culture, Lifestyle, music, Retro, Vintage

Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien

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Last night my friends Auriol, Ayesha (pictured) and I spent an evening in a Parisian/tiki haven – Ollie Vee’s in Leighton Buzzard. Vintage shop Ollie Vee’s, which recently transformed its basement into a tiki speakeasy, complete with a water feature and a four-foot statue, hosted a night with Edith Piaf.

Singer Susan Black performed some of Piaf’s best-known songs and between pieces told us the story of Piaf’s life – from her childhood in a brothel, her discovery as a performer, her contribution to the Résistance and to her poor health and drug addiction. All downstairs in tiki paradise.

The perfect first outing for my Family Affairs Cafe Zoe dress…

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