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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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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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: 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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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 […]

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Review: Ace Beauté Grandiose Palette

I mean, do I even need to explain why I bought this palette? I love neutral palettes, but especially neutral palettes that use the colour red and lots of glitter! This palette was right up my alley, and as I’ve never used Ace Beauté before I was really excited to try it out! Did I […]

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Review: Frontier Grit by Marianne Monson

I’m secretly obsessed with 19th century American history. Well, it isn’t so secret anymore if you read my blog regularly! I came across this history book about kick ass ladies while browsing on Bookdepository. Discover the stories of twelve women who “heard the call” to settle the west and who came from all points of […]

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Review: Cover FX Anti-Aging Primer

Primer is something that I actually really need. It may sound gimmicky to you, but my skin is so incredibly dry that my skincare routine doesn’t give me enough to still look good when I apply foundation. I could just look for a better skincare regime, but kids, I am using a LOT of hydrating […]

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