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 […]
Since first attending a few years ago with a pram in tow, the Fifties Fair has become a regular event on our family calendar. Few occasions can capture the sense of a mid century social atmosphere quite like the Fifties Fair, thanks in no small part to the extraordinary venue of Harry Seidler’s modernist masterpiece, Rose Seidler House, […]
I only wear red lipstick. Truly. Only red will do. It is my ‘red steel’. With my lipstick on, I am ready to take on the day. For this reason, I take my reds pretty seriously. This is my second red lipstick test, looking at Kat Von D, Besame and Lime Crime.
Jasmin Rodriguez, editor-in-chief of Vintage Vandalizm wears her NYC roots and her family history on her stylish, vintage sleeves. The successful blogger, style icon and buyer for Pinup Girl Clothing dropped by to chat with Victory Lamour about vintage style, Puerto Rican pin-ups and her lifelong battle with keloid scars.
Katoomba’s annual Lady Luck festival brings the town alive – Katoomba Street bedecked with classic cars, the front lawns of the historic Carrington hotel taken over by swing dancing and vintage and retro clothing stalls, and the mountain air filled with the beats of rockabilly music. This year was no different, although the weather did not cooperate, and […]
In the 24th year of the annual Parkes Elvis Festival, we finally made it. I’d been looking forward to taking in the sights of the festival for some years, and this year we took out Bettie the vintage caravan, and stayed for two nights to take in a slice of what the festival has on […]