Fashion Insider Clare Press on our global Wardrobe Crisis

Our society is overloaded with stuff. In this context, the vintage wardrobe makes perfect sense: because it’s re-using a resource that is already in existence, and uses no virgin materials. Clare Press, who urges us ‘not underestimate the power of vintage, thrifted, second-hand and upcyled fashion’, is a fashion insider who has decided to use her […]

Tara’s Vintage Closet Sale!

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 […]

A Room Of One’s Own

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 […]