How To Dress Like… Patricia Franchini

How To Dress Like… Patricia Franchini

If you haven’t seen Breathless (Á Bout de Souffle) a 1960 film by Jean-Luc Godard, here is a brief synopsis: “A small time crook, Michel Poiccard, chased by the police after stealing a car, shoots one of them and flees. Back in Paris he finds an American girlfriend and succeeds in seducing her. He convinces … Continue reading

#5 High Five Friday

#5 High Five Friday

I am in dire need of a haircut. The trouble with short hair is that it is never short enough. It grows at an extraordinary rate and quickly looks overgrown. You don’t really notice it as much with long hair. I really want to get my electric razor and buzz it off. But I have … Continue reading

My Favourite Fictional Fashionistas

My Favourite Fictional Fashionistas

TinTin Everybody’s favourite boy detective was recently given the Hollywood treatment but the original comics is where it’s at, where it will always be for me. He has also be outed as gay a few times over the years. (He is eighty now!) When it comes to fashion, TinTin doesn’t diverge much from a standard … Continue reading

#5 Best In Show: Boxers

#5 Best In Show: Boxers

Today’s Best In Show is brought to you by the British high street (no surprises there then). I want to know where ya’ll buy your boxers. I need some more in my life. (They can’t be boring). Pack of three for £15, River Island. I like the US flag boxers. The UK flag is a … Continue reading

#4 High Five Friday

#4 High Five Friday

This week, I make a list of what my week has been fuelled by, clothes or otherwise. 1)      Golf jumper 2)      Frank O’Hara’s Lunch Time Poems 3)      Energy Drinks 4)      Janis Ian Gig 5)      Woollen Socks and a New Woolly Hat 1) I bought my golf jumper a couple of summers ago from eBay. It … Continue reading

#4: What To Wear To…The Supermarket

#4: What To Wear To…The Supermarket

I don’t know about you but I like to be really comfortable when I go food shopping. I like going food shopping at the weekend which usually involves casual-wear with fun elements because you should always enjoy the clothes you wear. And you can’t wear what you really want to wear to work unfortunately (well … Continue reading

#4 BEST IN SHOW: The Daily Grind

#4 BEST IN SHOW: The Daily Grind

A quick update on the audition I went to on Saturday. Well, I did it, so I’m glad. The majority of people who were auditioning around the same time were over 50 which I wasn’t expecting. I wasn’t very nervous in the end but I did mix my lines up a bit, but I wrote … Continue reading

#3 How To Dress Like…Lisbeth Salander

#3 How To Dress Like…Lisbeth Salander

You don’t need to be a moody, motorbike-riding, leather-clad, bi(pan?)sexual to solve crimes, but it helps.   The Lisbeth Salander look is dark, androgynous, practical and grungy. And effortlessly “cool”. (Although I’m not saying her unhappy childhood/life/drugs/abuse/fraud/any of the above/ohemgee what have I started is by any means “cool”. I am just concentrating on her fashion/clothes, … Continue reading