Tag Archives: 1950s

The Common Headscarf

Walk into any vintage clothes shop in London and chances are there’ll be a basket in the corner piled high with a delicious selection of headscarves. Aside from providing the most comfortable sort of bedding a furry creature could wish … Continue reading

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Where did all the knits go?

I’m officially an inhabitant of the capital’s most moth ridden borough. Yep, Hackney is the Mecca for moths according to my most trusted sources. I don’t doubt it, either. The little devils have been causing havoc at no. 60C. They’ve … Continue reading

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Nail it.

I’ve always had a bit of a thing about painting my nails. There’s nothing quite like a quick file and a splash of polish to boost the old glamour stakes. Chic and understated. That’s my usual look. And for anyone … Continue reading

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