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Midnight Garden Musings with The House of Foxy and Call Me Valerie

Once upon a time, a girl in her early 20s said she wanted to dress 40s. But felt like her body was wrong to wear 1940s style. At the time, 1940s repro wasn't as accessible or as size diverse. True vintage was expensive. So she dressed the 1950s and thought that's all she could ever… Continue reading Midnight Garden Musings with The House of Foxy and Call Me Valerie

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Welcoming 2021 with Desvalido

Hello everyone and welcome to 2021! It feels like a lifetime since I last shared on this page. I must admit, running a business definitely takes a lot of your time. More than I ever actually expected and that part of me that's a bit of a workaholic....well let's say in a lot of ways… Continue reading Welcoming 2021 with Desvalido

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Hostess Magic with Pretty Retro from Aussie Stockist Call me Valerie

Do you have a style of dress that no matter what, you just keep on coming back to? As I've moved through my 20s and reached 30, my obsession with blouses and 'shirt' style dresses has definitely reached its peak. So naturally, when one of my favorite 1940s enabling stores got in this stunning wine… Continue reading Hostess Magic with Pretty Retro from Aussie Stockist Call me Valerie

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2020 Free Trial period Over ~ With Vinnie Boy Vintage!

Wearing Vinnie Boy Vintage Dearest Deer Fawn and Bluebird tee Ah 2020...I can honestly say this isn't what I expect from you. If you'd told me that the final year of my 20s would start with a roaring success that quickly shuttered into a world pandemic, well I probably would have laughed. Like so many… Continue reading 2020 Free Trial period Over ~ With Vinnie Boy Vintage!

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Hello Summer in the Jenna Turquoise Floral Dress from Elise Boutique

While I've never much been a fan of summer weather, I've always adored summer prints and clothing styles. There's just something so dreamy about a floral print, lighter colours and flowy cuts. I'm someone whose wardrobe is definitely either freezing cold winter styled or summer/spring looks and I'm always on the hunt for gorgeous summer… Continue reading Hello Summer in the Jenna Turquoise Floral Dress from Elise Boutique

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A walk down nostalgia lane with Sesame Street and Erstwilder

Growing up in the 90s, Sesame street was definitely one of the shows I remember from my childhood. Having a grandfather that liked the muppets, really concreted my love of these adorable fluffy puppets early. So I was SUPER excited when I saw that Erstwilder was taking a walk down memory lane with their latest… Continue reading A walk down nostalgia lane with Sesame Street and Erstwilder

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New Years Eve Ready in Kitten D’Amour

Its not very often I see a dress online and know instantly that I need to have it. But boy oh boy did I know I needed the new Sequin vamp dress in red and champagne sequins from Kitten D'Amour when they shared it on their IG recently and I have to say, it did… Continue reading New Years Eve Ready in Kitten D’Amour

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Charlie Stone 1940s Magic

We all know I simply love shoes! Now days I have a large number of heels in my collection. But there are some days I just want something a bit more casual for when I've got a lot of walking to do or I just want comfort. I feel like this is a want for… Continue reading Charlie Stone 1940s Magic

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Its Rocky Horror Baby! ~ Rocky Horror Picture Show Release with Erstwilder

I've been buzzing with Anticipation about the newest Erstwilder release, the Rocky Horror Picture show! I came late to the Rocky Horror Show party, only seeing the movie for the first time in my early 20s but better to arrive late than never at all. Who could forget Tim Curry's famous portrayal of the Dr.… Continue reading Its Rocky Horror Baby! ~ Rocky Horror Picture Show Release with Erstwilder

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By the fire with Lavender and Peach Boutique

Sometimes there is nothing more sophisticated than a sheath dress. A timeless classic, these dresses suit a variety of body shapes and just seem to ooze elegance. Now a sheath dress combined with florals, one of my absolute favorite things is even better and perfect for adding some colour all year round. Flowers ~ Peach… Continue reading By the fire with Lavender and Peach Boutique