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I've been experimenting with making clothing and accessories since I got my first sewing machine for my 18th birthday. I've always been attracted more to flamboyant costumes and vintage looks than everyday clothes and get inspiration from Burlesque, film and music videos. My clothes are intended to make women feel fabulous, outrageous, different and special.

My hand beaded corsets are a labour of love. Each bead, stone and sequin is painstakingly hand applied, leading to some more complex designs taking hundreds of hours to complete.

Millinery has a special place in my heart. I hear so many women saying "Oh hats don't suit me" or "I can't wear them with my short/fine/slippy hair", but all it takes is trying a different shape and a couple of tips on placement and tricks with styling to make them hat converts. Try a hat ladies, you never…

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  • Born on June 21
  • Joined September 2, 2010

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About

I've been experimenting with making clothing and accessories since I got my first sewing machine for my 18th birthday. I've always been attracted more to flamboyant costumes and vintage looks than everyday clothes and get inspiration from Burlesque, film and music videos. My clothes are intended to make women feel fabulous, outrageous, different and special.

My hand beaded corsets are a labour of love. Each bead, stone and sequin is painstakingly hand applied, leading to some more complex designs taking hundreds of hours to complete.

Millinery has a special place in my heart. I hear so many women saying "Oh hats don't suit me" or "I can't wear them with my short/fine/slippy hair", but all it takes is trying a different shape and a couple of tips on placement and tricks with styling to make them hat converts. Try a hat ladies, you never know!

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