Lace, the word is derived from Old French “las” in turn from Latin “lacere.” Its origins are wrapped in mystery, for nearly every European country claims to be the first to develop the craft. There are many kinds of lace, and just as many kinds of thread, linen, silk, cotton, synthetic, even spun silver and […]
Roses and Rust is celebrating 7 years since it started out as an idea Bonnie and I had explored after looking into the various vintage markets we were acquainted with up and down the Pacific Northwest, and other parts of the country. She came in to my shop and we started planning in earnest, thinking […]
We love pink, that delicate and romantic shade of color that makes everything it graces that much lovelier. Pink; in many ways, it’s the universal color of love… it’s sweet, nice, playful, cute, feminine, and tender. It’s the iconic color of bubble gum, flowers, babies, little girls, cotton candy. Everything’s prettier in pink!
We’ve got a special “Man” room for our gentlemen patrons (and those who shop for them). Thought we’d show you some of the fun hats collected there. Each hat exemplifies the finishing touch of masculine dress in a variant array of forms! So, whether he’s a cowboy, a dandy, a military gent or any other […]
On rainy days we love to curl up with a good book or to watch a movie if we have the time right? And what’s more comforting than our favorite spot… all soft, warm and inviting us to sink in and relax? That’s when we realize our favorite pillows are the icing on the cake! […]
The mannequin as a design element is very popular. We’ve seen them draped in vintage clothing, adorned with jewelry; even used as a canvas of sorts for whimsical and unique art work. Once only used for creating garments and displaying fashion, dress forms have donned a […]
Happy Holidays to all our customers and friends! We are so grateful for your support and friendship and want to take this opportunity to wish you all Happy Holidays. May you find time to rejoice in all that life has given you. We look forward to the new year and to continuing to bring you the best […]