Yearly Archives: 2012

‘Tis the season to be Jolly!

Oh what a jolly month December is turning into – with enough parties and festivities to keep one going for a full year. In fact sometimes I wish we could spread all the good cheer into January as well, just to sparkle up an otherwise dull month! But let’s forget January for now and concentrate… Read more »

Beauty Pageant 2012.

The Miss 'BIG BEAUTIFUL WOMEN' International Beauty Pageant 2012. (Champagne on ice and ready to go!) There is nothing like the spiciness of life – when a single day can bring a contrasting variety of activities that can take you from one extreme to another. Saturday the 10th of November was one of those days…. Read more »

Autumn Arrives

Autumn arrives, winter beckons, the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer. Invitations for parties and balls start appearing through our mail boxes and the excitement for Christmas begins! ‘ Clothes Glorious Clothes’ ladies are all needed for these wondrous occasions, for this winter we all want to dazzle and shine as we waltz… Read more »

Barnes Fashion Show

p.s. For those of you who have been asking after my dear dog Buttons these last few weeks – Yes she is now well and fine and back at work! It always makes me laugh that everyone greets Buttons first when they arrive at the studio and when she is not there, is promptly asked… Read more »

Warehouse photoshoot

    The Wacky Warehouse   Photo Shoot!     (Hot off the machines – My favourite blue and white blazer – I have been dreaming this design up forever and at last it is made!)   Girls, aren't you just loving this glorious weather. It is truly splendid and makes me feel so alive… Read more »

Buttons Meets Camilla

The Day Buttons Met Camilla – Duchess of Cornwall. Warning ladies, this is a dog blog – so if you are not partial to our furry little four legged friends, I would leave this blog here and now, before you shake your head in horror at this very trivial tale! (Buttons – My scruffy old… Read more »

The Joy of June

    The Joyous Month of June     (My prize pink and lemon striped roses.)   June just happens to be my favourite month of the year. The weather is usually hot, there are flowers bursting forth with much gusto in gardens all over the countryside, roses are in full bloom (my all time… Read more »

Shooting Star Chase Children’s Charity Fashion Show

Charity, Fashion and Rugby players – what a fabulous mixture as Carolyn de la Drapiere took to the catwalk on the 4th of May 2012. With ten stunning curvaceous models and a couple of gorgeous rugby players, over forty five outfits were shown off to an admiring audience, who enjoyed a fun filled evening of… Read more »

Fashion Show Madness!

Darling Buds Fashion, Art and Music Show – May 4th 2012 – (Sabine Gruchet, Martin Purdy and Kate Blackett) WOW – what an amazing time we all had at the Shooting Star Chase, Children’s Hospice Charity fashion show in Richmond Surrey.  It was certainly a night to remember with so much going on and so… Read more »

Rocking the Runway

Ten Beautiful Models wearing ‘Carolyn de la Drapiere’ accompanied by none other than four Gorgeous Rugby Players! All our Valued Customers are invited to attend the Fashion show of the year! Save the Date – Now – For a perfect Girls Night Out! ‘The Darling Buds Fashion Show’ London Welsh Rugby Club- May 4th 7.30pm… Read more »