A couple of weeks ago, the other two Vintage Mafia girls and I put on another Ric Rac Club. This time, not to be outdone by our previous efforts, it had a circus theme! We left our costumes to the very last possible minute as we were all too busy organising to think about them… but we managed to pull something out of the bag at the last minute.
It was brilliant, if I do say so myself.
Let me show you some pictorial evidence of the awesomeness of the evening. It took place, as usual, in the best pub in London – the Blacksmith and the Toffeemaker.
Our outfits for the evening were a gypsy fortune teller, a showgirl and a ring-mistress. Jeni’s costume came almost entirely from Dalston market that morning, and Bethan’s was lent by a friend. Mine was cobbled together from my wardrobe! Any excuse to wear a giant flower headpiece and my high-heeled clogs.
Our usual photographer for the evening, the one and only Hanson Leatherby came right at the very end as he had a job, but still had time to snap a few mementos.
Go and visit Hanson on Facebook to see the full set!
As always, I’m immensely grateful to all who graced the Ric Rac with their glamorous, costumed presence. Stay tuned for details of the next one! It’ll be big (but not a big top).