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
Tag: 1940s and 1950s
Let’s talk petticoats…updated!
It was in April of 2020 that this post was first published and I've chosen to update it, October 2020, because the petticoat challenge is never ending 🙂 and I've gone on to increase my collection to 31 petticoats!I was also very kindly gifted a petticoat by Wendy, my favourite cotton petticoat maker, which now … Continue reading Let’s talk petticoats…updated!
Let’s talk petticoats…
Earlier this week I put a post up in two Facebook groups about petticoats and was a bit stunned by the many questions I received.It seems there’s a fair few ladies out there either considering their first petti and not sure where to start, to those who want to know how to care and store … Continue reading Let’s talk petticoats…
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!