Monday, 18 July 2011
Sunday, 17 July 2011
The sixties was the ultimate time for make up. It was no longer strictly the domain of the adults; many cosmetic companies noted a huge increase in teenage customers.
This was inevitable with magazines like Vogue and Harpers Bazaar teaching step-by-step instructions to young ladies.
The main focus of the look had shifted from the 1950’s siren pout; it was all about the eyes, the bigger and rounder the better. Many people still use this look now.
Thursday, 14 July 2011
Wednesday, 13 July 2011
R.E. Tricker Ltd and five generations later his family continue to apply the same traditional crafts and skills in the production of the world
renowned “Tricker’s” shoes.
The St. Michael’s Road premises accommodates all manufacturing, administration and marketing activities of this famous company. Combining the skills and service ethics of yesteryear with the flair and creativity demanded by twenty-first century commerce.
Using only the best available materials, including calf upper leather and oak bark tanned soles, Tricker’s craftsmen apply their legendary skills to produce both hand-made and bench-made shoes which maintain a standard seldom equalled in the world of Goodyear welted footwear.
Tricker’s of St. James’s, our famous retail establishment in the heart of London’s most prestigious shopping area serves as a focal point for our dedicated customers from all over the world. Offering a wide range of footwear including our famous handmade bespoke service and a comprehensive selection of classic styles for immediate wear.
Here at Urban Village we always try our best to find vintage Trickers.
Tuesday, 5 July 2011
Vintage Bugatti bought for £60 auctioned for £430k
A Bugatti racing car bought for £60 in 1950 has been sold at auction
The 1924 type 35 Bugatti was found by Jack Perkins, from Rugby, Warwickshire, at a Nottinghamshire aerodrome and
restored to racing condition.