How to Dress Like Sophia Loren

Italian, witty, fierce and funny, Sophia Loren was never just an actress, she was and still is an icon of style and glamour. Like many women of her era, Sophia Loren, wore lots of full skirts with short fitted tops. Her...

2 New Tiny World Map Pillow Cases

Mid month into the advent posting self-challenge and I am pretty satisfied that I only missed 2 out of 15 posts. 9 more to go before Christmas and then… holidays! Now back to the point of this post: I love...

A Grey Knit Blouse

Remember the grey blouse sketch I made the other day? Well, this is the blouse finished. It was very easy to sew and draft the pattern, I just took the basic measurements: neck – waist, shoulder-end of 3/4 sleeve and...

On Personal Style: What is It?

“What constitues great personal style? This is one of the questions I get asked the most. We tend to think that to achieve great personal style someone must have perfect clarity about who they are and what they stand for....
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Those Clothes We Love to Hate

Have you ever spotted a dress, a coat, a jacket, what have you, loved it, had to have it, made it (or bought it), only to realize there is something terribly wrong with it, that will never allow you to...