Tag Archive: television

Channelling Jackie Kennedy with Simplicity 5320

Think of a 1960s suit, and you can’t help but think of that iconic pink ensemble that was designed by Chanel and worn by Jackie Kennedy. If, like me, vintage Chanel is slightly out… Continue reading

Selfridges: Opening tonight

Tune in to ITV 1 at 9pm this evening for the first episode of Mr. Selfridge, the newest costume drama to hit our screens. Over the next couple of months, you may just find… Continue reading

Helen Mirren on the Walk of Fame

Big congratulations go out to Dame Helen Mirren, who has just has just received a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. The British actress is the first person to unveil a new star… Continue reading

Vintage Pattern – Advance 2980

This pattern is just gorgeous. I love the idea of making the central panel out of a different colour of fabric – I’m thinking of matching deep red with black.

Vintage Pattern – Butterick 9796

Guess what the postman brought me today… another gorgeous vintage pattern! I saw this on Etsy the other week and just had to have it. It was love at first sight! Opening up… Continue reading

A killer wardrobe on a budget – are vintage patterns the answer?

I haven’t bought any new clothes in at least six months – I have to admit that I’m a picky person when it comes to buying clothes, but I’m rather tired of trekking round… Continue reading

First look at the Downton Abbey Christmas special!

The trailer for the 2012 Downton Abbey christmas special has just been aired. It’s set in Scotland in the high summer, and it looks like there’s a lot of love in the air…… Continue reading

Downton chic in series three, episode eight

This is the last episode in series three (sob sob sob), but the good news is that we’ll be back at Downton for the Christmas special! The final episode of the series was… Continue reading

Downton chic in season three, episode five