We were having a browse through the archives and loved reading the posts that stirred the most interest! Revisit the top 10 writings that most tickled your fancy…
1) A little bit of French ooh-la-la! Read all about Margaine-Lacroix and the dresses that shocked Paris
2) Vogue cover stars at Chelsea Library. The Shrimp, Twiggy, La Moss and Naomi Campbell all graced the cover of Chelsea Library’s Vogue magazine collection
3) The clothes of a Dandy are simple but impeccably cut…Learn more in The history behind Mr Darcy’s wardrobe
4) A celebration of all things sporty, including Agnes Beckwith, The Greatest Lady Swimmer in the World. Sport and fashion
5) Do you find your children need to be coaxed into drinking their cocktails? Here’s the answer: Modern Publicity – cigarettes and alcohol
6) All things knitting! Did you know men are doing it too?! Knitting: the beautiful game.
7) It might sound like a leg-pull, but you do realise that the library that you visit is haunted, don’t you? No? Then read on…Haunted Libraries
8) The first ever Brompton Blog! Meet all the Brompton bloggers in The Brompton Blog- September 2012
9) Patrick Leigh Fermor was a young man of 17 when he decided to walk, in 1933, from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople. Read about his journey in The Broken Road by Patrick Leigh Fermor, The Long- Awaited Third Volume
10) Winter Kimonos: beautiful images from beautiful books in Chelsea’s costume and fashion collection
We’ve covered everything from swimming costumes to kimonos, books to ghosts, in our blog, and there’s plenty more where that comes from…what would you like to see in your local library blog next?