Hi, my name is Fern and I run Designs by Fern. I make polymer clay earrings in Sheffield in between my “day job” as a Commercial Interior Designer. It all started in June last year when I was furloughed from my “day job” and as the months went on, I found my days at home were … [Read more...] about Day in the life of a Jewellery maker
The world went through a roller-coaster of a year in 2020, and so did the fashion industry. If you’re anything like me, you’ve accumulated an outrageous amount of loungewear, so much so, your office clothes have packed up their bags and rehoused to the loft. With the future … [Read more...] about Wardrobe Staples For 2021
This decade was the epitome of being bold, fun and quirky. The more that you stood out in the 80s, the better. Many of the trends worked around colour, silhouettes and form. Style icons were created in this decade such as Princess Diana and Madonna, this is the time that they … [Read more...] about If you were born in the 80s
This is the latest event in our 'throwback fashion' series... we're now rewinding to the early 90s, 30 years ago to assess the fashion trends. It's clear to see a notable rotating of fashion in these trends. You can see where a lot of today's styling has been based … [Read more...] about Time-travelling to the 90s
Office wear is definitely a thing of the past now, with relaxed clothes taking over! Loungewear sets are perfect for lockdown as they give you the accomplishment of getting dressed out of your PJ's, whilst feeling just as comfy! Despite us all having a favourite pair of trackies … [Read more...] about Best loungewear sets for lockdown
20 years ago, the fashion sense was on a whole different level. I would largely describe it as fleshy. Low rise jeans combined with 'boob scarfs' or cut-up crop tops was just the beginning. Of course, there was plenty of other trends thrown in there... some of which are most … [Read more...] about What was the fashion in 2001?
Organising your drawers A drawer for each item of clothing. Tops in a separate one. Bottoms in a separate one. Pyjama's in another. Then a drawer for things like bras (for girls), underwear, belts. In the tops drawer, put them into size piles, with the ones you wear the … [Read more...] about How to Organise your Clothes
The year was 2011... isn't that crazy to believe! Fashion was very much on a level with looking 'preppy' and 'hipster.' Some of the trends that I have sifted through should be locked away and blocked from existence, never to be seen by our grandchildren... others, well long may … [Read more...] about What were we wearing 10 years ago?
Unlike in previous generations, men dressed in feminine garb aren’t intended as a gag, to shock, or to tantalize. Its newfound purpose is to be alluring and sexy. It was on the magenta pink carpet of the 2019 “Camp” themed Met Gala when Harry Styles sported an iconic gender-fluid … [Read more...] about “Bring Back Manly Men”: Harry Styles and Fluidity in Fashion
December is all about flexing your best Christmas jumpers, but we have seen all the classics too many times before, so here are some different options to definitely win the best Christmas Jumper competition this year. Following the big Christmas 2019 come back of the … [Read more...] about Best Christmas Jumpers of 2020
A vaccine is on the horizon, Christmas may be saved! Or maybe, we'll be locked away until 2021. The truth is.. who knows? Live life in the present and make the most of every situation. The best advice I was once told is that you should two things to start your day right: Make … [Read more...] about Autumn/ Winter Fashion 2020: Your guide to staying on top