Thursday, October 1, 2009


Welcome our friends to Time Warp Wives. We are delighted to have you over.

Don't you just love the scent of fall? There is no other season so aromatic like this one. Wouldn't it be nice to capture this scent in a bottle and wear it when you want to feel fall fresh?

And talking about scent, how many of you can describe Chanel No. 5 by Coco Channel? We found an actual description of this perfume, "The perfume tries to capture the scent of extreme freshness of the northern lakes under the midnight sun", isn't that just delightful?

Coco Chanel expressed herself what she wanted this perfume to be. "I want to give women an artificial perfume," said Chanel. "Yes, I really do mean artificial, like a dress, something that has been made. I don't want any rose or lily of the valley, I want a perfume that is a composition".

In 1923 Coco Chanel told Harper's Bazaar 'simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance'. Coco Chanel always kept the clothing she designed simple, comfortable, and revealing. Unlike most designers in Europe, she kept the woman inside the clothes at the center of her creations. "I gave women a sense of freedom; I gave them back their bodies: bodies that were drenched in sweat, due to fashion's finery, lace, corsets, underclothes, padding." She took what were considered poor fabrics like jersey and upgraded them. Chanel's style is popularly associated with the image of the 1920s flapper, a "new breed" of self-confident young women .

Want to know more about Coco Chanel? The movie Coco Before Chanel has been released in most theaters. Visit Sony Classics for the movie preview: Coco Before Chanel.

We are excited to announce our latest interview guest Fiona who is the owner of the retro store Notorious Kitsch! Find out how she successfully balances her personal life with her career!

We also had a lovely interview with Iris on Youtube! This multitasking housewife enjoys sharing her hair and beauty ideas through her online Youtube tutorials. We are sure that you are going to love her glamour and style!

Have you met our other guest interviews? You are welcome to do so at our Time Warp Wives Interview Page!

Would you like to learn how to do a vintage hairdo and makeup? Revamp has also a retro tutorial for this month:

Sunday, October 11, 2009 - Vintage Updos. 10am - 1 pm.

Vintage Fashion Expo will also be hosting several shows for this month in Santa Monica, California:

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Sunday, October 18, 2009

For more information you can visit Vintage Fashion Expo website.

Want to enjoy some music while enjoying these Summer days? The Cicada Club is hosting just one event for this month of September :

Oct 4, 2009- Janet Klein And Her Parlor Boys.

Oct 11, 2009- Rhythm Club All Stars Diva Show.

And if you can't attend any one of these events, you can still enjoy a live broadcast online!

So dear visitors it is always a pleasure having you over. Oh and don't forget to drop a note once in a while. We would love to hear from you!

Happy Autumn season!

Your Hostess,

Carmen Johnson

Quotes from Coco Chanel were taken from Wikipedia.

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