The Sydney Fair 2014 Review


So I went along to The Sydney Fair over the weekend and I had a lovely time. It was nice to see some familiar faces again, but it was really great to see so many more stalls too. What I think separates this event from other similar events is the level of quality and caliber of the wares on offer. BTW, I fell in love with a gorgeous $7,000 Art Deco diamond watch from Chilton’s. Maybe one day 🙂

There’s just something about the Byron Kennedy Hall isn’t there, just have a look at this architecture. Tall ceilings, detailed lines, grand structure; this venue is just perfect for the Fair.

TheSydneyFair2014-27Check out this gorgeous ceiling.

TheSydneyFair2014-20Black sheep was a great find. This is the outdoor decorators dream with so many decorative favourites; turquoise slated blinds, old wooden letter blocks and tin and glass wares. If you want to find them they can be found on 54 Station Street by appointment on 0411286440.

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I really loved the Hollywood Designers Exhibition but like every fashion enthusiast, I wanted more, more, more.

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I loved all the bits and bobs from Nelly Bligh. Look at all this gorgeous glassware.

TheSydneyFair2014-14Vintage fabric by the metre – don’t mind if I do…

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Coutura Vintage Fashion not only offered some beautiful dresses, they also had a gorgeous collection of accessories that are just to die for.

TheSydneyFair2014-18Coutura Vintage Fashion owners and Husband and Wife pose for my camera. He says apparently she hates having her photo taken, so this one is for both of you…

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Who wouldn’t want this wicker elephant bag with pom poms… To die for right?


Coming all the way from Seattle for the show, Lucky Dry Goods certainly had the goods. There was the most amazing ladies blouse with hand painted clowns. Gorgeous right?

TheSydneyFair2014-v4Don’t you just love these pieces from San Francisco store Thrifted and Modern.

TheSydneyFair2014-12Aren’t these beaded shoes amazing?

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I hope my give away winners enjoyed their day at the show courtesy of The Sydney Fair.

If you went along, what was your favourite find?

Love, Festival Girl












The Sydney Fair Tickets Giveaway! 22-25 May 2014


What better way to celebrate the countdown to The Sydney Fair than to have a ticket giveaway!

With special thanks to the organiser, they have kindly offered 5x double passes to The Sydney Fair to give away! The ticket winners are welcome to come any time during the fair including opening night!

StyleiconsAnyone can enter and it’s very simple.

“In 25 words or less, tell us who’s your favourite Vintage Hollywood icon and why?”

Just hit ‘comment’ at the top right of this post to submit your entry! I am looking for the five most creative answers to win the five double passes!

Images used from here. Good luck guys and girls

Love, Festival Girl

Terms and Conditions:

To enter you must live in NSW.
Entries must be made by commenting on this blog post by answering “Tell us in 25 words or less, tell us who’s your favourite vintage Hollywood icon and why?” Only entries via this method will be valid.
The most creative answer wins and will be judged by me!
When entering, please use a valid email address as this is how I will be contacting you to let you know if you have won.
The ticket winners are welcome to come to the Fair any time during the fair period including opening night.

Competition opens 11.30 am Friday 16 May. Competition closes 4 pm Wednesday 21 May.

Bubbles and Bargains Pre-loved Fashion Sale | 10 Nov

bandb2013Looking for your next pre-loved fashion fix? Why not go along to the Bubbles and Bargains Designer Bargains & Pre-loved Fashion Sale that’s happening this Sunday 10 November.

Dress for Success Sydney is a community-based organisation that is run predominantly by volunteers. Our costs are met through fundraising events, grants and donations from supporters. Costs include rental for the showroom, utilities and salaries for our part-time staff.

This November is set to have more champagne, more designer styles and fashion fun at bargain prices! From pallet loads of new shoes to pre-loved items and designer bargains. Every fabulous outfit you buy helps Dress for Success support the dreams of women seeking employment. Purchase your ticket online and receive a $20 voucher to redeem at the sale with fashions starting at $5.00 an item.
So grab your friends for a fantastic bargain and shop with your whole heart!

The Details:
10.00am-11:00am: VIP entry – doors open for Dress for Success
Sydney Members + their Guest
11.00am-12.00pm: Doors Open to Ticket Holders
12.00pm-3.00pm: Free Entry to the Public

Sunday 10th November 2013
The Australasian College, 87 Bay St, Glebe, NSW
Entry via back of the building Wentworth St.

Tickets available online 

Love, Festival Girl