The invention of the mini skirt dates back to 1963, when it first appeared in the window of London's historic "Bazaar" shop. Mary Quant, a British fashion designer and fashion icon. Her fashion is famous for mini skirts and hot pants. Several designers were credited with the invention of the 1960s miniskirt as there is… Continue reading How Quaint
I recently had the opportunity to attend an exhibition on Frida Kahlo which was held at Barangaroo, Sydney. I learnt a great deal on Frida and thought I would share it with you! She had a very interesting story and was an incredible woman. Frida in Mexico Frida Kahlo was born on 6th July, 1907.… Continue reading Flower Crown
It’s Time for a Holiday!
Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan, and nicknamed Lady Day) was an American jazz, swing, blues and traditional pop music singer, active from the age of 15 until her passing at the tender age of 44. https://www.jazzwise.com/features/article/billie-holiday-the-highs-and-lows-of-lady-day Billie's vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrase and tempo. Billie was… Continue reading It’s Time for a Holiday!
Stranded At The Drive In
On the weekend, my husband and I went to the Drive Ins to watch a special screening of Grease to pay tribute to Olivia Newton John. Money was being raised for Olivia's cause too, The ONJ Foundation. It was a fantastic night! We decided to dress up in our Grease outfits. My husband wore his… Continue reading Stranded At The Drive In
Finding Talent on the Radio
In 1940, Australia was introduced to a radio talent show called Australia's Amateur Hour. It ran from 1940 to 1958, and featured both Indigenous artists and performers from various cultural backgrounds. The show was a talent contest. There were about 925 episodes aired. Australians took the show to their hearts and families would sit around… Continue reading Finding Talent on the Radio
O! How Stylish
Jackie Kennedy Onassis was one of the most stylish ladies and renowned for being at the forefront of fashion. Her style was copied by women around the world and still is today. She has remained an influential figure in the fashion industry. Her famous styles and renowned look is known as the Jackie O look.… Continue reading O! How Stylish
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