A Little Vintage

Since this photo of myself became the most popular post on Facebook of late,  I decided to expand on it a little...   This dress was purchased as a birthday gift from Miss Daisy Blue, a fantastic vintage boutique in the heart of Cork city, and worn here on my birthday.  Buying vintage always feels like a special treat.  In these days of mass produced fashion, there is something really lovely about browsing in a boutique where there is only one of everything.  We are all unique after all, so our wardrobes should reflect that.…

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Brocade and Lime

A vintage style shopping experience After my initial excitement of hearing about a new vintage destination in Cork, I finally managed to pop in for my first visit last week.  It's a little out of the way on the far end of Cornmarket Street, but well worth the ramble for vintage and fashion lovers alike.  Stocking a beautiful range of vintage style clothing inspired by the decades including hats, shoes and accessories, as well as a select range of original vintage pieces, this store is a joy to browse.  Even if you think vintage is not for…

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London style notes

They say a change is as good as a rest and while a few days in London certainly isn't much of a rest, it was quite a welcome change!  A change of pace, a change of scene, and of course what interests me the most: STYLE.  People watching has always been a favorite hobby of mine, a fascination if you like, and this is definitely one of best places for it.  I grew up just outside London and lived in the city itself for a year and a half, but having not been there for…

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