Houston we have a problem!
Oh no we don’t we have a vintage lover!
History and a love of old things usually go hand in hand – especially as we start looking for the story behind the items we collect.
So it’s not surprising that a woman with a love of space history also loves mid century modern.
This week, it’s my pleasure to introduce you to the woman behind Vintage Space Amy Shira Teitel.
He’s the first Australian musician since the 1950’s to release a 78 gramophone record.
He embraced his love of vintage fashion when he was still in high school.
He’s got a collection of over 5 thousand 500 gramophone records.
And he even has his own orchestra!
He is Andrew Nolte.
“If you have a head you can wear a hat”.
It’s not surprising that this sentence came out of the mouth of a passionate milliner.
Someone who can remember being enamored with a vintage hat when she was 8 years old.
It’s time for you to meet the artist behind the incredible House of Hats Ilana Meilak.
Photo: Angie Delarie Pinup Photography
Could the vintage community be the secret to stamping out online trolls with positivity?
This is the question one incredible pinup from Perth in Australia is asking as she combines her love of vintage with her academic career.
Ladies and Gents, in episode 51 it’s time for you to jump on the red eye flight, head to Western Australia to meet Miss Lillian Rose .
Photo: Shannon Brooke Imagery Hair: Mavis Mayhem
Growing up during the Rockabilly revival in the 1980’s Kirsty Wallett, aka France Flathead , was surrounded by vintage cars, fashion and music.
So it’s not surprising that as an adult she found herself living a vintage life.
But even still, like so many of us, it has been an interesting journey.
A collection starts with just one piece.
Something catches your eye because of the colour, the design, the purpose and then before you know it you have 2, 5, 10 and on it goes, until you hit 1,500 pieces of Pyrex!
Or is that just what happened to Stan Savellis from That Retro Piece?
For some of us, we find our love of vintage later in life after decades of trying to make skinny jeans and t-shirts feel right.
But for this weeks guest, the love affair with old things started when she was young.
Now it’s a fully fledged hobby, it’s helped shaped her career and helped her meet her husband and some of her closest friends.
Meet Michelle Coursey from My Vintage Love.
Being crowned Miss Pinup International 2016 (Photo credit : Xavier Clarke)
This weekend in London fabulous vintage lovers from around the world will take part in the Miss Pinup International competition.
You’ve already met some of the pinups taking part, Miss Lexi Heart and Miss Emerald Elle.
But time now to meet the reigning champion.
Pack your vintage suitcase because we’re off to Oslo, Norway to meet the fabulous Miss Chan Delier.
Kauffman Desert House – Palm Springs. Marco’s favourite mid-century home.
I love looking at real estate.
The more out of my budget the better.
I don’t know if it’s getting a sense of how others live or being able to dream of a time (maybe, hopefully) that a house could be mine.
Of course most of my dream real estate hunting ends up with my focussing on mid-century modern homes from around the world. So I was pretty pleased to meet Marco Guagliardo from Mid-Century Home.
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.