I was led by my nose – and it was wonderful!

I have a list of "beautiful experiences" I wish to go through and as I get older, and my budget allows, I am working my way through them. This year I turn 50 years old - still not sure how I got to what I've always considered was a sensible age, yet still don't feel … Continue reading I was led by my nose – and it was wonderful!

A gift from my Fairy Godmother

It’s official - I have a fairy godmother and her name is *Miss CandyFloss!😁 The good folk there wanted me to have another dress after I reviewed their Victoria-Rose. So they sent me a stunner of a dress - the Natalie-Gia.   There are moments in childhood which stick with you - as a child … Continue reading A gift from my Fairy Godmother

A rose by any other name

I’m  a lady who loves her 50s style circle skirts and dresses  - so a floor-length fairly straight dress was never going to immediately draw my eye.Until I was well and truly persuaded otherwise by the folks at Miss Candyfloss* who tempted me with the hidden and extremely full skirts of a rose – the … Continue reading A rose by any other name

Horrockses Fashions X Joanie revival

My passion for making clothes from the 1950s includes being a huge fan of Horrockses Fashion prints. So I was delighted to be invited to the launch of a new range using the prints by Joanie Clothing. The launch at the Anthony Burgess International Foundation in Manchester was a wonderful afternoon of tea and cake … Continue reading Horrockses Fashions X Joanie revival