Tag: Fashion

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We’ve been posing in clothes courtesy of ARK again. Jackie Magpie: Doing the hard work so you don’t have to…….

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After an average kind of a day, I seem to have spent hours trawling the Internet for photographs by British fashion photo giant Norman Parkinson. With a career that spanned 5 decades, Norman would have been 100 if he was …

CATEGORY: Photography
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If I stare at the surface of a beautiful/successful person long enough, I can see their faulty insides. Making up a list of their likely shortcomings distracts me from my own. Unfortunately, Stockholm is the most populas-pretty filled city in …

CATEGORY: Pattern Party
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What you looking at? Do you want a picture? Yeah ya do! Here are loads of eyes looking straight back at you….

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We’ve been posing in clothes from Ark again. Jackie Magpie: doing the hard work so you don’t have to……..

CATEGORY: Products
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I once evacuated pyjama-clad pensioners from a budget seaside hotel that was in flames. I think the hotel owner was accustomed to making mistakes. The dodgy wiring was a mistake. Making the bar a free bar until we were all …

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There were 11 months between her sons, one army, one ex army. She referred to me as ‘woman’, and decorated her B&B with signs reminding men that they would be nothing without a strong woman. She was fond of flowers. …

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Maria Faci is an illustrator and pattern designer based in the vibrant and exciting city of Madrid. Madrid’s thriving creative scene is impossible to miss; so how does it feel to start a creative business there? At this week’s Pattern …

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The nice people at fashion brand Ark Clothing sent us some cool clothes to wear and write about. Check out the pics from the first ever Jackie model-style photoshoot! And read our reviews of the outfits we’re sporting.

CATEGORY: Design
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I am quite a lot in love with the work of Leah Goren- she paints girls, lots of girls, who are well dressed, often sitting and deep thinking in a Sunday-blues sort of way, and sometimes standing, posing, putting on …

CATEGORY: Design
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Aino-Maija Metsola’s work is overflowing with colours and shapes so inviting that I wish it would pour out the taps when I run a bath, and I could dive in and have a daydream about magical places where people play …

CATEGORY: Design
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Stylist Sarah Bagner (AKA Supermarket Sarah) has a knack for telling engaging visual stories through witty displays of all kinds of stuff on her walls, giving inanimate objects real personality. Read on for chaos-management tips from Sarah’s book Wonder Walls; …

CATEGORY: Design
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I worked out it would cost me approximately £3 per week, or £156 a year to have a permanent helium balloon attached to my daughters pram that says ‘It’s a girl!’. Like her father, she is folically challenged and I …

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In recent news, residents from a small community in Alderney, Channel Islands, were compelled to spend a considerable amount of their time finishing their version of the Bayeux tapestry. The original was painstakingly embroidered by a bunch of nuns, depicting …

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I bought this vintage shirt for my fella. I liked the colours and the check pattern; he didn’t feel the same. It moved over to my side of the wardrobe but I wanted to make it a bit more lady …

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