you know how i am

allo all! how’s your weekend going? liz came by early and we hit the flea before brunch. so many artists and collectors bring their goodies to miami beach and even though it’s small, it packs a punch. i’m still fascinated by the collections that show up. it’s such a direct link to the past and a veritable anthropological study on how the ultimate divas dressed, danced and dined.

we met alexandra hunt who’s taking old vintage jewels like pins and refurbishing them onto leather cuffs and xl cocktail rings. it’s the ultimate marriage for the modern woman who adores the past.

it wasn’t till i got home and looked at the pics that i discovered a theme in today’s shots: 20s and 30s flapper fashions. shocker!

i’ll never get over the pretty things they made, collected, and actually used

i couldn’t resist this bench

and although they’re nuts i love these nightstands. now i’m remembering a few other things that were pretty darn cute. it’s getting close to quitting time so i better head over and see what’s still there.

this little car was the cherry on top of my flapper afternoon. i’ve had the pics below on my desk for days from pinterest and just love looking at them for inspiration. the women who used these pieces were so damn glam and their era was delish!

here’s to you all who love to mix the old and new!

ok i better split before it’s too late. more soon~

February 27, 2011. 1920's, 1930's, Fleamarkets, Florida, Miami. 10 comments.

miami’s vices

hi guys! it’s a very happening weekend here in miami with everything from friends in town to the wine and food festival. i should be heading out but instead am here blogging, my new-old favorite place to be. alas, i have to run but will be back tomorrow, hopefully with great memories of tonight! hope you have a good one too. happy saturday nite!

February 27, 2011. Miami. 2 comments.

friday night special

image via pinterest.com/pin/6250336

bon soir everyone and happy friday! it’s 10pm and just about to go down with friends in town so i have to cut out. first wanted to wish you a great night and wonderful weekend!

February 26, 2011. Living. 6 comments.

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