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Author Archives: The Vintage Teenager
It’s been a year.
Hoooo boy. 2020 is the year of a thousand days. Each 24 hours brings with it more unbearable and unprecedented (it feels rude not to use this word) news. How are we all coping? I’m walking my dog and counting … Continue reading
Girls just wanna have FUNdamental human rights. (Friday 8th of March International Women’s Day)
I spent time recently working with a female politician when I styled her for a magazine photo shoot. Three generations of her family were in the room and we all participated in making the morning flow smoothly so that she could be present to her job and to … Continue reading
Happy New Shoes Day.
I just bought myself a pair of new shoes. It was a spur of the moment buy. One of those “I’m not buying anything, just browsing” moments that turned into a conversation, which led to me trying on a few pairs … Continue reading
This visit to Venice was my second. Because of this I didn’t have the compulsion to visit all the tourist spots. This freed us up to simply live like Venetians for a few days. Which is exactly what we did. … Continue reading
Visions of Fashion.
Art makes me teary. I’ve cried during extraordinary dance performances, in palaces and in front of monuments. I’ve cried at the concerts of living legends (Celine Dion and Prince – that was you) and I’ve cried in nature. Tears are … Continue reading
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Sunset and the City.
Sunset and the city of Firenze. I promise the hike up to Piazzale Michelangelo is worth every butt aching step. As soon as I arrived in Florence I wanted to see the city from above, to get perspective and depth. … Continue reading
Clet Abraham is responsible for making me giggle all over Florence with his street sign witticisms. His art is graffiti of the gentlest kind and is created with stickers that can be removed. Instead the city decommissions signs and he … Continue reading
The perils of travel.
I love traveling when I get where I’m going but the travel itself… That I could skip. Give me a pill and wake me when we get there. My ankles swell beyond recognition and my skin dries out so that … Continue reading
Up-up and away…
This is the third of four flights and excitement is mounting with each embarking.
A good morning.
I love sleep more than I love most things however this morning I got up super early, sent important work emails before 6:20am, ate a delicious cafe breakfast with my lovely husband, stopped to enjoy the sunrise on Oriental Bay … Continue reading