Love Vintage Show – Sydney Summer 2012

Love Vintage CaravanThe Love Vintage Show for Sydney Summer had arrived!
This being my first Love Vintage Show I was not quite sure what to expect.

Love Vintage featured plenty of stallholders selling authentic vintage gear to simply vintage inspired goods from hats, fashion, patterns, knick knacks, tea cups, home wares and plenty more.

Love Vintage is held in selected locations nationally, with Sydney lucky having 2 fairs annually this year in March and the Summer show in September. The Summer show was held over 3 days (Friday to Sunday) in Canterbury which was a bit out of the way, but well worth the trip.

Throughout the day there were many shows and presentations which included fashion shows for the Spring Races and the Seventies as well as a bit of a history lesson and demonstration in the art of Burlesque.

Here is a snapshot of some of the other shows during the day:

Swing Dancing

I was completely mesmerised and wowed by this demonstration of highly energetic swing dancing! Considering how many flips in the air without any mishaps is very admirable.

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Jacinta Sanders the founder of Circa Vintage Hats presented a talk on different kinds of vintage hats along with some tips on how to wear them including that ladies with long hair should tie it back or have it up in a bun or ponytail, as well as storing hats in a glad bag to prevent mould.

The Whimsy Hat from the 20s, is characterised as having a veil and having to be secured using bobby pins.

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A mini pill box hat, a style which has been made more infamous thanks to Kate Middleton.

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Here are the well dressed ladies from Stealth Photographics which specialises in pin-up and vintage photoshoots.

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Here are more shots from the Love Vintage Show

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A disappointment was that attendees were not allowed to take photos of the stalls, which was difficult considering how trigger happy I am and how many photo opportunities there were

The last Love Vintage Show for 2012 will be held in Melbourne for Summer (October 5-7, 2012) and check the website for next year’s dates.

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Thank you to Expertise Events and Love Vintage for having me as a media guest.

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