About


Hello there! Thank you very much for visiting my blog and wanting to find out more about the vintage loving gal behind it.





My name is Jessica Cangiano and this is the corner of the good ol' interwebs in which I write about my immense lifelong fascination with history, particularly the mid-twentieth century (1920s - 1950s), which has always been a time period that enthralls and delights me to no end, as well as where I share photographs of the vintage outfits I wear. Thrown into the mix you'll find various other topics as well, such vintage recipes and my musings on assorted elements of daily life.

By trade I am a professional vintage blogger and Etsy vintage shop owner. I am also employed by husband's company, Netrich Media, where I do number things including editorial and content production work.

I have a background in photography (specializing in product, commercial, food, and stock images), and have been obsessed with recording and documenting both life in the moment and history for as long as I can remember. I am also my family's genealogist, a poet, a daydreaming realist, a scrapbook artist, and a passionate collector of more than enough things to earn me the right to call myself eclectic.

Most days you'll find me sporting genuine vintage, vintage reproduction, or vintage appropriate fashions, hairstyles and makeup looks from the 1940s and 1950s, my two favourite decades of all time from a sartorial standpoint. Occasionally I dabble in looks from other time periods or styles, but no matter what era I'm channeling, the common thread that runs through my wardrobe choices are femininity, elegance, good tailoring, colour coordination, and a huge love of dresses and skirts.




I'm beyond blessed to have found my soul mate in the form of my caring/sweet/genuine/immensely smart/generous/thoughtful/funny/adorable husband, Antonio (who takes most of the vintage outfits photos you see here on this site).

Whether in terms of standing with me in the face of the numerous severe chronic illnesses that I have, supporting my endless passion for all things vintage, or whispering I love you to me in his gorgeous Italian accent, my life is indescribably wonderful because he's at the heart of it.

Together we live in the breath-taking desert landscape of Penticton, British Columbia (that's Canada, eh!), with our darling fur babies, Stella and Annie, my ever-increasingly larger vintage wardrobe, and all of our hopes and dreams for the future.

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