Gatsby style for the 21st Century

With the highly anticipated release this year of The Great Gatsby starring Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan, designers have come all retro with a heavy influence from the 1920’s. Plenty of glamour shine and shimmer in beaded flapper style dresses which have had a modern update bringing them into the 21st Century. Key pieces to […]

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T-Shirts and Trends

Silk screen printing has come a long way from its roots in China.  The technique was introduced in Western Europe in the early 1700s and was later patented by Samuel Simon in the early 1900s.  Silk screen printing did not develop as a means of producing images on garments upon its arrival in Western Europe, […]

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How to Select the Accessories for you

For some women, choosing the right accessories is as important as selecting the right outfit.  Bags, shoes, hats, belts, and jewellery can all be added to an outfit to give it that finishing touch.  For a classic outfit, the accessories can be changed to give it a new look and therefore you can get more […]

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Back to the Seventies

Vintage is the big word around the fashion world these days, and this year it means back to the 70s. One of the plus points of 70s style is the fact that it is not a one dimensional look, unlike the 60s and the 80s.  Looking back at archive photos and film footage, it can […]

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Vintage Fashion

Vintage fashions are continually popular.  Vintage is not simply a style of clothing that has come back into fashion but means that clothes that have been well designed and well made have become classics.  A few years ago, vintage fashions could be picked up very cheaply but as more people and retailers become aware of […]

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