How to balance retro with modern

When people think of vintage or retro style, it’s easy to think of unattainable pinups roaming the streets. But as I’ve specified before, you don’t need to be full on about it. Here are a couple of ways to dress with a retro twist: This kind of outfit is a favourite of mine. Wide leg/flared […]

Korean fashion

I love Korean fashion and buy from the most out of any fashion retailer.  It is rather a cute and sweet style and I run the danger of looking like a 12 year old cupcake so I mix and match to make sure it’s not looking too juvenile. The cute clothes I own are […]

Recent buys

I know I swore off shopping for a while but a few bargains happened in early January and who am I to refuse those? As usual I got lured into one of my favourite charity shops (All Aboard) and found this red kimono. As if I’m going to pass that up for £3. I know […]

New sews

I finally started some new projects but some of them just didn’t work due to the materials so after a couple of months, this is what I ended up with: Some more t-shirts because like I need anymore. But how can I resist this kitschy Dutch windmill scene, or this burnt orange, or this floral […]

Swap stuff

Last month I started going out to swaps again and lo behold, new things happened: Once again I’m late to the party. The underwear as outerwear trend has passed me by and if you’ve seen my Bridget Jones underwear you’d know that sexy is the least of my concerns. But this lingerie style kimono would be […]

NYE outfit

I can’t believe it has taken this long to get my laptop but finally I have it. I have been trying to post this for over a month now. Keeping it short and sweet, here is what I wore for new years eve. Like the year before, I wore something comfortable. I recycled this outfit of […]

My love affair with vintage

I’ve always loved vintage inspired attire. The old Hollywood stars looked glamorous and beautiful and I wanted to be like them. I’d see the occasional pictures of women from decades past and wanted to know their secrets. Now it’s a mainstream style and a bit of a cliche but there has always something magical about […]