Hello Friends, Although it’s been awhile since I’ve written, I have a good reason.  My husband and I are embarking on a new adventure and moving to Vermont.  I won’t bore you with the details but, suffice it to say, we’ve been very busy and are living temporarily in a friend’s home in Massachusetts.  In …


The Revolution of a Shoe; The Mule and The Springolator

The 1950s were a very exciting time in fashion, especially for shoes! Designers were exploring and innovating with new concepts in function, style and materials. They also were feeling less constrained by the pious societal norms of what was proper and acceptable to wear in public. Showing a little leg or ankle in public was …

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How should I clean this?

Do You Own Vintage Clothes? Knowing how to properly clean a vintage or antique piece can be hard, especially since care labels weren’t legally required until 1971! These few simple tips and tricks will be helpful when figuring out how to clean your garment. The first, most important tip is to always handle with care! …

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