Everyone owns certain items that are essential to their daily sanity, health, happiness, bliss, whichever you choose to call it.  For most of us, these aren’t actually things that we require, but things that improve our general wellbeing. I needed to get that out of the way before anyone accuses me of being a “privileged American” who can’t live without leggings or liquid lipstick!  Obviously, I can live without the following products, but they greatly improve my happiness!  As you will notice, I sell a large number of these products at my shop.  It will probably seem as if I am trying to promote my businessRead More →

Anyone who knows me can tell you that I have a deep seeded passion for vintage headwear!  I am immediately attracted to anything with a birdcage veil, feathers, fur, velour, or velvet.  When it comes to appreciation and collecting, the sky’s the limit.   I enjoy everything from large Victorian sun hats to architectural inspired hats from the 1960s.  Milliners were true artists and simply don’t get enough appreciation today, or enough business for that matter! However, most of these aren’t the sort of thing that can be thrown on as you are walking out the door.  Even a simple pillbox style requires some fasteningRead More →