One of my absolute favourite things to make

Yes, I’ve been making tutus this week, as usual – but I was extra-excited when a custom order arrived for a fabulous rainbow ballet tutu because this really is one of my favourite tutus! I love using the bright colours and also enjoy the challenge of getting 2 full rainbows (front and back) to match up while […]

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Cassiefairy is on the move!

Not the Cassiefairy shop, that’s still at www.TutusWingsandPrettyThings.com and not the Cassiefairy blog, you’re already reading that and I’m still at https://cassiefairy.com ! No, its ME moving to a new home in Suffolk! Obviously this is a pretty busy time for me and it’ll take a while before I get things straight but I am already day-dreaming about […]

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Little Children LOVE Fancy Dress!

                  I love seeing little kids in fancy dress and I love how these outfits have incorporated tutus – my favourite thing! There’s some great fancy dress ideas here: the easter bunny, Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz (how cute!) and a rock n roll 50s chick! I especially love how mini Audrey Hepburn […]

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Famous Tutus – Doing it for the kidz

Most of my “Famous Tutus” post feature adults getting their princess-vibe on wearing tutus for fancy dress or as fashion items. But in truth, who are tutus really for? That’s right – the little ‘uns! And it’s about time I shared with you some of the famous offspring who have chosen tutus as their look-de-jour […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – The Wedge Welly

I was delighted when my lovely hubby arrived home last week with a treat for me: a pair of bright pink Wedge Wellies! This uber-glam welly company shot to fame on the Dragons Den and is now stocked worldwide in high street stores including Bank and John Lewis. These wellies will be great for splashing around in […]

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Famous Tutus – Helena Bonham-Carter

I recently watched The King’s Speech for the first time and thought it was an excellent film, so beautifully filmed and the locations were simply stunning. Of course, the costumes were what interested me most and I really enjoyed watching Helena Bonham-Carter in her role as King George VI’s wife, Queen Elizabeth. The actress is […]

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Get Dressed – Rock your tutu

Over the years many famous rockers, such as Courtney Love, Kelly Osbourne, Florence Welch and Blondie (below) have sported tutus, using a lady-like skirt to prettify their otherwise heavy-rock look.     Team your black, white or pink tutu with black leather, denim and oversize band t-shirts to create a modern rock-chick look:     Related articles […]

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Famous Tutus – Will Harper Seven take after Posh?

  Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the poshest of them all? Yes, Victoria Beckham is making yet another appearance on the Cassiefairy blog, as she has been spotted wearing layers of tulle and big frothy dresses, looking not unlike a fairy tutu! These gorgeous creations by Valentino, Marc Jacobs and co are the […]

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Cassiefairy article published in Creative Crafting Magazine

I was absolutely thrilled to be asked by Creative Crafting Magazine to contribute an article on online promotion techniques following the masterclass I hosted on Creative Connections in honour of the network’s 2 birthday celebrations. I’m extremely excited to be able to bring you a sneak peek at the article and the full magazine will […]

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Faeries and Enchantment Magazine – Part 2

Following on from part one of my blog post – here is the actual article written by Sharon Williams that appeared FAE magazine, along with images of the photoshoot of the fairy garden party which took place in the Ventnor Botanical Gardens: Judging by the photos, it certainly looks like they all had a lovely time on […]

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Cuppa Tea & a Chat with Cassiefairy

I’m very excited to have been invited to host a Creative Masterclass in honour of Creative Connections’ birthday next week on 16th August. Creative Connections is a brilliant social network for crafters and business people and it produces the famous online magazine Creative Crafting. The subject of the chat masterclass is “Turning your hobby into […]

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Famous Tutus – The aptly named Pixie Lott

Possibly the most regular tutu-wearing celeb of all time – the fairy Pixie herself! First spotted at Glastonbury a couple of years ago in this frilly fairy dress she has since been a slave to her tutus – including fluffy tutus in her Black Swan style music video costumes and on-stage performances:     I really like […]

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Famous Tutus – Katy Perry’s wacky wardrobe

As her music videos and red-carpet outfit choices often show, Katy Perry is a fan of all things weird and wonderful. She seems to live her life in a Willy Wonka world of sweeties and fluffy things and this sickly concoction of lilac and neon blue is no exception! I love the A-line shape of […]

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Famous Tutus – Lucy Liu in Marchesa

At the premiere of Kung Fu Panda 2 Lucy Liu wore this wedding-dress-ballet-tutu outfit by Marchesa. This designer has already featured a few times in the Cassiefairy Famous Tutus Hall of Fame as Marchesa is renouned for creating flirty layered tulle concoctions!           Personally, I’d be happy to get married again in this dress […]

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Gok Hearts Tutus

Throughout this entire last series of Gok’s Fashion Roadshow, Mr. Wan has been loving frilly skirts and tutus – using them nearly every week to style up designer-inspired looks from high street items. Here’s the link to the Bristol roadshow in which Gok created a ballet trend look using a tutu underneath a long dress! […]

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