March 2015 archive

FROCK SWAP V WHAT I THRIFTED #7

  Note the quizzical look, the awkward stance… it can only mean one thing. I’m wearing pastels. Not just that, I’m bare-legged and it’s only March! This can only mean one thing; yes, it’s the latest Frock Swap and you can guess who sent this dress- Erica, of course. With its pretty Japanese fan print and […] Read more…

VINTAGE KILO SALE // LIVERPOOL

Spinning turbulently, a mishmash of prints and bright colours pass before my eyes: rainbow polka dots, eighties graphic paint splodges and paisley in subdued jewel colours begin to merge amidst a sea of rayon, nylon and poly-cotton. Constantly turning, whilst new hands reach in for a vintage find. Everyone searching for their kilo, hoping to land […] Read more…

WHAT I THRIFTED #5 #6 :: THAT 70s FEELIN’

  By my calculations, calculations made late in the day and built on a sleep-deprived foundation, I’ve now spent 66 days away from the high street- that marks a whoppin’ two thirds of the 100 day ban (insert feelings of accomplishment *here*) In those days, the season has changed to spring and, of course, London […] Read more…

HOW TO TRAVEL LIGHT :: JEWELLERY IN POLAND

With the first days of spring on the horizon, and Christmas a distant memory, it’s the time of year when we start to think about travel. Whether it be a city break or a weekend away, when it comes to short breaks there’s something everyone has to consider at some point: travelling light. As you […] Read more…

TRAVEL SNAPSHOTS :: GDANSK

In January, I resolved to post more tales of my travels on the blog. I intended to share my experience of October’s visit to Warsaw, Poland’s capital, but vowed to tell you about Gdańsk. So, here’s the start of hopefully many to come.  Once known by the German name of Danzig, like most Polish cities, […] Read more…

FROCK SWAP #1:: QUACKERS!

  A few years ago, not too distant a memory now, I owned this dress. Although it was a few sizes too big, that didn’t stop me wearing it all the time. I loved it too much and eventually, it was relegated to ‘work wear’. Cruelly taken from the Premier League of dresses to Division […] Read more…