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“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”
― Marilyn Monroe


Green Shift Dress

Marilyn Monroe is known to be an icon of many things, fashion being one of them. She lead to way, for a lot of fashion breakthroughs for women. 368 more words

Creative Inspiration

On Vanity Sizing

In the war of the average woman’s self-esteem against media-portrayed ‘ideals’ of thinness, there stood in my mind (at least until about half an hour ago) 578 more words

Body Image


Reality is richer
than fiction

I found the dress
I was raped in
and didn’t know
what to do with it.
I haven’t for years… 183 more words


Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. I love classical movies, I can literally sit on a Saturday and simply go from one classical movie to the other.

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Bells, gloves and princesses...the weddings and the women who influenced bridal fashions of the 50's

The 1950’s, had not just one ‘look’, but the silhouettes from this period are instantly recognisable, think big skirts and tulle petticoats.

Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly, two of Hollywood’s biggest stars, were both married in the 1950’s. 489 more words

Fashion, Craft, Vintage, Design

A Glimpse Through The Dark Glass

A few of my recent posts have been a little time-oriented.

I came across a quote a while ago in a book, and now I can’t find who it was that made it, or exactly what it was, verbatim. 472 more words


Andy reblogged this on City Jackdaw and commented:

Two years ago, and I still haven't re-discovered that quote.