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VINTAGE-culture-FASHION-people-HOW TO-food JANUARY 2010

The Art of Burlesque


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Jewellery Designing YOU Can Do at Home

Tea For Two Vintage Bargain Buys

The Women’s Institute

Nostalgic Festivals

Vintage Inspired Homewear lifestyles Old School Glamour Cake Recipes

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bulge, why not have a look at burlesque dancing. A recent dance phenomenon, the routines combine glamour, aerobics, acting and posing. A great self esteem booster, and the hobby also demands a range of sexy underwear, so more excuses for shopping! If you don’t feel like venturing out in the cold January weather and would rather stay cocooned up, have a try at our cake recipes. Classic baking with kitsch kitchen wear

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makes a great tea party, and the cakes are so delicious it would persuade anybody to ditch the diet! Looking forward to the summer? IDYLLIC has some ideas for vintage festivals and tearooms to visit, so start planning your year now around some great old school places. IDYLLIC is a magazine dedicated to nostalgia and finding past treasures, so dive in and explore a forgotten world!

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ew Year and our New Year Resolution at IDYLLIC Magazine is more vintage! With the VAT rise rinsing pockets and purses, what better way to save the pennies than bargain shopping. Charity shopping is a must have for cheap and chic fashion; one off beauties and bygone lust haves. However negotiating round a shop with second hand galore is a bit of a minefield; luckily IDYLLIC has some helpful tips and ideas. To beat the post Christmas



Shamim spends a day at a vintage festival. Page 4 THE WI

We have a peek around a local Women’s institution and the history of the group. Page 6 PEOPLE~ VINTAGE BLOGGERS

Past meets present in this clash of technology and history. Page 8


A guide on bargains to create that nostalgic look. Page 14 HEPWRIGHTS STORE

Sam picks out some beauties! Page 16


The stripping art form tells Idyllic why burlesque is sexy, fun and easy to do! CAKES

Kyra bakes us sweet treats with a old homely twist. Page 20 HOW TO ~

HOMEWEAR Suzie shows how you can create a Cath Kidston inspired home. Page 23 UNIQUE JEWELS

Tips on making jewellery to suit your style. Page 26

FOOD~ TEA FOR TWO REVIEW The best tea rooms around. Page 18

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