about me

About Trish Hunter and her vintage blog

I’m Trish Hunter and thanks for visiting!

I started my blog in August 2008 to show just what the name suggests, what Trish Hunter… finds!

My blog soon turned into an online shop, then into a travelling vintage caravan shop, then into my dream, a bricks and mortar furniture & collectables store!
Then, after all my years of learning, experience and passion for vintage, I made the huge decision to sell my shop, to pursue the new dream that became stronger during my time as a vintage shop owner.
That dream is writing and educating about all that I have learned, instead of dealing in it.

So instead of selling these vintage pieces to one person, I am now sharing them with the world by blogging about their history. This way, they can be enjoyed by many, they will never be forgotten and perhaps some new collections and collectors may arise!

My Melbourne based blog is a lifestyle blog with a vintage twist.
It is your daily dose of vintage of all kinds, from my ‘Retro Roadshow‘ segment where I feature amazing vintage collections from around Australia, to my daily happenings, events I attend, places I visit, and of course, my vintage outfits!
I’ll post about anything from antiques, to quirky oddities.  Anything that hold great stories.

I love living and blogging about my vintage lifestyle and try to incorporate it into as many parts of my life as I can.  Why? Because vintage is happy, unique, interesting, quality, stylish, affordable, and makes you feel absolutely amazing to own and/or wear it.

I love to learn, teach and inspire, which is why I surround myself in vintage and blogging.  Vintage is a never ending subject to learn from.   I will, and can never learn it all, so my mind is always working, hungry and forever, happily unsatisfied.

My passion for sharing my knowledge of vintage is huge, and hope in each blog post, and in time through bigger forms of media like magazines, and television, I can inspire my readers/viewers to love vintage too.
Vintage is the most amazing hobby and lifestyle to have, and I hope my posts encourage you to add a little vintage into your lives.

I personally collect many things.   A few of my favorites include Australian pottery by the company Ellis, 1950′s Pixie figures, Ridgway Homemaker ceramics, Barsony ceramics, Mid Century Furniture, Vintage reference books, Cateye glasses, Clothing, and oh so much much more.
It’s an absolute addiction and I love it!

You can follow me on many forms of social media including my blog right here on this website!
But also on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

I am also available for interviews, talks, writing, photoshoots, sponsored blog posts, advertising, and a whole lot more. Please contact me for further information. xx

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About my Vintage Shops.

You may know me best as the owner of Melbourne’s first travelling vintage caravan shop, and then continuing on to open a huge bricks and mortar Vintage shop in Melbourne.

Then, after all my years of learning, experience and passion for buying & selling vintage, I made the huge decision to sell my half of the shop to my business partner, so that I can put 100% into writing and educating about all that I have learned, instead of dealing in it.

So instead of selling these vintage pieces to one person, I am now sharing them with the world by blogging about their history. This way, they can be enjoyed by many, they will never be forgotten and perhaps some new collections and collectors may arise!

I love writing about all the things in my life that often have a vintage twist.  I couldn’t do this without my lovely sponsors who pay me to blog or speak about their brand, business or event! If you think my audience would love to hear about you, read more here!

I am available for interviews, talks, writing, photoshoots, sponsored blog posts, advertising, and a whole lot more. Please contact me for further information. xx

I am still very much involved and active in the vintage industry and still partner up with Hunter & Co. for special projects.

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About my Vintage Caravan Shop!

After a very long year in the making, my vintage caravan shop opened it’s doors in May 2011.  At the time it was the only thing like it in Australia, and something very exciting and unique.  It was a Vintage shop on wheels!

My Vintage Caravan Shop in Melbourne
My travelling vintage caravan shop would pop up at Camberwell Market every Sunday, but has now retired due to having our Melbourne Vintage shop! However it’s now for sale as I just don’t have the time to operate it anymore :(
Please contact if you are interested.

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The online vintage shop.

I begun selling vintage online in Early 2009.  I designed a very basic (and very manual) website from scratch in a notepad document using html. It begun with only 20 items, most under $50.  It wasn’t spectacular, there wasn’t many great pieces, but it was the beginning.

It built very quickly and as my knowledge grew, my stock did, and so did my website.
It got so big that I had to do a redesign which led to me starting completely from scratch and getting a whole new personal THF website and blog designed in 2011.

Also keep in mind that I’m still always buying vintage!
If you have something you’re ready to part with, contact Trish Hunter Finds!

The Future of Trish Hunter Finds

I’m so very excited about what the future holds for Trish Hunter Finds.
There are a lot of ideas in the works and although it sounds like I’ve peeked, this is just the very beginning!  I lived out my long time goal of opening a bricks and mortar shop, but on the journey, I wanted more, I wanted something different.
That ‘something different’ is still heavily based in the vintage world, but it’s a lot bigger than a shop.  It’s much further outside the square than a caravan, and I can’t wait to begin working towards the new exciting vintage direction I’m heading in!

I’m am very ambitious, very passionate and am always dreaming big.  Once one goal is achieved there are another fifty! I have ten lifetimes of ideas and can’t wait to pursue many of them.

Thanks for reading xx