Vintage overload

My interest in vintage fashion and styling now has a raison d'Ítre. My wonderful sister Fiona got engaged to her lovely boyfriend Pete on Christmas day, and much email discussion is now going on between my younger sibling and our mother with regard to wedding dresses. It turns out that all the gorgeous vintage and... Continue Reading →

Make do and mend

There are many garments I wish I'd kept over the years, but I never thought one of them would be the polyester dress that I once had as part of my 'business dress' (aka uniform) while working for a John Lewis department store in the late 1990s. It was a great dress to wear as... Continue Reading →

Happy Monday

Yesterday, I bought a pair of Vivienne Westwood trousers for £3. How did I manage it? Two words - clothing exchange. I've been popping to Bang Bang on Goodge Street in my lunch times for a while now, and finally got round to sorting out some of my unworn items to see if they'd like... Continue Reading →

Superficial? Moi?

Many years ago, before my age had reached double figures, I got a Fashion Wheel for Christmas. I spent many hours producing 'drawings' of different outfits using all of the combinations available on the wheel and promptly decided that I wanted to be a fashion designer when I grew up. Years passed and, aged 16,... Continue Reading →

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