After many years on this planet I now know what suits me. But, you know, sometimes a girls just gotta ring the changes. I mean, we're not talking major facial piercings or tattoos here, we're not even talking a change of hair colour. Just some bright pink lippy (this one from illamasqua)...

Which is to reveal one of the reasons I was so frantic in March! You might have seen my post on the hair and make up workshop we ran for Mill Rythe Holiday village. I'd been hired to put together the costumes for their new musical on Vera Lynn and as spent much of March frantically shopping...

Lots of retailers have special Queen based discount codes for the Jubilee, so I thought I'd round up a few so you can get a bargain on some goodies over the weekend! Have a fabulous weekend, drink Pimms and eat cucumber sandwiches. You know the drill. Heyday Vintage Style has 15% off...

Today, however, I am going to share some other exciting news..... I'm in this months Company magazine! Not just a passing mention, oh no, there's a whole article on The Vintage City Network, a collective I co-founded with my Vintage Norwich hat on. It's designed to promote our cities and...

I picked up a blouse (as seen on Monday) and dress from the £5 rail in a lovely shop called Magpiethat also sold repro clothing and quirky homewares and gifts and Mr Chick bought a cardigan from BraderieVintage & New, which I thought was nice, but a lot of things were a little expensive for...

Mummy & Daddy Chick got me a personalised Zatchel and a fantastically chunky phoenix bracelet by Rosie Fox. While Mr Chick got me the Betsy Hatter tilt hat I fell in love with back in October. My Christmas outfit was a little more low key than normal. Heyday! trousers and a Christmassy...

I share a birthday with Mr Chick, so we make a bit of an event of it, and like any self respecting grown up extend it for an entire weekend at least. Today we will be shopping, lunching, going to the cinema, having a lovely dinner and eating the delicious macaroons that Karen from The...

Over the weekend Mr Chick and I went to Southwold to run in the Adnams Southwold 10k. As promised, I shan't bore you with all the details of that here, but you can read about it onLipstick, Letuce and Lycra . I do have a rather natty new running top that looks like a Fairisle Jumper so it's...

It has wonderful retro 50s Italian American styling, which is what has attracted me to it before, but in reality in the early evening it's not a place to go for a relaxed meal for two. For a late dinner I actually might though. The staff were friendly, the food was tasty enough, and the...

Lady Gaga celebrates Marilyn Monroe's birthday with retro beauty. Photo: Courtesy of @LadyGaga's Twitter/Getty Images This year has been a big one for the lovely Marilyn Monroe. From silver screen adaptations of her life to her unmistakable visage adorning the walls of pop stars' homes, the...

 

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