Are you a good witch or a bad witch?

A love letter to the iconic costuming of the Wicked Witch of the West. Thankfully The Wizard of Oz always seemed to be on 'council telly' growing up over Christmas. With no flying snowmen in sight I would still happily take Oz over a rerun of The Snowman (even with the Bowie intro). I have fond memories... Continue Reading →

Prince’s Kiss and the fashion industry.

Christian Dior has recently launched their new ad campaign for the Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge lipstick collection. Actress and (Dior Girl since 2018) Natalie Portman fronts this campaign with the help of Prince’s hit song Kiss. The advert itself is modern, minimalist and bold. Natalie Portman wears an oversized red knitwear a’la Marilyn Monroe in the... Continue Reading →

Marilyn and Pucci

The Sixties welcomed a sexual revolution with fashion playing a key role. Italian fashion designer Emilio Pucci liberated women from the restrictive clothing of the previous decades with the patent of a revolutionary fabric which was both breathable and wrinkle free. The designer was an avid traveller and knew the importance of wearability in a women's... Continue Reading →

Dressing the Batdance

Prince's relationship with the Batman franchise began in the late 1960s where a young Prince learned to tickle the ivories along to the Batman television series theme tune. Fast forward to 1989 - Prince had released Lovesexy the previous year, a euphoric album celebrating positivity after the last minute shelving of the ominous The Black Album. On the... Continue Reading →

Novelty Corner: Flexiclogs

Welcome to Novelty Corner. Every now and then I'll be writing a love letter to some of my most swooned after novelty fashion items from years gone by. Leave your good taste at the front door. Do you love fashion? Do you aspire to be your own boss? Do you want to  make a fast... Continue Reading →

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