I was extremely lucky to have received such a beautiful gift recently. It came in the shape of the most exquisite dress, inherited from my husband’s grandmother, Violet. She really did have impeccable taste and this dress just confirms it. It was love at first sight! The pallete of pinks, greys and soft mustards with … More Violet in Vienna
“Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them” – Marc Jacobs Vintage fashion has always inspired me. The way in which you get to travel through time via a beautiful piece of clothing or a wonderfully made accessory. It is like dressing up in days gone by and breathing life into forgotten items. As an … More The Girl In The Green Dress
So this time last week, I was sat with my little family on the beautiful island of Mallorca. We had not been abroad for 5 years as we had chosen staycations instead but this year we decided we needed guaranteed sunshine and sea warm enough to swim in! We chose Mallorca as it is such … More If we took a holiday…
So my love affair with vintage stems from a very old but very cherished childhood memory. Every Sunday morning would be spent accompanying my father on our weekly trip down to Brick Lane Market. It was such a thrill to walk through the bustling crowds, I vividly recall the sights of beautiful fur coats, sheepskin … More A Vintage Kind of Love
So I’m sure I am not the only one who is guilty of this… I have so many items in my wardrobe that I have purchased because I have completely fallen in love with them, totally fantasized about the item changing my life and imagining when and wear I would wow everyone by wearing it. … More Just flaming wear it!
So let’s start with “Hi” My name is Allie, I am a thirty something Mum of two children, a daughter aged 7 and a son aged 4. I am an East End girl but now live in Essex with my family, our two cats and a crazy Cocker Spaniel. Life is good. So recently I […]