50's GLAM














It's not too often, that us girls at Ahka HQ get to hold and touch a dress from such an iconic era, the 1950's! Just arrived, is this ah-mazing broderie anglaise lace dress (Phew! that's a mouth full, try saying that fast three times!)
Made in 1957 as a wedding dress from a tiny town wayyyy up in North Queensland, Cooktown.
This dress is one of the most beautiful we have seen in a long time, with it's flowing skirt and fitted waistline that compliments a women's figure to perfection.
If you are looking for that one of a kind wedding dress,(we will even throw in the veil and headpiece that was made to go with this totally awesome dress.) or just something to wear for that special occasion, do yourself a favour and check this one out here. (we guarantee that you will not bump into someone else at the same event wearing the same dress as you, the horror!!),
 

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SHOP FABRIC SHOP


 
We have found some little gems recently while stalking all the OP shops in the area, like these amazing (and new) original 1970's uncut fabric.  They are pretty amazing, and for those of you that like to do arty farty crafty things, or can sew, then these pieces are for you.  Each of them are enough to make something decent out of, and also to have something that hasn't been used (and vintage) adds to the coolness of owning it.
Check them all out here


CUT OFF DENIM







A sneak peek of some of the denim glory coming to the store just in time for those gorgeous summer months.  Beautiful vintage Levi's featuring lace and floral details.

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HIPPIE LOVE




Ahhh, crochet! there is something magical about this type of fabric, I don't know what it is, but everytime i see it, it makes me all whimsical and my hippie side comes out, and it makes me want to go and join those lovely folk at Byron Bay and eat healthy and listen to cool 70's music.
One day! but in the meantime, if you feel the same as me, and actually want to eat healthy, listen to cool 70's music and get your hippie on, then you can check out the crocheted goodness we have in the store right now.
Peace!

  • Cream delicate crochet-deets here 
  • White Angel dress-deets here 
  • Mini crochet fitted dress-deets here
  • Angel sleeve mini dress-deets here
  • Roman tassle crochet dress-deets here
  • Pink plunging bridal dress-deets here  
  • Antique brooch red doiley dress-deets here

crochet dress above modeled by Ashlei


ROUND SHE GOES






 We want to introduce you to our latest little venture! We now have a clearance store which is part of the amazing 'Round She Goes' online vintage marketplace, does this sounds familiar? yes, yes it does, Round She Goes is an award-winning indoor fashion market dedicated to women's preloved fashion, that has just gone online so you can shop 24/7.   Happy days!
You can shop our vintage dresses here where you will find all of the above dresses (and a stack load more) at a low $25 each.
And if any of you girls are in the Adelaide area on the 23rd August,make sure you head down and check out the stalls on offer and grab yourselves a bargain.

The next ADELAIDE  Round She Goes has 50 stalls!
When: Saturday 23 August 2014
Where: The German Club
223 Flinders Street, Adelaide SA 5000
10am-3pm, entry: $2


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SHOP GREEN SHOP




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Spring is nearly here, and finally we can see this cold weather ending and the flowers starting to blossom once again, so we thought we would celebrate the warm weather arriving with a green theme, and these gorgeous dresses that are available now instore.

 


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HATTED


Hatted.  They are the worlds best accessory.  It's the ultimate accessory actually.  Bad hair days are gone, keeps your head warm when its winter (double bonus) and a simple black hat is perfect with the capsule wardrobe.  Then there is a fashionable long term benefit of protecting your skin from the sun.  High fives all round on this one.

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