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Big News! MODERN Fashion on Dorothea's

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Big News! MODERN Fashion on Dorothea's

I've added a modern fashion to the site- hand curated and inspired by a love for vintage. 10-14 days to ship. Everything is something I've chosen to work with a vintage wardrobe or complement it! 

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Dorothea's Opens a MODERN Sister Store! DotDotLove...

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Dorothea's Opens a MODERN Sister Store! DotDotLove...

I've opened a brand new store, hand curated by myself to create a selection of clothing and accessories to mix n' match with your vintage wardrobe! Ships worldwide. Named DotDotLove as a nod to my Grandmother Dorothea. Please have a look!

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Excess or Nest?

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Excess or Nest?

"What I see now is a trail of household goods that stretches back in time and across oceans, back to the Victorians and a mercantile society that came of age under the queen who gave the era her name. That society kept its financial and administrative brain in London and its beating industrial heart in cities like Manchester and Liverpool, drawing raw materials from and selling goods back to its far-flung empire." Jennifer Howard, "Do We Have Victorians to Thank For Consumerism?" I have a lot of thoughts about this. My immediate feeling is of gratitude, because that level of...

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LOOK WHAT THE STORK BROUGHT! A Blog Revisited, November 10 2006

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LOOK WHAT THE STORK BROUGHT! A Blog Revisited, November 10 2006

Ever so far from what you'd have thought. Stork as inTHE STORK CLUB (a little click there will get you to a cool website about legendary nightclubs). I've been working with the estate of a lovely gal named Eleanor, she of heavenly lingerie fame (see tomorrow's post for that!). A woman with wonderful taste, and well travelled as well. Within this estate I came across these..... Three lipsticks, a parfum & a leather holder, all from the fabled Stork Club. Squealworthy! I'm oh so far from being a person who could have been to the Stork Club, both in age and...

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Panning for Vintage- A Blog Revisited, November 8 2006

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....................I'm convinced it will come to that, so to speak. I think the same thing every Monday night (or Tuesday) as I go through my shipping information for ended auctions.......WHY is all the vintage going to California? I believe nearly half my sales are to the west coast. I get that the coasts have larger cities....more "culture". I do send a lot to New York as well, but nowhere near what goes to Cali. Fine by me, I don't have any preference for where it GOES as long as I can make my living & the clothes get to be...

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