Monthly Archives: September 2010

Printed Tees, A love/hate relationship

In the past I’ve been dead set against printed tee shirts. These days I still hate them, but somehow there are some that I absolutely love! Or at least don’t hate. I’m still unsure exactly what makes some acceptable. Retro-ness … Continue reading

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Sex Sells, but is it selling out?

Now this is by way of a pondering, not in any way a definitive statement, coverall answer. I don’t think I’ll even really be taking a stance, we’ll  see. As to why I’m writing this? I have no idea! So … Continue reading

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Quest for a comfortable yet stylish shoe

I long for a shoe that marries the classic refinement and style of the traditional men’s leather shoe with the comfort and support of the modern casual ‘sneaker’ or sport-shoe. I love the look of a good leather shoe, from … Continue reading

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Garments + Attitude = Style

It occurred to me one night that wearing something wonderfully fashionable doesn’t necessarily make you fashionable; hip; stylish. In the same light, wearing something odd & quirky or decidedly unfashionable, doesn’t necessarily negate looking cool; hip; stylish. If you’ve got … Continue reading

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USB Typewriter!!! WANT!

Oh I SAY! I desperately want one of these, SO cool! Ridiculously cool! Amazingly unnecessary, but still incredibly cool 😀 Check out the usbtypewriter Etsy shop, so much retro/steampunk’ish cool!

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Raglan Sleeved Tee shirts

Now it could be just that I haven’t looked around properly, or something to do with where I live, but there seems to be a depressing lack of Raglan Sleeve tee shirts around. If you have no idea what I’m … Continue reading

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Beautiful old Furier’s sewing machine and just a bit censerlessness

I bought this amazing old sewing machine off the online classified adds / trading site ‘TradeMe’ here in New Zealand for about NZ$200 I think it was. Isn’t it beautiful?! I’m still working out how to get it sewing properly, … Continue reading

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