I do love a good print, and if it includes one of my favourite colours all the better! Today I needed an outfit that I could go out and go to the wholesalers to shop in while still looking “me”. As I was shopping for a cafe I would be lugging boxes of chips, trays… Continue reading Day 13: Twirling in Sherwood!
When I started doing the What Would Dita do? my aim was to fill my spare time with nice things to do so that I would be less inclined to shop. One of these was to go with the whole healthy body healthy mind thing. But as I have already mentioned I loathe working out!… Continue reading WWDD? Exercise
One of my obsessions about clothes in recent years is how my clothes fit. If things don’t fit correctly they will always look cheap. So although shopping is out, alterations will always be in! A really good example of this is my very large collection of Vivien of Holloway circle dresses! I have 9 of… Continue reading Day 12: Tailored to fit!
When I first saw a picture last year my heart skipped a beat.. I couldn’t stop thinking about them for weeks. And several months later I finally had them in my grasp. Meet Morfia. Aren’t they gorgeous?! I know some people only associate Manolo Blahnik with D’orsays and the Hangisi style shoe that Carrie wore… Continue reading Day 11: Love at first sight
One of the nice things about ballroom dancing is the half yearly dance exam presentation evenings. Not because I love getting the certificates in front of everyone (cringe!) but they always get a professional couple in to dance. While at these evenings I have seen up close Anton and Erin, Ian and Camilla and many… Continue reading Day 10: Bopping at the ballroom!
I absolutely love the fashions of the 40s and 50s. They just fit me so well and suit my personality (basically I love colour and prints!) One of my favourite looks from this time is anything gingham! Its such a fun yet simple print and you can’t help but smile when you see it! The… Continue reading Day 9: Go for Gingham!
My normal way to relax is to shop, so I’m trying to find new ways to unwind. My problem is particularly at night as I have really bad insomnia. There are only so many times you can read something before online shopping becomes veeery tempting! So in that vein I have tried the following over… Continue reading Day 8: Relaxation…