5 reasons to wear tassel earrings

March 8, 2017 | Retro Fashion | 6 comments

I have to admit it. I like big earrings and I cannot lie. Next to the classic pearls, big earrings are my best friends when it comes to my favorite modern vintage accessories. I do like them a little bit different. For a typical oriental meets retro look, I often use Indian style earrings. You may have seen some examples in my blog post about my Oriental meets Retro looks.
However, Indian earrings are often heavy, not very wearable for more than a few hours and most importantly: they have ripped more scarves than I can count. So I leave those for the Spring and Summer days.

History of the pencil skirt

September 15, 2013 | Vintage Fashion | 0 comments

Nowadays pencil skirts are a basic part of any female (work) wardrobe. This classy fashion item came to life in a very interesting way. Let me take you back to 1908…
In that year two brothers named Wilbur and Orville Wright, allowed the first female passenger, Mrs Berg to their aeroplane. Apparently this was quite a challenge. Mrs Berg was wearing a long skirt. Propellers of the aeroplane rotated very closely to her and the wind was blowing her skirt. To prevent accidents, the two men tied a rope around the ankles of Mrs Berg. And that was the very early beginning of a new fashion trend.
The flight and especially the skirt of Mrs Berg, became a hot topic inย  newspapers and magazines around the globe. It didn’t take long before designers spotted the pictures and turned it into a new trend with a new name: The hobble skirt. Which was …

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