Monthly Archives: June 2016

Item Review: Vivien of Holloway Circle Skirt

One of my newest skirts is this beautiful leopard print circle skirt from UK company Vivien of Holloway. Unlike many “circle skirts”, this one actually is a full circle of fabric, so it has beautiful drape and flow over full … Continue reading

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Corsetry: Seasoning the Corset

6 June 2016, Day One: Initial Measurements Measurement of natural, uncorseted waist: 100.4cm Measurement over corset: 96cm Wearing: size 30 corset (CS-411 in mesh) cms lost since starting (uncorseted): N/A cms lost since starting (corseted): N/A Difference between uncorseted and … Continue reading

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This Week in my Life: 6-12 June 2016

I’ve had a hugely busy week, during which: I travelled to Brisbane to see Dita von Teese On Monday, a good friend and I drove down south to see Dita von Teese perform in Brisbane. Β It was a long drive … Continue reading

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Weekly Wardrobe: 6-12 June 2016

Monday Top and Skirt: Pinup Girl Clothing Petticoat: Malco Modes Shoes: Red Ginger Stockings and Garter Belt: What Katie Did Brooch: Erstwilder Tuesday Cardigan: Wheels and Dollbaby Bustier and Skirt: City Chic Heels: Red Ginger Turban (scarf): Borrowed Tuesday Night … Continue reading

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Corsetry: Beginning Waist Training

I used to wear corsets all the time, when I lived in England. Β The weather there was more suitable for the extra layer, and my job at the time allowed me the time to wear corsets, both at work (sometimes) … Continue reading

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Weekly Wardrobe: 30 May – 5 June 2016

Tuesday Top and Skirt: Pinup Girl Clothing Bangle: Splendette Necklace: Voodoo Betty Belt: Spin Dance Australia Petticoat: Malco Modes Shoes: BAIT Thursday Dress: Lady Vintage Brooch: Birdee and Star Earrings: Revere Folie Belt: Pretty in Pinup Shoes: BAIT Petticoat: Malco … Continue reading

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Pretty Things List #20

When I was typing the title of this post, I accidentally typed “Pretty Things Lust”…which I guess tells you what I think of this week’s items! I’m heading off to Cooly Rocks On, a massive retro festival at Coolangatta on … Continue reading

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