Vintage style: Boohoo-licious

Anyone who’s been reading this blog over the past year will have swiftly picked up that I’m not so much of a vintage shopper, but instead prefer to find high street clothes I can style in retro ways. I’m also…

Outfit: night at the ballet

Time for some arty pictures from an arty trip to the Royal Opera House to see some ballet! My first ever experience of watching live ballet. All very beautiful and a great excuse to dress up – although amazing how…

Bake: Apple and Blackberry crumble dessert cake

One word – YUMO! This is a super yummy dessert cake, delish when served warm and just as good cold the next day (I’m munching on a bit as I type) What you need:   Cake 175g unsalted butter 150g…

Vintage style: catseye glasses, part ii – buying vintage glasses online

Following on from part i, where I showed you the merits of vintage frames versus new and chose new, part ii is going to show you the other side of the coin and explore the joys of buying vintage glasses…

Make-up: Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Dolce Vita

Another day, another lipstick review! This time another great daytime colour – Dolce Vita Velvet Matte Lip Pencil by Nars. (Also, Happy Valentines Day!) This is a good little daytime light pink/red that would probably work best with cool-toned skin…

Vintage style: Hollywood Costumes at the V&A

This most excellent exhibition has now closed at the V&A – L and I went back in mid January when there was so much snow around the public transport system collapsed (as always) and we got stranded on the journey…

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