A.k.a. - harsh truths I would give to my 2016-era self Hello darling! I hope you're having a fabulous weekend! Let's sit down and talk getting into pinup and vintage, because I wish someone had staged an intervention with me when I was first getting started. 😅 So consider this your intervention! 1) Stop. Buying. … Continue reading 6 harsh truths for vintage/retro/pinup newbies
Hello darling! I hope you're feeling swell today. A question I'm asked frequently is "who takes your outfit photos?" or some variation thereof. People often assume I rope in Mr Greatnews, which is completely untrue. I am a (mostly) independent woman when it comes to my outfit of the day photos. (Besides, Mr Greatnews has … Continue reading How I take my OOTD photos for Instagram
This is a Product Provided Post (PPP) – I have not been paid for this post, but the product featured was gifted to me. The content and opinions in this post are my own, except for excerpts taken from the Love Ur Look Clothing website. Hello darling! Today's blog post is brought to you by … Continue reading 1950s Atomic Dress – Love Ur Look Clothing
When you live your life as vibrantly and colourfully as I do, you're bound to attract attention and the odd question here and there. I don't mind answering questions, but some frequent questions I'm asked make me raise my eyebrows due to how tactless they can seem, even if the person asking isn't meaning to … Continue reading 5 Questions I Don’t Like Being Asked (That I Get Asked All The Time)
Hello lovely! Hope you had a faaaabulous weekend! Do you ever wake up in the morning totally overwhelmed by the idea of getting dressed? I know I do. My wardrobe is ridiculously overstuffed, and I often reach for the same items over and over and over again (hello Vixen by Micheline Pitt cigarette pants, ILY). … Continue reading Auto August – Clothing Challenge!
This is a Product Provided Post (PPP) – I have not been paid for this post, but the product featured was gifted to me. The content and opinions in this post are my own, except for excerpts taken from the Miss Fortune website. Hello darling! Two blog posts two weeks in a row - I'm … Continue reading Space Age Bobbie Jumper with Miss Fortune
Hello darling! Apologies for the radio silence, things have been very hectic in the world of Greatnews, but we're back and adjusted to life back in New Zealand. In case you missed the news, Mr Greatnews and I took off from Kiwi shores to spend a month in America. Honestly, I wasn't expecting to experience … Continue reading Kiwis in America – 6 Things That Might Give You Culture Shock
This post was not paid for or sponsored in any way. It contains my real opinions and experiences with Cry Cry Cry Clothing. With our trip to America coming up, I knew I wanted to get a couple of custom pieces made. Something light and summery to deal with the LA and Vegas heat. So … Continue reading Custom made tropical sarong dress – Cry Cry Cry Clothing
Being both a person with eccentric taste and a haver of blue hair, I tend to get asked a wide array of strange questions, some of which come up over and over and over again, so let's tackle a few of them right now! How often do you get your hair dyed? https://www.instagram.com/p/BPjGJHaD4Gw/?taken-by=mrsgreatnews I get … Continue reading Miscellaneous Frequently Asked Questions!
Ah, Vero, that was fun for a hot second. Don't worry if you missed the boat, it didn't take long for the milkshake duck effect to take hold. https://twitter.com/pixelatedboat/status/741904787361300481 Wait, what? What's Vero? A new social media channel that basically advertises itself as Instagram without the algorithm. The premise was interesting as far as Facebook/Instagram … Continue reading Vero – the good, the bad & how to delete your account