Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Love Vintage

Sydney Fair 2012

I went to this fabulous fair at the weekend with my wonderful mum. It was a scorching day in Sydney so we went happily into the air con and rummaged through the gorgeous Vintage attire. It was just like old times for us [we currently don't live in the same country!] We shopped and haggled and generally had a good time!

Just a snippet of the photos I took on the day, there was gorgeous fabric and colour everywhere... not to mention to extreme efforts that some people had gone to in their fashion, it was AMAZING. x










There were some fabulous items, I could of spent a fortune! There was fashion, bags, homewares, textiles, books, fabrics, trinkets and many bargains to be had.

I came away with a tapestry bag, earrings, old children's books, a tea cup set
[obviously], lace doiley's and napkins and plenty ideas and inspiration. I tried on some dresses, gorgeous but the boobs as usual didn't want to fit... he he x

Also there were Fashion shows and talks on allsorts from Burlesque to 'How to collect and wear Vintage'. We watched a show on British fashion through the decades.. it was great fun!

A few of the stands I liked in particular were: [ I loved them all! Not all are online..]

My 50's closet.

Recycology

Circa Vintage Hats

This fabulous lady Candice De Ville talked about her Vintage story and how she became a collector and lover. It was wonderful, inspiring and funny. I would recommend a visit to her website! She says the 3 things that Vintage shouldn't do are as follows:

''It shouldn't age you, it shouldn't make you look broke and it should never make you look crazy!'' Candice De ville. 2012.

Find more details on the event and future events here.

Enjoy!

Miss K-T x


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