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Vintage Sweets

There has been a while since I wrote. My son hade to go through a tough operation. Now he is well and I’d like to share this with you – som nice vintage. Enjoy!

Katja Of Sweden

Fashion History Talks! In conversation with Jessica Pushor, Costumes Collections Manager for the Chicago History Museum

Type the word “dress” into the Chicago History Museum’s online search engine and the first piece of clothing to come up is an exquisite silk satin and taffeta… 1,540 more words


Which historical era had the best look?

As you can see, on this blog I answer the real questions. Part of me is inwardly on edge as, for historical accuracy’s sake and for consistency, I should have just picked specifically English periods. 1,815 more words


Balenciaga and Fine Fabrics

You don’t really know how poor quality most of the fabric in our high street stores is, until you’ve seen and felt the real thing. Sixty years ago, in the time of our grandmother’s youth, materials were thicker, better hanging and longer lasting. 350 more words


A random 18th century doll post!

Sometimes as hard as you try to put together a highly organized post; it wont happen. I had another post written and thought that was going to be a good one to publish. 579 more words

Doll History

Ashley Tries Vintage

I actually don’t have a lot of vintage pieces in my wardrobe and I don’t usually go for vintage styling, so this week was an interesting challenge for me!  1,137 more words