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When geekdom meets vintage obsession

When geekdom meets vintage obsession

On January 6, 2015 Agent Carter burst onto our televisions in prime time TV with a brilliant cast, classic vintage costuming, and fantastic set design. For those that aren’t geeks, Peggy Carter is a part of the Captain America storyline. She is a fierce and intelligent agent of the […]

Lauren Bacall, a Farewell

Lauren Bacall, a Farewell

This month we said goodbye to one of the golden age of Hollywood’s greatest talents, Lauren Bacall. Growing up a lot of girls wanted to be like Marilyn Monroe or Bettie Page, oozing sex appeal. They wanted to smile and have flashbulbs burst around them […]

The rise and fall of the well meaning blogger

The rise and fall of the well meaning blogger

It’s be almost 7 months since my last post and I feel like a confession is in order. I have not been a great vintage enthusiast of late. I thought I’d write today about my failure in maintaining my vintage life. It started off with moving […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Farewell 2013, you were an interesting friend. Welcome into the world 2014, I hope that our acquaintance is a mutually beneficial one.   My 2013 went out with less of a bang but more of an amusing whoot. With my current situation being what it […]

Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn

My Day at the Movies: Holiday Inn With the holidays amping up and my personal world less than settled, I’m feeling a little less than jolly this season. To cheer myself up I headed to the one place that has always been magical for me, […]

Monsieur Poirot

Monsieur Poirot

I’m going to let you in on a guilty pleasure of mine, watching Hercule Poirot. I have developed an entire ritual around watching the show. I brew a pot of tea, make up a plate finger sandwiches and an array of sweets (laid out on […]

Perfection and the Vintage Gal

Perfection and the Vintage Gal

I look at the stunning pictures of flawless vintage women and I wonder if I’m up to the challenge sometimes. One of the most appealing parts of sporting a vintage style is the part of “Getting Dressed”. I wouldn’t necessarily say I get dressed for most occasions. […]

Starting off vintage, a post for Maura.

Starting off vintage, a post for Maura.

A former coworker saw a pic I posted of me in my vintage style and asked, “Can you show me how to get my vintage on?” Immediately I emailed back and said I’d love to, follow my page and blog and that should help… But […]

Modern Land Girls

Modern Land Girls

I have random thoughts like most of you. One such thought is, given the money and time, could one live as a Land Girl in modern times. Would farming for a local charity (Food for the poor, the elderly, etc) be a feasible plan? And […]

Sew for Victory!

Sew for Victory!

A local group of vintage vixens will be holding a cocktails night at a lovely historical hotel. As someone with a small budding vintage wardrobe I realised that I’ll have to whip something up for it. Then I saw this: I follow her on twitter […]