Tag Archive: fashion

It’s been too long!

I am in shock and not because I have just found out that Ozzy has eaten an entire pack of McVities Carameltastic biscuits in less than 3 hours in addition to polishing off my entire secret stash of… Continue reading

Laura Ashley: How A Global Empire Started At The Kitchen Table

Laura Ashley is synonymous with middle-class-English flowery frocks. Generally not so cool, mumsy style, baggy arm dresses you often see an aunt wearing in 1970’s or 80’s family christening photos. They made bridesmaid… Continue reading

High Heel Boots I Can Actually Walk In!

I am feeling like a very sorry looking squirrel today. I had my bottom wisdom teeth out this morning and despite being drugged up to the eye-balls (literally) it’s still a wee bit… Continue reading

What is the difference between vintage, antique & retro?

Yikes, it’s been weeks since I babbled to you guys. It’s time for an over due chat! My draft box is full of half-written, part-illustrated posts so while I wait for a sunny… Continue reading

Mrs.Thatcher. A Style Icon?

Some of Margaret Thatcher’s suits recently went under the hammer. How could I have possibly missed this fashion extravaganza? I am whispering that in case the Fashion Police heard. Please don’t confuse this post with a mis-guided… Continue reading

What Does One Wear To A 60th Birthday Picnic?

This isn’t a question I ask myself on a daily basis but I did give it plenty of thought a couple of weeks ago when we headed to Witley Court in Worcestershire for a… Continue reading

The Godmother Rocks!

Drum roll!… This is my Godmother & aunt’s debut on Charity Chic! While down in Pembrokshire this week, we passed through the county town of Pembroke. Not missing an opportunity for a charity shop… Continue reading

My New Skirt (from the town with the smelliest charity shops ever)

Ozzy & I are in Pembrokeshire at the moment for a week by the sea. After an abysmal few days when the wind howled and the rain lashed down, the sun finally came out to play… Continue reading

Mixing Animal Prints. Yay Or Nay?

I broke with convention today and decided I’d shake my pre-birthday outfit up with a mix of animal prints. No, I am not auditioning for a part in TOWIE rather I wanted to see… Continue reading

Cruising The River Severn In A Spotty Dress

I love last minute plans and I love spending time in, near or on the water even more. If it’s with friends then even better. Throw a bottle of Pimms into the mix and… Continue reading

Charity Chic Look Of The Month – July 2012

Every month I put together a charity chic outfit featuring pieces I have bought from either charity shops, eBay, jumble sales and vintage clothes markets. No time to chat today. I’ve darted to… Continue reading

Some Of My Classic Retro Luggage

Any second-hand addict like myself will know that thrifted goodies can soon take over your home – our kitchen cupboards, my dressing room and all the little nooks & crannies around our house are taken up with my second-hand things. So it’s lucky… Continue reading

Charity Chic Look Of The Month – June 2012

Every month I put together a charity chic outfit featuring pieces I have bought from either charity shops, eBay, jumble sales and vintage clothes markets. I had the luxury of a spare Saturday morning yesterday… Continue reading

Memories From Our Wedding Day. 1st June 2012

It’s been a long period of absence and I have missed you massively but whoa…. what a few weeks it’s been. I promise you I have a valid reason for a radio-blogging-silence. For those… Continue reading

A Taster Of What Will Be For Sale Soon!

It’s been a few weeks since I launched my appeal for donations to my London Marathon Macmillan Cancer Support fund. The boxes and bursting-at-the-seams suitcases in my spare room are testament to how generous… Continue reading