Category Archives: Fashion

Towersey

Usually I go on trips and then tell the tales.  This week I’m giving you a pre-view of an upcoming event – Towersey Village Festival over the August Bank Holiday weekend. This folk music festival has  been held in the small

Towersey

Usually I go on trips and then tell the tales.  This week I’m giving you a pre-view of an upcoming event – Towersey Village Festival over the August Bank Holiday weekend. This folk music festival has  been held in the small

A quick detour to fashion again

Longer term readers of this blog will know that I spent 2013 at Fashion School in Houston.  When this blog was all about me rather than all about travel, I blogged about my fashion exploits I then decided that travel-tales.org

A quick detour to fashion again

Longer term readers of this blog will know that I spent 2013 at Fashion School in Houston.  When this blog was all about me rather than all about travel, I blogged about my fashion exploits I then decided that travel-tales.org

The other half of Texas

I slept from San Antonio until Del Rio for about 170 miles.  Sunrise was scheduled for 6:36am and the dining car opens for breakfast at 6:30am so I set my alarm to wake me up in time to be able

The other half of Texas

I slept from San Antonio until Del Rio for about 170 miles.  Sunrise was scheduled for 6:36am and the dining car opens for breakfast at 6:30am so I set my alarm to wake me up in time to be able

Costumes for Cinderella

Through a friend I met one of the founders of the Playhouse Community Theatre in Houston.  It is a charity which offers after-school bi-lingual drama, dance and visual arts classes to children in the local area.  Unlike some bi-lingual initiatives

Costumes for Cinderella

Through a friend I met one of the founders of the Playhouse Community Theatre in Houston.  It is a charity which offers after-school bi-lingual drama, dance and visual arts classes to children in the local area.  Unlike some bi-lingual initiatives

Skirts and Trousers

In my post ‘Shirts and Blouses’ I asserted that the variety of clothes styles available to women in a culture is representative of the variety of lifestyles available to her.   My conclusion was that until the variety of dress-styles available

Skirts and Trousers

In my post ‘Shirts and Blouses’ I asserted that the variety of clothes styles available to women in a culture is representative of the variety of lifestyles available to her.   My conclusion was that until the variety of dress-styles available

What is Fashion?

Liz’s poem ‘Fashion Statement‘ presents images of many different kinds of fashion and made me ponder what fashion is for.  I have come to the conclusion that fashion is our outward presentation of what we are and who we belong

What is Fashion?

Liz’s poem ‘Fashion Statement‘ presents images of many different kinds of fashion and made me ponder what fashion is for.  I have come to the conclusion that fashion is our outward presentation of what we are and who we belong

Final Art Project

After making this at the beginning of the semester, where I interpreted an artist’s work into a mannequin, the final Art for Fashion project was design and produce a fully coordinated outfit inspired by a single piece of art.  We

Final Art Project

After making this at the beginning of the semester, where I interpreted an artist’s work into a mannequin, the final Art for Fashion project was design and produce a fully coordinated outfit inspired by a single piece of art.  We