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Rapheal Kirchner

Another blast of beauty from Paris in the early 1900’s. The colours Raphael Kirchner chose are so soft and dreamlike, his images of feminine beauty almost take you to another time and place. 72 more words

Art & Design

Mania

Oh, I’ve been wanting to see this badly. God knows I love restored silent films; especially if they are with Pola Negri. She looks so beautiful in this one because this is she is the exotic European Pola before she started to really blend in 20’s fashions. 267 more words

Pola Negri

Book of the Month - 'The Paying Guests' by Sarah Waters

Here it is…

For September we will be reading and discussing ‘The Paying Guests. It is the newly released 6th book by Welsh writer Sarah Waters, who is best known for her historical fiction with feminist and particularly lesbian themes. 117 more words

Books

I wish I could knit

I recently entered a competition on the Crinoline Robot blog which is written by the lovely Mim who actually is one of the very few vintage blog writers that is vaguely in my neck of the woods. 601 more words

Vintage Fashion

September 'Book of the Month' & Online Book Club Launch

Goodness me! Is it that time already?!

It’s September 1st. That means that summer is almost pretty much basically over. It means we’re a step nearer to hysteric Christmas jumpers. 194 more words

Books

Happy Labor Day, Everyone!

Labor Day was celebrated for the first time in New York City in 1882. It began as a state holiday, getting voted in by individual states, but gained popularity and was voted a national holiday by Congress in 1894. 165 more words

Holidays