Vintage scarf Vintage scarf with ring In keeping with the English country look, a vintage scarf works well. You just don’t get lovely quality scarves like you did decades ago. I have a bit of a scarf fetish. And since I have so many, I’m always looking for new ways to wear them. In the… Continue reading One Way to Wear a Vintage Scarf
Vintage scarf and gloves Vintage scarf and gloves None of this is home-made. I need a break today. In the picture is a green cotton hounds tooth neck scarf and a pair of black ostrich leather gloves. Bought the scarf in Scotland and the gloves in South Africa. Seems the wrong way round doesn’t it?… Continue reading Vintage Scarf and Gloves
Retro clothing styling Vintage shirt and school tie My model won’t get good marks for eco dressing today. Her only eco item is the vintage crimplene checked shirt. Love that shirt. So ’70’s, so out there, and clean over the top. I mixed it with a bone fide school tie, neutral coloured pullover and plain… Continue reading Vintage Check Shirt, Dame Vivienne Westwood says Wear aTtowel
Bargain clothing Vintage bow tie and waistcoat My model is posing for me again. She’s about to get another eco rating. This outfit consists of a basic white shirt. You can’t go wrong with them and I have said in a previous post that I buy school shirts. Both male and female school shirts. Why?… Continue reading Vintage Bow Tie and Waistcoat, Bargain Buys, Heart Long Necklace
How to make a chain and ribbon necklace Cascading necklace These cascading chain necklaces are so easy to make. In the photo on the right I took anything I could lay my hands on and mixed it all together to make a long chain. I used bits of thinner chain, bits of thicker chain, key… Continue reading Cascading Necklace with Vintage Shirt and Headband
Vintage shopping Am not going to show how to make anything today. In the picture is one of the vintage shops we have here in South Africa. If you look at the clothes and fabrics in this picture, the colours and designs are so vibrant and utterly gorgeous. That alone should seduce anyone to want… Continue reading Why Buy Vintage?