Tag Archives: fashion

Make Your Own: DIY Floral Crown

With festival season well underway, and in honour of Glastonbury Festival starting today, I thought I’d share a quick and super easy DIY to show you how to make your own floral crown. The floral headpiece is a festival season … Continue reading

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Styling for the Lazy (and Cheap)

Today’s Blog Every Day in May prompt was on ‘fashion, beauty and grooming’. I feel a little silly writing about that as I’m the least ‘groomed’ person I know. Occasionally I manage to strike it lucky but really, when it … Continue reading

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Fashion’s Night Out: Vintage Pop Up

Last week, Vogue’s Fashion’s Night Out event came to my home city of Manchester for the first time… well, we do like to shop up here! There were fashion talks, catwalks (and cultural walks), band performances, DJ sets, makeovers and … Continue reading

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No New Clothes: Sustainable shopping, and is vintage ethical?

Being green and ethical isn’t always easy. When I start thinking about my impact on the world and the ‘right’ way of doing things, the possibilities are seemingly endless. I’d like to preface this by saying that I feel like … Continue reading

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Upcycled: 1 Sweater into 5 Winter Accessories

Spring may be on its way, but here in the UK we’ve still got some weird and wild weather, and it’s still FREEZING! So I’ve been doing everything I can to try and keep the cold out. In the spirit … Continue reading

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We Heart Handmade… Clothes

At the start of the year, I set myself a challenge to ditch my dependency on cheap highstreet fashion (in part inspired by this book, though the idea had been floating around for a while). This means buying only second-hand, … Continue reading

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Well Read: Fashion To Die For?

Welcome to a new monthly feature on the Fi & Me blog where we review a new(ish) book that we’d like to share with you. For our first book, we’ve chosen the non-fiction book To Die For – How Fashion is … Continue reading

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What I Wore: Colour Pop

Welcome to my first outfit post. It’s pretty scary, cause it’s like – hey, there’s a picture of me. On the internet. Yikes! But I’m not professing to be any kind of model, it’s all about sharing my love of handmade/vintage … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Make Do and Mend Fair

This Saturday saw the second ‘Make Do and Mend Vintage Fair’ hit Macclesfield. For what is quite a small town, Macclesfield has a few really good retro, vintage and antique shops, plus the monthly Treacle Market – which is always good for scouting out vintage treats. It was great … Continue reading

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Things we love: Spring into colour

Spring is approaching and, despite a few frosty mornings, we’re shedding off our big grey woolies and embracing this season’s new trend for COLOUR. After a winter blanketed in white (white stuff that made Lucy break her arm – ouch!),  … Continue reading

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