Browsing All Posts published on »November, 2011«

Bell’s Belles – Leah Bell – Castlemaine, Victoria

November 28, 2011


     Bell’s Belles is the creation of Leah Bell, whose store is a complete vintage lifestyle; at Johnstone Street in Castlemaine she even seasonally stocks glamorous swimsuits, in authentic 1940’s patterns and styles.   Beautiful vintage ball gowns and pretty dresses on racks line the walls, high style accessories and jewellery shimmer from the glass counter, and decorator items in vintage […]

Sew What – Wayne & Judi McKail – Maryborough, Victoria

November 25, 2011


    Wayne and Judi McKail, who dreamed up Sew What in Maryborough Flour Mill Gallery, are a dynamic couple who love nothing more than the thrill of the chase.  They hunt and collect for just the right antique sewing machines, for sale, or for their Museum collection.  Both are extremely knowledgeable because of their genuine love […]

Corridor Art Gallery – Rose Hardress – Talbot, Victoria

November 20, 2011


    Rose Hardress runs the Corridor Gallery above London House in Scandinavian Crescent, Talbot, in the Victorian Goldfields.  She is an artist and photographer, and loves making original hand worked product.  She also uses recycled wool and other materials to recreate traditional into new and original.  Her latest work focuses on the ritual of […]

Art of Elegance Fair – Weekly Times Country Living Visit

November 16, 2011


    Friday 11th November 2011, just before lunch, Art of Elegance Fair was the subject of a fantastic vintage photo shoot, courtesy of Genevieve Barlow, and Zoe Phillips from Weekly Times Country Living.  Everyone helped out and Zoe was really inspired by the country themes, the historical Dunolly Town Hall, and created a definitive […]

Dress Dreaming – Tiffany Titshall – Fanny’s Flat – Talbot, Victoria

November 11, 2011


    Warm Summer winds bring dreams of dresses to mind, especially inspired by Tiffany Titshall’s season choices for Fanny’s Flat, Talbot.  Each style is hand picked to conjure up eras past, from where fashion comes down to the present.  Every vintage dress must have its own story, provenance comes into the picture, and the […]

Amaroo – Eric and Mary Wytkamp – Maryborough, Victoria

November 4, 2011


    It’s time for tea at Amaroo, the place for china collectibles at 82 Nolan Street, Maryborough.  Eric and Mary Wytkamp stock a dazzling array of porcelain, key pieces that are part of any High Tea setting.  Choose from a range of tea pots, in silver or porcelain, and find out about the different makers […]

Wear J’a Get That? – Mandy Tranter – Maryborough, Victoria

November 1, 2011


    Mandy Tranter hasn’t even been at 77 Nolan Street, Maryborough a year, yet her store is known for what are called the  “Maryborough Myer Windows”.   She has a fantastic eye, and regularly changes her windows to dramatic effect, attracting locals and tourists alike.  Wear J’a Get That? stocks quaint and quirky pre-loved clothing, jewellery, collectibles […]