Fashion DIY: A Man’s Shirt to …

Top: DIY’d Charity Shop Shirt, Jeans: River Island (Similar), Trainers: Veja I always think (and write!) that a man’s shirt is the absolute easiest item to pick up in a charity shop. For a few pounds you can usually find a shirt with a jazzy pattern or colour you love.…

Fashion DIY: A Tie Waist Shirt

I always say I think that a man’s shirt is the most easily accessible charity shop item. So my next fashion DIY for this little corner of the web is, once again, an upcycled shirts. For a few pounds, a little thread and a pair of scissors I find upcycling…

Fashion DIY: Denim with a Difference

Denim Jacket & Shirts (DIY’d): Oxfam, Jeans: River Island, Trainers: Veja Over the years I have accumulated a fair few denim jackets from charity shops. I have picked up a cropped Levi’s number, an oversized Levi’s washed denim version and an 80’s batwing bit of loveliness. Each of these jackets…

Fashion DIY: From Smart to Casual

 Skirt: Oxfam, T-Shirt: Topshop (Similar-ish) I worked in finance in my pervious life (in 2012). It was a fairly smart office I worked in so I would always attempt to look like I’d made some kind of effort at dressing up as someone who belongs in the Risk Analyst department.…

Fashion DIY: A Star Studded Skirt

A Sunday well spent brings a week of content. That’s what someone, somewhere once said and it seems to have stuck. If I get to the end of Sunday and I feel like I have achieved something that day then I feel per-retty smug whilst watching Sunday night’s Call the…

A Frill Hem Charity Shop Shirt

Sewing on a Sunday is fast becoming a regular thing for me. Even if it’s just 5 minutes to iron a motif onto a t-shirt, or half an hour to mend a pair of jeans, or a little longer to adapt the most accessible charity shop item going – a…

5 Minute DIY: Hearts on a T-Shirt

Because it was Valentine’s Day last week, and I like to be beyond fashionably (ahem) late for seasonally appropriate blog posts, I thought it was time to share the quickest heart-related fashion DIY. I love all the slogan t-shirts and tops with appliqués on the high-street at the moment so…