My mother heard of Scarletts coronation now she told me " your 20 tomorrow! Its time for your coronation! Your time to be queen! Birthday party tomorrow , coronation the next day and then she says also we have some young men here you need to choose which one to marry! So birthday, coronation, wedding! I can't do that! Help!- Rose
Chocolate and raspberry éclair. Recipe by French pastry chef Antony Prunet. Éclair filled with raspberry coulis and raspberry crémeux and topped with chocolate plaquette, chocolate crémeux and some fresh raspberries. (I ll try also w. white choc, as it goes so well w. raspberries.)
January 1950 Irving Penn, among the most gifted of photographers, has reconstructed with imaginative insight a series of fashion landmarks: the clothes, the accessories, coiffures, make-up, settings – and, in this net of physical properties, has caught the mental attitudes of past times."
Christian Dior's New Look, 1947. As a reaction to the rationing of World War II the new look, using many metres of fabric, came into fashion. It was a return to the classic feminine shape, emphasising the bust and hips, with a tiny waist. I love how glamorous this looks with the tiny jacket and voluminous skirt.