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Brocante de la Rue de Bretagne de Noel: Vintage in the 3rd Arrondissement

A crate full of dolls heads can be found in the corner. Meanwhile, shelves of books adorn the streets, while antique chairs, trinkets, chic designer clothing, jewellery, and the like can be found in abundance. The Brocante de la Rue de Bretagne de Noel (Christmas Flea Market) is something of a wonderland for all those …

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Behind the Scenes of Antiques Roadshow at Buckfast Abbey

For fans of all things vintage and historic, the Antiques Roadshow likely needs no introduction. Now in its 39th year of airing on TV, the prime time programme has since spawned a whole host of international versions, aired across the globe. Recently I was lucky enough to visit behind the scenes of Antiques Roadshow at …

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These Vintage Paris Postcards Will Transport You Back in Time

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of digging through a vintage box of postcards. So welcome to my digital box of old snaps… Here’s a selection of vintage Paris postcards showing your favourite Parisian monuments from aeons ago and the history behind the photo: Arc de Triomphe de L’Étoile Circa 1920 As you probably know …

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The Roaring 20s: What Partying Was Like in the 1920s

As we’re once more in the decade of the 20s (only this time in the 2000s as opposed to the 1900s), it’s worth looking back at a century ago to the period known as the ‘roaring 20s’. Known for its excess, changes, and prohibition, why don’t we take a little look at how to party …

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VINTAGE ILLUSTRATED PARIS MAPS

Travel through the ages with these gorgeous vintage illustrated Paris maps: a look at how the city of love has changed with time! Perusing the internet earlier today- I know, I know, I’m a terrible procrastinator-, I found myself gazing at a (probably unhealthy) number of vintage maps. Ever since I can remember, copies of …

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