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Forbidden Charm
A vintage-loving, accessory-making writer from Melbourne, Australia.
A vintage-loving, accessory-making writer from Melbourne, Australia.

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More pics and stories from the recent Sunday Life article I was featured in. I hope you like feathers and fringe!

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Retro Queens in Sunday Life magazine
A few weeks ago, I was featured in
Sunday Life magazine in a story about women who collect vintage clothing from different
eras. In the interview, I got to talk about the origins of my vintage
obsession, and some of my favourite pieces. Not everything
made ...

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Have you seen Dita Von Teese's listings on Depop Market yet? Here's what happens when you hit the buy it now button!

#ditavonteese   #vintage   #vintagejewelry   #rhinestone  

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A package from Dita!
Anyone who follows Dita Von Teese on Instagram (which is basically everyone, right?) would know that Dita has started selling pieces from her vintage collection on Depop Market . As a fan of Dita and her enviable wardrobe, I've been following her listings f...

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What would you wear for high tea in a haunted mansion? My 1920s inspired outfit for the Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries costume exhibition.

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Ladies' high tea at Labassa Mansion
Today I headed out with my friend Paula-Jane of Powderpuff Boutique to a special high tea for the Miss Fisher's costume exhibition. Held at Labassa Mansion, it featured a special display of 1920s fashions from the National Trust's vintage clothing collectio...

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I pulled out one of my favourite  #vintage   #1950s  dresses to see Si Cranstoun last Saturday night. Read on for all the details!

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Satin, spots and Si Cranstoun
Last week, a group of us headed out to see Si Cranstoun at a huge hall about an hour's drive from Melbourne. I had no idea what to wear, but since it was more of a rock 'n' roll dance, I opted for a full skirt dress I've only worn once before. I bought it a...

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For the love of Lilli Diamond
Photographer: Peter Coulson As many readers would know, I recently tracked down the amazing Lilli Diamond and wrote a story about her in Frankie magazine! I had to keep quiet about the whole thing until the magazine came out, which was tough… It was the big...

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Celebrating 30 years of Australian band The Starliners in vintage western style! #vintage   #1940s   #western   #rockabilly  
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