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You don’t mind me being a Witch, do you?
How to store vintage clothing like a pro!

Some people need sequins, others don’t.

Why I fell in love with sequins!

Some people need sequins, others don’t.
Edith Head Fashion Trivia Edith Head, one of my favourite Hollywood costumiers, once famously said, “Some people need sequins, others don’t.” She made that comment to the press in reference to a dress she designed for Grace Kelly to wear at the 27th Academy Awards in 1955. The dress in ice-blue duchess satin was very simple, lacking any adornments and yet, it made Grace Kelly stand out from the crowds, Hollywood A-lister crowds that is. Kelly won the Oscar for Best Actress for her performance in “The Country Girl” that night. Edith Head was the winner for her Costume Design (Black and White) for “Sabrina”.  

Top 10 Shiseido products

Top 10 Shiseido products

There is only one woman I know, who is a bigger shopaholic ...

How to date vintage clothing

How to date vintage clothing

How to date vintage clothing Establishing the year in which a particular vintage ...

A brief history of CC41-The Utility Clothing Scheme

A brief history of CC41-The Utility Clothing Scheme

Examples of CC41 clothes and lingerie from my personal collection.   I've been fascinated ...