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Tissues and Issues with the Toile

Toiles are a great way of practising making a dress, but they’re even better for checking the fit of a garment. So I’ve just tried on my toile, and guess what? It doesn’t… Continue reading

Making the toile for my vintage style graduation dress.

My desire for a killer dress for graduation, as well as my own insatiable need to look just like Joan from Mad Men, has brought me to the decision me to sew my… Continue reading

Sewing my own Graduation Dress

After all these years I’m finally leaving grad school! I’m going to be graduating in the next couple of weeks, and I’ve made the momentous decision to sew my own dress for graduation.… Continue reading

Thank you to a kind stranger

A few days ago I was packing my bag for work one morning and I couldn’t find my bus card. Naturally, I panicked and checked all the way through my bag and my… Continue reading

H. M. visits the Chelsea Flower Show

Vikings Review

Hit U.S. series Vikings is set to take Britain by storm. Full of gritty realism, breath-taking brutality, and historical accuracy, this gripping drama is one you will never forget. Vikings is History channel’s… Continue reading

Best Dressed at the New York Met Gala

The theme for this year’s Met Gala, held at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art in New York, was “white tie and diamonds”. The event, hosted by Vogue editor Anna Wintour, was a spectacle… Continue reading

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Royal Tour of New Zealand: Kate Emulates the Queen’s Dress Sense

We’ve been gripped by a media frenzy ever sinceĀ the Duchess of Cambridge landed in New Zealand with Prince William and baby George, but the deeper meaning of this visit is symbolised in the… Continue reading