To streamline my diary of this project (apparently I have a tendency to ramble) I thought I’d give myself some headings to make my reporting, and your reading, a little simpler. I have to do this every day for a month folks. Restraint is required.
Yesterday, as I interviewed the best dressed couple at the Spring Vintage Ireland Fashion & Decor Fair, the winning lady explained to me that she was a ‘second-hand Susie’ (or was it Sally?); her husband echoed her description referring to his own dress. Of course everyone in the running was a ‘second-hand someone’ – this […]
I have an obsession. This is my second time to New York in 2013. I know this may seem somewhat indulgent but when I came over back in March it was all in the name of family. As I explained then, my Melbourne-based brother and sister-in-law were travelling to NY – for the first time […]
On my recent work-outing-meets-jolly (heavy on the latter – due to the heat wave, you understand) one of my only non-business related plans was to visit the V&A and see the Bowie exhibition. As I was to meet my cousin after she finished work and as I totally misread the V&A’s proximity to Covent Garden, […]
It’s been a while since our last Vintage Musings but as soon as I had the privilege of visiting the subject of today’s Musings’ dream-like Cork store, I knew that I needed to learn more. Emma Wynne is the ever-glamorous, ever-charming, ever-present Le Chat Noir event attendee, with a vintage wardrobe to rival any collector. […]
For the last few years I have happily worked as both a Vintage stylist and an event manager, keeping the two completely separate with no real crossover at all. Since the end of last year I was pondering this fact, questioning why, when I regularly and avidly attend wonderful Vintage events both in Ireland and […]
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