Harvest Gold

It’s late summer here in the UK. The fields are yellowing and some have already been harvested. Got me thinking of my new scarecrow skirt, which I made a few weeks ago from original 1950’s fabric I bought from a cool friend in the USA. I don’t have lots of earthy early Autumn colours in…

Lured by Lavender?

Well, I have to say, I never really liked lavender. I mean, it has a potent smell, always made me sneeze. I couldn’t understand other people’s love of it. I was given an old bottle of Lavender perfume from the 50’s and I didn’t appreciate it at all. But strangely, my mind has been changed!…


I have a wonderful photo of my Nana (Mam’s Mother) wearing a beanie hat. The photo was probably taken in the early 1940’s and I have always fancied one! So when I saw one listed on the web I couldn’t resist getting it! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beanie_(seamed_cap) It’s probably a 1950’s one, it has a stamp inside on…

Why Retropoodles?

Retro styled poodles! Traditional trims, English saddle trim, Dutch trim, Continental.

Yee Haa!

So excited to get a dress with me and the poodles printed on it!

Temple Magic

Spring has now sprung at last! Fresh colours and layering for warmth!

My style

My style is 1940’s & 1950’s with a little reproduction!
Attention to detail, along with poodle accessories!