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1970s fish scale print full length dress, EBAY.

Since January I have gone vintage fanatic, bought heaps of lovely bargain things for keepsakes and quite a fan of fashion and lifestyle history, I have penchant for books on Art Nouveau decorative arts, Charles Rennie Mackintosh furniture and Aubrey Beardsley art.  1970s fashion (shame I was born over 10 years later) and soviet film cameras.  In my village-hood in Hong Kong I nearly smuggled my paternal-grandmother’s 250 year old cast iron coal tongs which she still uses it for cooking, seriously, I almost have.

Ebaycoatpattern11950s vintage coat pattern – EBAY.
Rokitcoat0011980s Korean ‘Sambo’ (삼보 패선) vintage boucle coat – ROKIT.
BeyondRetroblouse11970s Marni-style print pussy bow blouse – BEYOND RETRO (Dalston branch).
BeyondRetrobags1Left: 1980s medium size patchwork clutch.  Right: 1990s cross body flap over bag – both from BEYOND RETRO (Dalston branch)
StandardVintagedress11960/70s Japanese vintage crepe chiffon pleated dress – STANDARD VINTAGE (HK).
StandardVintagedress21960/70s Japanese vintage ice cream print chiffon dress – STANDARD VINTAGE (HK).


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