ROYAL ASCOT 2020

ROYAL ASCOT 2020

As I sit here typing up my June blog post for the ever so wonderful Crystal Parade I find myself reminiscing about a few things. The day of the off...
ROYAL ASCOT 2020

ROYAL ASCOT 2020

As I sit here typing up my June blog post for the ever so wonderful Crystal Parade I find myself reminiscing about a few things. The day of the off...
MAKE UP YOUR FANTASY WITH CRYSTALS

MAKE UP YOUR FANTASY WITH CRYSTALS

One of my greatest assets, the one I truly value the most, is my imagination. It has always been there and there are days, when anxiety raises its ...
MANAGING LIFE, SPARKLES, AND BURLESQUE!

MANAGING LIFE, SPARKLES, AND BURLESQUE!

This month @primpmycostume speaks with the multi-talented Louise Holland. Louise has worked to become London’s most sought-after (and impeccably dr...
TURNING CREATIVITY INTO CARING

TURNING CREATIVITY INTO CARING

This month's blog post was scheduled to be something I was going to be incredibly proud of. It was a moment in my career, a milestone reached, when...
HOW TO RHINESTONE A BLACK DRESS

HOW TO RHINESTONE A BLACK DRESS

Sometimes you just need a little sparkle in your life! If you’re preparing for a show, an exclusive after-party, or want something dazzling for a p...
BILLY PORTER: GET THE LOOK

BILLY PORTER: GET THE LOOK

Billy Porter is the style icon we’ve all been waiting for. Whatever gender, race or sexuality you are, you cannot deny that Billy Porter is drippin...
CRYSTALS, HATS, AND STUDIO LIFE

CRYSTALS, HATS, AND STUDIO LIFE

I remember the first week of my new found freedom and crazy amount of time after I left my career in London to pursue a career in Millinery and Dra...
CATWALK CRYSTALS

CATWALK CRYSTALS

Jean Paul Gaultier, the 'enfant terrible' of fashion, ended his 50 year reign of couture catwalks with a final show at the Théâtre du Châtelet in P...
RHINESTONE TIPS FOR BUSY HANDS!

RHINESTONE TIPS FOR BUSY HANDS!

Today's blog comes from Jenny, an amateur burlesque performer, professional copywriter and life-long crafter. Jenny is obsessed with the beautiful,...
DRAG IN POPULAR CULTURE

DRAG IN POPULAR CULTURE

Dylan Joel is an independent London based designer whose designs range from tailored suits to dresses to accessories, inspired by segments of queer...
MY MANY FACETS

MY MANY FACETS

I can’t take credit for the title of my first blog post as one of the many guest bloggers for Crystal Parade! Whilst discussing becoming a gues...
A GUIDE TO SUCCESSFUL CRYSTAL APPLICATION

A GUIDE TO SUCCESSFUL CRYSTAL APPLICATION

Written by Katie Barnes - multi-award international winning nail artist, educator, competition judge and brand owner. There are numerous ways ...
OFFICE GOSSIP WITH A TOUCH OF SPARKLE!

OFFICE GOSSIP WITH A TOUCH OF SPARKLE!

What is the hottest topic in your office after a weekend’s TV viewing? Maybe you are watching The Masked Singer? Are you trying to figure out which...