Coco-Chanel really?

Oh It feels so good to be back! I’ve been on holiday over the last couple of weeks, visiting Singapore & Thailand and have terribly missed blogging. Well..Here’s a brief of what it was… Continue reading

The face of 1966

  ~Short hair | boyish look | the mini | chic | sixties freedom | loving it ~    

Vintage Kate

Kate Moss in a Vintage Bowie Playsuit??? Yes, you better believe it. Moss joined Noel Gallagher on stage, to accept an award on behalf of the Great David Bowie at the Brit Awards last… Continue reading

Art Deco Exhibition

A 1920s exhibition in Melbourne, Australia. Hell yeah! Dare to dream about Gatsby one more time? Why not? Bright patterns, bold designs, kimonos, clashing colour combinations, sheer elegance & sequinned beaded dresses were… Continue reading

In need of Coco Inspiration? Read on!

Have an inspirational week! xx

The New Look

After the war, women longed for frivolity in dresses and beautiful feminine clothes, that did not look like a civilian version of a military uniform. Christian Dior along with Illustrator Rene Gruau gave… Continue reading

Retro Sale

I went to an old-school sale a few weeks ago, called Melbourne Vintage. The warehouse had a fine collection of timeless classics, from vintage & vinyl suitcases, type-writers, clocks, books and glasses to… Continue reading

Givenchy & Hepburn!

“His are the only clothes in which I am myself. He is far more than a couturier, he is a creator of personality,”- Audrey Hepburn said of  her favourite designer Hubert de Givenchy.… Continue reading

Girl.. You’ll be a woman soon!

Remember the foxy Uma Thurman in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction. I’m sure you do! Here’s a sneak-peak of my favourite ensemble of the groovy chic in the 90s hit film. Her retro hairdo, blue… Continue reading

Christmas in Vintage town

We visited a vintage town this Christmas. Oh yes they still exist! It was a little country hub, north of Victoria, located on the banks of the Murray River called Echuca. For a… Continue reading

The Op Shop

After donating towards Save the children for a few years, I was looking for something more hands-on to contribute towards making poverty history. So when I came across a job advertisement at an… Continue reading

A Tea party

It’s Fleur’s 2nd birthday next week and I don’t have anything planned for her except for a room full of balloons, a day at the park and a nice present ( perhaps a… Continue reading

A short walk down the Isle

Short Wedding Dresses! There is something so unique, casual, care-free and rule- breaking about it. I  really wanted one for my wedding. Unfortunately it was too traditional and I couldn’t get myself to… Continue reading

Vintage love

If music be the food of love, play on ~William Shakespeare~  

My time with Marilyn

I didn’t  know much about Marilyn except for her image as a leading sex symbol in the 50s and her infamous Ivory halter dress. But the film My week with Marilyn was something else. The film… Continue reading

All that glitters IS gold!

The dazzling 23-year old country singer, Taylor Swift made heads turn and  jaws drop at the American Music Awards last night.Oh yeah! Well, she did win four awards!! Artist of the Year, Favourite… Continue reading

Good ol Christmas!

With the festive season around the corner I hope you are feeling the Christmas spirit and cheer! 😉 I think the best way to start off, is to buy beautiful Christmas cards. People… Continue reading

Revival Closet: Market Day!

My first thought about a market is finding Vintage Treasure. My second thought is finding some unique handmade products, by upcoming small businesses. My third is having a fun relaxed day 😉 We’ve… Continue reading

Girlfriends

Call it a clan, Call it a network, Call it a tribe, Call it a family. Whatever you call it, Whoever you are, You need one ~ Jane Howard~

The Grunge love in 1994

When Johnny and Kate stepped out together for the first time, the world was almost immediately obsessed with them. Here’s the 90s IT couple with their very first style-statement! Simply love it!  

Retro Print Revival

I came across this article on The Design Files blog, based on Melbourne designer Tamara Watts of Retro Print Revival.  Tamara owns a studio in a neighbouring suburb, Brunswick. She gives us the very… Continue reading

Oopsy Daisy!

The two women who wore shorts in public for the first time in 1937, supposedly drew a large amount of male attention which caused a car crash. This is one of the Iconic… Continue reading

Hello Summer

I received mail the other day and this was the postage stamp on the envelope. Loving the 60s vibe of surf, beach, beauty & sunshine. Ready for Summer? Hell Yeah! Nice one Australia!… Continue reading

There’s something about Michelle

She’s always cool, relaxed and comfortable, yet trendy, chic, and beautiful. I’m not too sure if it’s her pixie haircut that’s her biggest style statement or whether it’s her retro dressing sense that… Continue reading

The Purist 1967

It’s amazing how a dress that is almost 50 years old, can reflect such Modernism! This Balenciaga creation of 1967 was made of white silk-satin and silk- gazar. With minimalism and simplicity, the… Continue reading

Vintage Dior

Space Alien Reaction: When Dior went to Russia in 1959, the nation was still recovering from WWII, a time when there was no place for heels and beautiful dresses. ~ Style.com~

Vintage Relaxation…

Nothing like it! 😉

Audrey Hepburn

People, even more than things have to be restored,renewed,revived,reclaimed and redeemed. Never throw out anyone ~Audrey Hepburn~

Oh Mila!

