Nora Finds

Sep 18

The Story of Lola

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As I mentioned on Instagram, I’ve been wanting to post this but was really uninspired. My excuse is that my wedding is in just over 2 weeks time and all my brain power has gone to the wedding planning instead! So today I’m going to tell you a story about a girl.

Dress - Vintage 1950s - Dear Golden

Jacket - Modern from years ago 

Hat - Vintage 1950s - Raleigh Vintage

Bag - Vintage 1940s - thrifted

Sunglasses - ZeroUV #8367 - buy here

Glasses chain/keeper - Pill Jewelry Ginko Leaf - buy here

Shoes - Modern - Marks and Spencer

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Sep 13

It’s OK to be Blue

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Top - Vintage 1950s knit top - Rockinrubys Vintage

Jeans - Modern from years ago - Miss Sixty

Bag - Modern from years ago - Guess

Shoes - Modern - Swedish Hasbeens

Scarf - thrifted

Collar brooch - Modern - Pill Jewelry

Sunglasses - Modern - Royal Aquamarine

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Sep 09

Captured

Sharing with you snaps by Tom Lau (edited by yours truly). We were playing with lighting on a photoshoot where I was styling and ended up with some fabulous images I thought worth working on. While I have my photographs taken by the boyfriend all the time for the blog, it is always fun working with professionals. Tom allowed me to channel the Old Hollywood this time, but I hope I’ll get to do more studio shots soon - it was so much fun!

If you are a Sydney-based photographer and are interested to do a shoot or two, let me know! I wanna do as much as I can before I leave for UK next year :)

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Dress - Vintage 1950s Velvet Dress - SwoonShop

Brooch - Vintage art deco style - Gold Coast Glitz

Hat - Vintage 1940s - LucysLuckyDeals

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Sep 06

Evelyn Wood Giveaway Winner, Swoon Saturday, and much more.

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Hello all! Just a quick post to announce the winner of my Evelyn Wood giveaway - it is Karla T. from the USA! Karla has 72 hours to claim the prize or a new winner will be drawn. Thank you to all of you who have entered - it was my most successful giveaway and I am so chuffed that you like our collaboration in bringing you the prize! I hope I can keep bringing you fabulous prizes in the future - so keep an eye!

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Aug 31

Weeks Away

NoraFinds | Vintage Blog Vintage Blogger Sydney |  Evelyn Wood 1950s Velvet Coat Dress Wildfelhall Vintage

Coat - 1950s-style custom-made velvet dress coat - Evelyn Wood

Dress - 1950s vintage dress - Wildfellhall Vintage

Bag - 1940s vintage bag - thrifted

Headscarf - thrifted

Earrings - 1950s vintage - thrifted

Brooch - 1950s vintage - thrifted

Shoes - Modern - Marks and Spencer 

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Aug 26

Fifties Fair 2014

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My third and last year of Fifties Fair was an unforgettable experience. While it rained just as we arrived, the sun quickly popped out to shine on the beautiful ladies and the dapper gents. I met so many wonderful people and here are some snaps from the day! I’m posting pictures of the lovely people I met - but for more snaps head to my FB page

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