Tag Archives: ethnic

  • Monsoon season

    May 26, 2017

    monsoon

    It may be a scorcher (even in Forfar!) but it's Monsoon season at the Frockery as we have been busy cataloguing a selection of dresses, tops and skirts from the ever-popular high street brand.

    One of our favourite labels, Monsoon has grown into a global phenomenon from its humble beginnings on a market stall in London's Portobello Road in 1973 - shortly before the chief frocker bought her first Afghan coat with her first student grant (yes, we got grants, not loans, back then).   Continue reading

  • Boho is back!

    April 11, 2017
    Although the chief frocker still owns the scarf in the above pic, the alpaca jumper didn't manage to stand the pace or heat (of the washing machine) and the poodle perm didn't survive past the early 80s. This look would have been complemented by her prized Afghan maxi coat - purchased with her first Edinburgh law student grant in 1974 - had it not been stolen from an all-night party in Stirling in 1977.