Outlander Mitts

One of my favourite period dramas is Starz’s Outlander, based on the time-travelling series of novels of the same name by Diane Gabaldon. I love the score, the film locations, the actors, and, of course, the costumes from the first...

Corsets: V&A Exhibition and Lace Embrace

In a few days, the Victoria and Albert Museum will have a new exhibition on Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear. Undressed will focus on the relationship between underwear and fashion, as well as the shifting fashionable body ideal. The exhibition will...

Iris in Paris at Le Bon Marché

“Fashion you can buy, But style you possess.” – Iris Apfel Two weeks ago, Iris Apfel was in Paris during Paris Fashion Week 2016 to open a pop-up exhibition and shop at Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche dedicated to her fashion...

London’s Whiteleys

Thanks to ITV’s Mr Selfridge, I was made aware of London’s first department store in Bayswater: Whiteleys. In S4, we see Jimmy Dillon persuade Harry and Gordon to buy Whiteleys, which they agree to. After the agreement was signed, we see the...

Mr Selfridge and Selfridges

In honour of the S4 premiere of ITV’s ‘Mr Selfridge’ this evening, I present to you my post and photos on ‘Mr Selfridge’, Harry Gordon Selfridge, and Selfridges & Co. ‘Mr Selfridge’ Series 4 The final series takes place in 1928, 9 years...

Shop My Replikate Wardrobe!

These Replikate items are currently listed on eBay (seller: oldworldelegance): I think the majority of us fell in love with Kate’s Erdem lace dress during her visit to Canada in 2011. I couldn’t believe my luck when I spotted this ZARA...

Nordstrom Vancouver is Here!

A New Department Store American fashion retailer, Nordstrom, began as a shoe store, Wallin & Nordstrom, in Seattle, USA in 1901. Today, on Friday, 18 September 2015, at 9:30am, Nordstrom opened the doors of its first international flagship store in Vancouver, Canada. Vancouver is the...