Thursday, 31 March 2011


Once again these photos are a few weeks old, hence the fur coat, gloves and hat. I actually went outside without a coat on today, so Spring truly has sprung. In this photo set I am wearing a Victorian belt buckle which I originally intended to transform into a brooch by adding a pin. I never quite got round to doing this, instead I added a chain to it and now prefer to wear it as a necklace. I get quite a lot of compliments when wearing this, it really is wonderfully detailed. I'm a little unsure about the chain fringing hanging from the buckle, one would perhaps think of chatelaine and its various little tools, but I think in this instance the chains are purely decorative.

Vintage coat, vintage hat, blouse and vest (Topshop), trousers (New Look), boots (asos)

I'm addicted to 'Vampira Polish' made by Eyeko, it's black with red micro-glitter....

Thursday, 24 March 2011


I may not have posted an outfit in a while, but I have still been taking outfit photos...lots to catch up on, these shots are from 2 months ago! The outfit is a bit blah, but my hair had some spectacular volume to it that needed documenting, and I wanted to share the supremely dangly earrings I recently purchased from New Look. New Look is a pretty scary place to me, but it is worth an occasional venture into as these earrings prove.

Blouse (Zara), antique lace collar, skirt (Topshop), shoes (Rascal)

I bought the sweetest earring holder a couple of weeks ago, black wire fashioned into a miniature room divider. It's nice to have (almost) all of my earrings out on display, reminding me of ones I haven't worn in a while.

Lady, you look fab - Fan Bingbing

Not only does Fan Bingbing have an adorable name, she has an exquisite sense of style. I've long been a fan of her polished, lady-like look, but she recently blew me away with this ensemble. Pictured here attending the Elie Saab Fall 2011 presentation, Fan is of course wearing Elie Saab. The turban was a self-made creation, showing her flair for styling as it really does complete the outfit. A bold choice, but when you're as flawlessly beautiful as her you can get away with anything!

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