Elvis at the O2 – The King Was in the Building!

Me & my hubby Simon are both big Elvis fans and a year ago today, we celebrated the King’s 81st birthday by finally getting round to visiting the unprecedented Elvis exhibition at the O2 Arena in London, just before it finished… It had been running for around a year & we were well aware of […] Continue reading →

Re-Use, Re-cycle, Re-Love – Re-Vintage?!

There are all sorts of different people who buy ‘vintage’, ‘antique’ or simply ‘second hand’ clothing, and for all sorts of reasons: For me, (although we were never strangers to ‘hand me downs’ as children) I guess collecting vintage clothes started as a young teenager when I fell in love with 1950s & ’60s Rock […] Continue reading →

To London to see the Queen! (or at least her dresses…)

I do like a treat for my birthday, and these days I much prefer an outing or an experience to ‘stuff’. My trip for 2016 was already planned when I saw that the special exhibition for this year’s Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace was ‘Fashioning a Reign’ – i.e. lots of […] Continue reading →

My Tribute To Buddy Holly

On 7th September 2016, late Rock ‘n’ Roll star Buddy Holly would have been 80 years old, had we not lost him at the age of 22 in the tragic accident of 3rd February 1959. After reading & sharing sharing other people’s posts on social media all day, I thought it was finally time to […] Continue reading →

My First Vintage Nightwear & Lingerie Pop-Up Boutique!

I’m always looking for new, enjoyable & creative ways to get my vintage stock ‘out there’ & in front of the right people, and having acquired a lot of lovely nightwear & lingerie recently I’ve been really keen this year to find a way to display it all together & draw attention to what I […] Continue reading →

I Can and I Did! Summertime Achievements.

Around this time last week I did two things that may not seem a big deal, but made me feel really confident and happy. 1) I wore a bikini! I haven’t attempted to put on such an item for a while as we haven’t had beach holidays, and although we had lots of beach days […] Continue reading →