Sunday, 17 February 2013
Saturday, 16 February 2013
Winnie the Pooh bow tie
'If you hadn't guessed already, bow ties are my favourite accessories. So when Leah of 'Vintage Per Sempre' mentioned she had new stock of "jazzy bow ties", I popped by her Pokesdown boutique to see the designs for myself. Among her recent acquisitions were ties in Mr Men design, polkadot and velvet, but the winner for me was Winnie the Pooh...'
The Queen's Jubilee - Celebrating the vintage way
' In true British spirit, people across the country ignored the downpour and grey skies to hang up their bunting and salute our Queen in the best way we know how during the four day Diamond Jubilee celebrations last week.
Cake, cheering and champers.'
Using our clothing to create a beautiful photoshoot showcasing pokesdown's finest ...
'To launch Bournemouthvintage.com we wanted to produce a photographic editorial that promotes both the eclectic backdrop of Pokesdown, Bournemouth’s vintage quarter, and the unique quality of fashion, antiques and handmade ethical products that can be purchased from our independent shops.
These images represent a number of local businesses, with each photo showcasing items from Pokesdown and Boscombe boutiques. What better way to promote our area to the masses?!...'
To view the entire shoot & more details click here
Vintage treasures in Bournemouth
'Vintage clothing and accessories are fast becoming must-have wardrobe essentials, with celebrities including Nicole Richie and the Olsen twins frequently spotted wearing beautiful pieces dating back to 1920s. No longer confined to London, this increased demand for vintage is sweeping the country, with vintage inspired stores and cafes popping up everywhere you turn along the South Coast...'
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'Pokesdown, just east of Bournemouth, is a vintage hotspot with a number of vintage and antique shops along its high street. Yet in spite of living in Bournemouth for over a year, I paid my first visit to Pokesdown only the other week...'
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