Your Vintage Handbag?

What’s in Your Vintage Handbag?

I’m always interested in what other vintage ladies are carrying in their handbags and evening purses. Call it curiousity or just plain nosiness! ;0 I like to see what neat beauty products and must-have items ladies are carrying around. And, of course, I like to admire the vintage handbag. I’ll Show You Mine…If You’ll Show … Continue reading