Women in War fashion show

Whilst I admire much of the austere clothing of the 1940s necessitated by war time regulations, I'm very much a 1950s girl when it comes to fashion history. The streamlined skirts just don't make my heart flutter like a flouncy petticoat does. But of course the wartime years were about so much more than clothing - … Continue reading Women in War fashion show

When strangers become friends!

"We began the day as strangers and ended it as friends! - that just about sums up a day out I had at the Black Country Living Museum. Knowing just one or two of the group I joined a large gathering of 1940s enthusiasts, who have no objection to anyone who also loves other eras, … Continue reading When strangers become friends!

Jive the day away!

Whew! I'm exhausted 🙂 I've spent the weekend dancing at The Jive Aces Big Jive All-Dayer in Worthing. For the second year running I've been drawn to this event at the Worthing Assembly Hall, and again I've thoroughly enjoyed myself. Starting at 1pm it goes through to 1am with a mix of live bands and … Continue reading Jive the day away!

I’m back and I’ve finally found my mojo!

Gosh it sure has been a long long time since I posted on my blog. I'd taken an unexpected break when life threw some tough curve balls at me. But now I'm back, standing strong and ready to face the world again. I hadn't even worn vintage or repro items for about three years😱 as … Continue reading I’m back and I’ve finally found my mojo!