Ralph Lauren turns 79 today and to celebrate his birthday we are going to look back at some of his most inspirational quotes and celebrate his designs. “I don’t design clothes, I design dreams.” “Personal style is about having a sense of yourself and what you believe in every day.” “Style is very personal. It… Continue reading Born on this Day – October 14 – Ralph Lauren
I have loved fashion and style ever since I was a child. It was my happy place. I loved the excitement of choosing what to wear or playing dress up. It allowed me to express myself, to demonstrate externally everything I felt. Even though it gave me so much happiness, it was still ridiculed by… Continue reading Why Style isn’t Frivolous.
Elegance is defined as "the quality of being graceful and stylish in appearance or manner." Throughout history being seen as an elegant woman was viewed as a desirable trait to aspire towards. Elegant women set the fashions, they were favoured among portrait artists, they were public figures, queens, models and actresses. They have often been admired… Continue reading A Celebration of Elegant Women Throughout History
Kimonos are an essential item in any woman's wardrobe. They can go with almost any outfit, make a white t-shirt suddenly look like more than a basic and they are so pretty. I live in Australia and also happen to be of Irish descent meaning that the sun here absolutely loves chasing my skin every… Continue reading Kimonos – An Appreciation Post
Every decade is remembered as having a distinct fashion personality that defines it. The 2000s had boho chic, the 90s were minimalist and grungy, the 80s were bold and flashy, the 70s had disco styles and the 60s had counterculture styles. Obviously we can't exactly tell what will define this era until years later, but… Continue reading What will the 2010s be remembered for?
The 1920s were the most influential era for fashion. This definitive statement may perplex those who hate the shapeless dresses, the finger waved bob or the cloche hat. However, I believe that it is not the trends or new clothing items that make it the most influential era for fashion, instead I believe that the… Continue reading Thank God for the 1920s!
We live our lives with every aspect of ourselves being ruthlessly scrutinised by society. Society tells us what is supposed to make us look good, it tells us what is supposed to make us feel good. So much so that many of us don't know what truly makes us feel and look good. Its hard… Continue reading Feeling Good is the Most Important Thing