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April 7, 2016
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Picquot Ware – Instructions & guarantee information

A while ago I shared a blog post about Picquot Ware. In my original post I discussed the ‘lucky find’ my husband and I had when we bought some pieces of Picquot Ware at a carboot sale last summer. I … Continue reading

November 3, 2015
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My favourite reads + ‘Swing Dance’ book review

November is here and you know what that means. Not only is the countryside is looking particularly glorious with golden leaves and harvest fruits on the trees, but it also means that Christmas is on its way! Which you can probably … Continue reading

June 25, 2015
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1950s Picquot Ware & my tips for polishing metal

I thought that today’s blog post was just going to be about polishing up silverware and that I would be able to share a straightforward set of tips on how to bring your old teapot back to life. However, while … Continue reading

December 9, 2014
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Tuesday Shoesday ~ The shoe shop that time forgot

Wow, just look at these photos. This amazing old shoe store has recently been discovered after being locked up for over 50 years. A family in the US inherited an old building from their grandparents and were surprised to find it … Continue reading

October 21, 2014
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Tuesday Shoesday ~ a history lesson in 40s footwear

As you know I’ve started learning to swing dancing, including lindy hop, charleston and now balboa, all of which are intrinsically linked to the 1940s era. I’ve been going to hangar dances and I’m attending another 40s dance this coming weekend. … Continue reading

October 10, 2014
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1940s fashion for men

If you’ve been reading my blog over the past few months (and even earlier this week, because I mentioned it again in my dancing shoes blog post!) I’ve been getting very ‘into’ the 1940s scene and swing dancing. It started … Continue reading

February 23, 2012
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Create a vintage-inspired look for Spring 2012

This season, vintage is back in a big way. Last year designers, such as Marc Jacobs and Anna Sui in NY Fashion Week and Fendi and Prada in Milan, presented their Spring 2012 collections with a clear theme: the Retro … Continue reading

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