Glamour in a cold climate: retro winter inspiration 1930’s

Oh to live in a country of eternal autumn. See I’m not fan of hot weather. I enjoy the sun and haze but alway rather a skirt and cardigan to a simple frock. Irish winters tend to drag on until march but autumn and spring are always my favourites. However as with most, I romanticise […]

Taking liberties: Mrs Pomeranze Review

I had a big themed post planned for last week but sadly work got in the way I missed my chance! Instead I thought I would do a little outfit post! I was asked to do a quick hair and makeup for the ISPCC’s vintage high tea fundrasier. It was at the very luxurious Hayfield […]

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 […]

Collectif Penny Dress Review

So if there is one dress that’s a staple amongst the vintage/retro/curvy bloogers recently, it’s the Collectif Penny Pencil Dress. Black, skin tight, cross straps? Heaven. And amazing on a vast variety of shapes and sizes judging by it’s popularity! So recently Collectif have AN INSANE 50% off everything sale and I leapt at the […]

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. […]

Haul

Ever get that feeling that new cosmetics will TOTALLY change your life? I was in that mood this week. The last lot of makeup was for my work kit so this week I got some pretties for myself …. Touché éclat Tient foundation in b30. Despite all my best efforts to see it properly I […]

Shades Of Cool

Today felt like a day for smokey soft 60’s eye. I also wanted to play with some new toys, the Illamasqua sculpting duo and blusher in Hussey, and a big fat set of lashes I got in the chemist by the ever glamorous Kardashians. The set are called “Bardot”. Although I felt a little robbed […]

Rosa Reviews: Playful Promises

  I was recently browsing a very good lingerie blog. I was looking around for review on Agent Provcatueres sizing before I dove into their sale and found a whole wealth of information on independent lingerie lines! Playful Pomises  came highly recommended and wouldn’t you know, they were having a BIG sale. So I decided to […]

A Very Glamorous Getaway

As some of you who follow me on instagram may have noticed, this week I spent a night in the amazing Tree House at Grove House 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 […]