What’s Happening with A&S?

Well this is certainly a long time, no see! I must apologise for my unannounced hiatus from Anchors & Swallows. I would love to give you some good excuses for why I’ve not continued to write on this blog, but for a while, I didn’t know why myself. When I started Anchors & Swallows, IContinue reading “What’s Happening with A&S?”

The Pin Up Parcel: Review

Well, if there were ever a time that I could sit down and write on Anchors & Swallows, this would be it!I hope you are all keeping well during these uncertain times. I have been isolating after a cold and now been distancing for a total of 2 weeks. Luckily, I have my blog toContinue reading “The Pin Up Parcel: Review”

Current Favourites

Having a break from Anchors & Swallows, has given me a new desire to dress vintage. I get the same satisfaction to transform my face as I do to dress up! I am looking forward to creating and getting back into the swing of things. Make up has been an escape for me, for aContinue reading “Current Favourites”

Looking Back on 2019

I always do a lot of reflection this time of year, and I can only assume other people do too! I’m sure many of you who know me may understand, my 2019 did not go as I had planned. My illness landed me in hospital twice and I will never really know why. However, IContinue reading “Looking Back on 2019”

My Cruelty Free Make Up Routine

It has been well over a year since I shared with you my make up routine – a lot of things have changed! Using cruelty free has become the most important choice of the products I use in any part of my life now. This is due to my career as a veterinary nurse andContinue reading “My Cruelty Free Make Up Routine”

The New Body Shop Matte Lip Butter!

It’s no secret that I am a fan of The Body Shop; their wide range of products good quality and cruelty free. I fell in love with the liquid lip paints about a year ago and continue to wear them regularly. So when I heard they had released a the new Matte Lip Butter, IContinue reading “The New Body Shop Matte Lip Butter!”

High Street Vintage Style

With September fast approaching, it feels like summer is drawing to a close. So what better time than to share with you some summer high street vintage style! I was obviously supposed to write this a few months ago, but as always, life got in the way… I have seen so much high street fashionContinue reading “High Street Vintage Style”

Playing Pinup at Alt Studios!

I have always found that the transformation into vintage and pin up to be uplifting and satisfying. Glamming up and feeling your best self does wonders for your mental wellbeing. I have recently found my self stuck in a rut. With long hours at work and trying to fit everything else in between, my blogContinue reading “Playing Pinup at Alt Studios!”

My Guide to Vintage Style Menswear!

I have always written about vintage style from my own perspective and how I like to dress. After a suggestion for future writing, I thought it would be interesting to look into vintage style menswear. Despite my husband not dressing vintage himself, he enjoys military history and has expressed an interest in wearing vintage toContinue reading “My Guide to Vintage Style Menswear!”

A Vintage Photoshoot [with Cherry Dollface & Claire Seville]

Late last year, my favourite Youtuber/pinup model Cherry Dollface announced her final ever UK tour. I had nearly booked when she last visited the UK but I was planning to go by myself and then decided against it. This time, I knew this was something not to be missed and booked a spot on herContinue reading “A Vintage Photoshoot [with Cherry Dollface & Claire Seville]”

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