Review: 1940s Fashion by Fiona Kay and Neil R. Storey

Review: 1940s Fashion by Fiona Kay and Neil R. Storey

I' ve read a lot of fashion history books, honestly, I have. When I was in London recently I found this little one, tucked between some really big books, but it caught my eye immediately! Is it one I recommend? Despite - or perhaps because of - the privations of war, the 1940s was one [...]

Review: the Fashion Chronicles by Amber Butchart

Review: the Fashion Chronicles by Amber Butchart

Fashion history is my thing, and I absolutely adored Amber Butcharts series on famous paintings and their historical value to fashion historians. It was my biggest dream to become a fashion historian one day, and considering that will never happen, I can pretend by reading all the books about it! The Fashion Chronicles by fashion historian [...]

Review: 100 Years of Fashion by Cally Blackman

Review: 100 Years of Fashion by Cally Blackman

Did I get this book because Audrey Hepburn is on the cover? Maybe. Do I regret it? Not at all! Title: 100 Years of Fashion Author: Cally Blackman Pages: 400 Published:  May 16th 2012 by Laurence King Publishing ISBN: 9781856697989 This book documents in pictures the most exciting and diverse period in fashion: from 1900 [...]

Think Pink!

Think Pink!

My sister, Sophie, is a photographer. I'm pretty lucky, as my younger brother works in the film industry as well! So naturally, I had to study makeup artistry to complete this line in our family. Anyways, my younger sister was willing to make photos with me for my blog this month so here's my absolutely [...]

Home Notes Magazine

Home Notes Magazine

I talked about Good Housekeeping a few days ago, so let's have a look at my other favourite magazine: Home Notes! Home Notes is a typical magazine: it talks about children, fashion, cooking, needlecrafts, short stories, the lot! I really enjoy reading these as they are an amazing look into the past and they are [...]

Winter Outfits

Winter Outfits

As Spring is finally upon us, let's have a look at my favourite outfits of the past few months! Winter is my least favourite season, as I hate the cold and making outfits is so much harder for me. So let's have a look at my favourite ones! Top: Princess Highway Skirt: Dancing Days by [...]