Category Archives: Fashion Character- The Romantic

This Modern Love Bride

thismodernlovebridaldresses-optThis Modern Love is owned and operated by Anna Ackred. With a background in design and costume making, Anna began her label in 2009. She offers lovely, vintage styled dresses in soft, neutral colors. Perfect attire for a simple bride or bridesmaids.

Lily Ashwell- Spring 2014


 Lily Ashwell always manages to catch the beauty and free spirit of the California girl. Be sure to check out her lookbook with Kirsty Hume modeling the new Spring collection.

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Lily Ashwell- Spring 2013, Fall 2012

California Dreaming

Bridal Suit


Fashion details- Satin canvas coat & pants with organza collared top by HONOR.

(Click image to enlarge)

Nibs Updates


I’ve added updates to each of these posts on Nibs. Be sure to scroll to the end to find them.

Summer Stripes

Fashion Inspiration- Head Scarves

Fashion Inspiration- Denim Overalls

Fashion Inspirations- Suspenders

Classic Portraits

Wish List- The Romantic


1. Portrait of Leonor Fini in a Victorian blouse (similar)

2. Folded straw hat- Jennifer Ouellette

3. Garden twig structure- Susan Perrine

4. Book wallet- Yoda Hidemi

5. Watch necklace- Sonja Nuttall

6. Blue velvet chair- Rachel Ashwell

7. Cow parsley and butterfly wallpaper- Vanessa Arbuthnott

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Wish Lists- The Nouveau Hippie, The Country Girl

Fashion Character- The Romantic

Inspired Looks

Fashion Character Card


Slip. Click image to enlarge.

Black Friday


Fashion details- Felt check /wool blend sleeveless dress with metal flower embroidery. Handcrafted stetson.


Stretch lace/ flared dress with leggings and leather brogues.

(Photos- Lookbook AW 2013 HIGH Everyday Couture by Claire Campbell)

Autumn Pink


Fashion details- Jigsaw pink coat with sweater and trousers.

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Coat Ruling

Coat Tales- 1920, 2010

The Searcher

Creatures Of The Wind- Hair & Makeup

Models sported hair & makeup inspired by 1940′s pin-up girls who have gone awry at the Spring 2014 collection by Creatures of the Wind. To recreate both, go here.


(Photo- Kerastase)

Budget Bride

A series of posts showcasing bridal dresses under $700.


Budget Bride #21. Sheer mesh overlay with embroidered slip dress by Molly Goddard for ASOS Salon- $237.58.

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Budget Bride