Hi All! You may have noticed the growing trend that is pleats! The very pleats that a lot of us probably nostalgically remember our moms and grans wearing. There is actually a variety of pleat styles to choose from though the most commonly known styles are the side pleat (a.k.a the knife pleat), box pleat…… Continue reading How To Style The Pleated Skirt
If you’re a regular reader of this blog you’ll notice that I like to source a bit of history when it it comes to specific garments, materials, attire, patterns, etc… . I find the origins of so many fashion trends quite fascinating and enlightening. There are links to our various cultures, traditions, geographical locations, living…… Continue reading Embroidery-It’s all in the detail
Hey there! Finding the perfect graduation outfit can be a mission because you want to look exactly how you envisioned yourself walking across that stage to receive that degree you slaved so hard for. For my graduation I wanted something completely different from the typical cocktail/smart formal dresses and I knew I definitely wasn’t going…… Continue reading I cut up my graduation dress!
Heeeey! I highly doubt I'd actually wear this as an outfit on a regular day, it was just for creativity's sake. I'm not even sure how I wound up with this look, my mind is always and forever on a trip but hey I love it. I'd probably wear it to a music festival or… Continue reading Because #blackgirlmagic
Hey there! I had no idea this wool skirt was going to be as warm as it is, like no really- its very warm! Still looking for similar skirts. I really don't like having to wear jeans or pants for weeks on end when winter hits its peak, with layers of leggings and stockings (pantihose/tights) … Continue reading That. Wool. Skirt. DAMN!
Hey! This... is... the most random outfit I've ever put together hence there's not much to say about it. I picked up the skirt in my hands first, looked around my room then the hat and ended up with this outfit. Voila! This outfit is focused on the skirt. A flared skirt creates the… Continue reading Effortless Style
I wanted a denim A-line skirt for so long, I'd find one but they were all way too short (#tallgirlproblems) but I eventually found one at Mr Price which I shortened to the length of my choice. Turned out pretty neat. This is one of my favourite items because its got a retro 70s vibe… Continue reading Button up / Button down