Magic Beans

I recently arranged a little one on one session with a very talented young photographer called Kate Bean. In my line of work I usually only have professional photos of me taken in the middle of a heady work session. Makeup-less, exhausted, hair in my eyes, look of concentration. I decided recently to do a […]

Flash Back OOTD: Le Chat Noir

Top and Flower Crown: Pennys, Vintage Skirt: The Loved One, Apron: Vintage The perfect ensemble for a long hot day of doing hair and makeup at Le Chat Noir Vintage fair at Castle Martyr Resort back at the beginning of August. It was such an amazing day, I just I had had time to wander […]

Daytripping

Outfit: a 60’s inspired autumn ready look. Top: Toast, Cardigan: Whitestuff, Skirt: Charity Shop, Necklace: Pennys Face: 60’s, heavy liner (mac liquid last), pink rose lips We took Zelda (I am naming her so after my idol Zelda Fitzgerald, another high drama yet irresistably charming charecter) down to the little seaside town of Ardmore today. […]

A Very Glamorous Getaway

As some of you who follow me on instagram may have noticed, this week I spent a night in the amazingĀ Tree House at Grove HouseĀ in Skibbereen. I have admired these beautiful buildings for a long time so when the opportunity came up to stay there a night…the word “leaped” hardly describes the way I launched […]

Begin The Beguine

Hello internet. My name is Rosa and I love lipstick, underthings, the past, flowers, glamour and lashings of gin. I’ve come to share my knowledge of beauty gone by, my feelings on products and clothings, pretty objects and perhaps a dash of person style. I work as a vintage hair and makeup stylist in Ireland. […]