Frantic Fashion from the 1950s

Frantic Fashion from the 1950s: From the drama of Dior to the domesticity of mother-and-daughter dresses, this comprehensive look at authentic 1950s fashion pieces is curated by Norma Shephard, author of 1,000 Hats, In Step With Fashion, Lingerie, Accessorizing the Bride, and the recently released Darlings of Dress; Children’s Costume 1860 to 1920. This one-hourContinue reading “Frantic Fashion from the 1950s”

The Georgian says Yes to the Wedding Dress Exhibit

Staff of the Georgian Retirement Residence in Dundas Ontario dressed for a day like no other on Thursday as they welcomed the Mobile Millinery Museum’s “Say Yes to the Wedding Dress” presentation.  Residents and guests of the Chartwell facility were treated to a retrospective of bridal finery from the 1860s to the 1980s. Many of the gowns onContinue reading “The Georgian says Yes to the Wedding Dress Exhibit”

Only the Best at Vintage Soul Geek on King Street East

The grand opening of Hamilton’s newest and coolest vintage clothing shop isn’t until next weekend and already I’ve made the pilgrimage there from Burlington three times. What’s the draw? For me, it’s the clothes (the collection is carefully culled and curated), but it doesn’t hurt that the shop is airy, boutique-like, and features a generous fitting room/loungeContinue reading “Only the Best at Vintage Soul Geek on King Street East”