Monthly Archives: October 2013

HAT LADY

Back at the hat maker’s house, I found more old photos. Unfortunately, I don’t have any information where or when they were taken, but the style is wonderful.

Posted in family album, inspiration, The Jeffery Vintage | Tagged , | Leave a comment

MORE STRIPES: SANDRA MURPHY

The other day after school I passed by the Botanical Garden in Zagreb. I tried to visit it before, as it is close to the railway station and a stroll before a long train ride can only do good – … Continue reading

Posted in inspiration, thread'n'needle | Tagged | Leave a comment

HOTEL PRAHA

Over at Folks and Fables, gorgeous Tawni put together a collection of the creepiest old dolls from etsy. Some are really old and their doll skin is broken. Immediately I had to think about entering an old abandoned house and … Continue reading

Posted in inspiration, on the road, Rijeka, The Jeffery Vintage | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

STRIPED 50s DRESSES

With the sun here giving us a warm late summer – I sat in a T-shirt in the sun today! -, I am craving for stripy things. Of course, all my treasures are packed away in storage and I only … Continue reading

Posted in inspiration, The Jeffery Vintage, thread'n'needle | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

THRIFTING IN ZAGREB: ILICA

Ilica is one of the main streets in Zagrebs city centre. But it is quite long actually and son the fancy and international chain stores give way to crumbling facades and turn-of-the-century houses. The houses are grey from the traffic … Continue reading

Posted in on the road, The Jeffery Vintage, vintage shopping | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

AUTUMN GREEN IN ZAGREB

We packed up all our things in our beautiful home in Rijeka and left. I went to Zagreb to do another month of intensive language course, which keeps me quite busy with loads of homework. While we left Rijeka in … Continue reading

Posted in The Jeffery Vintage, vintage shopping, what I wore | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

why vintage? or “7 Ways Your Grandmother Dressed Better Than You”

Confession: I do get jealous when looking at pictures of people wearing what we now consider vintage. The clothes just looked better, because they were! The article “7 Ways Your Grandmother Dressed Better Than You” in the Huffington Post lists … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

THE 50s MEXICANO

A while back I visited ym sister in Cologne, and of course had to squeeze in a little trip to the Vintage shops there. I was not looking for anything particular, you know, and as I was about to leave … Continue reading

Posted in The Jeffery Vintage, vintage shopping | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

LONGING FOR A 50s SUMMER

In Berlin I found a perfect petticoat at the Flowmarkt. It is not too fluffy like the full one I have from Vivian of Holloway, but quite moderate and after unsuccessfully searching through thrift stores I was happy to snap … Continue reading

Posted in Rijeka, The Jeffery Vintage, vintage shopping, what I wore | Tagged | 1 Comment

When you live in Berlin… (Lena Hoschek f/w 2013/14)

It is probably hard to find a vintage Blogger who has not yet come across the – excuse me – THE Lena Hoschek, Austria-based fashion designer with a soft spot for the good ol’ 50s and 40s. When you live … Continue reading

Posted in vintage shopping | Tagged , , | Leave a comment