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Vintage Fashion Shoot

A couple of months ago I mentioned HERE
that I was relaunching my vintage clothing business
and that my home was rendevouz central for a fashion shoot,
the clothes were sourced from my online shop
for the Christmas fashion feature in the December edition
of our city's glossy magazine Carlisle Living.

It came out yesterday and l'm pretty pleased with it,
if only a little disconcerted that a model is standing
in the middle of the garden conifers,
my conservatory couch is incongruously
(sorry should that read edgey?!) on the wet lawn
and a 'drunken blonde' is badly hovering my living room carpet!
All's fair in love and fashion, I guess!

if you click twice they will enlarge!


  1. LOVE LOVE LOVE the little black dress and the one with the beigey skirt and orangey top - model is pouring tea!

  2. ooh - that's all so lovely.

    I was intrigued at the thought of a drunken model hovering in your living room. I thought 'wow - how'd they do that?'

    But I realise she was hoovering. Pesky things, vowels.

    After a moments thought, perhaps hoovering while drunk or hungover is even wierder. Who'd do that? I love the fantasy fashion shoot. Completely excellent and the clothes are great.

  3. sass, thanks gone to hover over my words and suck em up!

  4. Great... pleased they're not wading in water.

    looks like all is dry in your neck of the woods.

    best wishes

  5. Excellent stuff Saz. Love the clothes.
    Good luck with the re-launch of the business.
    Hope you are keeping well?
    Much Love
    Ayak xx

  6. What a fantastic way to relaunch your business! I'm truly impressed and I've done tons of advertising in my day.

  7. Wow, Saz, didn't you do well. But how did you get a pillar box on your patio?

    All the very best for the business and hope you get lots of custom.

  8. Ooh, Saz, would you mind keeping me a copy of your lovely mag (I shall pay you back when I see you, for I shall see you very soon I hope, and I think you are right - It will be the New Year now!) - I am so proud of all that you achieve, my lovely dear friend - Well done, and it looks just like you - Fabulous, dahlink! Have a lovely restful weekend after all that bugs, nursing and mad, manic stuff we all get embroiled in, non?! Love, Fhi xxooxx

  9. Good luck with the business. Photos look great.

  10. FFF- Wow how exciting. Seems to have been done well. I enjoyed the pics. ~rick

  11. Hey, you're famous and so is your conifer and sofa. You'll be up with the Vivian Westwoods and Elizabeth Emmanuels next.

  12. Oh, are such an incredible and gifted lady!!! This is simply fabulous!!! I'm so thrilled for you!!! And your taste is exquisite!! Your business must be absolutely thriving!!! I'm so proud to say you are my friend!!! How did I rate? Love you much! Janine XO

  13. The clothing is lovely and is shown well. Don't worry about the photographer's choice of location. Good job.

  14. Looks fab...sending all good wishes for your business re-launch. You're going to do great, I just know it. xo

  15. Me too, the beige skirt and lacy top... Can't wait for my copy...well done that girl, and feeling ill and coping with sick teens all at the same time.

    You won't believe the veri word:
    nosesab....and you have a lovely nose, like your mum. XXXXX

  16. Me too, the beige skirt and lacy top... Can't wait for my copy...well done that girl, and feeling ill and coping with sick teens all at the same time.

    You won't believe the veri word:
    nosesab....and you have a lovely nose, like your mum. XXXXX

  17. Wow.. these are just lovely. You hae so much talent and pizSAZ!

  18. THAT is so very cool, Saz. Frick.

  19. BRAVO, Saz! I love the whole affair, the pictures and your writing of it!

  20. Congratulations on a fabulous shoot! I love the picture that, unfortunately, may have ruined your couch; and the one in the conservatory is quite edgey and...haunting, somehow.
    Well done. Hope it's a profitable venture.

  21. What I know about fashion could fit in the small end of a thimble, so I'll just wish you Best Of Luck, Saz!

  22. These are sooo cool! My daughter and her husband are into vintage clothing. The fashion shoot turned out terrific.

  23. Fab - lots I love - can't you put the photos on the web and start selling them to all your blog friends? Lx

  24. OMG!!! a fashion shoot IN YOUR OWN HOUSE!! how thrilling - I'm very jealous. Love the clothes. Spent Sunday afternoon in Libertys trying on Vivienne Westwood with my beautiful 16 year old daughter. She looked stunning, all legs arms, reminded me of a baby giraffe (minue the long neck of course!). Still loving the blog - I've run out of steam on mine....Mx

  25. These are absolutely gorgeous. Best of luck with the re-launch, doubt you'll need much though as it'll most likely take off anyway.

    CJ xx

  26. Gorgeous! Love the little black dress - understatement but wow! Fingers crossed everything goes smoothly for you with the business :)


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