Pleats? Yes Please!

I had always wanted to own a pair of the ‘Pleats Please’ trousers by Issey Miyaki but the price was a huge deterrent. However, recently I saw a pair that had the perfect cut and beautiful pleating which made me

Pleats? Yes Please!

I had always wanted to own a pair of the ‘Pleats Please’ trousers by Issey Miyaki but the price was a huge deterrent. However, recently I saw a pair that had the perfect cut and beautiful pleating which made me

Interpreting Matisse’s Cut Outs in Garments

It’s been a while since I got technical in my work. A lot of my work has been very experimental and ‘loose’ but when it comes to design, it is very important that the research and development are reflected in

Interpreting Matisse’s Cut Outs in Garments

It’s been a while since I got technical in my work. A lot of my work has been very experimental and ‘loose’ but when it comes to design, it is very important that the research and development are reflected in

Looking At The Bigger Picture

Old age has definitely settled in when I start to reminisce my childhood. Those days were great as I was able to go outside to play and interact with my friends, unsupervised. Smart phones didn’t exist and computers were so

Looking At The Bigger Picture

Old age has definitely settled in when I start to reminisce my childhood. Those days were great as I was able to go outside to play and interact with my friends, unsupervised. Smart phones didn’t exist and computers were so

A Mighty ‘Toy’

An antique and brocante market came to town the other day and just like the circus, we all flocked to it but with a healthy squirt of hand sanitiser and a well fitting mask. Social distancing was a bit of

A Mighty ‘Toy’

An antique and brocante market came to town the other day and just like the circus, we all flocked to it but with a healthy squirt of hand sanitiser and a well fitting mask. Social distancing was a bit of

Aloha Tiger

Inspiration during lockdown has been great but the lack for materials has been a major setback. There were a lot of things I wanted to try but it was difficult to source the correct art materials and there was only

Aloha Tiger

Inspiration during lockdown has been great but the lack for materials has been a major setback. There were a lot of things I wanted to try but it was difficult to source the correct art materials and there was only

The New Normal

It feels strange but this seems to be the new normal for now. I am still working from home but sooner or later, I will need to make that hour and a half trip to work by public transport again.

The New Normal

It feels strange but this seems to be the new normal for now. I am still working from home but sooner or later, I will need to make that hour and a half trip to work by public transport again.

A Nod to Change

You may have noticed a change to my branding. What started out as a purely fashion related blog has evolved to include items other than garments. There was a few reasons for this change and the most important being sustainability.

A Nod to Change

You may have noticed a change to my branding. What started out as a purely fashion related blog has evolved to include items other than garments. There was a few reasons for this change and the most important being sustainability.

Throwing

During my pottery course, I was inducted on the throwing wheel. I had always wanted to try throwing as it seemed like a very technical skill. Initially I thought throwing was very simple but when the techniques were explained to

Throwing

During my pottery course, I was inducted on the throwing wheel. I had always wanted to try throwing as it seemed like a very technical skill. Initially I thought throwing was very simple but when the techniques were explained to

Jaguars

On my days off, I love to browse the charity shops to look at any interesting bric-a-brac but also to look at the books they have on offer. On one of this occasion last year, I picked up a book

Jaguars

On my days off, I love to browse the charity shops to look at any interesting bric-a-brac but also to look at the books they have on offer. On one of this occasion last year, I picked up a book

To Be Or Not To Be?

As much as I love fashion books (especially pattern cutting books) I often find myself buying them but rarely using them, even when I have a pattern cutting conundrum. I understand some books are so pretty you never envisage touching

To Be Or Not To Be?

As much as I love fashion books (especially pattern cutting books) I often find myself buying them but rarely using them, even when I have a pattern cutting conundrum. I understand some books are so pretty you never envisage touching