This week I have the huge pleasure of interviewing the lovely and incredibly talented Samantha of fortyvenus, a graphic and fabric designer! Sam's designs are absolutely gorgeous and I'm dying to get my hands on her amazing fabric - quite a suitable response, given they are inspired by the Queen of Crime herself, Agatha Christie … Continue reading Interview with Samantha of fortyvenus!
This week I am thrilled to be interviewing Heather, the owner and creator of Apollonie! Heather is amazing, honestly, I don't think there is anything this woman can't sew! She makes everything from custom corsets, historical clothing, wedding dresses, cosplay - pretty much everything your heart desires, this woman can sew you up a dream! … Continue reading Interview with Heather of Apollonie!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozFLFxvT0IM I found this wonderful and surreal little video showing some Biba fashions from 1969 and I just had to write a quick post to share it with all of you! ❤ I love this!
If I had a TARDIS or other method of time travel and could go back in time, one of the many eras I would go back to would have to be the 1970's, and I would plant myself right in the middle of Big Biba and live there for awhile. No kidding. I would also … Continue reading A Tribute to My Favourite Fashion Designer: Barbara Hulanicki of Biba
Happy 92nd Birthday to a woman who was even more beautiful on the inside than she was on the outside, who was funny, courageous, talented, empathetic, and smart; who stood up to FOX and created her own production company so she could have more control over the roles she played in films, gave of herself … Continue reading Happy 92nd Birthday, Marilyn
Recently, the lovely people at Bésame Cosmetics sent me the most gorgeous box of vintage inspired cosmetic delights in exchange for an honest review a few weeks back and I'm so thrilled to finally be writing this review! I have to start off by saying a huge thank you to Gabriela Hernandez, Kristen and … Continue reading Exploring Vintage Beauty with Besame Cosmetics!
Today I am thrilled to be interviewing the lovely Irma of The Vintage Dressmaker. Irma is an extremely talented seamstress and her 1930's and 1940's inspired dresses are absolutely amazing. It was so much fun getting to know her and learn more about her work! I hope you all enjoy this interview, and that you … Continue reading Interview With Irma of The Vintage Dressmaker
Since Comiccon I've pretty much been sick in bed with some kind of awful virus - which is always the perfect excuse to watch a lot of movies, right? One of the movies I've watched in the past week was Testament of Youth, starring Alicia Vikander (as Vera Brittain), Taron Egerton (as Edward Brittain), Colin … Continue reading Testament of Youth, 2014
My obsession with scents and natural, cruelty free perfumes continues! I recently discovered Alchemy6, an Ohio based company that creates, among a variety of other amazing things, perfume scents that are not only Vegan but Alcohol, phthalate, paraben, synthetic, and cruelty free as well! I just had to give them a try, especially since the … Continue reading Alchemy6 Perfume Review
Oh, Agatha, there are days when nothing is as comforting and healing as your work. Reason #1: My mom. I grew up with Agatha Christie, though I didn't start reading her work until about the end of 2016. My mother was a die-hard Agatha Christie fan and so her books were always scattered around the … Continue reading Five Reasons I Love Agatha Christie