Style Icon: David Bowie

If you've never heard of David Bowie, what have you been doing?! There are few who won't know this name. Known for his androgynous and outrageous style. Bowie has always been an inspiration to me. I grew up on his music. I've always admired how he chose to stand out. Born on January 8th, 1947…

What My Ancestors Would’ve Worn: Anne Welles

Anne Welles is my 19th Great Grandmother on my Dad's side. She is also the Great Great Grandmother of Anne Boleyn, Queen Consort of England. You would know that we are related if you read my post about tracing my family tree. Although she was wealthy I am unable to find any portraits of her,…

The History Of Valentine’s Day

Valentine's day started off as an ancient Roman festival called Lupercalia. Lupercalia was celebrated mid-February, usually 13-15th of February. The festival celebrated fertility, love, health, and sex. In the 5th Century, Lupercalia was replaced by the Christian holiday, St. Valentine's Day, by Pope Gelasius I. No one is exactly sure why the day is called…

Oscars 2020: Best Dressed

Sunday night saw the 92nd Acadamy Awards in Los Angeles, California. I love the Oscars, there's something magical about them. All of my favourite actors coming together to celebrate the art of film, whilst wearing some incredibly beautiful outfits. What more could I ask for? Last year I wrote a post about my favourite looks…