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.
This episode is best consumed with a good cup of piping hot tea.
Why? Because it is one of the many things that blogger and vintage lover Emileigh Rogers enjoys in life.
And in this chat we cover all her life loves from thrift shopping to life abroad and the many complexities of living a vintage life in a modern time.
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.
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.
It 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.
1948 Vagabond Trailer
It’s time for stop three on our virtual vintage voyage!
Pack a bag we are going on a roadtrip.
Think of your perfect vintage camper trailer, the classic car you want pulling it and that’s our ride this week.
We’re off to California, America to meet Paul Lacitinola from Vintage Camper Trailers!
Capetown Apartments Shanghai
Right now I am travelling through China with my husband and creative podcast soundboard Scott.
So what better to celebrate going on an adventure than to take you with me!
So this week on the podcast we are going on a walking tour around Shanghai with Patrick Cranley from Shanghai Art Deco.
For the month of June we are taking you on a virtual vintage tour of the world.
Each week you’ll meet someone who is living in vintage life in different countries. You’ll get to hear about their local vintage scene and be inspired by their retro events.
Our first stop is Barcelona, Spain to meet Miss Sixties Twist.
Dr Colleen Darnell in Egypt with a 1970’s Land rover in front of a house built in 1906!
So every week on the podcast I nerd out a little. I can’t help it. I get to talk to my people! Those that share a passion for vintage and who have incredible collections or have achieved amazing things.
But this weeks episode pushes my nerdy fan girl to the very edge! This week we aren’t just talking to a beautiful 1920’s dame, you get to meet an Egyptologist with an incredible vintage flare!
Ladies and Gentlemen, meet Dr Colleen Darnell!!!
(photo: Ripple Digital Designs)
This week we are running away and joining the circus!
What is it about that big top, the acrobats, trapeze artists and clowns that inspire us to dream of a life travelling the world performing.
But what if you made the dream a reality?
Ladies and gentlemen, meet Adele La Belle!