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 […]
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.