Made in England

I couldn’t wait to share this amazing piece I was gifted for Christmas last year but unfortunately didn’t have the time to do the write up it deserves.

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The gorgeous dresser set was found in Rutherglen at the antique store. I had been pining over it for at least 6 months and when I finally decided to pull the pin and buy, it was gone! I have to admit I was fairly upset.. that was until I unwrapped it at Christmas. Sam’s mum Carolyn had seen me eyeing it off every time I visited and decided to lay-by it away for me as a surprise and boy was I surprised!

I believe this set is Lucite and is made in England. I was immediately drawn to its bright turquoise blue and its interesting speckled effect.

I have never seen anything like it again and while it does have some general wearing scars I think it adds charm to the set.

If anyone has anymore information on this kind of set I would love to know.

Guess who’s back…

I sound a bit like a broken record regarding my lack of posts…. but unfortunately I’ve been busy with lots of work and traveling around.

I have still been shopping up a storm in between working my full time job and causally at the lovely boutique Kitty Rose Couture  in Brunswick.

Just in case you have forgotten what I look like here a a snap from one of my shifts at Kitty Rose Couture.

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Expect some juicy posts very soon! WATCH THIS SPACE

A Very Vintage Hair Update

It has been so long between posts that I didn’t get a chance to do an update on my hair.

After a total of 7 hours in the salon chair I am now much lighter and loving it!
I also took the plunge and got my hair cut substantially shorter and into the classic middy cut.

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It was an easy decision since I was ready to put my effort into setting my hair. With my old haircut my curls weren’t layered and didn’t sit right at all. Now with this heavily layered cut I have the Elizabeth Taylor do I always wanted.

For those of you who aren’t familiar with the cut please find a diagram below

 

I’m really excited to start experimenting with this haircut particularly refining my pin curling and setting skills.

I will be sure to keep the blog updated with how I go.

 

A night out in a Geoff Riddel dress

First off I want to apologise for the severe lack of posts in the last couple of months.

I have started a new job and am putting a majority of my focus into learning and progressing professionally.
I do promise to keep up with posting and get back in to the swing of things as soon as I can.

On a lighter note I few weeks ago I went out for some cocktails in this gorgeous made in Australia Geoff Riddel vintage dress.
The dress was previously owned by my very fashionable great aunt Norma. I have a number of her outfits in my wardrobe and adore taking them out on the town.
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Ballarat Heritage Weekend

I spent the weekend in Ballarat for mothers which also happens to be the fabulous Ballarat Heritage Weekend.

I was lucky enough to not only spend an amazing weekend with my mother but also catch the Darenell Collection, the vintage apron parade and see underneath the mechanic’s institute.

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