Auckaland Here I come – Styling Advice, Make Do and Mend and Vintage Makeovers

Sydney and Brisbane stitches and Craft incorporating some Love Vintage flavors were huge hits and now I’m packing my bags to head to Auckland Next week THEN Adelaide 2 weeks after that!   I will be bring LOTS of stock so if you want to pick up some more Essential Setting Lotion , waist cinches or our LCS brand of Makeup etc etc then come and see me at the show OR email me and we can arrange to exchange at my hotel.    Below is a wrap up from Adore Pin Up Magazine!  Also, I know there are still a couple of sites available in Adelaide if anyone is interested in selling their wares..  The guys who did Sydney and Brisbane cleaned up because there were small amount of Vintage Stalls and Large numbers of new audiences to the show and with my presentations assisting in the driving of traffic to vintage,  it all worked well.  Food for thought.  Their contacts:

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Brisbane Stitches and Craft Show: Love Vintage –  Emily Russ

Article and photography by Emily Russ.

Bringing together craft lovers with vintage and rockabilly enthusiasts, this year’s Brisbane Stitches and Craft Show featured an exciting Love Vintage section. Merging two of Brisbane’s most unique exhibitions, the weekend-long event allowed vintage lovers the chance to fill their wardrobe with original one-off vintage pieces, get a perfectly styled ‘do and learn a few tips about everything from scrapbooking to cake decorating.

Sirens Swimwear

Cassie’s Corner Vintage Clothing, Sirens Swimwear and Robyn Brennan Vintage Clothing had plenty of stunning pieces for purchase, while the talented lads and ladies from Tony the Quiff Master and the Lindy Charm School for Girls left show attendees looking and feeling fabulous.

Miss Foxy Rocket

For those wanting to pick up a few vintage styling tips the main stage was the place to be. The ever-fabulous Miss Chrissy Keepence from the Lindy Charm School for Girls shared her wisdom on achieving that perfect vintage look in her makeover demonstrations, inspiring ‘oohs’ and ‘ahhs’ from audiences. Also a highlight was her Make Do and Mend classes where Chrissy wowed audiences with her ability to mix up different outfits with a few commonly found pieces. Who knew clip-on earrings could be the perfect embellishment for a cheap, plain cardigan?

Zsuzsanna Allen and Eszter Varadi

Showcasing truly stunning vintage wares and the amazing talents of Queensland’s craft enthusiasts, the Brisbane Stitches and Craft Show was a celebration of all things beautiful and made with love. Set to be a popular event across Australia, upcoming Stitches and Craft Shows will be held in Adelaide, Newcastle and Melbourne throughout the year.

Miss Foxy Rocket

 To find out more about the Stitches & Craft Show and their upcoming dates, check out their website.

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The Best of Vintage Styling Workshops – Its a Hats On Affair

  Join us for this new workshops as you ready yourself for the Melbourne Cup Races..  It’ll be a Hats On Affair running two different and specific looks that will have you standing out in the crowd and be a real contender for Fashions on The Field. SATURDAY 3/11/18 as part of the Vintage Emporiums…


Have you caught up on the fast paced “SLOW FASHION” movement yet?

Here’s some reasons to jump on board.  “GO GREEN”  – “GO VINTAGE”   Did you know that The fashion industry is the world’s second largest polluter, yep… right behind fossil fuels!   Lets talk about Fashion and Sustainability for a minute: In our history our foremothers of fashion had an up close and personal relationship…


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Welcome to The Lindy Charm School where we offer a wide range of styling, costuming, workshopping and corporate services. Headed by the ever-vivacious Mistress Chrissy, The Lindy Charm School is a multi-disciplinary creative events and vintage styling business driven by a rich affinity with a time before now.

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