They sure don’t make em’ like they used too. These hilarious print advertisements for somewhat bizarre exercise gadgets from the 70s will be sure to bring a smile to your face. From air compression shorts to sauna workout suite, it looks like weight loss schemes have never gone out of style.
Created and owned by styling duo Lesli Wood and Erica Clum, Goldmine is a boutique, workshop and communal space. Inside you’ll find eclectic pieces ranging from meticulously selected vintage wearables, hand crafted raw stone and metal jewelry and a myriad of other curiosities made by local and distant artisans with an emphasis on re-use and up-cycling.
The crew at Twin Cat Vintage have extended their range of clothing from vintage clothing to new designs inspired by the past. Given they’re limited edition, they still have the feeling of ‘one-of a kind’ that vintage offers.
Sorting through the racks at op and vintage shops can be tiring, right? Given time is money, and you and I have little of either, shopping for one-off vintage finds at Spanish Moss makes sense. With a few clicks you can connect with the beautifully curated collection of amazing ’80s jumpsuits, ’40s kimonos or ’70s caftans as well as their signature range of new clothes – American Gold.
Recently I attended a rock music festival where my task was to style the line-up of fifteen bands. Backstage there was no shortage of groupies. Good thing, the tongue-in-cheek, Badcock Apparelwas supplying the uni-sexy tees. Vintage-like fabrics, comfy organic washes and hilariously racy graphics, such as ‘I love (insert male rooster picture here)’ were just [...]
Creating modern-vintage inspired by 1950s Australian housewives and rock’n'roll style pin-up glamour, Peta Pledger has been producing one-off, made-to-measure or small-run garments and accessories since 2003. Her love affair with the sewing machine began in 1988 when — like many lovely ladies — she couldn’t find any clothing that flattered her figure.