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Kittens, Brooches, and More – Oh My!

Kittens, Brooches, and More – Oh My!

Good day lovelies! Over the weekend, I went to an antiques fair and was overwhelmed! I wish I had taken my camera so you could have seen all the gorgeous items. There was a ton of household items, depression glass, books, lamps, furniture and several dealers in vintage jewellery. I saw a few amazing Miriam … Continue reading

Saint Patrick’s Day Outfit Post

Saint Patrick’s Day Outfit Post

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! I hope you’re all having a wonderful and festive Saint Patrick’s Day. So far, I haven’t done anything special except dress in green and write my previous post, A Look at Saint Patrick’s Day Pinups. Without further ado, here is my Saint Patrick’s Day outfit! Green, Green, Green: What I’m wearing: … Continue reading

Oh, for the Love of…Umbrella Brooches!

Oh, for the Love of…Umbrella Brooches!

Good morning readers! As you probably realize I have a ‘penchant’, ‘thing’ and ‘obsession’ for many, many things. I love and collect many different kinds of vintage brooches, including jelly belly brooches, flower brooches and various animal and insect pins. Today, I’m going to focus on another one of my loves, umbrella brooches. With the … 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

And the Winner is……

And the Winner is……

The random draw has been made for Oh, for the Love of Vintage’s first prize giveaway. And the winner is… powderkeycompacts! Congratulations! I hope you enjoy the gloves and earrings that will soon be making their way to you. ;0 You can email me at ohfortheloveofvintage@yahoo.com with your address. xoxo Black Dahlia

A Look at My Jelly Bellies!

A Look at My Jelly Bellies!

Afternoon lovelies! I’m glad that you really enjoyed my previous post, Oh for the Love of Jelly Bellies! As I mentioned in that post, I’m crazy about jelly belly jewellery. Whether it be brooches, earrings or rings, I really love the jelly belly style. From your feedback, I realize that many of you weren’t aware … 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

Prize Giveaway Revised!

Prize Giveaway Revised!

This is Oh, for the Love of Vintage‘s first prize giveaway! The prize was originally supposed to go to lucky follower number 54. However, due to the inability to easily track followers, I’m not sure who was follower number 54! Readers have followed via wordpress, email, bloglovin’, RSS feed and through blog readers. Therefore I … Continue reading

Oh, for the Love of…Vintage Gloves!

Oh, for the Love of…Vintage Gloves!

Patsy Stone (of Absolutely Fabulous) said it best, “you can never have enough hats, gloves and shoes.” I quite agree with her and continually have to make room in my closets for more! Vintage Gloves I love gloves from the 1940s to early 60s. All lengths, all fabrics and all colours. You can find vintage … 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