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A practically perfect Mary Poppins look

Just before Christmas, my husband and I went to see Mary Poppins Returns, and I adored it. So, a week later, I went to see it again with my mum and sister, and I still adored it. Of all the things I loved (the songs! The penguins! Emily Blunt!), I think I loved the costumes… Continue reading A practically perfect Mary Poppins look

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1950s · vintage fashion · vintage reproduction

Festive frocks: Mrs Claus chic

Christmas cards are (mostly) written, wrapping is...well, nowhere near done, but I've bought the wrapping paper, so I'm already ahead of where I was this time last year. Miracle on 34th Street is playing in the background and I'm feeling very 'week before Christmassy'. I am also INCREDIBLY excited to show you the latest dress… Continue reading Festive frocks: Mrs Claus chic

vintage fashion · vintage reproduction

Festive frocks: Christmas party chic

It's time for the third in my series of festive frocks, with ideas on what to wear for any sort of occasion. So far, I've written about a gorgeous Gatsby Lady frock for posh evening parties and a quirky Lindy Bop novelty print for daytime shenanigans.   Today, I'm writing about a Collectif dress, paired with… Continue reading Festive frocks: Christmas party chic