Sunday, January 31, 2010

11 Days.

I haven't shared this because I get all jinx-scared but I think it's close enough for me to announce that in 11 days I will be flying to NYC. New York city is probably my favorite place in the world (granted I haven't been everywhere but from the places I've been too NYC is was ahead of everywhere else) . So in 11 days my lovely and I are going to spend 10 days in New York bliss. And it's going to be FREEZING - but I love winter (as apposed to my lovely, but I'll keep him as warm as I can), should be great!

Obviously I will be vintage shopping like crazy for both myself and RakShniya Vintage - I have stores mapped out, so it should be lots of fun. I would love to get some suggestions as to where to go and what to do? it could also affirm I have a reader or two :)

Friday, January 29, 2010

Things I Liked This Week

1. Truly talented Amanda Wachob and her fine art tattoos -
These are the one's I would get

2. This gorgeous wedding headpiece

3. Vintage eye-wear
(and these specifically because they aren't catlike)

4. David Bowie finger puppets -
I wish I knew someone who really loved Mr. Bowie
so I could get this for them..

5. Etsy featured a really wonderful and inspirational Flickr album called
The Craftsman Builder and I just wanted to share some pictures
from it that I liked:

Wednesday, January 27, 2010


Obviously, I didn't charge the camera's batteries and so 2 seconds after I strated a HUGE photoshoot for the shop, the camera started crying and then died on me. Well... until it charges I thought I'd share two things my parents got me for my little shop and fashion/vintage-filled life that made me very happy (YAY!) :

Two vintage tin boxes filled with vintage button galore

A new mannequin!

She's so pretty and soft and I must give her a name...
it'll come to me..
Also, her left breast is slightly higher than her right one
which makes her quite the little humen does'nt it?? :) how exciting!

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Earthtone Outfit

I was batching up some of the newest items I added to the shop for flickr and somehow these four got put together and behold - it is actually quite a lovely possible outfit. It needs a blue or purple brooch though to break up the color:

Enormous Flower and Branch

Vintage Pewter And Blue Cabochon Floral Crescent Brooch

and for a more mellow color that blends in better with the outfit,
but is as lovely as the others,

Vintage Pink Rhinestone Swirling Star Brooch

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Friday, January 22, 2010

Mociun + SHABD, I Like You

I usually gravitate towards the more wintery layered look but these creation by collaborators Mociun and SHABD are so lovely and feminine and light that I simply can't resist. There's something about the contrast between the almost graffiti-like tie dye and the lightness and girly silhouettes of the garments that are just RIGHT.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Two at the Price of One

The best of thrifts - I bought this amazing double-sides early 1950s pleated skirt yesterday from RakShniya (my mothers second-hand and vintge shop). Since I also had a photo shoot for my shop I managed to take pictures of the glorious skirt because I couldn't wait to share.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Personal Favorite

I just love this suit - it was my grandmothers and even though I wouldn't wear it in my dayily life it's very dear to me and I think it's so beautiful. I guess that's the point of vintage clothes right? once you put them on they sweep you into this different state of mind and they allow you to live in another period of time.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Itty Bitty Update

I've had a very very busy week and could hardly do anything let alone post anything blog or shop wise. Made a very small update to the shop today displayed bellow and am happy to say business has been going well since the beginning of the year.
I can't wait for this semester to end so I can have some time to do things that are important to me but I can never get to because of classwork. Well things should get better soon. I wish you all a good week to come.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010


New song and video from amazing Sia:

Saturday, January 2, 2010


If you haven't voted yet - I would appreciate if you do: Etsy's voter has featured my Vintage Striped Woolen Handmade Vest this week and voting ends tomorrow. Also, have a great day!

New in the SHOP This Week

I've decided that since I do small shop updates I'll only post them all once a week so it won't become very tiresome. So here's this weeks shop update- you have a direct link to the shop to your right.. enjoy: