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Category Archive: Etsy

Birdy of the Week: House Birds

Yellow Modern Wood Bird ‘Yellow Warbler’ by Studioliscious. This week’s birdy pick comes all the way from Canada, where Etsy sellers Studioliscious create ‘house birds’ inspired by the designs of mid-century illustrator Charley Harper. Each bird is cut from high-grade Baltic Birch plywood, and the design is then applied using an image transfer method. This […]

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Frock on Friday: De-Mes’Tiks NYC

The Cynthia Dress, around AU$175 from De-Mes’Tiks NYC Etsy shop. I’m excited about today’s Frock on Friday, as I’ve had fashion designer Reuben Reuel’s Etsy shop De-Mes’Tiks NYC in my favourites folder for a while now, just waiting for its own dedicated blog post. As many of you will well know, I’m a huge fan of […]

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Frock on Friday

If you’ve watched the most recent series of Call the Midwife, you’ll recognise this rather memorable outfit that Trixie, played by the sassy Helen George, wore on her “date” with the Rev. Isn’t it glorious? Her Jean-Seberg-esque pixe crop would have been quite progressive for 1959 Poplar in London’s East End. Indeed, it wasn’t until […]

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Found! Jenny’s top from Call the Midwife

I found this outfit from Call the Midwife particularly memorable, as I think it’s one of the few times we see Nurse Jenny in pants! Although this marks a departure from her usual full-skirt day dresses, it remains in character as it’s a relatively prim look with zero accessories. So you can imagine that I […]

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Get the Look: Call the Midwife

This post is inspired by a text message from my sister after the final episode of Call the Midwife aired in Australia. She said she loved the outfit the nurse was wearing when she taught the Reverend how to dance, and it reminded her of something her Sindy doll wore. I knew exactly what she […]

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Frock on Friday: Call the Midwife

Following on from last week’s retro TV-inspired Frock on Friday, I couldn’t resist paying tribute to another brilliant TV show, Call the Midwife. The final episode of the third season just aired here in Australia, and I was reduced to a sobbing big girl’s blouse. Like Mad Men, it showcases authentic mid-century fashion, although London’s […]

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