Last night I was just sitting flicking through the channels (as you do), and I came across this documentary called the fabulous fashionistas it is about a group of elderly ladies who have a passion for fashion. Whilst I thought to begin with the show was only cloth deep it showed an interesting insight to the ladies exuberant personalities and lives.
With an average age of 80 these ladies dress impeccably and on a budget. One admitting she may have an addiction to catalogues and another for charity shopping. Whilst the ladies dress sense was more up to date and on trend than people less than half their age, it was there personalities and their love for life that really encaptured me into the programme.
Jean Woods known for wearing doc martins at the age of 75 (and rocking them), reinvented herself after her husband passed away. Her outlook on life could probably beat most twenty somethings, she has incredible determination and still goes running three times a week!
Gilian Lynnes is another interesting lady as I was watching the show I thought this lady is a bit young to appear on here, she must be late 50's max, but it turned out she is 87 (jaw dropping)! Gillian started off doing ballet from a young age and has carried on dancing throughout her life, she is best know for choreographing the musical Cats and her career is still going strong today.
Whilst all the ladies on the show may now be drawing a pension their thirst for life is awe inspiring. If you haven't seen the show i highly recommend checking it out on 4od; it might just make you live longer.
Sunday, 15 September 2013
Tuesday, 10 September 2013
Hi guys, if anyone is still reading this i have decided to make a return to writing on this blog after a long break. I came back on this blog and realised how proud i was of it all and now i cant believed i stopped. My new posts will include style, health and more so stay tuned. My next post will be a diy phone case inspired by the Alexandra Wang Rocco duffel
Friday, 23 November 2012
Hi everyone, just to let you know i have started a new blog http://8figured8.blogspot.co.uk/ where I will now be posting regularly. I want to make my new blog a little more personal but it will still be mainly outfits just with other things too. If you do enjoy reading my blog please check it out, as I will not be posting on here anymore. Hope to see you there.
thank you everyone
thank you everyone
Monday, 17 September 2012
Sunday, 16 September 2012
Thursday, 23 August 2012
tridentreach.blogspot.com). The skirt is the most fabulous floaty, fun, light, and easy to wear item. I thought the outfit would look lovely if you was going to a wedding especially with the intricate detail on the laced top. You could even add extra jewellery for a more done up look. Hope you like it.