Category Archive: Lookbooks

Freebie Friday: Shearling, Shears and Fears

Going on a walkabout

Read All About It: Style Insider and DuJour

Some stuff I wrote.

Ahoy Matey! 1958 Chatelaine Magazine Cover

Last spring, nautical themes were the big trend. Remember all the Breton pullovers and anchor print shirts? Maritime mode is still in this year so you can get another season’s wear out of… Continue reading

Girl’s Own Girl’s Own Adventure

A found drawing

Reading Materials

Judging books by their covers.

Midweek Modness: Enamelled Copper Pheasant Brooch

Don’t have much to say except that I could not resist this cute enamelled bird. The shape reminds me a little bit of Charley Harper’s abstract birds (see example from Charley Harper: An… Continue reading

Look! Books! The Crown

For fans of all things vintage, there’s no read like a good historical thriller!

Elizabeth Taylor and Bulgari: 125 Years of Italian Magnificence

The auction of Elizabeth Taylor’s jewellery collection was announced. The auction catalogue features over 300 pieces from her fabled jewellery box. I spent the weekend reading about and looking at pictures of her… Continue reading

More Scarf Magic

Why do I keep buying vintage scarves? Like this Laura Ashley floral print number I picked up last week. I certainly don’t need any more scarves, but I can’t resist them. As I… Continue reading

Keef is Kool

My copy of Keith Richard’s Life arrived today. I’ve only had time to look at the pictures, but Keef seems to be a watch guy. I can spot a chunky LED in pictures… Continue reading

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