I’m often popping into the op shops near my workplace and picking up the odd vintage gem or two and the other day I came across something super special.

Vintage 1950s Harlequin Hostess teacup sets by Westminster Australia

Now… you all know that I love my teacup sets and when I spotted this quartet sitting prettily on the shelf I was super snappy in making them mine.

Vintage 1950s Harlequin Hostess teacup sets by Westminster Australia

Made by Westminster Australia, the 1950s set is named ‘Harlequin Hostess’ and I’m pretty sure I’m now one of “Australia’s smartest hostesses” when I serve my afternoon tea treats on these beauties!

Vintage 1950s Harlequin Hostess teacup sets by Westminster Australia

Care to join me?

Advertisement image from The Australian Women’s Weekly, 5 November 1958.