Category Archives: Womenswear

Cotswold wool

Once upon a time there was a mill in Chipping Norton called Bliss Mill. The building is now swanky flats, but back in the day they wove lovely tweeds there. The only clue to this now sits in the entrance … Continue reading

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Oh dear…

…MAY was the last time I blogged. This is not a good state of affairs. So what’s been keeping me off the internet over the last few months? Well, it turns out that hours of bus commuting to college and … Continue reading

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Hartnell and Amies exhibition

When one thinks of Couture its generally Paris that springs to mind, not London, but for a few dacades in the first half of the Twentieth Century London came close to holding its own against those pesky Parisian fashion houses. … Continue reading

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I spy with my little eye…

…another tutu! Back in the autumn last year I went to what has been affectionately nicknamed ‘tutu school’: Two weekends in a row playing with net, cotton, and lycra. I ended up with a lovely purple net and floral silk … Continue reading

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Valentino: Master of Couture

What’s a girl to do to lift her spirits in the grey and dreary weather – why go and look at beautiful clothes of course! Not having the bank balance to peruse the best Bond Street has to offer (but … Continue reading

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You can probably tell that I’ve spent a lot of time watching films on YouTube this week! Here are some of my fashion favourites – the most inspiring, beautiful films of couture and the catwalk. Dior Chanel CHANEL Haute Couture … Continue reading

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The importance of the correct underwear

These days underwear is an under-rated element of dress. Oh yes, we all buy bras and pants, even pretty ones and matching sets, but how regularly do you actually give proper thought to underwear as a crucial element of an … Continue reading

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