We’ve noticed our no sew cape tutorial is beginning to get a lot more traffic again, and I’m guessing that’s because people are beginning to think about Halloween. I know we are in this house anyway! So with that in mind, we have put together a round up of brilliant no sew Halloween costumes! Just […]
I can’t begin to tell you how much I’m in love with H&M’s latest studio collection. Embroidery, frogging, a black and red palette and horse designs all make for a distinctly folky vibe with velvets, satin and chiffon alongside glittery tailoring. The accessories are particularly strong with exquisite masks and crowns, a chic black hobby horse […]
We’re starting early with Halloween inspiration because 1) It gives you time to order in and 2) Halloween is becoming bigger and bolder each year! We have already spied some fabulous Halloween-inspired products hitting the virtual (and high street!) shelves this year, here are 10 of the best… Green Tights, £15.99, Braveling. Stella McCartney Kids foil stars India dress, £65, […]
Floppy ears, chunky toggles and the sweetest little tail equals one cute bunny duffle. There’s faux fur, felt and leather details, but for me, it’s all about those ears. Devon-based designer makers, Naomi and Natalie, the brains behind Olive & Vince are working their magic on coats and capes which are made to order and available in sizes […]
If there’s one thing the BG kids love it is dressing up, so as soon as I spotted this pirate cape over at Little Lulubel I hid the screen from Lola as I knew I would be nagged to death for it… it’s gorgeous! It’s made by the talented Love Lane (we lusted after their Tiger capes a while […]
We love a crown, so the Noé & Zoë Neon Pink Stars and Stripes Crown at half price makes it a bit of a no brainer. £9 instead of the normal £18. Hot foot it over to Yellow Lolly now, as they do do a sale well and I am sure these won’t hang around for […]
Who doesn’t love dressing up as a superhero? I certainly do. Is it a blanket? Is it a cape? Is it a hoodie? Who cares? This fabulous piece by the brilliant Beau LOves is made of supersoft sweatshirt material, hooded, with a mask print and cat ears. What’s not to love? And now it’s reduced to […]
Whether you’ve got a wannabe Simba, Nala, Alex or Raa Raa, they’re going to love this fabulous dress up mane by Meri Meri. Perfect for an animal-themed party, the dressing up box, or as a gift. It’s made from wool and felt and comes with a bright orange ribbon tie. We’re huge fans here, and it’s a steal at £13. All together now, […]
A smiley little tiger is welcome to pop round for tea anytime. A cunning fox disguise. A bear with on-point eyeliner. And a deer you’ll be fawning (sorry!) over. These are the fabulous hand-painted animal masks we have just started stocking in our store. A wonderful idea for favours for children’s woodland parties, for the dressing up box or […]
Sew Heart Felt have added dress up items to their collection of fabulous felt products, and, of them all, it’s the gorgeous fairy wings with the vintage saddle stitch ribbons that are making my heart flutter. They’re handmade in Nepal using 100% organic lambswool and only Â£24.95. Click,Â click.
Whoâ€™s your favourite literary bunny? Miffy? The Velveteen Rabbit? Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail and Peter? Style yourselfÂ as any of them with the help of the Meri MeriÂ bunny dress up kit, featuringÂ felt ears and a pom-pom tail with glitter ribbon.Â Ideal for World Book Day and eggscellent for Easter celebrations. Â£11 from Shop BG.
It’s not that long until World Book Day (3rd March this year), and as Lola is VERY fussy about what she will or will not wear to such things, I decided to get the sewing machine out to make her a cape, so I can convince her to go as Little Red Riding Hood. My […]
My ever-demanding daughter has requested a superhero costume of The Wasp – I’m like, ‘Who?’ But, being her personal seamstress I decided to have a look to see who this Wasp thing was, and then started the hunt for some suitable wings. That’s how I came across this fabulous offering from Spread Your Little Wings. […]
Ooh, Ikea, we’re coveting your new dressing up gear. The range includes an eagle (pictured, Â£22), a bat, an insect, a queen and a robot costumes, plus a variety of hats, wigs and facial hair, starting from a very reasonable Â£2. You’ll also find a huge selection of games – think dominoes, skittles, jenga and, […]
You know we love everything that pops out of the Wild Things studios, so no surprise we are lusting over the fabulous range of capes! There’s an owl, a rainbow bird, a butterfly, a Â superhero and a magic cape (suitable for a king or queen) andÂ they all come with a coordinating mask. They’re 100% cotton,Â fully […]