4th Annual Tiki Lani Lanai

Toronto Vintage Society’s Tiki Lani Lanai This was our 4th Annual Tiki Party … with surf bands, burlesque performances, rum tastings, limbo and colourful outfits galore … we threw one hell of a party! Not quite sure what a Tiki Party is?  Click here to find out more Tiki culture. Click here and here to see what TVS Tiki…

“Judy” visits Cabaret Vintage

Cabaret Vintage has been in the heart of West Queen West, Toronto for almost 20 years and has been named Best Vintage Clothing Store in Toronto by Now Magazine.   This year however, the shop is moving its business to online sales only.  You’ll be happy to know that their vintage inspired options go up to…

Dizzy December

Oh dear!  Another month and so few blogposts to show for it. I’m alive, I promise.  It’s been a dizzy busy December! Let’s dedicate this blogpost to filling you in and catching you up on all the many fun-filled adventures that took place in the Life and Times of Moi this past month…. Holiday Hair…

Rosie Rally!

A few of us caught wind that on August 15th folks were gathering at the Rosie the Riveter Memorial in Marina Park (Richmond, California) to try and set a NEW Guinness World Record for “The Largest Gathering of People Dressed as a Rosie the Riveter”! The current record was set last year when 776 Rosie and Rosie…

Toronto Vintage Society’s KITSCHMAS CABIN!

Earlier this month the Toronto Vintage Society gathered together to celebrate all things MERRY, KITSCHY and BRIGHT by turning the Cadillac Lounge into a winter cabin! But what the heck do we mean by “Kitschy”?  Good question! “Kitsch”, according to Wikipedia, is;  (/ˈkɪtʃ/; loanword from German) is a low-brow style of mass-produced art or design using popular or cultural icons. Kitsch generally includes…

Electro Swing Toronto’s Vintage Hollywood

We were at it again folks! Electro Swing Toronto’s event this month was attended by moi and several TVSers (Toronto Vintage Society) to work the door and help judge the best dressed competition that is held each time an Electro Swing event happens.   Tonight’s theme:  VINTAGE HOLLYWOOD! DJ Medicineman (founder of Electro Swing in Toronto) often recruits…