August 2013 archive

Back to School :: Teacher Style with F&F*

When I was little, a new school year meant a new uniform and a pair of fitted shoes. Some things don’t change. This year, the new term starts with F&F. I’d never considered clothing at Tesco before, however their new range ticks every box for me. It’s quirky, on trend and dare I say it, […] Read more…

Lily Collins :: Get her look with New Look

When I saw Lily Collins on the front of this month’s Glamour magazine, I thought ‘Who IS this girl?’ and, most importantly ,’Can I BE her?’ Impeccably dressed in a red jacquard dress, a perfect side swept fringe and bouffant hair, she looks like an extra from the American show Mad Men. With sixties dressing making a come back […] Read more…

Guest Post :: Karen from Tiny Bird Heart talks Ebay

You’re all aware of my eBay mini series, aren’t you? Imaginatively named ‘How to eBay‘, I aim to share my eBay secrets with you! If you missed it, just click here to find out more. Whilst I’m strolling Viennese streets and indulging in speciality coffee, fear not! For I have one vintage loving,  eBay seller extraordinaire on hand […] Read more…

Bratislava :: In the City

I love a city that feels like a town. For me, Bratislava has the perfect mix of heritage, culture and charm. John and I have been here for two nights and, in the morning, we’re travelling to Vienna. We’ve seen so much in just two days and indulged our cameras to the point of using […] Read more…

The Accidental Thrift #3 :: Under a Fiver

Well, it’s been a rather thrifty week which is just as well considering all the pretty dresses I’ve been investing in. (Yes, pretty dresses are always an investment, don’t let anybody tell you differently). I’ve managed to find three things I adore and still have change from a fiver, 50p to be exact. Here are […] Read more…

Trend Alert :: Sixties Dressing Under £50

Sixties dressing is back! We’re talking babydoll shirt dresses with starched, white collars, scuba neck retro patterned dresses and the much-loved pinafore dress gets a new lease of life with the layered addition of a crisp white shirt. // 1.  Berry Lace Shift Dress £24.50 // 2. Sleeveless shirt dress £14.99 // 3. Vintage O&O Babydoll Shirt Dress £45 // 4. […] Read more…

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