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1940's Tea Party - London Fashion Week


It's London Fashion Week this week, as some of you may already know, so it's a pretty exciting time for those of us who are fashion fanatics! If you follow me on Instagram: @angelhowarth then you may be aware that in celebration of London Fashion Week I am going to be blogging every day. Every day this week I will be choosing a time period and dressing accordingly. Fashion has been around for so many years, and to reflect upon how fashion has changed or in fact stayed the same, I thought fashion week was the perfect opportunity to show case this. ENJOY! 

So today's look is 1940's inspired. The tea dress I am wearing was purchased from a vintage fair in Leeds: The Kilo Sale. I actually purchased this only a few days ago, but fell in love with it. Thankfully, it actually fits me which was lucky since I never actually tried it on - in fact it fits me like a glove which is a real bonus. There is some slight wear and tear on parts of the dress, however since this seems to be an original (yes I've done my research), the handmade dress can be modified with a few stitches here and there! I love tea dresses, I think they're so elegant and lady-like; and they leave on show all the right places - not provocative in the slightest! I also adore the flower buttons on the chest, they're ever so sweet and give the dress such character! That's the beauty with vintage, the clothing has lived it's own little life and so bares so much character! 

I paired the dress with some heels from Topshop that I've popped on the blog before, but they seemed to be the most appropriate footwear in my wardrobe that matches with the theme! 

I hope you liked my 1940's blogpost, and I also hope you're excited to see what my 1950's blog post will bring! 


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SUP GUYS! How are we all doing this morning? 
I am currently sat on my bed in the late afternoon, with a hot cup of tea to hand (hopefully I won't forget about it), and I am really digging deep in my thoughts in terms of what I want to talk about today. A stressed student, on the cusp of several deadlines and all I can think about is this blog post. Blogging is a funny thing, sometimes it is my ultimate escape where I can just unwind and spill out onto the page whatever springs to mind. But sometimes, blogging can feel overwhelming, like I am being forced to think about my reality in its most raw state, and sometimes life is not all fun and games, and I just don't really want to come to terms with my busy mind. 
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