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4th July 2011 
 
Dreams come true! 
I cannot believe it is 2 months since I wrote the first edition of this blog. So much has happened and everything is moving at 1000 mph! We went ‘live’ on June 13th and e-mails were sent around the world to all our friends to get them to peek at the site. Peak it did too with nearly 4000 pages viewed, that is a record to date! 
Just prior to going live I made a couple of journeys down to London to some haunts around Camden, Whitechapel and Notting Hill. I wanted to cruise the markets for a little bit of sanity and check the pricing…don’t want to get that wrong! I now have reassurance that my pricing is right. Still couldn’t resist a couple of bargains…who can? The trip may have been one of reconnaissance, but might as well grab some booty while you can!! 
Portobello road sign
Writing all the product descriptions was tough, but I wanted accuracy, as I don’t want anything to be misrepresented. Niece, Alicia, was an angel…always on hand to assist. If you are reading this then you know where we are and I hope you like what you see….as it’s turned out I am reasonably satisfied. 
sheer top
Following the launch of the site, we had a viewing of the collection at a local venue. This was a successful sortie into an unknown arena of marketing…many local residents attending, passing on their thoughts and grabbing the odd item or two!! 
 
Now that it is all done I must now hold my breath for a few months and see how it begins to pan out…hate this bit, I want to buy, buy, buy! Time for the marketing people to do their bit…don’t worry though I am the boss and I will sneak out and stick some new stuff on when they are not looking!!! 
Just noticed it is Independence Day or was that a film….anyway we had a hit from Pennsylvania today…nice to know what ours sisters across the waters do on their day off!! Nothing changes! 
Gretchen xxx 
sales evening
Already to go! 
Clothing event
The evening begins ... 
Gretchen and Talitha
Daughter Talitha lends a calming hand! 
vintage accessories
Staging the scene and ambience ... 
vintage clothing
Showcasing the Vintage Clothing... 
Bohemian Finds
Plenty of opportunity to try on 
that perfect dress! 
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Portobello Road
Perusing artifacts at Portobello Road 
spitalfields market
Taking in the buzz at Spitalfields Market 
brick lane sign
Brick Lane - the home of Vintage Clothing 
Gretchen Larkin
The evening is busy and bustling... 
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