Vintage Roundup March 9–10

What a great way to gear up (sorry, terrible pun!) to Fashion Week!  There will be more stallholders than just those named on the poster.  http://www.eventfinder.co.nz/2013/the-vintage-roundup/dunedin/otago  gives a fuller list. Atelier Jeux d’esprit will be there on Sunday March 10 . The  shop will be open as usual on Saturday, March 9, 11:00–4pm—just a hop, step … Continue reading

Art Deco tartan: rug from Jenners

I saw the colours first, then the label, then the Royal Warrant that gives an approximate date!  The colours in the photo are pretty true, if a bit pale:  that lovely 1930s green, with slashes of brilliant orange, toned down by the gentle mid-blue and the soft yellow.  It’s a fabulous example of what tartan … Continue reading