Did you ever do these doodles in secondary school? I did. I’d fill a whole page with line upon line upon line. As soon as I saw these shoes, I thought oooooooooooo they need some line doodling! So I did, and I am glad. I love clothing that has personal meaning. I find it, Read More

This is a project I actually completed a little while ago. I was putting together a gallery of my work and whoops (!), discovered that when I had transferred my blog across from “The Art of Costume” this post had not come with it. So this is a reiteration, please forgive if you have, Read More

This is a job I did recently with one of my favourite clients and friends.  We all change as we mature, some more than others and we recently noted that she was changing and potentially from one season to another. We tested it, and she is still in her original season but it won’t, Read More

Really enjoying reading the Fashion Revolution Facebook page. Great resource for learning of Ethical Fashion producers. Here is a great clip that really demonstrates the amount of highly skilled labour that goes into the production of these classic Panama hats. Produced by Pachacuti and Soul Rebel Films for Fashion Revolution Week 2016.

Fashion. Its trivial, frippery. Right? Hmm, No. Fashion may seem trivial but clothing’s ability to transform a person, and communicate a message is something most powerful and deeply rooted in human culture and psychology. Based on the best-selling novel by Rosalie Ham, now a major multi award winning film starring Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth,, Read More

See she’s beautiful under that paper bag! Thank you for letting me keep this shot darlink! It’s probably the prop from her right hand that helped. 🙂

So, this is the kind of silly thing I do. I’m busily working away on my laptop and then think Oh! That jacket I want to wear tonight, I’ve always hated those rosettes! I know! I have a pair of c1800 shoe ornaments I’ve never used. I’ll put those on. As you do. Well, Read More

  The cuffs need rolling or buttoning but whose quibbling? She looks gorgeous anyway!

Aaaaah! I found this languishing in my draft section. (Actually there is a few things there. Oh well.) Its amazing how things get away sometimes. Been busy doing the work. So better late than never…. Last but not least, bag lady again. This time accentuating her hour glass figure with a light jacket, nipped, Read More