Keep items that you do love….. This week the Working Frocks wardrobe was purged. I have thrown away anything not worn in the last year. OK, I couldn’t bring myself to eliminate everything that I hadn’t worn in a year, but nearly everything: leggings, jumpers, cardigans, skirts. The Golden rule is this: If … Read moreOne question you need to ask yourself when editing your wardrobe
When it comes to your wardrobe, do you look after your clothes? I don’t mean washing them on 30 degrees or hand washing a bra when you remember rather than shoving it in the washing machine, I mean do you really look after your clothes? The answer is probably no, but I promise, if you … Read moreLooking After Your Wardrobe
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…..
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