Posts Tagged ‘60s’

We love… Ossie Clark!

Raymond ‘Ossie’ Clark, fashion designer: born 1942 died 1996 source We think Ossie Clark was a genius.  End of.  A British icon and an incomparable talent. Born in Oswaldwistle from where his nickname came from, Ossie attended Royal College of Art and in a very short time became one of the most significant  fashion designers of the times designing for the rich […] Read more…

Christmas treasure

I blogged some time back about my Aunty Joan and her wonderful things that I now have to treasure. (Check out the blog Treasured) Well, today we re-found the best item that was given to me last year. Before I share it with you, here’s a vintage lovely I have blogged about before. I have picked […] Read more…

Flat-pack Backlash!

Here is our latest article for Vintage Life Magazine called “Flat-pack backlash”. Why not have a read…… The Flat-pack Backlash! Today’s modern furniture comes in a flat box with an Allen key and a set of instructions. Often the end result is a flimsy, soulless cabinet which is the same as everyone else’s.  Maybe it’s […] Read more…

Dream tureen

The soup tureen isnt seen much anymore! We rarely sit at a table to eat, let alone serve  dinner up in the best china. In years gone by, families would come together every Sunday, Easter and Christmas Day and enjoy a table full of dinner. Meat would be carved at the table, served on large […] Read more…

Simply Medicinal

We have a great selection of retro glass medicine bottles for sale. They look great in a cluster of different colours, in front of a window with the light shining through making their colours vibrant and bright. The first one I discovered is a dark green, really tall one that was my Grandmothers. In old […] Read more…

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