Discussions on vintage fashion, anything retro and just a little rant....
Selling vintage clothing and accessories with worldwide shipping. 10% of all sales are donated to help victims of domestic violence. Visit us and find out why!


  • SLV: Some Like It Vintage

    Discussions on vintage fashions, anything retro and just a little rant....
    Selling vintage clothing and accessories with worldwide shipping. 10% of all sales are donated to help victims of domestic violence.


  • Illusion is Better Than Real Life - Part 1 of 2

    Illusion Better Than Real Life Part

    I know that I've written a lot about films lately but please continue to indulge me as I enjoy this Hollywood journey beyond the Academy Awards. It's a good... Read more

    Posted on 29 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • Vintage Loves Oscar

    Vintage Loves Oscar

    Stars of "The Artist" welcome youwordandfilm.comWell, what did you all think about this year's Academy Awards? I personally loved the return of Billy Crystal. A... Read more

    Posted on 28 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • Pack Your STEAMPUNK for a Voyage Under the Sea in 80 Days!

    Pack Your STEAMPUNK Voyage Under Days!

    steampunkscholar.comWhat is "Steampunk"? Last year, Veronica talked briefly about this relatively new phenomenon. I'm sure many of us have seen examples but we... Read more

    Posted on 27 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • New Items Now Available!

    Items Available!

    A leap year about to be upon us next week. February 29th gives us an extra day to wear our favorite vintage clothes!New items now available. Have a great weeken... Read more

    Posted on 24 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • An Intro to Retro

    Intro Retro

    I've been an interior designer for many years. Trends come and go. Colours are in and out. However an enduring trend I see is the resurgence and love of... Read more

    Posted on 23 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • Amazed By Hermès!

    Amazed Hermès!

    blush.comRecently an Hermès Birkin bag sold at auction for over $200,000 USD. Holy #$%@ !! I remember an episode of Gilmore Girls when Logan bought Rory one... Read more

    Posted on 22 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • Hip Hip Beret! Hip Hip Beret!


    lulusvintage.comI have always loved wearing a beret. No it doesn't have anything to do with the obvious connection to French fashions. Although I do love... Read more

    Posted on 21 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • New Items Now Available!

    Items Available!

    I am having soooo much fun going through my pre 1930s collection that I recently acquired. Dating back to the 1880s, it is a pleasure to examine the hand sewing... Read more

    Posted on 10 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • Corrina, Corrina...

    Corrina, Corrina...

    I've seen this film many time, but when I happened to catch it on television the other day, I had to watch it again. This 1994 film starring Ray Liotta and... Read more

    Posted on 09 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • Color Blind?

    Color Blind?

    I have a confession to make - I'm really bad at picking color names. I often need help to describe the color of my vintage items and turn to a color thesaurus. Read more

    Posted on 08 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • Oscar Loves Vintage

    Oscar Loves Vintage

    Recently the nominees for this year's Academy Awards were announced. I found it really interesting that 6 out of the 9 nominated for best film were set in the... Read more

    Posted on 07 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • You Want How Much?!

    Want Much?!

    Ah, this coat. This fantastic 1920s wool wrap coat.As soon as I listed this I was hit with a flurry of interest. Fabulous right? Of course. But it made me ponde... Read more

    Posted on 06 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • New Items Now Available

    Items Available

    Well February is officially here and that tells me about Valentines Day. The only fête of the month, but we are also in a leap year, lucky you who are born on... Read more

    Posted on 03 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • Eco Green and the Red Carpet

    Green Carpet

    Do red and green go together outside of the Christmas holidays? You bet!Once again, Livia Firth, wife of Colin Firth (The King's Speech) arrived at the Golden... Read more

    Posted on 02 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • Meet Carol!

    Meet Carol!

    Hello dear readers, I would like to introduce you to my friend Carol. She has been guest blogging here for quite some time now, and with the re-design of my... Read more

    Posted on 01 February 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • Debunking Corsets

    Debunking Corsets

    My friend Lisa over at Collector's Weekly thought my readers would enjoy this piece on corsets. As many of you know, I've procured a fabulous collection of... Read more

    Posted on 31 January 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • My Alligator Can Eat Your Pony!

    Alligator Your Pony! elveinto.comWe just finished watching the Australian Open Tennis tournament. As a girl with a strong hand in the vintage industry, I have... Read more

    Posted on 30 January 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • OH, The Weather Outside Is......?

    Weather Outside Is......?

    As much as I dislike living through the cold winters of Toronto, I must admit that this winter has been milder and stranger than usual. Read more

    Posted on 26 January 2012 LIFESTYLE
  • Dankeschön Wayne, Dankeschön!

    Dankeschön Wayne, Dankeschön!

    My mom just got back from a whirlwind trip to the western United States. One of her favorite destinations was Las Vegas. OK, hang on here. My 70 something mothe... Read more

    Posted on 25 January 2012 LIFESTYLE