Love ur Look ‘pin-up pop-up shop’ 2018

Yesterday I went to visit the annual Pin-Up Pop-Up Shop organised by Ronke Fashola, the brains behind vintage-inspired ethical fashion brand Love ur Look. Each year she organises a pop-up featuring a selection of UK independent fashion brands with a vintage style, where you can meet the makers and try on a gorgeous selection of... Continue Reading →

March Lust List: Revival

This month's Lust List doesn't have an alliterative theme - partly because I couldn't think of one, and partly because I didn't want to end up having to do that every month - so instead I've chosen an independent retailer to make my selections from. I was introduced to Revival Retro and its owner, Rowena... Continue Reading →

Bettie Page Lingerie, by Playful Promises

Lingerie lovers may have noticed that those hard-working folk at Playful Promises have been even more productive than usual over the last year. Seeing as they're always busy, this is pretty impressive work! As well as coming up with designs for their main line and curve ranges, plus their mini-brand Peek & Beau, they also... Continue Reading →

Lust List: September

I've become somewhat obsessed with leopard print over the last few weeks and so I suppose it was inevitable that September's Lust List has become rather animal. The problem with this type of print is that there's a lot of it around but, especially in underwear, the vast majority is really not very good at... Continue Reading →

Tara Starlet’s new ‘Starlet Curvy’

I've got a few vintage-inspired pieces from Tara Starlet in my wardrobe and have always loved their super cute take on retro styles. Taking inspiration from the 40s, 50s and 60s, designer Tara Scott mixes classic styles with quirky prints and a beautiful colour palette to produce her eye catching collections, and now she's gone... Continue Reading →

The return of the bullet bra?

Last Friday, I made a brief appearance on all 40 BBC local radio stations as part of the Georgey Spanswick show. Prompted by a Daily Mail article* by Sandra Howard on the supposed return of the bullet bra - or at least the more pointed shape that was popular in the mid twentieth century -... Continue Reading →

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