revisiting romania: dress and identity

now you know how much i love textiles, so i thought i would share these beautifully hand embroidered pieces of romanian clothing from the current exhibition revisiting romania: dress and identity at the horniman museum in forest hill, london.

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without paul smith i’d just be HP

if you didn’t know HPMcQ are the initials of my surnames. yes yes not content with just the one, i have three. i’ve always had two, the H and the P are my very own and the McQ i acquired when i married Mr HPMcQ. but why would i just be HP without paul smith? well let me tell you.

i grew up in essex, a friend of mine from essex went to work in the paul smith buying office. a friend of both of ours then met a girl through our friend and she worked at paul smith too. actually she was paul smiths PA. we became very good friends and most fridays we would all meet up for drinks and chaos. through these friends at paul smith i met lots of other creative people at paul smith and we all became very good friends.

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scary trendy

so the rooster returns to trendy toddler, but no stripes i hear you say?

i know a shocker

ronnie is obsessed with this t-shirt, everyday he asks for it

you can see by his face that he is hugely happy

that today is indeed

scary t-shirt day

scary t shirt – h&m

check shorts – h&m

pants not seen but are stripy so need a mention – h&m

flip flops – havaianas

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