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Comedian and former plant Dec Munro says there is “Nothing Happening Here”

“What’s happening?” I asked comedian Dec Munro yesterday in a meeting room at a private members club in central London.

Nothing Happening Here,” he said. 1,282 more words


Budget Friendly 60s Spring/Summer Style 2013

First published in The Huffington Post 7th May 2013

My sister and I often muse that we must’ve been born in the wrong era. We remain fascinated by 60s style and its icons, particularly Twiggy, Jean Shrimpton, Jane Birkin and Edie Sedgewick. 712 more words


Long Live the Ya-Ya!

The mini-skirt or affectionately known as the “Ya’Ya” is defined as a skirt whose hemline is no more than 4 inches below a woman’s derrière. It is not to be confused with the micro-mini whose hemline is at or just below the crotch level. 215 more words


Mary Quant A Fashion Designer You Should Know

“This British designer is considered the inventor of the miniskirt.  Her designs are emblematic of the lifestyle of the Swinging Sixties.”

 Current looks influenced by Quant… 497 more words

50 Fashion Designers You Should Know


One of the most influential British designers of the 1960’s has to be Mary Quant. From the last 1950’s she opened her shop Bazaar with her husband Alexander Plunket Greene. 148 more words

1960s Beauty

Because of the multitude of different looks, the 1960s is my favorite decade in terms of beauty. If you have any memory of high school history class, you know that the 1960s was an era of big changes. 1,133 more words

False Lashes

Picture yourself in a glittering silver suit...

(Playsuit: Topshop, Tights: Mary Quant, Shoes: Orla Kiely x Clarks, Bag: Lulu Guinness)

Today I went to Middlesbrough Does Vintage to hunt for Sixties finds and a spot of tea in fancy china and pretty cakes. 75 more words

What I Am Wearing