The Fascinating Origins of Polka Dots

Today, polka dots are considered a cheerful pattern, often featured on children’s toys and cheeky, vintage-style clothing. Perhaps we take the pattern from granted now,...

The Joys of Vintage Luggage: Trunks, Hat Boxes, and Early Suitcases

Vintage luggage is making a comeback. And it’s not hard to see why. Vintage luggage from the 19th century was often crafted with the best...

Keeping Time with the Pocket Watch

The Origins of Timekeeping The history of timekeeping is a fascinating look into the evolution of life and commerce. It marks a change from life that...