WHEN it comes to vintage fashion, accessories and vehicles Parkes woman Kristy Berry is in love.
Not only is she and her Calinda Street store Colouby Creations dressed up for the Parkes Elvis Festival, but she’s brought her pride and joy into town.
Violet Rose is her 1963 Wayfarer Road Liner is a pristine-condition caravan that she purchased six years ago and named after her great grandmother.
“I bought her in 2012 and it took 12 months to do up,” Ms Berry said.
Among the work completed on Violet Rose, was replacing some of the outside wooden panels and aluminium stucco, but the inside is completely original.
“A family if six used to holiday in it,” Ms Berry said.
“I’ve always loved them and I’m a big retro girl at heart.
I’ve always loved them and I’m a big retro girl at heart.Kristy Berry
“One day we’ll go holidaying in it.”
Ms Berry said Violet Rose always attracts a lot of attention when she takes it out.
“I’ve been offered hundreds of times for people to buy it, but I’d never sell,” she said.
“Once I’ve named something I don't sell it.