The fashion is a huge highlight of the day at the National Motor Museum at Birdwood, which is the finish line for the Bay to Birdwood run. All finalists receive a certificate and the overall winner receives the prized Concours Trophy. If you need more consistent sizing, then you can often make up a suit that looks similar from the same era from a jacket and pants.
We all know those women who have impeccable style. No matter the occasion, they just seem to stand apart from everyone else, looking just a little bit cooler. Believe it or not, these mavens of fashion often have one thing in common: They buy much of their clothing at vintage shops.
Sydney women are falling in love with vintage clothes. We're succumbing to the feeling of silk against the skin, the feminine curve of flowing gowns and the old-world glamour of elbow-length gloves. Our crush on everything old means we are bagging original s dresses from boutiques dedicated to hunting them down from here and overseas, we're buying beaded cardies at clothing fairs devoted to the genre and when we can't find originals we're having copies made with the fine tailoring of a bygone era.
While vintage shopping used to be confined to Saturday and Sunday rummages through thrift stores, there are now countless of online destinations that allow you to find that perfect vintage piece, with ease. Shopping for both designer and affordable secondhand clothing and accessories online has become easier than ever before. The rise of Instagram and digital hubs have made finding that perfect vintage gem simple.
Are you always on the hunt for a one-of-a-kind vintage piece to make you feel just that little bit special? Melbourne might have a name for some pretty incredible vintage shopping, but Sydney is also a goldmine for great vintage finds, from shoes to jackets there are plenty of places where you can find hidden treasures. We have come up with our top 5 picks for vintage clothes shopping in Sydney, from Enmore to Bondi there is something here for everyone.
Each of our garments is the harvest of a labour of love. We absolutely adore these fashions — and our customers who come to wear and love them. A dress that combines the romantic with the power to stop traffic?
High waists, tall socks and mixed patterns have all become characteristic staples. With modern fashion encouraging experimentation, vintage culture is as romanticised as ever. Just look at any Snapchat filter.
With the new year fast approaching, many of us get the cleaning bug. Is a charity that passes on work-attire and work-related clothing to women looking for jobs. Passing on things like shirts, trousers and blazers — even handbags can help a woman make a first impression and land that dream job.
Retro is coming back in a big way, and there are numerous stores across Sydney ready to deliver. In operation for over 20 years, everything at the store is affordable, vibrant, and unique in its own way. Browsing through the racks will leave you with a whole armful of clothes that suit your tastes. You could go for the ever-popular corduroy pants and turtleneck skivvies, or find your own spin with any of the numerous choices on offer.