This week for my The Pretty And The Kitsch Interviews series, I'll be interviewing the marvelous Anna of Mrs. Depew Vintage! She's an incredibly cool and talented woman and I'm so grateful that she agreed to be interviewed! She has also offered to sponser a really awesome giveaway - details will follow the end of … Continue reading Interview with Anna of Mrs. Depew Vintage & My First Giveaway!
How exciting! This week I'm bringing you not just one, but two interviews! Today I'm interviewing Erin from Repeated Originals - she's one heck of an awesome and talented woman and it's been so much fun talking to her and doing this interview! I hope you all enjoy this interview, and make sure to read … Continue reading Interview with Erin from Repeated Originals!
Today in my The Pretty And The Kitsch Interviews series, I'm interviewing Queenie of The Vintage Pattern Shop! She's a really interesting, talented and lovely lady and I'm so thrilled to have gotten a chance to interview her! I hope you all enjoy this interview! Tell us about your business, The Vintage Pattern Shop! We … Continue reading Interview with Queenie of The Vintage Pattern Shop
Today as part of my The Pretty And The Kitsch Interviews series, I'm interviewing the totally awesome and incredibly talented Anna of BootyVintage on Etsy! I'm so happy that she agreed to be interviewed, she is a real joy to talk to! I hope you all enjoy this interview! Tell us about your shop, BootyVintage! … Continue reading Interview With Anna of BootyVintage!
Elsa Schiaparelli was truly a one of a kind fashion designer and innovator. She collaborated with the likes of Salvador Dali (in fact, The Dali Museum is currently featuring an exhibit called Dali & Schiaparelli, which will run until January 14th, 2018. God, I wish I could go!) and wasn't afraid to try new things … Continue reading “In difficult times fashion is always outrageous.” A Little Love for Schiaparelli
Way back in the beginning of the year I found this great copy of The Complete Home Reference Book of Sewing and Needlework, published in 1940 by Mary Brooks Picken and Elizabeth L. Mathieson. It's full of absolutely wonderful information and has lots of gorgeous 1940's illustrations! This book really is a treasure, and I … Continue reading Complete Home Reference Book of Sewing and Needlework by Mary Brooks Picken and Elizabeth L. Mathieson
Last night as I was attempting to teach myself how to sew pleats I thought of Madame Grès, who was an absolute master of them, and I wished I could channel her for just a few moments to complete the task at hand. Her work with pleats was truly astounding, and I wanted to share … Continue reading Madame Gres, The Goddess of Pleats
Today's interview is with Deirdre, the wonderful owner of Vintage Pattern Lending Library! She's an incredibly sweet and talented woman and I'm so thankful that she agreed to let me interview her. 🙂 I hope you all enjoy this interview with the very awesome woman who is keeping the doors of the Vintage Pattern Lending … Continue reading Interview with Deirdre, Owner of Vintage Pattern Lending Library!
Over the weekend I watched three Pre-Code films in a row, the first being this one - Vanity Fair starring one of my favourite actresses, Myrna Loy. Myrna Loy is probably best known today for her brilliant portrayal of Nora Charles in the Thin Man movies, but did you know that at the start of … Continue reading Vanity Fair, Starring Myrna Loy, 1932
Today as part of my The Pretty And The Kitsch Interviews series, I am bringing you an interview with Xandra, the awesome owner and creator of EvaDress Patterns! She is an incredibly kind and multi-talented woman and I'm so thrilled and thankful that she agreed to take time out of her busy schedule to answer … Continue reading Interview with Xandra of EvaDress Patterns!