Vintage style: thinking inside the box (bag)

No, the post titles don’t get any less obvious.  This is going to be part vintage style guide, part love letter to my most expensive outfit purchase to date – my Lulu Guinness Mary bag. Let’s start with the style…

Bake: earl grey bread and butter pudding

My parents came to stay this weekend (with Monty the dog). I’ve been begging them to visit me for months so when they finally gave in and decided to come, I wanted to make sure they thought it was worth…

Make-up: 50s pin-up made easy

This is my first requested post for my lovely friend who is going to an ‘alternative’ wedding this week.  I realise the topic has been done to death in YouTube tutorials and the likes, but they’re of varying quality and…

Vintage style: high-waisted shorts for pin-up pins

Following on from Marie’s shorts post, here’s my own take on using shorts to achieve summery vintage style.  I know it’s raining, but we’ve all got to have something to look forward to, right?? Let me get one thing straight…

Styling 01: Shorts and Stripes

I wish I was a stylist – I’d love to put together magazine spreads in fashion mags and pick out clothes from an endless rail of designers. But alas, I’m not willing to commit 5 years of my life to…

Vintage style: supermarket chic

I’m about to share with you one of my biggest style secrets… I can hardly believe I’m doing it, but for you, dear readers.  This secret is about where to buy pretty, well-made and crucially, dirt-cheap clothes. You can forget…