Tag Archive: Vintage Clothing

Incoming: Gravestone Posse at the 2011 Toronto Fringe

Photo by Neil Muscott. Check out this promo photo of me from the Canadian Space Opera Company‘s production of Gravestone Posse. The CSpOC gang is doing another one of our steampunk live radio… Continue reading

The Weekend Before Last Weekend’s Finds

Catching up on some recent acquisitions from the CAFTCAD Movie Wardrobe Sale. Only got three things but they are all good. Above is a $10 broomstick dress with a peacock feather print. On… Continue reading

Midweek Modness: Print Fine Vintage

My niece was in town last week. We were wandering past Print Fine Vintage where we these two knit pieces in the window. The ’20s and the ’70s were good times for knits.… Continue reading

1960s Thai Bangkok Dress

This week has been just plain weird, but last weekend was magical. So let’s revisit the magical times. We went to a lovely joint birthday dinner for my sister-in-law Teri and her sister… Continue reading

Skirts Go Long

The lovely spring weather this weekend inspired me to take my latest vintage floral-print Liberty skirt for a spin. The hemline falls mid-calf, but I was emboldened by all of the longer skirt… Continue reading

Photo Find: Vintage Bikini Babes

I need a new bathing suit. I bought an awesome one last year, but I can’t find it anywhere. I hope I can find one in a lovely pastel floral or paisley print… Continue reading

Kiss Me I’m Partially Irish

As you may or may not know, my paternal grandmother was a Collins of the Spaniard’s Bay Collinses who were descended from the County Cork Collinses. To celebrate my tiny fraction of Irish… Continue reading

A Touch Of Mink

Found this funky fur coat at The Salvation Army in K-W this weekend. I think it’s mink. It’s chevron pattern is achieved by sewing tiny strips of contrasting colours together. It is very… Continue reading

The Latest Liberty Find

Girly floral prints are still big for Spring 2011: they were featured prominently at Jil Sander, Erdem and Mui Mui. So I was, of course, delighted to find this long flowy skirt at… Continue reading

1940s Rayon Crepe Dress Update

Remember my haunted dress? It shrunk when I washed it. I searched the interwebs for a fix and one site suggested that steaming it would relax the fibres, and the jolie robe would… Continue reading

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