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
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!
On my Instagram account I often receive messages and comments relating to people's confidence, or rather lack of it. Many followers are starting out in the vintage world and unsure how to cope with other people's reactions. I’ve been wearing vintage/repro on and off for 13 years - and 24/7 for the last two. So … Continue reading Get dressed with confidence
This has been an interesting not to mention downright odd and unexpected time. For months we’ve been dealing with Covid-19 and lockdown in the UK and now we’re slowly coming out of it. Whilst I’ve been fortunate enough not to lose any friends or family, I, like many people, found myself an emotional wreck from … Continue reading It’s more than just a fancy outfit…