Back to the Blitz, 1940s pleated dress and bag

To the sound of air raid sirens, I marched down the steps of Aldywch tube station with 50 other people, to the safety of the train platforms deep under London.  Once there, we were treated to a bit of am-dram on a 1938 tube train (my favourite year at the moment since I am writing a … Continue reading

Vintage at Goodwood

Ohhh, what a fabulous Sunday at the Vintage at Goodwood festival! I channelled the 1940s and my friend Deb went for 1960s – and it felt like we were being photographed all day long!  The shoes (Kate Kuba), hat (Gap, but found in Cancer Research Crouch End for £3.00)) and cardi (charity shop £5.00) are … Continue reading

1940s ‘Roxanne’ Starlet Swimsuit

While England’s autumnal weather sent you scurrying for your hats and jackets, I was lounging by a pool on the other side of the world, in Far North Queensland, Australia! The sunny climate provided the perfect excuse to parade about in this gorgeous 1940s swimsuit. I’m not quite sure that I successfully channelled the 1940s … Continue reading