Tag Archive | fashion

The Sydney Fair 2017

Writing about The Sydney Fair always presents a dilemma – with so many pieces showcased from Art Deco sculpture to 1920s beaded dresses, it’s hard to do justice to every facet of what’s on display. I could write reams on the vintage fashion alone, or on just how many wonderful celluloid dance purses I saw […]

Style is Eternal – Author talk and book review

On Tuesday night I went to Nicole Jenkin’s author talk at Berkelouw Books in Paddington (exactly my sort of venue – we were seated near the second-hand book section on screen, stage and literary bios, so I walked away with not only Nicole’s book but also bios of Colette, Marlene Dietrich and Joan Crawford…either very shrewd […]

Nicole Jenkins – Style is Eternal

Nicole Jenkins is one of the leading lights in Australian vintage circles, with a reputation that extends far beyond the local scene to an international audience. One of the best types of vintage dealers – a lady who came to it through a passion for both textile art and social history, and who acquired many […]