Ready to Wear with a touch of bespoke…..

I was trying to decide what to wear to a girlfriend’s birthday dinner party and thought I’d wear something from the current collection.  Vittoria caught my eye….. I love the freshness of it.  I have a chiffon flower embellishment from a supplier which I really love, but I only have one so can’t really put … Read moreReady to Wear with a touch of bespoke…..

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

Spring is a season so let’s acknowledge it

Spring months are March, April May, it is a transition time between winter and summer, but it is not summer, and our expectations are kept firmly in check by a glance out of the window.    But Spring is a lovely season and I think we are cheating ourselves out of one of the most … Read moreSpring is a season so let’s acknowledge it