Tag Archives: Vintage


I’m pretty chuffed with this vintage Hawaiian print dress I found at an op shop in Melbourne recently. Perhaps even smug. It fits like a glove which is rare for me with vintage finds as older garments tend to be … Continue reading

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My Parents Were Awesome

Have you seen the blog My Parents Were Awesome? I love it. It shares outrageously vintage photos of parents back when they were cool. So this weekend I found some old photos of my parents and in the spirit of MPWA … Continue reading

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Vintage Stores & Markets: My Top 10 World Wide Picks

In no particular order: 1 Stella Dallas, 218 Thompson Street (near Bleecker), NYC 2 Malin Landaeus, 155 N 6th St Brooklyn, NY 3 Stella Dallas Living, 281 N 6th St Brooklyn, NY 4 10ft Single by Stella Dallas, 285 N 6th … Continue reading

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Secrets to Op-Shopping Success!

I would say my wardrobe is at least 60% recycled. By this I mean second-hand, ‘thrifted’, from an op-shop. So I feel I have fairly good authority to dish out advice on how to perfect the sometimes daunting task of … Continue reading

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Sassy Sue’s

Anyone headed to the West Australian Goldfields region soon should not deny themselves a visit to Sassy Sue’s. Why? Because on the main street of Kalgoorlie lies the most impressive collection of vintage clothes, accessories, homewares, books, jewellery and more … Continue reading

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Last Days of Autumn

A far more season-friendly outfit post today. I bought this coat from Savers for $16.95 two weeks ago, a welcome addition to my wardrobe just before winter. It’s a wool/cashmere blend and ridiculously warm. Off to the football tonight, go … Continue reading

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Yesterday I bought this clock from Vinnies (an Op Shop, Thrift/Second Hand store) for $5. Isn’t it adorable?! As a child I envisaged having a red one of these which would wake me every morning with its obnoxious ring and … Continue reading

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True Blue or Purple Haze?

So I had a problem trying to pick the perfect cliche post name for this post because I couldn’t figure out whether this dress is purple or blue?! Anyway, lately i’ve found myself strangely attracted to blue dresses and shirts … Continue reading

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