  Need I say more? 😉

Kate Moss

The retro beauty, rocking the floral print! I really work. I like the feeling that I’ve nailed it, and we’ve got the picture ~ Kate Moss~

Gisele’s vintage home!

Built from scratch and hand-picked by the couple, Gisele Bundchen & Tom Brady’s 14000 square-foot home in L.A is an interpretation of old-European architecture. It is filled with antiques and vintage inspired elegance.… Continue reading

Vintage Indian Prints

India is a country with a unique blend of cultures, widely expressed through art, literature, music and fashion. The face of India is changing with it’s emerging fashion industry. My family was from… Continue reading

~Your Dressing Room~

A Dressing Room is undoubtedly the best place in a girl’s home. With the right ambience, this little corner can bring you great joy. To me, it’s a kind of therapy! You can… Continue reading

60s Supermodel Jean Shrimpton

Jean Shrimpton, one of the first ever supermodels created world-wide sparks when she attended the Melbourne Cup Carnival (Derby Day) in 1965, at Flemington racecourse. She wore a white shift dress that was four… Continue reading

Oh Pretty Woman!

Last night I watched the 90s hit love story, Pretty Woman, for the hundredth time (Ok I’m exaggerating) But for someone who’s by-hearted most dialogues, loves the soundtrack, memorised scenes, dreamt of it’s clothing and fallen… Continue reading

Fleur, Dots & I

“Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini’, don’t you just love that track? Listening to the 60s number makes me dream of summer, the beach & polka dots most of all. I… Continue reading

~Minty Fresh~

Now here’s a shade of green that brings memories of cool retro stuff, don’t you think?   And here’s how you can wear it. With elegance, grace , sophistication and serenity! This Burberry… Continue reading

True Vintage at the Emmys

Amongst all the expensive Jewellery & high end designer wear, was a little black dress. This vintage inspired beauty was gracefully worn by actress/comedian Sarah Silverman at the Emmy awards this year. How… Continue reading

Zara’s short story & vintage trends!

Having been in and out of Zara clothing ever since I was 16,  I cannot compare it’s quality or style to any other affordable label till date. The confidence of wearing something comfortable… Continue reading

A happy wife from the 50s!

Vintage is in. Retro is making it’s comeback. So why not me? With the way my life is right now, I’m pretty much like a wife from the 50s and I’m loving it.… Continue reading

Boho Fun!

Here’s some Boho inspiration I found on Pinterest! I love lace & all things white. It symbolises innocence, perfection, peace & feminism. Thought you’d love it too! Take a look! Found this interesting? Hit like… Continue reading

Marilyn & the ‘subway’ dress.

A Style Icon, movie star, model and singer, Marilyn Monroe was America’s leading sex symbol, during the 1950s, early 1960s and even today. Her ‘Subway‘ dress, the ivory pleated billowy halter, she wore in… Continue reading

Lizzy in the sky with diamonds!

Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewellery! What a breathtaking sight! After watching a documentary on the auction of her incredible jewels, I just had to share this with you. Apart from being mesmerised by her violet… Continue reading

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel

A name that creates instant recognition of sophistication, elegance and class. The one that built a fashion empire, so large that no one else could be seen or heard. An empire that designer… Continue reading

~The Stylish Mr.Morrison~

A true rockstar with a style to die for, this bloke’s style was cool, relaxed, laid back and carefree yet sexy, rough, rugged and wild. ‘Jim Morrison, the lead singer of  The Doors’,… Continue reading

Cyndi~The Punk Goddess~

And it’s that time of the year again! It’s August. It’s my birthday this month and like every other year I’ve been thinking of ways to celebrate. Drinks with friends at a pub,… Continue reading

The magic of turquoise!

The colour Turquoise has magical powers! Seriously!! A beautiful blend of green and blue, this colour is all about calmness, creativity, communication and emotional balance. It is said to have healing properties that… Continue reading

Thinking Short? Think Pixie!

Of all the haircuts I’ve had over the years, my favourite has got to be the Pixie Crop! I’ve always had long straight hair, kind of boring if you ask me. I was… Continue reading

Prada & Me!

I know it feels like a million years ago but this flick still keeps me glued to my seat each time I watch it. ‘The Devil Wears Prada’, easily one of my favourite… Continue reading

Game, Set & Match for Miss Sears!

Although I was ecstatic about Mr.Scotsman Murray, the first Brit dude to win the Wimbledon in “77 years”, my eyes were fixated on on”Ms.Kim Sears”. Stylish as hell in a mint green crochet… Continue reading