Dienstag, 31. Dezember 2013

Happy New Year!!!

picture taken from gondel magazine december 1952

lovely friends out there, i wish you a
happy new year, yeah!

i went on a little unexpected blogging break ... spending some quality time with dear friends and the family overtook all my time. i will be back on the blogging track pretty soon. hopefully with some nice pictures from new years eve ... tonight is more than just that, two years ago my man and i met for the first time ...

have a great start in 2014!!!
may love be with you.

Dienstag, 24. Dezember 2013

Merry Christmas!


pictures taken from gondel magazine december 1952
merry christmas dear friends ... have a wonderful time with your family and friends!

Freitag, 20. Dezember 2013

Big Black

black seams to be the colour of this winter, ... even i ended up in a quite black look some days ago ... vintage cardi: charity shop // 50s dress: ebay // belt: from my mum // shoes: deichmann // early DDR 60s hat: flea market  ... bag: didn't got pictured ... it was black ...

Mittwoch, 18. Dezember 2013


this is what i wore to last sunday's flea market (under the coat) ... sixties cardi (bed jacket): thrifted // 50s dress: ebay // vintage belt: thrifted //  90s boots: flea market // vintage bag: flea market // beret: flea market ...

... this is what i wore some days ago ... 90s does 40s sweater: ebay // vintage belt: thrifted // vintage skirt: thrifted // vintage boots: ebay // vintage tooled leather hand bag: flea market // hat: flea market // 50s gloves: flea market // brooch: flea market ...

B, B & W? blue, brown and white ... those are the colours i wear a lot lately ... probably because of my two pairs of brown lace boots i love to wear ... (one pair cozy and warm, the other less warm ... perfect for 'normal' cold winter days).

Dienstag, 17. Dezember 2013

Take Me To The Movies // Gold Nach Singapore // 1935

on past sunday's indoor flea market i didn't found much but i found a bunch of movie programmes from the 30s ... including movies with famous actors marika rökk, heinz rühmann, zara leander, clark gable, marlene dietrich and jean harlow.
i'm so excited about the programme from the movie 'gold nach singapore' (original titel: china seas) with jean harlow and clark gable that i have to share it with you right away ...
i hope you enjoy jean's beautiful costumes as much as i do!

wow, did they finally put gfc down? my list of followers disappeared right when i put out this post ...

Samstag, 14. Dezember 2013

Taking Care Of Business


this is what i wore yesterday to a couple of business meetings ... blazer: old h&m // top: primark // 50s skirt: thrifted // leather belt: old h&m // shoes: deichmann // 60s bag: flea market // 50s hat: flea market // 50s rose pendant: flea market ...

... no, i haven't found a new job yet. ... if there is not the right job out there - create your own job ...
when i put this outfit together, i really wanted to be me but looking super professional as well. i think, i did quite good.

Donnerstag, 12. Dezember 2013


 saturday night outfit ... during the photo shoot i was listening to the andrew sisters and started swinging ... sorry for the blurry pictures but it was dark and late ... dress: 90s does early 40s // shoes: deichmann // early 60s hat: flea market // 50s bag: flea market ...

this is what i wore when we went out to see the runaway brides playing at wild at heart club ... i loved the show ... great girls, great country music, great lyrics ...

Dienstag, 10. Dezember 2013

Mummy's Got A New Baby ...


what to wear to a freezing cold indoor (!) flea market in december? ... cardi: primark // long knit top: no name // 70s skirt: flea market // vintage belt: came with a skirt // ski underwear ... not visible // tights: avanti // warming faux fur lined 70s boots: flea market // beret: flea market ... not very fancy but warm enough to survive.

look what i found on past sunday's flea market ... aaaah, isn't she cute?! a creme coloured mid century purse in a quite perfect condition. the lady told me it's an east german piece from her mother. but the same lady wanted to sell typical 70s as 50s dresses. ... so i don't really know, if it's east or west german, maybe from poland or from the moon ... oh, don't think this bag is white - it's definitely creme coloured - otherwise the seller will kill you. i almost ended up in a fight with her ... crazy lady!
anyhow: mummy's got a new baby in her collection.

Sonntag, 8. Dezember 2013

The Hutch Problem ... Solved!

the unwilling hutch/board is finally built! ... this is what i wore the night after a lovely friend lend us his talented hands to finish building it ... cape: escada, hand me down from my granny // early 60s dress: ebay // vintage belt: flea market // boots: flea market // hat: flea market // vintage bag: flea market ...

on this picture of the hutch is still a bottom door missing. i had to find some new tiny screws to fix the hinge band - what i did.

Freitag, 6. Dezember 2013

What To Wear Under The Coat ... Christmas Market

... this is what i wore when the man and i met at the christmas market to have a glühwein ... 50s faux fur jacket: veist vintage store // top: h&m // belt: from my mum // 50s skirt: made in berlin vintage store // fur booties: vintage store // 50s gloves: flea market // 40s to 50s bag: ebay  // hat: primark ...
i put my beloved black mid century coat over  ....

Mittwoch, 4. Dezember 2013

Welcome To The Fashion Cove

today i want to show you my new wardrobe, called 'the fashion cove'. it got it's name because it is just a little alcove in the hall next to the bed room. when everything in the hall will be ready and organized, my more vintage-y bags will go on the opposite wall of the cove (you would see them in the mirror then).
... i had to install a light rope in the alcove ... because there's no power socket ... there are hardly any outlets to plug in the whole flat ...

on the right: the fashion cove before fashion ...

Montag, 2. Dezember 2013

Winter, Winter, Winter Boots

this is what i wore some days ago, when i took a load of clothes to the consignment store ... 50s coat: thrifted // 50s dress: flea market // cardi: h&m //furry 90s booties does 40s/50s: vintage store // 50s petite points bag: flea market / vintage gloves: ebay // 50s hat: ebay ... sadly there's still not much more room in my new walk in closet ....

yeah, look at my new furry little booties. i really love the furry winter booties from miss l fire but i can't wear those 'high' heels anymore ... so i had to find something else that work with a vintage wardrobe. recently i found those 90s booties at a local vintage shoe store. they are almost in a mint condition, warm, comfy ... and they do a quite good job being mixed with vintage-y looks.

sorry for the blurry pictures but the less light makes it quite challenging to shoot good pictures ...

Sonntag, 1. Dezember 2013

Getrödelt, Gefunden, Gefreut ... Weihnachtsschmuck

this months getrödelt, gefunden, gefreut is about christmas bulbs and co. ... we refound our huge collection of antique christmas bulbs two weeks ago when we unpacked our boxes after the move ... most of these bulbs are from the 30s to 60s and made from mercury class and are hand painted, some are older and some are a little younger (so the purple one in the first picture might be from the late 60s/early 70s. look at it's print)... the man bought them during the past two years on several flea markets and thrift shops in the south of germany. as it's part of his vintage business, he already sold the most fanciest ones (little mercury glass trains, a zeppelin, frogs and other animals ...). here you see the more common bulbs from these past eras. just some of them will stay with us, most of them are on ebay right now. sniff.
... to be honest, i'm not the biggest christmas person ... actually the man calls me 'the crinchette' ... so it's fine to me to let them go to better homes filled with enthusiastic christmas lovers.

ok, let's check out this month's purchases of the other bloggers taking part on getrödelt, gefunden, gefreut over at beswingtes allerlei.