Here we are again! The next in line of my shoe renovation projects. If you didn’t read the last post, here is a brief recap… I recently set myself the challenge of renovating some modern, locally sourced shoes into looks that are reminiscent of the 1920’s. With costume projects getting the right shoes to, Read More

  The Inner Truth Project is a complicated passion project that I am dabbling with. To save repeating myself I have provided a description of the project over here. After completing this first portrait I have had a number of people put their hand up to be involved in the project. As I go, 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

A local dance class open to all ages and abilities and with a large emphasis on having fun, recently approached me to help them with a small bit of costuming for their dance performance at The Greyhound hotel in St Kilda. This particular hip hop group were performing a routine to Kanye West’s song, 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

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!

Meet Juliet. As you will see from these photo’s Juliet is absolutely delightful. A sculpture and textile artist, her more recent work expresses her passionate desire to celebrate, promote and explore the unique power of what it is to be female. A woman of brave heart and great depths of soul she came to, Read More