How do you know when it’s time to say goodbye to a vintage dress? When I am on the road every item of clothing I have is quite precious. When we left after our last stop in the U.S. my backpack still contained two of the vintage dresses that I originally started this trip with.… Continue reading How Do You Know When It’s Time to Say Goodbye to a Vintage Dress?
Chiang Mai is one of my favorite cities in Thailand, actually probably one of my favorite cities ever. Last time we were in Chiang Mai I found Love ’70s, an awesome vintage clothing store. I still have one of the dresses I bought there in my backpack today. When I knew we were returning to… Continue reading Shopping for Vintage Clothing in Chiang Mai at Love ’70s
We visited Vietnam about eleven years ago and what I remembered most about Hoi An was that everybody who lived there had an aunt, cousin, mother, friend etc. who was a tailor and everybody tried to refer you to a tailor somewhere (no doubt in exchange for a commission). When we returned to Hoi An… Continue reading Everybody Knows a Tailor in Hoi An
We recently visited the Imperial City (or Citadel) in Hue, Vietnam and while they didn’t have much vintage clothing on display, I did learn a little about royal clothing at the time (I believe around late 1800’s to early 1900’s). I absolutely loved the detailing on one of the (reproduced) vintage gowns they had on… Continue reading A Vintage Dress at the Imperial City in Hue, Vietnam
You know I have been on the road too long when I got really excited that I found some good dental floss. I’m not sure what the deal is with people (not?) flossing their teeth in S. Korea and China, but we ran out of dental floss in S. Korea and it wasn’t as easy… Continue reading Excited About Dental Floss……..
It seems like it has been forever since I have come across any good vintage clothing shopping. I really liked Busan, South Korea and fell even more in love with the city when I found the vintage clothing alley in the Nampodong Market. I was in heaven! In fact, I had such a great time… Continue reading Vintage Paradise at the Nampodong Market in Busan
If you remember, I tore one of my favorite dresses on a sign while we were in Thailand. Since I really loved that dress I knew I had to get it repaired. I figured it would be possible because there actually wasn’t any fabric missing, it was just torn. I googled it a little bit… Continue reading Dress Repair in Laos