A passion for food + fashion

Vintage Roadside

In Fashion on February 24, 2010 at 4:13 pm

It is no secret among friends that I have a thing for squirrels, particularly Twiggy—a waterskiing squirrel who tours the States teaching kids about water safety. My husband once inquired about hiring Twiggy to ski in an inflatable pool in our backyard for my birthday, but it turned out to be cost prohibitive. Twiggy and her handler, Lou Ann, live in Florida. We live in Los Angeles.

So, you can imagine my delight when my friend Booth gave me this awesome Vintage Roadside T-shirt (above) featuring the now defunct Squirrel Lodge Motor Court in Tennessee. The Portland, Ore., based T-shirt company Vintage Roadside resurrects images of roadside mom/pop businesses from the ’30s – ’60s. A portion of the proceeds go to the National Trust for Historic Preservation. So if squirrels aren’t your thing, check out their other nostalgic offerings. Here are a couple faves…

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