Posts Tagged ‘ vintage ’

BIG MOVES: A Farewell Pop-Up at Mercy Vintage Now!

December 4, 2012
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guess what, guys…?! i am ¡MOVING TO MEXICO! it’s been a crazy year for BIG THINGS and i want to invite you to one last “hurrah” before i head south for school & adventures. join me at my favorite east bay vintage shop MERCY VINTAGE NOW! this saturday, december 8, 2012 from 4-8 pm 4188 piedmont in...
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It’s Just Paradise

June 1, 2012
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I’m going to HAWAII tomorrow!!! A stowaway on my dad’s work trip (The Int’l Conference on Law & Society!), I’m excited to explore Oahu and Kauai with my family and to learn more about the diverse history and culture of the islands. I’ve been researching quite a bit over the past few weeks, digging...
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Time Travel Tuesday: World Party Day!

March 27, 2012
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Well, we figured since we’re gearing up for World Party Day, we might as well do some time traveling while we’re at it! Sara from Brown Paper Bag is back for Time Travel Tuesday and zaps us bag to housewife culture of the past with these bizarro party ads from women’s magazines. Party-planning culture has...
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hole in one!

February 23, 2012
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MINI GOLF!!!!!! oooh maaaaaan i loved mini golf as a kid!!! some of my fondest memories of growing up involve the elaborate courses at castles n’ coasters in phoenix, birthday parties in chicago, and just hanging around in the summertime hittin’ some balls. circle through the loop-de-loop, past the windmill, around the mermaids, no!...
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boa boa boa boa boa

September 14, 2011
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ok first it was the glitter shoes……and now im onto another drag queen trend: BOAS!!!! i’m not sure exactly how im going to work this one out, but tasja & andi gave me a cropped, vintage baby blue feather vest as a gift last week and im super psyched to wear it! feathers have been...
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chill cats

September 2, 2011
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chilkat blankets!!! originally created by the tsimshian people of the pacific northwest coast & alaska, it was the tlingit that really adopted the style and started producing these blankets, which were quite expensive and indicated the high status and wealth of the wearer. with the flattened faces of animals, eyes, and natural forms, these precious...
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the magical fruit

August 16, 2011
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earthy bean pot in mothersmemories etsy shop if you love BEANS then you gotta love BEAN POTS!!! and if you love bean pots you must love BEAN FEASTS!!! i kind of can’t wait for wintertime just so i can have a bunch of friends over to eat beans from a cool old pot and get...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: LEAH & RELIQUARY

July 18, 2011
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leah is seriously my hero- she’s traveled the world scouring fleamarkets for the ultimate colorful, handmade, and antique treasures and recently opened her new hayes valley boutique, reliquary, stocked with all of her best finds. the result is a lovingly selected and arranged space made up mostly of vintage finds and a few contemporary collections- epice scarves,...
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HUGE things at coup

June 5, 2011
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the other night daniel invited us to a party at his work celebrating the opening of a shared adjacent showroom for holland & sherry, a luxury textile company and one of the oldest in the world! daniel works at coup d’etat, a showroom in the design district of sf specializing in interior decor- mainly outrageous...
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you’ve got a friend

May 10, 2011
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TEDDY BEARS! everyone’s best friend. remember yours? images via flickr, nypl, & life magazine.
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