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Posted January 29, 2010 by missenglishrose
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I’m BACK!

Posted December 4, 2009 by missenglishrose
Categories: Fashion World, Holidays, Idols & Icons, Inspiration, Lights, camera, action

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……..so please cut me a bit of slack with lame posting on the run up to Christmas as my body clock is still crazy and so much to do in so little time!!!  I had a lovely time away and the sunshine was divine! I think Disney is just about the happiest place in the world….maybe even creepily so! I did start to wonder if all the smiley, happy Americans were really on some form of amphetamine! 

    Obviously due to my 2 week intense Disney exposure I have to post some Disney inspiration and I must say I really am in love with my British Disney transformations! i.e. Mary Poppins and Alice in Wonderland!  An extremely well dressed nanny with a charming dash of eccentricity and a little girl with such imagination that none the less still includes a good, old tea party could only be British really.  So I salute their Britishness (is that a word) and thank that Disney never gave Mary Poppins an American accent!  I guess I am feeling rather patriotic after my two weeks away!  I tell you something….I sure missed tea!! Americans just don't do tea! I had to use 3 teabags just to make it brew!. cerrazzy!!!

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xxx

Pleasantville

Posted November 9, 2009 by missenglishrose
Categories: Fashion World, Idols & Icons, Inspiration, Lights, camera, action, Miss English Rose Style

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Firstly, my sincere apologies for being a pretty rubbish blogger the last couple of weeks.  With all this holiday prepping and trying to squeeze as much time in with my sweetheart before I jet off on Saturday I have had little blogging inspiration. 

Anyway….. I wanted to share a few images from one of my all time favourite movies, Pleasantville.  I'm sure most of you have seen it and I just love the sweater sets and full skirts! Also  the hair and make-up is pretty good inspiration for an everyday vintage 50s look.  Not only are the clothes amazing but the story is just lovely too and I love the integration of colour into the film as the story progresses.

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Vintage Gal Does Disney World….HELP!

Posted October 30, 2009 by missenglishrose
Categories: Days Gone By..., Holidays, Inspiration, Miss English Rose Style

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So exactly 2 weeks tomorrow I am jetting off to Disney World, Florida!!! Which I previously mentioned a while ago.  Now I am starting to think about what to pack and am getting in all a tizz wazz.  What will the weather be like? What should I wear for such adventures? What plane essentials should I pack? Oh mon deux!! Clothes wise I am thinking cute little shirts tied at the waist with shorts and Cath Kidston Headscarves.  Obviously I have my Esther Williams Swimsuit!!(very excited about that!)  So basically any help and advice would be much appreciated lovely people!!  m I going to look ridiculous in all my 1950s inspired glory?? 

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P.S. Here are some old photogrpahs of Disneyland which are pretty amazing (well they are if your a Disney freak) some outfit ideas maybe….?

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Mid Week Pick-me-Up…..Bourjois Vintage Packaging

Posted October 21, 2009 by missenglishrose
Categories: Beauty, Fashion World, Inspiration, Miss English Rose Style, Pick-Me-Ups

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Love the packaging on these new limited edition eyeshadows from Bourjois, get them at asos.

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Kate Kanzier Shoes

Posted October 20, 2009 by missenglishrose
Categories: Fashion World, Inspiration, Miss English Rose Style, Pick-Me-Ups

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This shop was mentioned in Vogue this month and I am rather impressed and how retro-brogue fantastic some of the shoes are (yes I am just making words up)!  Think they will be just lovely with high waisted trousers or cute little dresses.  However I advise you to order online and not go to the shop on Leather Lane, London. I dragged the sweetheart there yesterday and the staff were pretty rude and unhelpful! You know those shops where you just feel really uncomfortable and unwelcome, well thats what I felt like.  So much so that I just tried on a shoe from display to check it was the right size so that I could then order it online from the safety of my own room, far away from nasty sales assistants. God bless the internet!

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Kate kanzier 

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Lovely What Katie Did Girdlette Check It Out!

Posted October 12, 2009 by missenglishrose
Categories: Miss English Rose Style, Pick-Me-Ups

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Just to let you know I've had a What Katie Did girdlette sitting in my wardrobe for months which I've never worn as I already have it.  Anyway its finally for sale here!  Grab a bargain! The colour is now discontinued on the website and would have cost about £30.

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