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Come to Norwich Cocktail Week!

So, I’m working on an exciting new project at the moment! I spend a quite worrying amount of my time drinking cocktails. I’m an equal opportunities cocktail drinker and I love everything from a long and refreshing mojito, to a short and strong Manhattan, and a lot in between. I live in Norwich, it used […]
April 14, 2014 19

Triumph #WomenInMaking

Today’s post is otherwise known as “Awesome Weekend Pt.3″. After leaving Old Spitalfields I jumped on the tube to shoot across to Covent Garden to pay a visit to the “pop up experiential brand space” that is Maison Triumph. This was one of those bizarre coincidence things. Triumph are currently running a competition, of sorts, […]
April 11, 2014 11

Festive Frolics

I’ve had so much Christmas this weekend I might need a holiday from it already. Not really! I can never have too much Christmas, it’s impossible. Totally, for the whole of December my head is full of tinsel and fa la la la la’s, but if I COULD have too much Christmas then this weekend […]
December 2, 2013
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Teenage Dreams

On Wednesday I mentioned I was going to the opening of a new Dr Martens store in Norwich. It’s the largest Dr Martens store in the UK apparently, and the launch was all sausage and mash in tiny wooden dishes and free Norfolk Ales, which is my kind of party!   But todays post isn’t […]
October 4, 2013
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I Like Riding on the Choo Choo Choo

This weekend it was time to get dressed in my 40s finest and ride the steam trains. It was Sheringham 1940s weekend time again. I missed last year, so I was looking forward to riding the trains again and seeing everyone all dressed up. I didn’t actually give my outfit much thought until the day […]
September 23, 2013

We Love to Party

Friday night was the #EABloggerParty. The party that was first thought up in June with Bunn the Baker (on the left) and Feeling Stylish (in the middle) finally arrived last week! I was incredibly nervous about the evening, you never know how these things will go, and I always find hosting parties incredibly stressful, but […]
September 16, 2013

Judy’s Vintage Trader Awards

I got to be a Judge this weekend. I had a sash and a clipboard and everything. Old Spitalfields Market had invited me to judge the “Digital Thumbs Up” Award at The Judy’s Vintage Trader Awards at the monthly Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair. My fellow judge for the category was Frock n Roll Vintage. Here […]
September 9, 2013

What Are You Wearing? The Chap Olympiad 2013

The weather for this weekends Chap Olympiad in Bedford Square gardens simply couldn’t have been more glorious. Of course, this brings with it its own sartorial dilemmas, and I will say that lugging picnic baskets, umbrellas, chairs and tables across the country on the train and the tube was a terrible hot mess, and my […]
July 15, 2013

Retro Chick Goes to Glyndebourne

Do you remember about a month ago I told you I was off to the Opera for the first time? Well now I’m back from Glyndebourne Opera Festival, and no longer an opera first timer! I’ll confess I was soo nervous about it at first! I didn’t know how to get there or what happened […]
July 8, 2013

We’re Throwing a Party! #EABloggerParty

As most of you will have twigged by now, I do not live in London. Lots of people don’t realise that and I get all sorts of invitations to exciting sounding things that I can’t possibly get to because a £40 train fare is a bit much, even for a free glass of champagne and […]
June 28, 2013

A Weekend at Wyndstock

This weekend I was at Wyndstock, a “not a festival” Midsummer Ball at a stately home in Norfolk. After several days stressing about what to wear as I was sleeping in a tent and unable to predict the British “Summer” weather I finally flung everything I owned into the car on Friday night and drove […]
June 24, 2013

Off to the Opera

I’m off to the Opera! I’ve never been to the Opera before, so obviously I am dipping my toe in the water with one of the world’s top Opera festivals, Glyndebourne, which was established in 1934. I’m not unfamiliar with Glyndebourne Opera Festival, I used to work at a major public school and it was […]
June 5, 2013

What Are You Wearing? Knees, Pink Hair and Awards

This weekend I won an AWARD! I mentioned last week that I’d been nominated for an award by Rarely Wears Lipstick, and had decided to go along to the awards ceremony in London on Friday night. Well, I shall start with a HUGE thank you to those of you that voted, because I WON! I’ve […]
March 25, 2013

A Night at the Movies

If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram you might have helped me get dressed this weekend! I’m normally quite organised with outfits, having planned what I’m going to wear well in advance for big nights out. Last week, however, was so busy that when I woke up Sunday morning to head off to London […]
March 18, 2013
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The Best of Vintage Norwich Awards and a Very Posh Frock

The awards are over and the went swimmingly without all my nervous nightmares coming true! Hurrah! I’m eternally grateful to the amazing and professional people who worked the event and made sure that at least someone there knew what they were doing, our compere Paul Preston Mills, performers Natalya Umanska and Daisy Black, The Ben […]
March 12, 2013
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The Best of Vintage Norwich Awards is Coming!

In just under 2 weeks I am organising the biggest event I have so far! I have no idea what possessed me, but I decided to make the Best of Vintage Norwich Awards part of Norwich Fashion Week this year, hire a theatre and turn it into a big show with live music, burlesque acts, […]
February 27, 2013