Month: June 2012

Flirty, Flowy and Feminine at Royal Ascot

It all started with Princess Haya, wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.  She looked absolutely stunning at Ladies Day yesterday: So then Working Frocks got thinking about flowy, flirty, feminine skirt shapes….and noticed the Countess of Wessex… Flowy skirts look so feminine and fresh and summery, even on quite a cool, cloudy day.  They […]

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Everyday Glamour- Simplicity

The new exhibition at the V&A, Ballgowns, British Glamour since 1950, has got the Working Frocks’ brain whirring overtime. Glamour is not only yards and yards of tulle in a Belville Sassoon ballgown, but is also the simplicity of a pared-down design, executed to the highest standard.  Archive sketches from Belville Sassoon show a design eventually […]

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Best of British

Yesterday, dear reader, I had mud spattered wet legs, from the torrential downpour.  As I sorted myself out in the ladies, I looked up and caught sight of myself in the mirror, and my forehead was peeling.  So there we have it, soaking wet and gently peeling, which I think may be the theme for […]

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