From Gentleman style to the Cat Eye: classic eyewear

April 12, 2015 | Vintage lifestyle | 0 comments

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I’ve got a lot of love for the classics. Classic songs, classic hollywood movies, classic fashion. You name it. This time my fascination focusses on classic eyewear. Trendy eyeglasses and thinner than thin contact lenses rule the world and they do it very nicely. Eyewear is more fashionable than ever and you have so many models to choose from. That was not always the case ofcourse. Today I am taking you on a little historical tour in the world of eyeglasses.

If I lived in the early 1900s…

March 26, 2015 | Retro life | 1 comment

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How would life be if I would have lived 100 years, 80 years  or 60 years ago? Do you ever wonder about that? Well, I do. Nowadays, while living your daily life random thoughts appear. From “Where’s the wifi” to “Why does this train has a 5-minute delay”. Or from “It’s Netflix time, do not disturb me” to “Where did the weekend go?” A few days ago I started thinking about those random thoughts and the past. If I were in a similar position in life as I am at the moment, how would my life look like in a certain time period? What would I do in my spare time in the early 1900s. Would I be a flapper in the 1920s? How many gloves would I have in the 1950s? Would I master that Twist in the 1960s? Questions, questions. Of course I will never know the …

Vintage fashion: 1900 – 1915

February 3, 2013 | Vintage Fashion | 1 comment

The first episode of fashion through the last century! Looking back from hundred years ago till now, a lot of things have changed and some things stayed the same. One thing is clear: every decade has its own recognizable style.
Starting off this first episode of retro fashion with the decade ca 1900 – 1915. One thing is for sure: lace and pearls are an all time favorite.
Next post in this sequence will be: 1920s.

 
College style | 1895

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Ivory white Court dress| 1899

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Shoes | 1900

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