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2018 reflections in Vivien of Holloway

            Wearing the Lana Dress in Pink Hibiscus Print So 2019 is well and truly here and to be honest, I'm still in a bit of a spin. 2018 was such a massive year for me in so many ways and some days I kind of can't believe how much… Continue reading 2018 reflections in Vivien of Holloway

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5 steps to beating Silly Season Crash

And so the silly season has come to an end which means its time for us to find our feet again and find the rhythms of our everyday life again. Sometimes at this time of the year it can be easier said than done. This is a mix of reasons. The first is often a… Continue reading 5 steps to beating Silly Season Crash

Feminism · Personal reflections

5 things we need to consider to stop the Catfight ~ International Women’s Day Thoughts

Hello darlings! Happy International Women's Day for today and yesterday, depending on where you are in the world! I spent my day yesterday working hard on my business with another amazing woman and it filled me with such joy. It was so wonderful to see such beautiful sentiments spread across social media in both posts… Continue reading 5 things we need to consider to stop the Catfight ~ International Women’s Day Thoughts

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How Pinup is changing my life

This is a post I’ve had in draft form for a while…sitting…. gathering dust as I try and figured the right way to full articulate what I’ve had on my mind in the last 12 months and the best way to express the amazing feelings I’ve had. Me with my Mum, Brothers and Sisters (2016)… Continue reading How Pinup is changing my life

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Being the best pinup you ~ Thoughts on the pinup scene and being true to you

I’ve been brewing on this post for a while, especially after talking to Laila Shalimar after she released her article in the last Adore Pinup Magazine, discussing the impacts on body image from pinup online social media. I guess, I just wanted to share my own thoughts and insights into this, as well as a… Continue reading Being the best pinup you ~ Thoughts on the pinup scene and being true to you

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Vintage Discoveries and Blessed Feelings

Vintage. It was something that as a baby pinup, it always felt unobtainable. I used to firmly believe that vintage was SUPER expensive and all too little for someone like me. Now while vintage can be expensive, if you know what to look for and how to search you can actually find quite a bit… Continue reading Vintage Discoveries and Blessed Feelings

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Why I used to think dressing like a grandma was a bad thing ~ How I couldn’t relate to pinup/vintage growing up

I used to find vintage to be....interesting in my youth. A lot of people use to term it 'dressing like your grandmother' but to me that never meant sense because my grandmother wasn't a pinup. Now I know that last comment may confuse some of you as most pinups, especially true vintage wearing ladies who… Continue reading Why I used to think dressing like a grandma was a bad thing ~ How I couldn’t relate to pinup/vintage growing up