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20th Century Fashion from Deco to Disco

July 2, 2015
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Vintage Laundry

Today, laundry tips and a few thoughts about laundry. I promise this is more interesting than it sounds. My mother, Phyllis, who is 92 years old, is a bookish sort. One of my earliest memories is watching her make coffee … Continue reading

April 27, 2015
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Shop Photos

Here are some pix from the photo shoot at the shop:

April 17, 2015
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Winters Past Article

The Ocala Star Banner wrote a piece on the shop that’s in today’s paper. They also made a little video, which you can see right here.  I talked a lot (seriously, a lot) about craftsmanship as a reason to appreciate vintage clothing. … Continue reading

March 26, 2015
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A day in and around McIntosh

My shop is in between Gainesville and Ocala, about 15 miles from each. There are lots of other things to explore and enjoy in the area, so I’ve mapped out some suggestions if you want to make a day of … Continue reading

vintage hats

March 25, 2015
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Wearing Vintage Hats

Yesterday, I had a “hat party” at the shop. I have a group of customers-lovely ladies, all-who have made it their mission to bring back hat wearing. They do this by deciding, as a group, to wear hats. They come in … Continue reading

March 23, 2015
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Shop Pix

Here are a few new shop photos:  

March 12, 2015
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Old Concert Sign

OK, here is something very fun: this sign, which came from the estate of Bo Diddley, which they used put this on the stage during their concerts. There was a second one that said “Dance Y’all” but someone else nabbed … Continue reading

March 3, 2015
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A Vintage Car Club Visits

A few weeks ago, a group came into the shop looking for 20’s-30’s clothes. They were part of a vintage car club called ACD, which stands for Auburn Cord Duesenberg. These are cars that were made in Auburn, Indiana  in … Continue reading

March 2, 2015
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Welcome to the Shop

While I’m deciding what to do with the shop signs, I’ve been trying to add some welcoming touches to the storefront. This is what the shop looks like from the outside these days:

February 24, 2015
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Purple Rug

A few years back, “overdyed” rugs started to appear on design blogs and print magazines. These are old, worn wool rugs that have been bleached, then dyed in a bright color so some of the original pattern shows through. I … Continue reading