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 … Read moreFlirty, Flowy and Feminine at Royal Ascot

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 … Read moreEveryday Glamour- Simplicity

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 … Read moreBest of British