Ode to Audrey Hepburn: Sporting 1960’s How to Steal a Million-inspired white hats and oversized sunnies in Barcelona


Barcelona day two segway selfie

Audrey Hepburn’s timeless elegance has captured the hearts of many a vintage enthusiast over the years. Her transformation from doe-eyed princess to pixie crop pioneer in 1953 Roman Holiday launched her Hollywood career. The following year in Sabrina her ability to Continue reading

Las Ramblas, jazz cruise and a whole lotta ham: What I wore on day one of Barcelona city break


Barcelona day one vintage paisley dress feat

Love it or loathe it, earlier this month the country was held tightly in the sticky clutches of the UK general election. As a self-confessed politics geek our news website went into overdrive and we pulled an all-dayer, and all-nighter Continue reading

‘Florals for spring? Groundbreaking': Showing flower power love for 1960’s shift mini dress


floral 1960s dress featured

Amanda Priestly’s sharp one-liners, withering looks and determination to succeed whatever the cost saw her transform herself from pious wallflower to glamorous uber bitch.  When discussing the spring edition of Runway magazine Ms Priestly, played superbly by Meryl Streep, utters the immortal line ‘florals for Continue reading

Orange (and yellow) is the new black: Exploring Wimbledon Common and unearthing second-hand treasures


Of late I’ve really come to love Sundays. I used to resent their unashamed heralding of a new working week (eugh Mondays!) but now I love those few hours that involve pottering around at my own leisurely pace either completing unfinished chores Continue reading