Pin-Up with No Pin-Up Gals

I’ve been into vintage and rockabilly fashion since I discovered it was a thing, at about age 13. My love of history and old things morphed into something that dictates my day to day style. Starting with one vintage style dress at age 14, and now able to do vintage hair styling and makeup. But […]

Oh My Katie!

I remember thinking, maybe a week before I made this purchase, “one day…one day, I will have a What Katie Did corset. One day.” Next thing I knew, I did! I’d been on the hunt for corsets since I set foot on English soil. My second cousin was getting married, and her wedding theme was […]

Café Prúckel, Vienna

As I write this I am sitting in the gorgeous retro Café Prúckel on Stubenring, Vienna. It’s 30 something degrees celcius outside and I’ve escaped the heat for an espresso and some ice-cream.  Vienna has a strong coffee culture, much like my hometown of Melbourne. And while I am not a frequent coffee drinker I […]

The Goth Inside

Growing up in a household that played the likes of the Damned, the Sisters of Mercy, the Mission and the Nephilim, where there were real human skulls and dragon goblets on the mantle piece, and a headless angel statue in the garden (we got it cheap because of the detached head) there was no doubt I was going […]