Tag Archives: handmade

Scarf Print & Vintage Denim

This scarf print & pom pom skirt is going to be one of my summer staples as it goes so well with white blouses and shell tops for a bohemian feel or with block colour crops like this minty blue … Continue reading

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DIY 90s Rave Costume

As an interjection to my mini blogging hiatus (due to exams) I thought I’d share with you how I pulled together a costume for a party with the theme of ‘nineties rave’. It was a very well chosen theme considering … Continue reading

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DIY Plaid Pinafore

I’m trying to bring thisischichi.co.uk back to the niche that I started it with originally and focus more on fashion from a design and artistic practice perspective than a styling one. Therefore you’ll being a lot more runway reports (such … Continue reading

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DIY Garter

This is a super easy DIY but so effective. Essentially all you need is elastic, scissors and something to sew with: either a machine or needle and thread. However a measuring tape can be added to the list for all … Continue reading

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V&A Fashion Festival 2013

 For the third year in a row I attended the fashion festival at the V&A, one of my favourite galleries. Unfortunately most of the activities and talks were very over-prescribed, such as ‘Henry Holland in conversation’ which I was gutted … Continue reading

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Platforms at Prom: How to find the perfect dress

Dress KissBridal @ Etsy, Charm Bracelet Thomas Sabo, Platform Shoes Ebay, Necklace Gifted For those overly fussy about both the style and fit of dresses, finding something to wear to extremely special occasions such as prom or relative’s weddings can be an ordeal. I offer one … Continue reading

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Portobello Jewels

Recently I did a weeks work placement at the London design department for a highstreet brand. Even though this work was in Oxford Circus, I surprised myself by resisting spending a small fortune in shops such as Urban Outfitters and … Continue reading

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