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.
My ‘Room Of One’s Own’, to reference Virginia Woolf, is finally ready. After seven years of gradual, almost entirely DIY home renovations – painting, fixing the roof, eaves, rotted cladding, setting up solar panels, rain water, fire protection, insulation, a new bathroom and more – spaced out according to time and budget constraints, I have […]
After hundreds of questions from women keen to find out more about corsets to benefit their own health and back issues or fashion and fancy dress needs, I thought I would put together this Corset 101. I must stress that proper fit is key, and that is what this blog hopes to address. I also hope to help people who are new to corsetry to avoid the many cheaply made and ill-fitting products online that are often called ‘corsets’ but are often not corsets at all.
‘Who says I can’t be who I am and pave my own way? Diversity is extremely important and brands need to listen and learn about it.’ Paris born, LA-based pin-up Jenny Rieu is making waves as a cover girl and model, from Black Pinups Magazine to Pinup Girl Clothing’s ‘Couture for Every Body’ campaign, but […]