Posted in March 2012

The Perfect Jean – Part 1

The Perfect Jean – Part 1

*Sigh!* Another fitting room, another pair of jeans. One pair is huuuge round the waist and the other won’t go past my hips/over my bum. (Us hourglass ladies famously have an approximate 10 inch difference between our waist & hip measurements.) The pair you buy? The pair that’s big around the waist, and so you … Continue reading

Controversy Post!

Controversy Post!

Every now and then articles pop up regarding us curvy ladies. All the time articles pop up about women and their figures. These articles always cause huuuge controversy and upset at least a few apple carts. Whilst I’m a fan of the natural woman – hourglass or not, it’s good to read perspectives and this … Continue reading

Events – Forever Marilyn by Seward Johnson

Events – Forever Marilyn by Seward Johnson

Hmm.. what would bring the hourglass form back to the attention of the general public in a huge way? How about a giant statue of an iconic hourglass? Yesterday I promised ‘a fabulous visual representation of that moment’ when Marilyn wears Salvatore Ferragamo’s shoes standing above that grate in the 7 Year Itch. Well here … Continue reading

Events – Salvatore Ferragamo Marilyn Exhibition

Events – Salvatore Ferragamo Marilyn Exhibition

Yesterday you may have seen my post on shoes  – and the beginning of the lust list! There was that gorgeous picture of Marilyn in her shoes, and if you liked that, you’ll love this! For our Italian ladies, or those holidaying this year, the Salvatore Ferragamo museum is displaying it’s collection of fourteen pairs … Continue reading

The Lust List – Shoes – Dune: Belma D

The Lust List – Shoes – Dune: Belma D

Wow! Sometimes in life you double take something amazing you have just seen. A gorgeous man? A sexy woman? Maybe. A pair of shoes? Yes! Few of us can resist the temptation of a gorgeous pair of shoes! And after all, your shoes will always love you. That pin-up dress may be a bit tight … Continue reading

Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks

On Tuesday 27th March, Mad Men season 5 will be sashaying onto our screens after a long wait! The wait hasn’t put people off though, and what better way to celebrate than to look at one of our favourite hourglasses of the moment, Christina Hendricks! The sexy siren has just graced Cosmopolitan’s cover for March, … Continue reading

Interviews – Nigella Lawson

Interviews – Nigella Lawson

Imagine my delight when one Tuesday morning I was invited to see Nigella at an iTunes special event that afternoon! Nigella had just released an app on the Apple app store and as a promo was having an open question session. After getting the ok from my boss I hot-footed it on the train into … Continue reading

Step 3 – Maintaining the Hourglass

Step 3 – Maintaining the Hourglass

This is the final post in the ‘Welcome’ series on our new blog! From here on in expect interviews, news & reviews of anything hourglass worthy. For now though we come down to maintaining the hourglass. Every hourglass has her own identity and wants to look after her shape! How? Starvation – NO! This is … Continue reading