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Dear Friends,

The woman who owns the amazing vintage store, Vintage Ooollee, in Augusta, Georgia, told me that if on my travels I am ever near Cincinnati, I simply MUST stop at her favorite vintage store, Talk of the Town. Well, on our way home for Pittsburgh a few weeks ago, we just happened to be driving right past Cincinnati and I just happened to remember so to Talk of the Town we went!

This store has a vast selection from the 1920’s on up, is organized by size, and labeled by decade. All of the clothes are in very good condition and I would have liked to take home many more tha I did. I took home the lovely yellow 1940’s. It buttons up the front and has really neato little round pockets and a matching detail on the top.

The wool 1950’s number is totally amazing. I probably should have bought it, but one must curb one’s desires occasionally.

Thanks for reading friends.

Sincerely,
Nora Jane

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Dear Friends,

The morning we left for our great journey to Telluride, Colorado, I held up this dress and told the video camera, “This is the dress. That’s all I’m going to say.”

It turns out, it was the dress…the dress that I wore on the main stage in the final round of the band competition when we won. πŸ™‚

It’s a beautiful late 1940’s, pink cotton with a side zipper, triangle cuffs, collar, and neckline, and a row of covered buttons going up the front. This dress is a keeper.

Thanks for reading friends!

Sincerely,
Nora Jane

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Dear Friends,

Our final stop on the Vintage Voyage is Hillsboro Village’s finest recycled and vintage store: Clothing Exchange. Here we found three dresses that fit the bill!

1. Blue and white early 50’s gingham
2. Sea-foam green early 50’s button-up
3. Mauve mid-60’s A-line with matching jacket

(The little pink water-color tulip dress is just too good not to put in this post, though it is not in the contest.)

Don’t forget: Semi-finalists must be present at my CD release show on Wednesday night, 8pm, at The Basement, to be entered to be a finalist; the photo shoot for Her Nashville magazine is Thursday!

Thanks for reading friends.

Sincerely,
Nora Jane

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Dear Friends,

One of the three stores on our Vintage Voyage is Rowtique, located on music row. Not only does this store have some of the most beautiful vintage gowns I’ve ever seen, but it also carries a selection of rockabilly-remakes…which is great beacuse you can pick a dress and a size that fits you!

On our voyage we found three dresses we loved!
-purple seventies lace
-sea foam green early sixties
-sailor girl rockabilly remake

In exactly one week at my CD release show at The Basement (8pm Wed. June 23) the finalists of the Vintage Voyage will be selected! Girls, just remember, you must be present to win! You can visit my website t see the video log from Rowtique πŸ™‚ www.norajanestruthers.com

The pre-sale packages of my record are only up for one more week so check those out while you can!

Thanks for reading friends!

Sincerely,
Nora Jane

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Dear Friends,

It’s official. Vintage vehicles are the perfect compliment to vintage dresses! This week I am doing a vintage-themed promotion called the “Vintage Voyage”. I will be visiting 3 of Nashville’s finest vintage stores: Fanny’s, Clothing Exchange, and Rowtique. At each store I will perform 2 or 3 songs, pick out a dress that I LOVE, and find one lucky customer who will be entered to become a finalist in the Vintage Voyage. At my cd release show on Wednesday, June 23rd at The Basement, three of these women will will be chosen as finalists…the prize you ask?

The finalists get to keep the dress AND they get to be a model in a professional photo shoot to appear in the August issue of “Her Nashville” magazine!!!!

Very exciting! Ladies, you must be present to win so tell your friends and come on out to Nashville’s finest vintage stores!

Don’t miss the voyage:

East Nash-
Tuesday, June 8, 5PM — Fanny’s House of Music

Hillsboro-
Thursday, June 10, 12PM — Clothing Exchange

Music Row-
Friday, June 11, 2PM — Rowtique

Thanks for reading friends! I hope to see you this week.

Sincerely,
Nora Jane

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