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Episode 40: Sophie Caligari

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Say cheese!

We’re off to get our photo taken and it’s going to be something special.

Because we won’t be sat in front of a fake cloud background and have someone snapping our pic on a fancy digital camera.

Instead, we are going to the studio of Sophie Caligari who has mastered the art of wet plate photography.

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Episode 39: True Crime Historian

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It’s amazing when two of your passions can come together!

This is what happens in this episode thanks to Richard Jones from the True Crime Historian podcast.

Just like you might collect vintage clothing, homewares or furniture, Richard collects stories of vintage criminals!

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Episode 38: Miss Emerald Elle

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Miss Emerald Elle at Fifi La Roux’s Summer Emporium Photo: Turlach O’Broin-Photography

We have already met one finalist in the Miss Pinup International competition when you met Miss Lexi Heart, but now it’s time to meet another.

This time we are off Ireland to meet someone with a love of pinup, Burlesque and world war two re-enacting.

Ladies and Gentlemen let me introduce you to Miss Emerald Elle.

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Episode 37: The Pistolettes

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We’re going retro dancing this week.

Come with us to Dallas Texas to meet the incredible Pistolettes! 

This vintage loving troupe of go-go dancers are sure to entertain and have some incredible insights into the vintage scene in Dallas.
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Episode 36: Evette Dubois Lingerie

robeGlamorous, luxurious and captivating are all words to describe the work of Melissa Heart.

She is the latest in a long family line of seamstress and is channeling the skills her grandmother learnt working in the fashion industry in the 1950’s and 60’s to create beautiful pieces today.

She is the creative mind behind Evette Dubois Lingerie.

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Episode 35: Paris Brown

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Paris Brown’s great grandparents lived through a lot; war, depression, innovation and modernisation.

They saw tv and the internet develop, presidents assassinated, nations recover from war and man walk on the moon, how can you not be inspired by that!

It’s not surprising Paris now lives a modern vintage life.
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Episode 34: The Hatmobile

431873_507122892669264_1389539392_nIt was while living in rural Austria that Waltraud Reiner remembers her first hat.

Even though it belonged to traditional dress, it was considered “out there” because of it’s vibrant red colour.

But that wasn’t where she fell in love with hats. That happened years later in Australia.

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