Yearly Archives: 2013

Christmas is here….

  Christmas Is Here! Ooh la la…… It’s Christmas again my dear curvy girls and if you are like me, you will all be feeling a little wilted with sheer exhaustion from too many parties, too many mince pies and altogether too much fun!  (An evening at the studio before Christmas. Had to chuckle at… Read more »

November Thrills !

November Thrills….    ( It was all too much for Buttons!) Well, well, what a riotous month November has turned out to be! Talk about a month packed to the hilt with enough surprises and excitement to last me an entire year! And what with having to pull out all our winter coats, hats, scarves… Read more »

Enjoy your Christmas shopping and have a drink with us!

Need a new dress for Christmas, New Year or the coming Spring? Why not take a break from Christmas shopping and visit my boutique in Barnes for a relaxing shopping experience! On the 28th, 29th, 30th Nov, 1st Dec and 2nd Dec, I am helping curvy ladies get ready for Christmas and New Year. I… Read more »

Curvy Beauties and the Barnes Fashion Show

Carolyn de la Drapiere once again hit the runway at the Barnes Fashion Show to raise money for a selection of local charities. Now in its third year the show was bigger and better with the local church bursting at its seams as the crowds took their seats for this highlight of the local calendar…. Read more »

The Barnes Fashion Show 2013

Curvy Beauties and the Barnes Fashion Show. Carolyn de la Drapiere once again hit the runway at the Barnes Fashion Show to raise money for a selection of local charities. Now in its third year the show was bigger and better with the local church bursting at its seams as the crowds took their seats… Read more »

AW13 winter collection

Colours burst forth with vibrancy and fabrics mingle together seductively to make our Autumn /Winter collection one to wear with great enjoyment this year. Slinky wrap over dresses in silk and saucy jackets in satin make the choice of what outfit to wear most difficult. 1950’s dresses pop with silk trims and saucy black dresses… Read more »

Richmond Theatre Photo Shoot!

Photo Shoot at Richmond Theatre. (Outside Richmond Theatre wearing a selection of our new jackets)  Richmond Theatre was the choice location for our Autumn / Winter photo shoot 2013. What a fabulous day we had running amok in the stunning old theatre that has been the backdrop for many a glorious play and the set… Read more »

Dressing for Spring

Dressing For Spring.    (What to wear to a party?) Went to a very chic party on the weekend – talk about a fab event with the girls dressed to the nines and the boys looking smashingly handsome. I spent a lot of time secretly checking out all the girls’ gorgeous outfits. What a mixture… Read more »

Spring Treats

Naughty Little Pleasures! That title will make you smile – for we all have them. The little things that make us giggle and feel alive and mischievous. They are of course always slightly naughty – for on the whole, they are very indulgent and completely wicked! That hand dipped chocolate truffle from La Maison Du… Read more »

Winter Blues

    Fashion shows, Photoshoots   and Flu!   ('Whispers of Seduction' in plum)   Well, well, to write a blog about flu is rather unusual I know – but honestly ladies, this year has been nothing short of ghastly. What with nano viruses, noro viruses, rota viruses and every other kind of virus going,… Read more »