The Truth About Vanity Sizing

There was a lot of hullaballoo in the UK last week about the practice of Vanity Sizing. A couple of months ago when we were all up in arms about size 0 to… Continue reading

1920s Filagree Ring

The 1920s and ’30s weren’t all about the geometric lines of the Art Deco design. Light and lacey, this style was a continuations of Edwardian era styles and continued to be popular up… Continue reading

Caped Crusaders

Listen ladies, with the temperatures hovering between 5°C and 19°C, it’s perfect cape weather. On Saturday, I attended an evening at the theatre were there were not one, not two but three women… Continue reading

Locket To Me

I got this pretty locket in a jewellery lot I won on eBay. It’s enamelled front uses a technique called guilloché, which basically means a machine etched pattern. I could see the locket… Continue reading

Bring Back The Dress Clip!

A dress clip is a brooch that uses a hinged clip or two-pronged pin to fasten on to clothing. They were super popular between the 1920s and 1940s because they are extremely versatile.… Continue reading

Do Over: Cufflink Necklace

This is probably the laziest piece of jewellery I have ever made. I took a single cufflink and put it on a chain. Ta da! I think it looks kind of modernist. My… Continue reading

Wakmann Braille Watch

On Sunday I found a braille watch. As you can see, the crystal flips open with the touch of a button. The dial has raised bumps for markers and unusually shaped hands so… Continue reading

Malcolm McLaren is Dead

Somewhere in this very messy office is a slim catalogue for a show I saw at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in 1988. The show was called Impresario: Malcolm McLaren & The… Continue reading

The “It” Sweater — Breton Stripes

If you want to look like a chic fille in a stripey sweater, you should totally check out the Alfred Sung Pure collection at Zellers. You can get the boat neck sweater pictured… Continue reading

Why Don’t You Make Cactus Planters Out Of Old Crockery?

I was at my Aunt Irma and Uncle Craig’s place for the first time in a long time. I always admired the sunny aesthetic of their place. And I like how Aunt Irma… Continue reading

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