Fantasy Styling Agent Carter Season Two

I have for some time been enamoured with the idea of fantasy styling Peggy Carter of Marvel’s Agent Carter. Not only is it one of the few shows where women are allowed to shine as characters and not just as accessories, it’s also dripping with gorgeous 1940s style. That in itself makes trying to recreate Peggy’s style with items largely chosen from the British high street an enormous challenge. Forties shapes and cuts simply aren’t very fashionable at the moment, … Read More

Fantasy Styling Adele in the Hello Video

As I write this the current view-count on Adele’s Hello video is 252,547,470. It’s 2.5 million higher than it was just a few hours ago when I studied it carefully to break down everything she’s wearing. The video was made available just over two weeks ago! Apart from the fact that it’s the most intense, sorrowfully pleasurable earworm in months, you can’t get away from the fact that she looks stunningly beautiful in the video. Her make-up is gorgeous, as … Read More

Fantasy Styling the Women of Gotham

The first series of Gotham, the Batman origin story, finished broadcasting in the UK this week. While it had its bumpy moments and caused some debate among comic book fans over what it was supposed to be, I ended up loving it. Although, the awful American trend of the mid-season break almost killed it for me. Assurances that it was worth catching up on were absolutely true. I’m glad I persevered. One of the things I enjoyed most about Gotham … Read More

STYLE: Fantasy Styling Tartan and Checks

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Fantasy styling is where I spot something I like while online window shopping and then wonder how I might style an entire outfit around it. I’ll then spend hours putting it all together, before trying to talk myself out of buying everything I’ve chosen. It can be an expensive way of passing the time. There are a lot of tartan, plaid and checks around this season, which pleases me. I love a checked shirt. A man in a checked shirt, … Read More