Butterick 6485 Sewing Pattern Review

TODAY'S POST FEATURES another garment from a vintage re-issue pattern - Butterick 6485 originally released in 1944. I first discovered Butterick 6485 via a post on Instagram (I think it popped up on my feed via the #1940sfashion, which I follow). I found the style lines attractive, and the fact that the dress is loose … Continue reading Butterick 6485 Sewing Pattern Review

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Simplicity 8248 Sewing Pattern Review, Ruffles and Re-Fashioning

TODAY'S POST FEATURES some of my most recent makes - two dresses made from Simplicity 8248, a re-issue of an original pattern from 1937. I also discuss re-purposing or re-fashioning garments. There is nothing like an upcoming vintage event to put a spring in your step, or in my case - the necessary pressure on … Continue reading Simplicity 8248 Sewing Pattern Review, Ruffles and Re-Fashioning

Three Ways to Style Hotter Shoes – In Celebration of the Hotter App Launch

In celebration of Hotter Shoes launching their highly anticipated App, today I am going to share with you some styles that I was kindly invited to select and style with my vintage inspired outfits. Featured throughout the following three outifts, I am wearing the Zara Heels, paired with the matching Oakham Handbag. Swing Trousers for … Continue reading Three Ways to Style Hotter Shoes – In Celebration of the Hotter App Launch

Hotter Shoes Style Series – Festive Styles for the Winter Season

As the festive season is now in full swing, for my latest Hotter Shoes article I style Cornwall shoes and Viviene heels to suit appropriately festive occasions. This festive season, Hotter Shoes have a style or design of shoe to suit every holiday occasion. 1930s Evening wear with Viviene Heels To create a 1930s evening … Continue reading Hotter Shoes Style Series – Festive Styles for the Winter Season

Hotter Shoes Style Series – A Duo of Vintage Looks

Continuing from my previous posts for Hotter Shoes, this season I style Angelica heels and Sylvie shoes to suit 1940s and 1950s vintage looks respectively. Each season, Hotter Shoes never fail to impress with their selection of fantastic vintage inspired shoes. For the Autumn/Winter 2017 season, there are a plethora of styles that compliment both vintage inspired wardrobes, … Continue reading Hotter Shoes Style Series – A Duo of Vintage Looks