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1930s kimono robe with a modern twist

Wheels and Dollbaby

Wheels and Dollbaby

Edith Head, the great costumier of Hollywood films, once said that “clothes are the way you present yourself to the world; they affect the way the world feels and thinks about you; subconsciously they affect the way you feel and think about yourself.” A sharp observation which resonates strongly with me, as I firmly believe that a woman says a lot about who she is by what she wears.

I’m something of a chameleon and as Mr de Merteuil will tell you, I have many personalities. One of my favourite personas is the ‘Dollbaby’ and if you haven’t a clue as to who or what I’m referencing then let me help you ‘get smart’ to the term. A ‘Dollbaby’ is, from my personal observations… A strong woman, not afraid to look sexy yet never vulgar, a femme fatale, a vintage vixen, fond of theatricality. She is the epitome of rock luxury and sex appeal.

 

Top 10 Shiseido products

Top 10 Shiseido products

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

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 ...

How to date vintage clothing

How to date vintage clothing

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