How to make a Paper Bag skirt

Pleat fold top and paperbag skirt_1

A paper bag skirt was the first skirt I ever made for Scout. But sadly it has become too small for social etiquette. She wanted me to make her another one, but she was adamant that she didn’t want the single strap this time. I tried to tell explain to her that it was cool and quirky, but she looked at me in a way that suggested I had no idea what cool was. Continue reading

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Perfectly random

yellow Groove Dress_2

When I named the Groove Dress, it was completely random. Seriously! I used a random generator, check out what else it could have been called. I had every intention of changing it at a later date. Naming a dress should take a while right? Not just a few thoughtless seconds. But the Groove Dress remained the Groove Dress because quite frankly, the name could not be more appropriate.
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I’m slightly less crazy than my sister

bowling bagOver twenty years ago, I gave my sister a gorgeous yellow and black, retro style Adidas bowling bag for her birthday. The moment I saw it, I knew it would be the perfect present for her. It was 100% her style and I knew she would absolutely love it. She still has the bag today, but do you know what? She has never used it.  Continue reading

Do all little girls like standing on their heads?

leggings by Needle and Ted

When deciding what my girls should wear in the morning, we are are looking for three main things:

  1. Comfort
  2. Style
  3. and the ability to stand on ones heads without showing ones underwear. (Fact: my girls spend 40% of their day standing on their heads.)

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Madeit Fashion Week: Day 5

Welcome to Day 5 of Madeit Fashion Week

Day 1Day 2Day 3 and Day 4 were incredible. The origami was fierce. The outfits were stunning. The kids rocked. The shows have delivered on every level and today we have 4 more completely amazing shows, the question is ‘can you handle it?’

Grab your seats ladies and gents, the show is about to begin…

dianaJust look at Manuel, what a star. He is 8 years old, he likes building Lego, meatballs and riding his bike. He dislikes cleaning his room, grilled cheese and scary movies. Though he certainly looks like a guy who can handle a scary movie.

Manuel is wearing a Kite Fold Tee, with Book Fold Trousers. Check him out on the runway at Miss Castelinhos Continue reading