Tag: 1930s

If Fur is Murder What About Astrakhan?

Did you know that the beautiful Astrakhan fleece of vintage coats, collars and accessories is skinned from unborn lambs? Specifically, the pelts come from Karakul sheep that are either fetal or killed and skinned before they reach three days old ...

Indy’s Hat Lives on Beyond Borsalino

The iconic Italian hat maker Borsalino has declared bankruptcy with £16m owed to creditors. Some sources including the Daily Telegraph have suggested that the firm was behind the iconic Indiana Jones fedora but this was actually Herbert Johnson in ...

Are We Living in the New Swing Era?

Martin Ellis is the Director of the Swingland dance school and events company with an Art Deco-styled Winter Ball coming up on December 16. The ongoing success of this venture that will soon be celebrating 20 years of business stands testament to ...

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