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Tag Archives: vintage

Lifeline vintage glamour night

By 3 May 2013

[ 27 July 2013 at 6:00 pm; ]

Lifeline Canberra are throwing on a bit of a shindig this July containing some great ACTs performing for a good cause.

LIFELINE CANBERRA INVITES YOU TO A NIGHT OF VINTAGE GLAMOUR
- FEDERATION BALLROOM, HYATT HOTEL -

YOUR TICKET INCLUDES
Pre-dinner drinks and canapés, a sumptuous three course dinner
designed by the Hyatt Executive Chef
with beverages and a number [...]

Canberra’s best vintage fashion shopping – treasures and bargains

By 26 February 2011

Fash ‘n’ Treasure is Canberra’s best fashion shopping event.

Canberra’s fashion Darlings go retail

By 21 January 2011

Canberra fashionistas, vintage lovers and burlesque girls will all be familiar with local vintage goddesses and etiquette sophisticates the Darling Sisters.
Darla and Blossom have finally opened their retail store, at Unit 9, 7 O’Hanlon Place, Gold Creek Square, Nicholls, ACT.
‘Yes, no longer content with being online only, we longed for a little place to call [...]

Op shopping in Canberra?

By 13 October 2010

This weekend seems as good a time as any to go op shopping. I’ve never been op shopping in Canberra before, so can regulars give me a few tips on where to find treasure? I’ve heard that there are some Salvos stores in Mitchell and Phillip – are they any good?
Cheers!

Thirty-one days of the Forties

By 1 October 2010

You may already have encountered Frocktober, a fund-raising and awareness-raising initiative for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation.
A striking statistic is that, across Australia, “One woman dies every ten hours from ovarian cancer… for many women with ovarian cancer, the disease is already well advanced when they are first diagnosed”.
 
Unfortunately, there is currently no screening test [...]

April’s Caravan – Vintage clothing garden party

By 1 October 2010

[ 9 October 2010 at 12:00 pm; ]

If you’re after that “vintage” fashion look, but don’t like op shops there is a more pleasant way:

Hooray for Spring!

Hooray for vintage clothing garden parties!

Hooray for astroturf picnics with boys in rolled up shirt sleeves and girls in pretty frocks!

Hooray for the Fuelers swinging on the verandah!

Dearest Blossoms, you know I like to shop. I [...]

Local designer adds new dimension to Canberra’s fashion scene

By 8 July 2009

Local Canberra designer Polly Stokes will soon be launching her exclusive fashion label Polbymade.  Polly’s label brings together over ten years experience in design with distinctive fabrics to create one-of-a-kind garments for wedding, formal and everyday wear.
 
Polly’s signature is the innovative use of traditional Japanese fabrics in contemporary designs.  After graduating with a Bachelor of [...]

The Way We Wear: Vintage Fashion Fair

By 22 June 2009

The Way We Wear are doing another Vintage Fashion Fair at Albert Hall.
Friday 3 July 6pm – 9pm
Saturday 4 July 10am – 5pm
Sunday 5 July 10am – 4pm
Adults $12, children $6, family $30
The theme this time is “Space Age Fashion”, because it’s the 40th anniversary of the moon landing and the 4th of July weekend.
I [...]

Cotter River invaded by Toranas

By 19 January 2009

Went to the Cotter on Sunday, and all these Torana’s just started rocking up and they sounded and looked awesome.
When leaving the FJ Holden’s started arriving too, not sure if it is a weekend thing, but nice to
see all the same.
Is this a regular weekend thing?
(Slideshow below)

Terribly British Day – A review

By 9 December 2008

[First filed: December 07, 2008 @ 15:43]

With the weather fine, what better way to spend a Sunday morning in the city than popping into the lawns in front of Old Parliament House for a look at the “Terribly British” car show?
Even if you only have a passing interest in cars this one is amazing. The [...]

Terribly British Day – A review

By 7 December 2008 FEATURED ARTICLE

With the weather fine, what better way to spend a Sunday morning in the city than popping into the lawns in front of Old Parliament House for a look at the “Terribly British” car show?
Even if you only have a passing interest in cars this one is amazing. The multiplicity of vehicles knocked out of [...]

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