Update Version 2
As many of you have noticed, I’ve been a little lax on the writing side of things in the last few months. Frankly, I’ve been finding blogging about my illness really difficult – both writing it and living it, has become tiring. I want an outlet, rather than a place to relive what I go through every day, as I’m sure many of you will understand.
Henceforth, I will be changing the direction of what I’m writing about. Because I don’t particularly love writing lifestyle pieces and want to move away from the hardcore illness related things, I’ll be turning this blog into one of my vintage collection.
Vintage collection you say? Emma, what vintage collection?
Well, dear reader, let me tell you a thing.
See, my mother is a sewer, and I was always a little princess (what nothing). Dressing up is both my fuel and my kryptonite. From a very young age, I was obsessed with my mothers ‘dress ups’ – read, her collection of hand-sewn, vintage (ish), 1980’s clothing.
With hand-me-downs, birthday presents, and op-shop finds, I began to keep vintage clothing. Storing them with love and care, mending them when needed and hoping to keep their stories, I just…kept collecting. Until now, when my money-spending-hobby might actually become something wonderful.
Through the years, I’ve amassed quite the collection. No, I’m not the Darnell Collection, and no, I don’t have hundreds of pieces to show you. Some of the pieces I own don’t even fit me – others fit me periodically. I do try my best to wear the items, though, and I adore the history that each piece holds.
In saying this, I put it to you, dear reader. If you, or your loved ones, own any items that they would classify as vintage, that they wish to donate – rather than send to an op shop – I will more than happily be their keeper. Moreover, and probably more importantly, if you own an item you want to be featured on the blog, let me know!