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Vintage Fabric Cushions > $60 (pair)

These cushions are made with drapery fabric circa 1960. The bold, mod print pattern is a delight to the eyes!

• colours are various shades of green, black and white… 29 more words


Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge in a vintage 1950s  advertisement for Jax Beer

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Mom 1958-1964: Self-defining struggle

There in the red suitcase, which seemed to hold all of the more important letters, I found them. My sister, Carla, had only the vaguest idea of who her biological father really was, and I had no idea. 1,093 more words

Mom's Past

The Jazz Singer

Here in the South we have an expression: “you clean up pretty good.” Has nothing to do with vacuuming or window washing or dusting. What it means, in the case of a woman, is that with a little lipstick, some face powder, rouge and perfume, a nice dress, fancy shoes and a well manicured hairdo, she looks a whole lot better than when she rolled out of bed in the morning. 337 more words

Toronto Vintage Society: Pre-Opening Sneak Peak at Tatyana's New Boutique

I’m about to share below a great post created by the Toronto Vintage Society about the amazing and fantastic “Tatyana Designs” (formally known as Bettie Page) that is opening in Toronto ASAP! 1,787 more words

Vintage Style

Pilot & Captain Vintage Turbo Flyer

Instead of making paper airplanes from paper handouts during summer classes, why not spend some cash on a aerodynamic paper plane?  And if you’re a vintage plane aficionado, then you’ll definitely enjoy this Pilot & Captain Vintage Turbo Flyer!