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Favourite Great Yorkshire Show catwalk memories

July 17, 2020 1 Comment

How we have missed the Great Yorkshire Show this week! Having said that, the online films have been a treat, and given a lovely insight into what makes the show and some of the folk behind its success. Sometimes it’s good to step back and reflect. What we miss most, of course, is the fabulous[Read More]

Vintage Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Steiff up for auction at Tennants

July 3, 2020 No comments

Fancy a Chanel midnight blue quilted leather handbag, anyone? Or a Louis Vuitton suitcase? Both go under the hammer tomorrow, Saturday, July 4, as part of the Costume, Accessories & Textiles Sale at Tennants Auctioneers in Leyburn. North Yorkshire. There are vintage textiles, period costume, luxury designer accessories, giant sample perfume bottles, lace, quilts and[Read More]

A celebration of Harrogate past, present and future

April 17, 2020 No comments

The creation of the Harrogate Nightingale Hospital, transforming the Harrogate Convention Centre into one of the first NHS Coronavirus treatment hubs, marks a moment in history for the town. Our great-grandchildren will look at the old photos with little understanding of what it was really like, much as many of us now look at photos[Read More]

York Fashion Week 2020 promises diverse catwalks across the city

March 13, 2020 No comments

York prepares to strut its stuff next week when York Fashion Week returns with more than 50 style events set to take place across the city between March 20–27. Designers, models, fashion brands, stylists and photographers from across Yorkshire will step out and take over the city’s historic streets and buildings for an eight-day festival[Read More]

King’s Road Harrogate and the need to shop local

February 13, 2020 No comments

This is the notice I found today stuck on the outside of the now sadly dark and empty window of Ramus Seafood Emporium, the shop on King’s Road Harrogate which closed so suddenly earlier this month. Its message is well worth us all considering. “SHOP LOCAL” it urges, then sets out in an eloquent and[Read More]