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Framed Vintage Bathing Suits ... Cool Idea!

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Found on the Katy Elliott designer blog. Is this not the coolest idea????? How about vintage bathing suit framed for your walls? Here are a few found on 1st Dibs. These are a bit pricey for some pocketbooks, which leads me to think that you could search vintage shops (or ebay) and find a great suit to frame yourself. AND, if you live near a Michael's or Joanne Fabric store, they often run the professional framing at 50% off. Get a shadowbox and you've got a great addition to your walls.

Above - at 1st Dibs. American1900-1920'sGreat new collection of vintage wool bathing suits, each impeccably mounted to last and framed in a custom lacquered shadow box. Prices vary from $2300 to $2695. Many more available from a 30 year veteran collector. They can be purchased here If 1st Dibs is too pricey and you still want to buy online ... there is Petrie Point Design:
Petrie Point Designs are authentic, vintage bathing suits from the 1920s to the 1960s that are beautifully framed an…

Joe Henry - Deamon in the Grass

I SEA DEAD PEOPLE

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Sometimes, I really need to blog about something serious. Today is that day.
Okay, this may seem a little quirky or strange, but I am so enamoured at this idea, I have to share. Check out The Neptune Memorial Reef ; which is an environmentally friendly alternative to the traditional funeral and cemetery burial that we have all come to know so well.
This resting place is under water where there is still life ... so it can make death more of a celebration of life. Think about it, it is life after life. You are giving after leaving this earthly plane. There are currently over 100 souls there now. This reef not only provides an extraordinary eternal resting place for the departed, but it was constructed to regenerate life in the ocean. If you are a beach lover you can appreciate the fact that we take a lot from our environment while we live. Here's an opportunity to give something back.
The reef is located 3.25 miles east of Key Biscayne in Miami, FL - GPS coordinates N25ยบ 42.036',…

David Beckham for Armani

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I'm just saying ...

(Photo Cred: Fame Pictures) Source: Accidental Sexiness

Get Go Retro featured in Status Ink Magazine! Yahoo!

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So exciting ... We are featured in this month's "Status Ink" magazine --- models wearing our Skinny Dip Swimwear line!