A Christmas Dress

A few days to Christmas now. How on earth did that happen??  It certainly felt that 2019 lived me and not the other way around.  In reality, lots happened this year and when everything happens too fast it’s easy to feel like time is flying by.  So instead of letting such feelings take over, let’s just celebrate the achievements of the year.  Key highlights for me: Continue reading “A Christmas Dress”

The Value of Research Findings – Paul Poiret and the Un-Corseted Dress

There are always benefits in any research as it is the means to further understand a specific topic. In terms of the research carried out as part of this assignment, below are the key points of note from my perspective:

  • Deepening knowledge on the topic: Researching the designer Paul Poiret (subject) is the path to understanding the topic researched, the motivation, the vision and the creations.

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The June Skirt

Our current home went through huge renovation work before we moved in. We took some (most) of that work into “our own hands” and needless to say the initial weeks were extremely busy: stripping wallpaper, carpets, carrying waste to the recycling (you get the picture)! It was February 2015. It was cold. It was very cold! Continue reading “The June Skirt”