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Anna's New Year Blog

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Anna's New Year Blog

Well it’s not about fashion in a sense, more of a Reflection on the year that’s just passed ,and  what are year that was!! I pray we never see another one like this in my life time, an outbreak of a deadly pandemic which change the world from which we know and surprisingly changed fashion as we knew it I think the word loungewear was added to the Oxford dictionary along with many other words this year but the rest definitely not worth repeating LOL! So much changed and so many of us changed with a very unknown time not...

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What is Christmas Eve?

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What is Christmas Eve?

What’s Christmas Eve? Mum and Aunty of course has made their famous egg nog, theirs with extra whisky and ours with none but it tastes just as good. The Christmas tree was lit up in all it’s amazing colours and underneath it presents for everyone. Christmas music on the radio, chocolate coated almonds in a bowl, a special treat always for Christmas. Back then these were a luxury. Special decorations around the fireplace, stockings hung with precious gifts, mum in the kitchen preparing last minute dishes always perfect for Christmas Day. The table would be set as if the queen...

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Saturday sewing sessions.

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Saturday sewing sessions.

Saturday sewing sessionsSnow is falling gently passed the window outside ,The glow of the fire against the shiny black fire place gave a beautiful warm feeling to our bigold lounge room ,Mum and Aunty would be sitting in the dining room at our great big round table, copies of theAustralian ,woman's weekly would be spread out open on the fashion pages ,with the latestcelebrity looks,my Auntie Raylyn would be drawing up patterns in miniature sizes for us girls, and soon shewould be calling us every 10 minutes to come and try on what she had already stitched togetherso she could...

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Nanna's Wardrobe

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Nanna's Wardrobe

Nannas wardrobe  Can you remember the first time fashion made an impact on you ? or anything else for that matter that just made you stand up and go that's for me !!!  From the youngest of age I would say as young as four! I can vividly remember sitting on the edge of my grandmother's bed with all her soft quilts and a very modern chenille bedspread steering up into what seemed an endless display of what I would call a fashion lovers paradise.  A 1970,s brand new built in WARDROBE , starting at the top which was probably...

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Choosing the right colour Lipstick to match

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Choosing the right colour Lipstick to match

Choosing the right colour Lipstick to match your hair or skin tone isn't as hard as you may think. Sometimes you need to put the rule of thumb aside and just go with what works for you. Firstly do you want your lippy to complement your outfit?? Or do you want it to be the statement that makes it pop? Blending a subtle colour in nudes and soft pastels will complement and blend in easily with what you are wearing not taking away from your outfit but just finishing it off in a simple unassuming way, but if you want...

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