‘I noticed a distinct lack of retro style undergarments made for the more voluptuous amongst us…I want to be able to cater to the women who have been left out.’ Elinor of The Nylon Swish is a vintage enthusiast who blogs about lingerie, stockings, foundation garments and their history, and shares her tips for embracing […]
I love a good wet set, but I’m still mastering the technique. After a number of questions and requests from people with similarly stubborn hair to mine, I’ve decided to blog about how I do my wet sets, and record the results each day for you. For nine days I won’t wash or re-style my […]
The Blue Mountains knows how to celebrate history, vintage style and alternative culture. On Saturday the streets of Katoomba were alive with visitors, vintage lovers and the strong Blue Mountains community, and Katoomba Street was lined with gleaming classic cars once more for the annual Lady Luck festival. Live music and performances brought cheers to […]
It’s official! My personal shop, Tara’s Vintage Closet, is online and stocked with quality pre-loved, ethically sourced women’s clothing and accessories. To celebrate the new online shop full of marvellous vintage and pre-loved vintage reproduction things (with more to come), I’m offering 10% off for Australian customers for one full week, until the end of […]
If The King really is alive, he was in Parkes on the weekend. When you squinted, you could see him there, just out of focus, just beyond the edge of frame. And even if Elvis Presley himself wasn’t there at least his spirit was alive and well in fans and tribute artists, large and small. […]
For the first blog of 2017 I thought I would visit one of my passions, and resolutions – to be kinder to the environment. I’m no eco angel, but I have been drawn to vintage for aesthetic and historical as well as ethical reasons.