Alcatraz wasn’t always a prison, it was built in 1910 and used as a military outpost to guard the San Francisco Bay Area, it wasn’t until 1933 that it turned into what we all know it as today. Alcatraz was a high security federal prison for continuous offenders, even though the security at the prison…… Continue reading Alcatraz.
Following my previous blog post about how to style vintage, I thought I’d put something together to help people find places to source genuine vintage items. There’s no better feeling than having someone compliment your clothing or jewellery and replying “Thanks- it’s vintage”. If you have any alternative methods – please feel free to share.…… Continue reading Where to Buy Vintage.
Dressing vintage can be so versatile, from making your own clothes to finding some real treasures on eBay. Styling vintage however can be quite difficult to start with. I started dressing vintage when I was about 17 or 18 by wearing Lindy Bop dresses and searching for anything Rockabilly on eBay. It took a little…… Continue reading Styling Vintage
I started modelling when I was 13 years old. Back then I was a real super goth, totally immersed in victorian attire with no aspirations of ever wanting to wear any bright colours. Now I’m a total contrast! I’m really into pink and whites at the moment, have my hair dyed blue and my nails…… Continue reading Pin Up Progression.
As many of you may know, as well as travelling, modelling and prancing around in my lingerie, I also run workshops for models and photographers. I was booked to teach a lovely group of people at Studio 78 in Leicester in March, I also did a mini shoot afterwards. Everyone was very well organised, and…… Continue reading Modelling Workshop From Both Sides of the Camera.
I’m a huge fan of What Katie Did lingerie. If only I could afford more of it, I’d be a very happy woman indeed. The one set I do own, I’m totally and utterly obsessed with – The Maitresse set. I’ve had it since I was about 19, and during all that time I’ve only…… Continue reading What Katie Did – The Maitresse Set.
Read part one here. We had breakfast at IHOP and once we were filled to the brim with pancakes, we decided to google a few attractions. One popped up time and time again- the USS Hornet. The USS Hornet is an aircraft carrier turned into a museum for Navy and the Apollo Programme. I had…… Continue reading San Francisco Part Two.