Friday, 18 June 2010


I haven't posted anything in quite a while, but hopefully this will make up for it. On a recent trip to Paris I picked up a couple of old fashion newspapers from an antique market. Here are some of the pages from Le Petit Echo de la Mode (5 December 1937 and 23 May 1937). Enjoy!

All photos taken by me.

Wednesday, 2 June 2010

Trend Report - Embroidery

Cross-stitch and embroidery is popping up everywhere and is a great way to embelish a simple garment or update an old piece in your wardrobe. Here are a few pieces to inspire you:

This is a great belt that would be a simple diy, and here are some ideas of how you could embroider a strip of fabric or existing belt:

Photos from top: Twist-neck embroidered dress via; skirt via; dress via; dress via; belt via; all cross-stitch patterns via