Review: the Art of Being a Well Dressed Wife by Anne Fogarty

I love fashion books, absolutely love them. After reading Dior’s fashion book, I had to get more from this series! Not only is it pink, it’s written in the late 50s, which is only my favourite era of fashion. So let’s have a look: In this gorgeous style guide from the 50s, American fashion designer […]

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25 facts about me!

I’m turning 25 this year and I’ve noticed that I talk a lot about things around me, but never really about me, if that makes sense. Which is funny, because I’m an incredibly open person! So to celebrate I’m nearly 25, my blog reached 500 followers and my blog is 4 years old, let’s try […]

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Mid-Year Update: Favourite Books

We’re almost halfway through the year already. Which, honestly, doesn’t feel like it to me! Summer is my favourite season so it feels like it’s still winter to me! I’ve already reached my reading goal of the year (more than 50 books and counting!) so I felt like it was time to have a look […]

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Review: the Little Dictionary of Fashion by Christian Dior

Christian Dior is credited to be the inventor of the New Look in 1947. His use of fabric after the war was equally scandalous as it was amazing. Fabric became a luxury in the war, and the New Look used a lot of fabric to get the fullness in the skirt. Long story short; Christian […]

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Stitchcraft Magazine

Out of my entire vintage magazine collection, Stitchcraft Magazine is by far the biggest collection. I own quite a few, ranging from the 1950s to the 1960s and let me tell you why. Stitchcraft Magazine is one I highly recommend if you are into needlework, because this magazine has tons of amazing patterns for knitting, […]

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Review: Mario Badescu Kera Moist Cream

I’ve tried so much Mario Badescu, it’s getting boring, if I’m honest! This’ll be the last one in a while, don’t you worry! A few weeks ago I wrote a blogpost about the Kera Moisturizer, and I said I thought I would probably like the cream better. So here I am, I tried it out, […]

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Review: Cover FX High Performance Setting Spray

Nothing is worse than spending an hour (or more!) on your makeup look, you are looking beautiful, and then it won’t last!  Luckily, setting spray is a thing now, so let’s have a look at this one by Cover FX! weightless, alcohol-free setting spray that locks in makeup for 24 hours of wear with next-level […]

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Review: Holika Holika Good Cera Super Ceramide Lip Oil Balm

I’ve got really dry lips. Well, my entire skin is dry, but I hate having dry lips. They crack easily, they hurt, lipstick doesn’t look nice and it’s just not my look. Lip balm is something I swear by. I always apply it before bed after brushing my teeth and it keeps my lips nice […]

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Review: Addicted to Americana by Charles Phoenix

If there’s anything you need to know about me, I love kitchy 50s stuff. This book seemed right up my alley! Let’s have a look: Title: Addicted to Americana Author: Charles Phoenix Pages: 176 Published:  October 10th 2017 by Prospect Park Books ISBN: 9781945551192 Raised on a used-car lot, Charles Phoenix was destined to become […]

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Popular Books I Won’t Be Reading

There are so many books out there in the wild, and some people take their love for books a little bit too far. Ok, granted, books are my life, but you aren’t a horrible person for not reading a certain book just because it’s so popular. If you are looking for a reason to drink […]

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